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Archive: News / World / Middle East (4 Stories)

Tunisia: journalist, rapper get suspended sentence

11/26/2013 4:58am
A Tunisian journalists and a rapper were given suspended jail sentences after they were convicted of insulting civil servants at a trial of another rapper.

Yemen court frees Saudi who eloped with boyfriend

11/26/2013 8:28am
A Yemeni court has released a Saudi woman who eloped with her boyfriend, and whose detention for crossing the border illegally became a romantic cause celebre in the traditional Arabian Peninsula society.

Analysis: Nuclear deal faces hard-line test

11/26/2013 11:51am
Even before Iran's envoys could pack their bags in Geneva after wrapping up a first-step nuclear deal with world powers, President Hassan Rouhani was opening a potentially tougher diplomatic front: selling the give-and-take to his country's powerful insider interests led by the Revolutionary Guard.

Iran: Israel isolated after Geneva deal

11/26/2013 1:51pm
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Israel has become isolated after his country and world powers reached a historical deal on Tehran's nuclear program.