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A mural in Cairo depicts the split faces of Egyptian military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, left, and ousted president Hosni Mubarak accompanied by Arabic that reads, "who assigned you did not die, No for gas export to Israel, the revolution continues." Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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For Israel And Egypt, A Relationship Under Strain

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Bedouins watch flames rise in July 2011 after masked gunmen blew up a terminal of the Egyptian natural gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan. It was one of many attacks on the pipeline since the popular uprising that ousted longtime Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak last year. AP hide caption

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Canceling Out The 'Background Noise' On Egypt-Israel Relations

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Argentine President Cristina Fernandez holds up a petroleum sample as she announces plans for her government to nationalize a giant oil company that is largely owned by a private Spanish company. Behind her is an image of the country's former first lady, Eva Peron. Daniel Garcia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Argentina's Oil, A Glimpse Of Latin America's Left

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Then-Capt. Brent Clemmer said Staff Sgt. Robert Bales distinguished himself as a team leader in Clemmer's C Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment during the Battle of Zarqa, Iraq. The faces of the rest of Bales' squad have been obscured. Courtesy Maj. Brent Clemmer hide caption

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For Suspect In Afghan Attack, A Praised Record

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Tamika Rhodes and her children (clockwise) Taneea, Takeema and Paul at their home in St. Paul, Minn. Rhodes says the house is more important to her as a source of stability than as an investment. Ann Baxter/NPR hide caption

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Crisis In The Housing Market

Sweet Home: When Owning Isn't All About Money

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Syrian girls attend a class in a makeshift classroom at a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border in southern Turkey's Hatay province, on Feb. 8. More than 12,000 Syrians live in refugee camps in Hatay, and several thousand more have found accommodations elsewhere. Murad Sezer/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Syrian Refugees May Be Wearing Out Turks' Welcome

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Israeli soldiers get ready to launch the Skylark drone during a drill in January. Israelis are required to serve in the military, and an exemptions for ultra-Orthodox Jews has created a fierce debate. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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Israelis Face Off Over Orthodox Military Exemption

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