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Sandstorms

Sandstorms are not just the stuff of legend; rather, they’re a real phenomenon in which strong, dry gusts of wind sweep over a desert area and create massive “clouds” of sand and dust. Sandstorms reduce visibility and can grind the daily life of a city to a halt if they are severe enough. They are […]

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April 15, 2013

Pakistan’s Booming Market No Black And White Matter

Pakistan’s chaotic financial heart is home to 18 million people, Taliban bombers, contract killers – and one of the world’s most successful stock markets.

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April 13, 2013

Egypt PM To Visit Donor Qatar Amid IMF Loan Talks

Qatar’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheik Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (R) talks with Egypt’s Prime Minister Hisham Kandil after a news conference at Diwam Emir in Doha, April 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s prime minister was due in Qatar on Tuesday for talks with his country’s biggest Gulf Arab financial backer […]

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April 13, 2013

Malaysia Heads For Closely Contested Polls On May 5

By Anuradha Raghu and Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia will hold general elections on May 5, the government said on Wednesday, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling coalition’s 56-year grip on power in Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy. Opinion polls suggest a narrow victory for the National Front led […]

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April 13, 2013

Religious Circumcision Ritual Leaves 2 Brooklyn Infants With Herpes

Two Brooklyn baby boys (not pictured) became sick after the centuries-old, ultra-Orthodox ritual associated with the bris known as metzizah b’peh.

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April 13, 2013

Bin Laden Son-In-Law Lawyers May Seek To Move Trial Out Of NYC

A lawyer for a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden said on Monday that he may try to move his client’s trial out of New York

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April 13, 2013

Pakistan Complains After Davis Cup

KARACHI (Reuters) – Pakistan officials have complained to tennis governing body the ITF that their players were left distraught and the team suffered financial loss after they were disqualified from a Davis Cup tie against New Zealand.

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April 13, 2013

Qureshi Accuses Davis Cup Referee Of Bias

Pakistan were disqualified from their zonal Davis Cup tie last weekend because the referee showed bias towards their opponents New Zealand, doubles specialist Aisam Qureshi said on Wednesday.

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April 13, 2013

Qureshi, Rojer Beat Polish Pair to Win Miami Open

Qureshi wins pre-Davis cup doubles tournament

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April 13, 2013

Efforts made to improve mobility, connectivity on I-35

City of Austin Transportation Director Rob Spillar calls Interstate 35 “the transportation backbone” of Austin, the region, the state and the nation.

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April 11, 2013

Young Muslim Can Contribute to American Society in so Many Ways

On the last weekend of March, Tawheed Center in Farmington Hills, MI in conjunction with ICNA, hosted its 4th Annual Youth Conference.

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April 11, 2013

Youth of Ummah Hold Second Successful Annual Conference

The popular Youth of Ummah (YOU) youth program had its second annual youth conference on Saturday March 9th, 2013 at IONA center in Warren MI.

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April 11, 2013

Debt Market Awakes In Saudi Arabia

After years in which the growth of Saudi Arabia’s bond market lagged its economy, the market is taking off as local companies rush to issue debt – though low returns are keeping foreign investors on the sidelines.

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April 11, 2013

Obama Scores Unexpected Successes On Middle East Trip

U.S. President Barack Obama flew out of Israel in a duststorm on Friday, leaving behind a trail of symbolic gestures and fine oratory that should help preserve the status quo at a time of regional upheaval

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April 11, 2013

Saudi Kings Of Oil Join Shale Gas Revolution

By Daniel Fineren and Reem Shamseddine Jockeys race to the finish line during the 20km camel race at the opening of the Janadriya festival near Riyadh, April 3, 2013. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser DUBAI/KHOBAR, April 3 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is unlikely to produce much shale gas this decade, hampered by scarce water and prices fixed […]

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April 11, 2013

Iraqi Al Qaeda Wing Merges With Syrian Counterpart

By Sami Aboudi DUBAI (Reuters) – Iraq’s al Qaeda wing has united with a kindred Syrian group in the frontline of a struggle to oust President Bashar al-Assad, sharpening a dilemma for nations that back the revolt, but fear rising Islamist militancy. The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, said his […]

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April 11, 2013

Rebels Say Take Army Post Near Syria’s Southern Border

AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian rebels said they overran an army garrison that defends the main southern border crossing with Jordan on Friday and vowed to press on to take control of the major transit route.

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April 11, 2013

B.D.S. As Obama Leaves Palestine

Santa Clara–It was exactly a year ago when I first talked to Anna Baltzer of the American Campaign to End the Occupation…

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April 11, 2013

Politics & Opportunities: Damn if you have and damn if you didn’t

Completion of term of Pakistani government

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April 11, 2013

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