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E. 2000-11-21 Egypt recalled ambassador to Israel Egypt
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Middle East
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies
Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten ho...
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist ...
Iraqi President nominates new prime minister
ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
Hamas-Fatah announce reconciliation
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Egypt referendum 'wins 98% support'
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
Islamist Morsi wins Egyptian presidency
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
Yemen president 'leaves country'
Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Hamas won elections
Draft constitution passes
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Iraqis vote amid violence
Bashar al-Assad succeeds late father
Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten ho...
ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Top Syrian officials killed
Two Western journalists killed in Syria
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Iraqis vote amid violence
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist ...
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638...
38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Mors...
Huge rival rallies grip Egypt
Crowd to Morsi: Ditch decree or leave
Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Clashes intensify in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
North Africa
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Egypt referendum 'wins 98% support'
Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638...
38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Mors...
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Islamist Morsi wins Egyptian presidency
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638...
38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Mors...
Huge rival rallies grip Egypt
Crowd to Morsi: Ditch decree or leave
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Clashes intensify in Cairo's Tahrir Square
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Egypt
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Egypt referendum 'wins 98% support'
Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638...
38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Mors...
Huge rival rallies grip Egypt
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Islamist Morsi wins Egyptian presidency
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Protesters break into Israeli embassy
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638...
38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Mors...
Huge rival rallies grip Egypt
Crowd to Morsi: Ditch decree or leave
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Cairo
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Egypt referendum 'wins 98% support'
Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638...
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Islamist Morsi wins Egyptian presidency
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Military ousts Egypt's Morsi
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29
Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638...
38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Mors...
Crowd to Morsi: Ditch decree or leave
Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Africa
Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Syria
Two Western journalists killed in Syria
Arab League observers arrive in Syria
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Bashar al-Assad succeeds late father
Top Syrian officials killed
Two Western journalists killed in Syria
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Israel
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Hamas won elections
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Crime
Israel Israel
Crime
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Iraq
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist ...
Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
Draft constitution passes
Iraqis vote amid violence
ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
Iraqis vote amid violence
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist ...
Protest
Iraq Iraq
Protest
Palestine
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Hamas won elections
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Crime
Palestine Palestine
Crime
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
North America
UN adopts Syria chemical resolution
Security Council's Syria resolution fails
Abbas submitted request for full member
U.N. passes Iraq resolution 1441
UN adopts Syria chemical resolution
White House: Syria crosses 'red line'
Crime
North America North America
Crime
Protest
North America North America
Protest
Libya
Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
HIV medics released to Bulgaria
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Gaza
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Crime
Gaza Gaza
Crime
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
UN
UN adopts Syria chemical resolution
Security Council's Syria resolution fails
Abbas submitted request for full member
UN adopts Syria chemical resolution
Crime
UN UN
Crime
Protest
UN UN
Protest
Baghdad
Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
Draft constitution passes
War & Army
Baghdad Baghdad
War & Army
Crime
Baghdad Baghdad
Crime
Protest
Baghdad Baghdad
Protest
Yemen
Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
Yemen president 'leaves country'
Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten ho...
Crime
Yemen Yemen
Crime
Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
Eastern Libya
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Benghazi
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
UN Security Council
UN adopts Syria chemical resolution
Security Council's Syria resolution fails
UN adopts Syria chemical resolution
Crime
UN Security Council UN Security Council
Crime
Protest
UN Security Council UN Security Council
Protest

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Sultan Saladin dies Map of Damascus
Oct. 18, 1192
  Damascus: The first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. Saladin led the Muslim opposition to the European Crusaders


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Bashar al-Assad succeeds late father
. Syria

year 2002 Top ^

U.N. passes Iraq resolution 1441
. UN Security Council

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    Arafat died  Paris: The veteran Palestinian leader has died in a Paris hospital. There is no clear line of succession

year 2005 Top ^

 Abbas wins presidential election Iraqis vote amid violence
 Palestinians, Israel announce cease-fire  Parliament swears in partial government  Hariri camp secured majority in parliament  King Fahd dead  Settlers leave last outpost  Committee signs Iraq's draft constitution   Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
  It was the end of 38 years of an occupation of the Palestinian territory 2 weeks ahead of schedule
 Israel has already removed its settlers, bulldozed their homes and demolished its military bases. 20 synagogues left intact after rabbis argued demolition went against Jewish law
 U.N. probe links Syria to Hariri killing Draft constitution passes
. Baghdad  Palestinians take over key border  New Hariri report 'blames Syria'  'High turnout' in election  Ex-VP: Assad threatened Lebanese PM

