Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.

Protesters demand that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, in front of Arab League headquarters in Cairo. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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Change Appears Inevitable In Syria, Analysts Say

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President Ali Abdullah Saleh attends an interview with selected media in Sanaa on May 25. Saleh said he would not step down or allow the country to become a "failed state." Mohammed Hamoud/AP hide caption

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U.S. Concern Grows As Turmoil In Yemen Drags On

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) gala banquet in Washington, D.C., on Monday. He has promised to present his vision for Israeli-Palestinian peace in a speech before a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Mideast Peace Deal 'Must Leave Israel With Security'

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Obama, Netanyahu Meet At White House

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Obama Uses Speech To Support Democratic Change

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Syria Faces New U.S. Sanctions

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Obama Meets With Jordanian King

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Obama Pressed To Get Mideast Peace Talks Moving

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George Mitchell Resigns

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Mahmoud Jibril of the Libyan Transitional National Council talks with reporters after meeting with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Rebel Leader Asks U.S. For Frozen Libya Funds

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Bin Laden Raid Sparks New Crisis With Pakistan

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Confidence Gap Chafes U.S.-Pakistan Relations

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Warning Issued For Possible Anti-American Violence

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Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-Wha Kang of Korea speaks during a special session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva Friday. The council agreed to launch an urgent investigation into Syria's bloody crackdown on protests. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N.-Led Syria Probe A Win For U.S. Diplomacy

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U.S. Hopes To Jump-Start Israel-Palestinian Talks

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