An Egyptian farmer drinks tea near his home on Qursaya island, in the Nile River, next to Cairo, in January. The Egyptian military says it is the registered owner of the island's land, a claim disputed by the farmers and fishermen who live there. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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A Big Battle Over A Tiny Isle In The Nile

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Snowquester Fizzles, But We're Humbled Anyway

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Venezuelan Oil Subsidies Still Buoy Neighbors, For Now

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Returning From Duty, Finding Families' Embrace

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Career Suicide Or Lifesaver? Why A Professional Foodie Went Vegetarian

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