Sami Aboudi

Arab states urge end to Syria bloodshed

Arab states told Syria on Sunday to "resort to reason" and end the bloodshed after intense protests in Damascus.

Egypt protesters return to Tahrir Square

Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said on Monday he would reshuffle his Cabinet within a week, but protesters said they were not satisfied.

Bin Laden fosters Arab revolt in posthumous message

Al-Qaeda released a posthumous audio recording by Osama bin Laden in which the Islamist group's leader praised revolutions sweeping the Arab world.

Egypt orders former officials to stand trial

Egypt on Saturday ordered former energy minister Sameh Fahmy and six other officials to stand trial on charges related to a gas deal with Israel.

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