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Report: Member of Iran minority sets self on fire

07/28/2013 1:25am
An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that a member of a small religious minority set himself on fire next to the country's parliament building.

Kuwait's conservative tribes make election gains

07/28/2013 4:29am
Kuwait's conservative Sunni tribes made gains in parliamentary elections while liberals reclaimed a foothold in the Gulf region's most politically powerful elected body, according to results Sunday after voting forced by the ongoing political upheavals in the oil-rich nation.

Dubai closes the book on Internet beating case

07/28/2013 6:17am
Dubai's public prosecutor says all charges have been dropped in a high-profile dispute that landed an Indian man in jail for posting Internet video of an apparent road rage beating.