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Karin Laub

Karin Laub

    Palestinians say UN bid is last-ditch peace effort
    Palestinians say UN bid is last-ditch peace effort
    A bid for United Nations recognition of a state of Palestine is a last-ditch attempt to rescue troubled Middle East peace efforts.
    Violence in Syria continues as deadline draws near
    Violence in Syria continues as deadline draws near
    The US has warned Syria it won't be able to deceive the world about compliance with a cease-fire that is just days away, as the violence continues.
    Libya's interim leader: there's no place for extremist Islam
    Libya's interim leader: there's no place for extremist Islam
    Libya's interim leader says the country won't turn into an extremist Islamic country, adding a new government of experts will be completed next week.
    Free Libya's roadmap to renewal
    Free Libya's roadmap to renewal
    Libya's interim rulers have declared the country liberated after an eight-month civil war, launching it into a two-year transition to democracy.
    Palestinians lash out over document leak
    Palestinians lash out over document leak
    Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and his aides have accused al-Jazeera of lies and distortion for publishing the "Palestine Papers".
    Hamas squeezed between Iron Dome and steel wall
    Hamas squeezed between Iron Dome and steel wall
    Gaza's Hamas rulers have suffered back-to-back setbacks with Israel's successful test of a rocket shield and Egypt's push to block smuggling tunnels.