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Oil prices fluctuate dramatically

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Oil prices fluctuate dramatically

Barney Gimbel, a writer at Fortune Magazine, discusses the wild swings in oil prices over the last few weeks.

Posted: September 23, 2008 18:00   Comments: 0
Saudis celebrate unification on national day

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Saudis celebrate unification on national day

Saudi Arabia's national day coincides with the end of Ramadan.

Posted: September 23, 2008 14:34   Comments: 1
Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan

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Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's events.

Posted: September 22, 2008 09:06   Comments: 0
World elections spark blogger reactions

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World elections spark blogger reactions

In recent weeks, several national elections took place around the world. Here is a round-up of the newly elected with comments from bloggers.

Posted: September 19, 2008 16:49   Comments: 0
Israel tests dog DNA to track down littering owners

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Israel tests dog DNA to track down littering owners

An Israeli city introduces a new dog curbing program that collects local dog DNA.

Posted: September 19, 2008 11:10   Comments: 1
Violent attacks escalate in Iraq

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Violent attacks escalate in Iraq

Bernard Haykel, Princeton University professor of Near Eastern studies, speculates that al-Qaeda is responsible for the new wave of violence in Iraq.

Posted: September 18, 2008 15:53   Comments: 1
Israel picks new party leader in close election

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Israel picks new party leader in close election

Israel's election of a new leader for the ruling Kadima Party may impact U.S. relations with the country.

Posted: September 18, 2008 12:45   Comments: 0
Reactions to change and death in the Middle East

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Reactions to change and death in the Middle East

Journalist Raghida Dergham discusses current challenges in Yemen, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Posted: September 17, 2008 16:16   Comments: 0
Israel’s Kadima Party elects new leader

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Israel’s Kadima Party elects new leader

Alon Ben-Meir discusses the Israeli political scene on the verge of the Israeli Kadima party's election results.

Posted: September 17, 2008 16:02   Comments: 0
The original Al Qaeda is defeated

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The original Al Qaeda is defeated

A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses Al Qaeda's condition and outlines its history.

Posted: September 11, 2008 10:20   Comments: 1

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