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Suspect's father 'refuses to speak' about Rushdie attack
The suspect in the attack in New York has been identified as 24-year-old Hadi Matar from New Jersey, who pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault
Dozens missing after boat capsizes in Aegean Sea
The rescued migrants said their boat had set out from Antalya, Turkey, heading towards Italy with 60 to 80 people aboard
Arabs angry, relieved
Some Arabs mourned him as a holy warrior and martyr, while others saw him as a "pillar of evil".
Syria's Assad vows to lift emergency law
President Bashar al-Assad has ignored popular demands to curb the security apparatus and dismantle its authoritarian system.
Syria emergency law to go next week
Emergency law in Syria would be lifted by next week, says president Assad.
Gulf leaders set meeting to review Yemen mediation
Gulf Arab foreign ministers meet in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to see whether an offer to mediate in Yemen's political crisis can succeed after a war of words between President Ali Abdullah Saleh and Qata ...
Mubarak says he will fight 'lies' about assets
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, breaking a two-month silence, said on Sunday that accusations of corruption against his family were lies and he had the right to defend his reputation.
More than 1,000 defy Egypt army order to quit square
More than 1,000 protestors ignored an army order to leave Cairo's main square on Sunday, taking their calls for a quick move to civilian rule and a deeper purge of corrupt officials into a third day.
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