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Elusive Al-Qaida leader in Syria stays in shadows

11/04/2013 1:02am
Before he became head of an al-Qaida-linked group that is one of the most feared bands of radicals fighting the Syrian regime, he was a teacher of classical Arabic who fought American troops in Iraq and quickly rose through the ranks of the global terrorist network.

A look at Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

11/04/2013 7:18am
Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohammed Morsi, appeared in court Monday on charges of inciting murder during December clashes at the presidential palace in Cairo. The trial is part of a wide-scale crackdown on his Muslim Brotherhood by the military-backed government after the nation's top general removed Morsi on July 3 following nationwide protests.

Report: Iranian Guard commander killed in Syria

11/04/2013 10:42am
Iran's semiofficial Mehr news agency says a commander in its powerful Revolutionary Guard has been killed in Syria.

Voices of Egyptians during and after Morsi's trial

11/04/2013 2:20pm
Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohammed Morsi, appeared in court Monday on charges of inciting the murder of his opponents during clashes outside the presidential palace when he was still in office.

Saudi foreign minister, Kerry patch over relations

11/04/2013 4:09pm
The United States and Saudi Arabia promised each other and the region Monday that they would continue to work together, with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal saying "our two friendly countries" are busy dealing jointly with troublesome issues like Syria, Iran and the Mideast peace process.