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Kerry: Difficult challenges lie ahead for Egypt

11/03/2013 6:07am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has acknowledged "difficult challenges" and "turbulent years" in Egypt and in relations between Egypt and the U.S., but urged Egyptians to continue their "march to democracy."

Iran envoy elected to lead gas-producing bloc

11/03/2013 8:22am
A former head of Iran's central bank was elected Sunday to head a 13-nation bloc of gas-producing countries as Tehran looks beyond its sanctions-hit crude oil sales to bring in vital revenue and explore new energy markets.

US, Egypt try to put brave face on strained ties

11/03/2013 12:11pm
The United States and Egypt tried Sunday to put a brave face on their badly frayed ties and committed to restoring a partnership undermined by the military ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected president.

Kerry aims to bridge gaps with Saudis

11/03/2013 2:21pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry moved Sunday to reassure America's Arab friends that the United States will not allow them to be attacked "from outside," in an apparent warning to Iran.