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    Hamas won elections
  West Bank: Hamas and Fatah supporters scuffled outside the Palestinian parliament building.    Hamas has operated a network of social and charitable organizations for Palestinians. Mahmoud Abbas urged Hamas to keep negotiatio...
  Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
  Syria: Hundreds of Syrian demonstrators stormed the Danish Embassy in Damascus and set fire to the building in protest at the cartoons.    Protesters scaled the Danish mission amid chants of 'God is great', before moving on to attack the Norwegian site. Denmark and Norway ...
 Main parties sign Darfur accord  Parliament approves Cabinet  U.N. adopts Mideast deal Muslims blast pope's Islam speech  Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire  Huge rally demands PM quit  Iraq Study Group: Situation grave

year 2007 Top ^

 Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq  Palestinian talks yield power-sharing pact HIV medics released to Bulgaria
. Libya  Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working  'Kidnap' children may not get home  UK teacher jailed over teddy row

year 2008 Top ^

Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
. Baghdad

year 2009 Top ^

 Obama speaks of tensions with Muslims

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February 2010 ... more > Top ^
 Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels

May 2010 ... more > Top ^
  Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
  Gaza: More than 10 people onboard a flotilla carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza were killed when security forces boarded the boats.    Armed forces boarded the largest vessel overnight, clashing with some of the 500 people on board' about 64 km out to sea. Israeli soldiers wer...


September 2010 ... more > Top ^
 Israel's West Bank building freeze expires

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January 2011 ... more > Top ^
    Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins   Army tanks and armored personnel carriers patrolled Tunis, a day after Ghannouchi announced that he is the interim president  Defiant Cairo protesters lose fear

February 2011 ... more > Top ^
 Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day'     Mubarak steps down, vice president says
Map of Cairo  Cairo: Hosni Mubarak is stepping down from the presidency, VP Omar Suleiman said, prompting Cairo demonstrators to chant 'Egypt is free!'  Police move in on Bahrain protesters   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre   Eastern Libya: Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession

March 2011 ... more > Top ^
 Saudi police open fire at protest  U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya  15 killed in Syria clashes

April 2011 ... more > Top ^
 75 Killed After Security Forces Open Fire  Hamas, Fatah reach deal for government  Syrian troops storm Daraa mosque

May 2011 ... more > Top ^
 US releases Bin Laden home videos

July 2011 ... more > Top ^
 Army, protesters clash, killing 71

September 2011 ... more > Top ^
 Protesters break into Israeli embassy     Abbas submitted request for full member
  UN Gen. Assembly: The Quartet negotiators has urged Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace talks within one month and aim for a deal by the end of 2012

October 2011 ... more > Top ^
 Libya's new leaders declare liberation  Islamists win Tunisia's elections

November 2011 ... more > Top ^
 Clashes intensify in Cairo's Tahrir Square  Yemen leader signs deal to quit

December 2011 ... more > Top ^
 Arab League observers arrive in Syria

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January 2012 ... more > Top ^
    Yemen president 'leaves country'  Ali Abdullah Saleh, has left the country to travel to the US for medical treatment, Yemeni officials have told journalists

February 2012 ... more > Top ^
    Security Council's Syria resolution fails   UN Security Council: As international anger grows over reports of mass carnage at the hands of the regime, a draft resolution condemning Syria failed to be adopt...  Two Western journalists killed in Syria

March 2012 ... more > Top ^
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies  Pope Shenouda III has died at the age of 88, state television has announced. Coptic Christians make up 10% of Egypt's 80 million population

