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UAE summons Qatar envoy to protest Islamist cleric

02/02/2014 10:45am
The United Arab Emirates summoned Qatar's ambassador to formally protest the comments of an outspoken pro-Muslim Brotherhood cleric who criticized the Gulf country's policies toward Islamist groups, the UAE's official news agency reported Sunday.

Palestinian bombers' bodies returned after decade

02/02/2014 11:02am
When 18-year-old Ayat al-Akhras blew herself up outside a busy Jerusalem supermarket in 2002, killing two Israelis, her grieving parents were unable to bury her and say their final goodbyes because Israel refused to send her remains home.

Red Cross suspends work in Sudan

02/02/2014 11:05am
A Red Cross official in Sudan says that the organization has suspended its work there after the Sudanese government said that the organization was not complying with national laws.

Yemen officials say German kidnapped in capital

02/02/2014 11:38am
Armed Yemeni tribesmen have kidnapped a German citizen in the capital Sanaa, foreign ministry officials said Sunday.

Report: Moderate earthquake hits southern Iran

02/02/2014 1:54pm
Iranian state TV says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated area in the country's south.

Al-Jazeera cameraman acquitted in Egypt

02/02/2014 2:27pm
A Cairo court says it has acquitted a cameraman for the Qatar-based network Al-Jazeera, after he was held for months on charges of committing acts of violence.