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Refugees Resist Returning to Iraq

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Forces Struggle to Push Al-Qaida from Iraq

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Natural Gas Sparks Power Struggle in Iran

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Wall Breached, Palestinians Stream Into Egypt

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Saudi Media Crackdown Raises Concerns

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