June 2012 ... more > Top ^
  Mubarak jailed for protest deaths
Map of Cairo  Cairo: An Egyptian court has sentenced ex-President Hosni Mubarak to life in prison for complicity in the killing of protesters during last year's uprising     Islamist Morsi wins Egyptian presidency
Map of Cairo  Cairo: Mohamed Morsi was declared the new president of Egypt on Sunday, following the first democratic election in Egypt's history

July 2012 ... more > Top ^
Top Syrian officials killed


September 2012 ... more > Top ^
Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Map of Benghazi Libya  Eastern Libya: Obama strongly condemned Wednesday the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, Washington's ambassador to Libya, in a mob attack at a U.S. Consulate Anti-US protests spread in Arab world. Yemen

October 2012 ... more > Top ^
 UN: Syria offers holiday cease-fire

November 2012 ... more > Top ^
 Egypt's Coptic Christians pick new pope   Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
  Gaza: Hours after a cease-fire was declared Wednesday in Israel's conflict with Gaza, it appeared to be holding Egypt president takes new powers
Crowd to Morsi: Ditch decree or leave. Cairo

December 2012 ... more > Top ^
Voters back Egyptian constitution


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January 2013 ... more > Top ^
 Clinton takes on Benghazi critics  Curfew issued as Egypt death toll rises

February 2013 ... more > Top ^
 Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
EU ends arms embargo against Syrian rebels
. Brussels

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
White House: Syria crosses 'red line'
. Washington  Obama and Putin push Syria G8 summit  US, Taliban to hold Afghanistan peace talks in Qatar  Syria rebels to get 'urgent support'

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
  Military ousts Egypt's Morsi   Cairo: Egypt's military toppled the country's first democratically elected president and reportedly put him under house arrest  Morsi supporters 'shot dead' in Cairo Huge rival rallies grip Egypt
38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Morsi rally. Cairo  Mid-East peace talks resume in US

August 2013 ... more > Top ^
 U.S. issues global travel alert due to al Qaeda threat Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638 killed
Israel-Palestinian peace talks begin. Jerusalem  Dozens dead in Egypt 'day of anger'  36 killed as Muslim Brotherhood members try to escape prison truck  Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader held  Obama 'sure Syria behind attack' UK MPs vote against Syria action. London

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
 US 'has evidence of Syrian sarin use' UN adopts Syria chemical resolution   UN Security Council: The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a binding resolution on ridding Syria of chemical weapons

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
 Fresh clashes in Egypt 'kill 50' Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men
 Syria met first weapons deadline: OPCW

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January 2014 ... more > Top ^
 Syria opposition to attend peace talks Egypt referendum 'wins 98% support'
. Cairo  UN invites Iran to Syria peace talks Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29. Cairo

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
 Egypt army head runs for presidency

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Hamas-Fatah announce reconciliation
. Gaza

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
 Al-Jazeera trio jailed in Egypt ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
. Iraq

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
 Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid  New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Iraqi President nominates new prime minister
. Baghdad   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley  Northern Iraq: A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mubarak cleared over protest killings
. Cairo

December 2014 ... more > Top ^
 Palestinian minister died at protest  Tunisia veteran claims election win

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January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies   Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital. He was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005   Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold   Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has resigned along with his prime minister in protest at the takeover of the capital Sanaa by Shia Houthi rebels New Saudi king promises continuity
. Saudi Arabia

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
  Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death   Cairo: An Egyptian court has pronounced death sentences on ousted president and more than 100 other people over a mass prison break in 2011


White House: Syria crosses 'red line'. Washington UN adopts Syria chemical resolution   UN Security Council: The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a binding resolution on ridding Syria of chemical weapons Iraqis vote amid violence Draft constitution passes. Baghdad   Hamas won elections




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2013
Jun.13
Aug.28  Obama 'sure Syria behind attack'
Sep.1  US 'has evidence of Syrian sarin use'
Sep.27
Oct.31  Syria met first weapons deadline: OPCW




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2013
Jun.22  Syria rebels to get 'urgent support'




