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One of the key principles of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Nahyan, who forged the United Arab Emirates out of seven sheikhdoms, was to portray his small and vulnerable country as a friend to all Arabs.
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A view of a section of Nakumatt's shopping hall in an upper-market area of Nairobi January 5, 2011.
Libyan jihadists said on Friday they downed a plane belonging to forces of a rogue general, but a source close to the officer said it crashed because of a technical fault.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya's Prime Minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country, BBC News reports.
As instability continues to grip Libya, officials are sounding alarm over the deteriorating situation that could lead towards civil war in the country, where destabilization, critics charge, has deepened since NATO's bombing in 2011.
A billboard showing Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, left, and Shiite cleric Imam Musa Sadr behind a Hezbollah flag on the Zahrani highway, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament on Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be formed, while militias in the capital accepted a U.N. call for a cease-fire.
The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year.
Rescuers take care of a baby as a group of more than 1,370 people of immigrants disembark from the Italian military ship "San Giusto" following the Mare Nostrum rescue operations at sea, in the port of Crotone, southern Italy August 25, 2014.
Libya's largest oil port Es Sider is now receiving supplies from oil fields after the terminal resumed exports despite intense fighting in the capital of Tripoli.
France's president rejected Thursday any cooperation with Bashar Assad, whom he accused of being a "de facto ally" of jihadists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, and urged a "humanitarian and military" response to the threat.
The Egyptian leadership is willing to provide massive support for the neighboring Libyan army to protect Egypt's western borders from Islamist extremist attacks that have been rising since the ouster of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, say Egyptian experts.
Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there's plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.
The U.S. and Ukrainian governments are accusing Russia of launching a new cross-border operation to back separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine .
Oil field workers drill into the Gypsum Hills near Medicine Lodge, Kansas, using horizontal drilling and a technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to coax out oil and gas.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:28 am
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