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Spain's Repsol announces major oil find in Libya

10/21/2013 6:52am
Spain's oil company Repsol has announced a high quality light oil find in Libya's Sahara Desert.

Lebanon: 3 freed in Turkish pilots' kidnapping

10/21/2013 11:26am
Lebanon's state news agency says authorities have released on bail three men who were arrested in connection with the kidnapping of two Turkish airlines pilots in Beirut in August.

Qatar upholds 15-year sentence on poet

10/21/2013 11:42am
A defense lawyer in Qatar says an appeals court has upheld the 15-year prison sentence given to a poet for his verses considered offensive to the Gulf nation's former ruler.

Israel awards Bloomberg $1 million 'Jewish Nobel'

10/21/2013 1:22pm
Israel on Monday recognized New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg as the first recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, an award popularly dubbed the "Jewish Nobel Prize."