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2005
Jan.9  Abbas wins presidential election
Jan.30
Oct.25
Dec.15  'High turnout' in election
2006
Jan.26
  West Bank: Hamas and Fatah supporters scuffled outside the Palestinian parliament building.    Hamas has operated a network of social and charitable organizations for Palestinians. Mahmoud Abbas urged Hamas to keep negotiatio...
2011 Oct.27  Islamists win Tunisia's elections 2012 Jun.24   Islamist Morsi wins Egyptian presidency
Map of Cairo  Cairo: Mohamed Morsi was declared the new president of Egypt on Sunday, following the first democratic election in Egypt's history Dec.25 Voters back Egyptian constitution 2014 Jan.18 Egypt referendum 'wins 98% support'. Cairo Mar.26  Egypt army head runs for presidency Dec.21  Tunisia veteran claims election win



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2005 Nov.25  Palestinians take over key border



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2005 Aug.28  Committee signs Iraq's draft constitution Sep.11 Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
  It was the end of 38 years of an occupation of the Palestinian territory 2 weeks ahead of schedule
 Israel has already removed its settlers, bulldozed their homes and demolished its military bases. 20 synagogues left intact after rabbis argued demolition went against Jewish law
2011 Apr.27  Hamas, Fatah reach deal for government Sep.23   Abbas submitted request for full member
  UN Gen. Assembly: The Quartet negotiators has urged Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace talks within one month and aim for a deal by the end of 2012 Oct.23  Libya's new leaders declare liberation 2013 Aug.2  U.S. issues global travel alert due to al Qaeda threat



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2002 Nov.8 U.N. passes Iraq resolution 1441
. UN Security Council



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2006 Sep.14 Muslims blast pope's Islam speech
2009 Jun.4  Obama speaks of tensions with Muslims 2012 Mar.17 Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies  Pope Shenouda III has died at the age of 88, state television has announced. Coptic Christians make up 10% of Egypt's 80 million population Nov.4  Egypt's Coptic Christians pick new pope 2014 Jun.29 ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate. Iraq



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2012 Nov.22 Egypt president takes new powers




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2012 Feb.22  Two Western journalists killed in Syria 2014 Jun.23  Al-Jazeera trio jailed in Egypt Aug.19   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley  Northern Iraq: A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq



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2005 Dec.30  Ex-VP: Assad threatened Lebanese PM



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2013 Jun.17  Obama and Putin push Syria G8 summit



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2005 Oct.20  U.N. probe links Syria to Hariri killing Dec.11  New Hariri report 'blames Syria' 2013 Jan.23  Clinton takes on Benghazi critics



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2005 Aug.22  Settlers leave last outpost



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2005 Feb.8  Palestinians, Israel announce cease-fire 2006 May.5  Main parties sign Darfur accord Aug.11  U.N. adopts Mideast deal Nov.25  Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire 2007 Feb.8  Palestinian talks yield power-sharing pact 2010 Feb.23  Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels 2011 Mar.17  U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya 2012 Nov.21   Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire   Gaza: Hours after a cease-fire was declared Wednesday in Israel's conflict with Gaza, it appeared to be holding 2014 Apr.23 Hamas-Fatah announce reconciliation
. Gaza Jul.16  Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid Jul.31  New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas



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2008 Dec.14 Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
. Baghdad



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2007 Jul.23 HIV medics released to Bulgaria
. Libya Nov.29  UK teacher jailed over teddy row 2011 Dec.26  Arab League observers arrive in Syria 2012 Feb.4   Security Council's Syria resolution fails   UN Security Council: As international anger grows over reports of mass carnage at the hands of the regime, a draft resolution condemning Syria failed to be adopt...



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2012 Sep.12 Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya Map of Benghazi Libya  Eastern Libya: Obama strongly condemned Wednesday the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, Washington's ambassador to Libya, in a mob attack at a U.S. Consulate



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2013 May.27 EU ends arms embargo against Syrian rebels
. Brussels



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2013 Jun.18  US, Taliban to hold Afghanistan peace talks in Qatar Jul.29  Mid-East peace talks resume in US Aug.14 Israel-Palestinian peace talks begin
. Jerusalem 2014 Jan.18  Syria opposition to attend peace talks Jan.19  UN invites Iran to Syria peace talks



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2015 Jan.22 Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies   Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital. He was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005 Jan.23 New Saudi king promises continuity
. Saudi Arabia



