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Egypt's Constitution Vote Mired In Controversy

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U.N.'s Palestine Vote: Symbolic Or Game-Changer?

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Damascus Remains Cut Off By Fighting

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Widespread Internet Outages Reported In Syria

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Flights Into Syria Cancelled As Rebels Make Gains

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Palestinians See U.N. Status Vote As A Game Changer

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Obama's Foreign Policy, Take Two

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In the southern West Bank city of Hebron today, supporters of Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas gathered in anticipation of today's vote at the U.N. Hazem Bader /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Philip Reeves, reporting on 'Morning Edition'

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Is Iran Ready For A New Round Of Nuclear Talks?

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Palestinians' Abbas Goes To U.N. Seeking New Status

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Syrian Rebels Claim They Shot Down Fighter Jet With A Missile

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What Will It Take To Make The Gaza Cease-Fire Hold?

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