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Planned Palestinian City in West Bank Faces Hurdles

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Israeli Farmers Push to Maintain Ties with Gaza

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Lebanon's New President to Strengthen Ties with Syria

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U.S. Missing from Recent Middle East Deals

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Iran Seizes a Diplomatic Opportunity

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Lebanon Takes Steps to End Political Stalemate

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Israel and Syria Confirm Ongoing Peace Talks

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Lebanon Moves Toward Unity Government

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Bush Would Be Better Off Staying Stateside

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Bin Laden Throws Support to Palestinians

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Bush Gets Cold Shoulder in Egypt

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Violence Shifts Balance of Power in Lebanon

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Lorraine Feather: Songs for the Little Things

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