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Rouhani: Beliefs stop Iran from pursuing nukes

03/01/2014 2:50am
Iran's president said the Islamic Republic has decided not to develop nuclear weapons out of principle, not only because it is prevented so by treaties.

Iraq official says oil exports jump in February

03/01/2014 6:36am
Iraq's daily oil exports surged to 2.8 million barrels per day in February, some half million barrels more than in the previous month, as international oil companies developed fields and export infrastructure, a senior official said on Saturday.

Algerian police break up Bouteflika protest

03/01/2014 7:18am
Police used clubs to break up a small demonstration Saturday by Algerians opposed to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term in elections next month.

In Syria, government pursues local cease-fires

03/01/2014 10:16am
In one besieged neighborhood after another, weary rebels have turned over their weapons to the Syrian government in exchange for an easing of suffocating blockades that have prevented food, medicine and other staples from reaching civilians trapped inside.

UN says 703 killed in Iraq in February attacks

03/01/2014 11:39am
The United Nations said Saturday that violence across Iraq in February killed 703 people, a death toll higher than the year before as the country faces a rising wave of militant attacks rivaling the sectarian bloodshed that followed the U.S.-led invasion.