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2000 Jun.10 Bashar al-Assad succeeds late father
. Syria 2011 Jan.14   Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins   Army tanks and armored personnel carriers patrolled Tunis, a day after Ghannouchi announced that he is the interim president Feb.11   Mubarak steps down, vice president says Map of Cairo  Cairo: Hosni Mubarak is stepping down from the presidency, VP Omar Suleiman said, prompting Cairo demonstrators to chant 'Egypt is free!' Nov.23  Yemen leader signs deal to quit 2012 Jan.22   Yemen president 'leaves country'  Ali Abdullah Saleh, has left the country to travel to the US for medical treatment, Yemeni officials have told journalists Jul.18 Top Syrian officials killed 2013 Feb.6  Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia Jul.3   Military ousts Egypt's Morsi   Cairo: Egypt's military toppled the country's first democratically elected president and reportedly put him under house arrest Aug.19  Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader held Oct.9 Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men 2014 Aug.11 Iraqi President nominates new prime minister. Baghdad Nov.29 Mubarak cleared over protest killings. Cairo 2015 Jan.22   Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold   Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has resigned along with his prime minister in protest at the takeover of the capital Sanaa by Shia Houthi rebels May. 16   Morsi, Egypt's ex-leader, sentenced to death   Cairo: An Egyptian court has pronounced death sentences on ousted president and more than 100 other people over a mass prison break in 2011



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2006 Feb.4   Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
  Syria: Hundreds of Syrian demonstrators stormed the Danish Embassy in Damascus and set fire to the building in protest at the cartoons.    Protesters scaled the Danish mission amid chants of 'God is great', before moving on to attack the Norwegian site. Denmark and Norway ...
Dec.1  Huge rally demands PM quit 2010 May.30   Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
  Gaza: More than 10 people onboard a flotilla carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza were killed when security forces boarded the boats.    Armed forces boarded the largest vessel overnight, clashing with some of the 500 people on board' about 64 km out to sea. Israeli soldiers wer...
2011 Jan.29  Defiant Cairo protesters lose fear Feb.4  Huge crowds in Cairo for 'departure day' Feb.16  Police move in on Bahrain protesters Feb.20   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre   Eastern Libya: Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession Mar.10  Saudi police open fire at protest Mar.23  15 killed in Syria clashes Apr.22  75 Killed After Security Forces Open Fire Jul.31  Army, protesters clash, killing 71 Sep.9  Protesters break into Israeli embassy Nov.19  Clashes intensify in Cairo's Tahrir Square 2012 Jun.2   Mubarak jailed for protest deaths Map of Cairo  Cairo: An Egyptian court has sentenced ex-President Hosni Mubarak to life in prison for complicity in the killing of protesters during last year's uprising Sep.13 Anti-US protests spread in Arab world. Yemen Nov.27 Crowd to Morsi: Ditch decree or leave. Cairo 2013 Jul.7  Morsi supporters 'shot dead' in Cairo Jul.26 Huge rival rallies grip Egypt Jul.27 38 protesters killed in clashes near pro-Morsi rally. Cairo Aug.13 Pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo cleared. 638 killed Aug.16  Dozens dead in Egypt 'day of anger' Aug.18  36 killed as Muslim Brotherhood members try to escape prison truck Oct.6  Fresh clashes in Egypt 'kill 50' 2014 Jan.25 Egypt anniversary clashes kill 29. Cairo Dec.10  Palestinian minister died at protest



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2011 Apr.30  Syrian troops storm Daraa mosque 2013 Jan.27  Curfew issued as Egypt death toll rises



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1830 Oct. 18, 1192 Sultan Saladin dies
Map of Damascus
  Damascus: The first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. Saladin led the Muslim opposition to the European Crusaders
2004 Nov.10   Arafat died  Paris: The veteran Palestinian leader has died in a Paris hospital. There is no clear line of succession 2005 Aug.1  King Fahd dead



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2005 May.3  Parliament swears in partial government Jun.20  Hariri camp secured majority in parliament 2006 May.20  Parliament approves Cabinet 2007 Sep.10  Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working 2013 Aug.29 UK MPs vote against Syria action
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