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Saudi men wait to cast their votes in municipal elections in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday. Turnout appeared to be low. King Abdullah says that women will be allowed to vote in the next municipal elections, in 2015. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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In Saudi Arabia, Only Men Vote, And Not Often

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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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Witnesses Deny Mubarak Gave Orders To Shoot

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Scuffles Interrupt Mubarak Trial

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Mubarak Trial Resumes In Egypt

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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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The walls of the Libyan Red Crescent office in Benghazi, Libya, shown here on Monday, are covered with photos of the missing. Some disappeared during Libya's revolution, but some have been missing for more than 10 years. Now, thousands released from Libya's prisons are being reunited with their families. Susannah George/NPR hide caption

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Libya's Ex-Prisoners Finding Their Way Home

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Libyan Rebels Plan Rule, Prepare Final Assault

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Libyans celebrate after prayers at a mosque next to the newly named Martyrs Square in Tripoli on Friday. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Libyan Rebels' Daunting Task: Building A Government

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Libyan Rebels Plan Attack On Gadhafi's Hometown

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