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Tunisia dialogue begins as rival sides draw close

10/25/2013 10:39am
Tunisia's long delayed national dialogue to set up a new government finally began Friday with both sides expressing optimism about the outcome.

Series of earthquakes leaves Israelis jittery

10/25/2013 11:07am
Five moderate earthquakes rattled northern Israel this week, causing no major damage but prompting increased concern over the Jewish state's preparedness for a much larger disaster.

Top TV satirist back on air in a changed Egypt

10/25/2013 11:27am
"Welcome to The Program!" Every week Egyptians obsessively tuned in to hear that slogan and watch groundbreaking TV political satirist Bassem Youssef flay their politicians. Some loved his biting humor, others were infuriated, but no one could ignore it. For four months, they've gone without him, his show kept off the air by turmoil surrounding the country's coup.