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5 December 2011 Last updated at 09:47 ET
Iraq attacks target Shia pilgrims
At least 25 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in central Iraq targeting Shia pilgrims marking the festival of Ashura, officials say.
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Egyptians vote in run-off polls
Egyptians have been voting in run-off polls resulting from the first round of parliamentary elections, with Islamist parties trying to extend their lead.
Egypt announces 62% poll turnout
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Syria 'to sign Arab League deal'
Syria responds "positively" to an Arab League initiative aimed at ending eight months of deadly unrest, according to its foreign ministry spokesman.
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Iranians claim to down US drone
Clinton: Israel democracy concern
Blast near UK embassy in Bahrain
France reduces Iran embassy staff
Clashes hit Yemen's second city
UN passes tough Syria resolution
Egypt announces 62% poll turnout
Syria 'bans iPhones' amid unrest
US uproar over Israeli expat ads
Saudi cleric in virginity warning
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ناطق سوري: دمشق "ردت ايجابيا" على ارسال مراقبين اليها
الانتخابات المصرية : اقبال ضعيف في جولة الاعادة للمرحلة الاولى
قتلى وجرحى بانفجار في الحلة وسط العراق
فرنسا وألمانيا تدعوان إلى إعادة النظر بالمعاهدة الناظمة لمنطقة اليورو
اليمن: انباء عن انسحاب القوات الحكومة ومسلحي المعارضة من تعز
رئيس ساحل العاج السابق يظهر لاول مرة امام المحكمة الجنائية الدولية
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تاکید آمریکا و آلمان بر ادامه حمایت‌ها از افغانستان
اعتصاب غذای رضا شهابی وارد چهاردهمین روز شد
روسیه سطح روابط خود با قطر را کاهش داد
چین نگران ناآرامی های اجتماعی است
سوریه آماده 'پذیرش مشروط' طرح صلح اتحادیه عرب شد
حزب حاکم روسیه با اکثریت ناچیزی در انتخابات پارلمانی پیروز شد
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