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Deadly Syrian crackdown continues  

More deaths reported in several cities, a day after activists said 142 people killed across the country.

Last Modified: 01 Aug 2011 07:19 GMT

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Has the Arab Spring arrived in Israel?

Inside Story 01 Aug 2011 11:19 GMT

As Israelis protest against the rising cost of living, Inside Story looks at Israel’s growing class divide.

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Middle East

Tanks in the central city of Hama

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Syrian troops attack Hama for second day   new

Attacks come a day after brutal crackdown on protesters.

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Editorial: A trumped-up crisis

America’s credit crunch is of its own making and is rooted in its conflicts
Watching the continuing dance on the brink in Washington from the edge of their seats, people around the world increasingly wonder if this is really America, the most powerful economy and nation on the planet. How reckless and callous the politicians in the land of the free can be?

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Egyptian activists to halt protests during Ramadan

CAIRO: Egyptian political groups said on Sunday they would suspend demonstrations during Ramadan, which starts on Monday, but would resume a campaign for swifter democratic reforms by the ruling army after the Muslim fasting month is over.

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