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Egyptian Court Sentences Journalists To Lengthy Prison Terms

Three journalists who work for Al-Jazeera have been sentenced to prison terms — two for seven years and a third for 10 years — by an Egyptian court. The three men were accused of aiding terrorists.
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Netanyahu Blames Hamas For Kidnapping Of Teens

Israel's military has been rounding up politicians or operatives linked with Hamas after the kidnapping of three teenagers. Steve Inskeep talks to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Kerry Meets With Iraqi Prime Minister In Baghdad Amid ISIS Crisis

On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry came closer than he has before to joining the chorus of those calling for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down.
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Kerry In Iraq To Pressure Al-Maliki To Reach Across Sectarian Lines

As Sunni Militants continue to grab territory across Northern Iraq, the U.S. has been pressuring Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to reach out to the Sunni and Kurdish communities.
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Egyptian Court Sentences Al Jazeera Reporters To Prison

Two journalists in Cairo got seven years in prison and third received 10 years. Egypt's government accused them of helping the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
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John Kerry Arrives In Baghdad

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrives in Baghdad as Iraq reels from insurgent onslaught. On Sunday, Kerry was in Cairo, where he met with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
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Georgia's New Pro-Gun Law Triggers Confusion For Some Residents

Starting July 1, the state's licensed gun owners will be able to carry their firearms into some schools, bars, churches and libraries. But there's uncertainty over how, exactly, the new law will work.
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'I'm An Iraqi': A Family Attacked, A Brother Missing

In 2005, Iqbal al-Juboori's family in Iraq was attacked at home and her brother was kidnapped. "As an Iraqi, you get violated," she says. "You don't have a lot of rights."
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In Cairo, Kerry Says U.S. Is Not Responsible For Iraq's Current Crisis

In the first leg of a trip through the Mideast, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egypt's new president, but Iraq will be a major subject discussion.
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Women Have An Edge In Gaza Startup Market

The Gaza Strip is no easy place to start a business, but some of the logistical challenges of running a business there work in favor of female entrepreneurs.

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