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A relative of Syrian PresidentBashar al-Assad, who has been an outspoken critic of the regime's brutal crackdown on protesters, is scheduled to speak this weekend in Irvine. Majd Jadaan, the sister-in-law of al-Assad's brother, Maher al-Assad, left the...
Aberdeen: Memorial service for Charles “Chuck” H. Bower, 88, Aberdeen, is 2 p.m., today, Jan. 28, 2012 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Aberdeen. Pastor Jeff Whillock officiating. Inurnment in Riverside Memorial Cemetery, Aberdeen with military honors by...
Arab: A member of a Semitic people inhabiting much of the Middle East and North Africa. That doesn’t sound a lot like Imperial Valley College. With all the political correctness going on, has Imperial Valley College ever thought of changing their...
ReutersSANAA/OSLO (Reuters) - Fighting overshadowed the first meeting on Saturday of Yemen's new unity government, which is trying to avert civil war after a deal brokered by the country's Gulf neighbors for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down. A Yemeni...
Special to CNNThe first recorded use of the phrase "protest march" was in 1913 to describe a demonstration organized by Mohandas Gandhi against the South African government's restrictions on Indian nationals. After Gandhi was arrested and the protests grew more...
In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart. Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...
World NowMoncef Marzouki, former dissident and veteran human rights activist, is sworn in as Tunisia's new president. Tunisia inspired the so-called Arab Spring uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East....
World NowA new study finds that the Christian percentage of the world's population has remained fairly steady over the last century, but its distribution has changed dramatically, with just 25% now found in Europe....
World NowThousands of people flocked Christmas Eve to Manger Square to celebrate the birth of Jesus in this West Bank city, the cradle of the Christian faith where Christ was born 2012 years ago....
World NowGraphic amateur video footage said to show unemployed young Moroccans setting themselves on fire in the capital Rabat surfaced this week during widespread demonstrations over lack of opportunity in the North African nation....
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