Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson International correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is based in Berlin and covers Central Europe for NPR. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning programs including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Thousands of anti-government protesters in Yemen demonstrate against President Ali Abdullah Saleh last month. Saudi Arabia wants Saleh to step down, but also worries that his departure could lead to chaos.

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Saudi Arabia's Delicate Dance On The Fate Of Yemen

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Ali Madaan, 45, is one of the Bedouin guards protecting the al-Midan station in Egypt's northern Sinai. The natural gas pipeline there has come under repeated attacks.

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Libyan Arms Flow Into Egypt Across Northern Sinai

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Saudi Woman's Driving Violation Spurs Controversy

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Egyptian demonstrators protest against the emergency law in front of the Interior Ministry in Cairo on Friday. The country's military rulers announced last week that the Hosni Mubarak-era measure would remain in effect until at least next June. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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In Egypt, Mubarak-Era Emergency Law To Stay

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Tourist guides sit on camels as they wait for clients next to the Giza pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, June 23. Tourism in Egypt has dropped 35 percent overall in the first half of this year compared with the same period in 2010. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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Egypt's Political Turmoil Drives Foreign Tourists Away

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Egypt To Stop Trying Civilians In Military Court

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Witnesses Fail To Link Mubarak To Killings

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Scuffles Interrupt Mubarak Trial

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Rebels Tasked With Ensuring Libyans Security

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Libyan rebel fighters advance in their tank about 60 miles east of the town of Sirte on Tuesday. Sirte is Moammar Gadhafi's hometown and the last bastion of his loyalist forces. Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Libyan Rebels Set Deadline For Surrender

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Libyan Rebels Plan Attack On Gadhafi's Hometown

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Libyan Rebels Haven't Sewn Up Tripoli Victory Yet

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Libyan Rebels Set On Ousting Gadhafi

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Russian Diplomacy Plays Uncertain Role In Libya

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Volunteer Ibtisam Saadeddin, who wears a khaki uniform and a badge and pins with photos of Moammar Gadhafi, says she patrols the line at the women-only gas station to make sure no fights break out. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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In Libya's Gasoline Shortage, Women Get A Break

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