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    Mohamed Morsy Fast Facts

    Mohamed Morsy Fast Facts


    Read CNN Fast Facts about former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy and learn more about Egypt's first democratically-elected...

    Read CNN Fast Facts about former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy and learn more about Egypt's first democratically-elected leader.


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    The schoolboys in Yemen were chatting and laughing. Then came the airstrike

    The schoolboys in Yemen were chatting and laughing. Then came the airstrike


    Video taken by one of the Yemeni schoolboys killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike last week shows the children laughing and playing hours before tragedy...

    Video taken by one of the Yemeni schoolboys killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike last week shows the children laughing and playing hours before tragedy struck.
    America's longest war takes worrying new turn

    America's longest war takes worrying new turn


    Four days after the Taliban launched its most serious challenge to Afghanistan's government in three years, heavy fighting was taking place in...

    Four days after the Taliban launched its most serious challenge to Afghanistan's government in three years, heavy fighting was taking place in Ghazni.
    Iran's Supreme Leader: No war or talks with US over sanctions

    Iran's Supreme Leader: No war or talks with US over sanctions


    Iran's Supreme Leader is standing firm against reimposed US sanctions, saying Monday there would be "no war, nor will we negotiate with the United...

    Iran's Supreme Leader is standing firm against reimposed US sanctions, saying Monday there would be "no war, nor will we negotiate with the United States."
    Egyptian police thwart suicide attack at Christian church

    Egyptian police thwart suicide attack at Christian church


    Egyptian security forces foiled a suicide bombing attack at a Christian church outside Cairo on Saturday, state media...

    Egyptian security forces foiled a suicide bombing attack at a Christian church outside Cairo on Saturday, state media reported.
    Yemeni parents search through the dead for their children

    Yemeni parents search through the dead for their children


    Videos from Houthi media capture snapshots of the horrific scenes that have played out in northern Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus. The strike was the worst attack on children since Yemen's brutal war escalated in 2015,...

    Videos from Houthi media capture snapshots of the horrific scenes that have played out in northern Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a school bus. The strike was the worst attack on children since Yemen's brutal war escalated in 2015, UNICEF said.
    Massoud Barzani Fast Facts

    Massoud Barzani Fast Facts


    Read Fast Facts from CNN about Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdish Regional Government in...

    Read Fast Facts from CNN about Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq.
    Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts

    Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Iranian Supreme...

    Read CNN's Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Iranian Supreme Leader.
    UN chief calls for investigation into Saudi-led strike that killed Yemen children

    UN chief calls for investigation into Saudi-led strike that killed Yemen children


    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an independent investigation into a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of...

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an independent investigation into a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of children.
    Dozens dead after school bus carrying children hit by airstrike

    Dozens dead after school bus carrying children hit by airstrike


    Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen on Thursday, according to the Houthi-controlled Health...

    Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen on Thursday, according to the Houthi-controlled Health Ministry.


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    Climate change turns Mideast breadbasket into cannabis farm

    Climate change turns Mideast breadbasket into cannabis farm


    Lebanon's parliament may soon legalize medicinal cannabis and its cultivation. Farmers affected by global warming say the change can't come soon...

    Lebanon's parliament may soon legalize medicinal cannabis and its cultivation. Farmers affected by global warming say the change can't come soon enough.
    Gilad Shalit Abduction Fast Facts

    Gilad Shalit Abduction Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Gilad Shalit and learn more about the Israeli soldier abducted and imprisoned by the military wing of Hamas from 2006 to...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Gilad Shalit and learn more about the Israeli soldier abducted and imprisoned by the military wing of Hamas from 2006 to 2011.
    Why Saudi's fight with Canada shouldn't come as a big surprise

    Why Saudi's fight with Canada shouldn't come as a big surprise


    Saudi Arabia's response to Canadian criticism over detained activists has struck some as disproportionate. Regional analysts, however, say it is consistent with Mohammed bin Salman's...

    Saudi Arabia's response to Canadian criticism over detained activists has struck some as disproportionate. Regional analysts, however, say it is consistent with Mohammed bin Salman's approach.
    Syria's first lady is being treated for breast cancer

    Syria's first lady is being treated for breast cancer


    Syria's first lady Asma al-Assad has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the Syrian Presidency office announced in a tweet on...

    Syria's first lady Asma al-Assad has been diagnosed with breast cancer, the Syrian Presidency office announced in a tweet on Wednesday.
    Tzipi Livni Fast Facts

    Tzipi Livni Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Tzipi Livni, former foreign minister of...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Tzipi Livni, former foreign minister of Israel.
    North Korean foreign minister visits Iran

    North Korean foreign minister visits Iran


    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomed his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, to Tehran on Tuesday, hours after the United States reintroduced sanctions against the Islamic...

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomed his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, to Tehran on Tuesday, hours after the United States reintroduced sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
    Iranians react to US sanctions as new reality begins to bite

    Iranians react to US sanctions as new reality begins to bite


    Even before the United States reimposed a raft of sanctions on Iran Tuesday, the mere threat of them had begun to hit home for people in the capital...

    Even before the United States reimposed a raft of sanctions on Iran Tuesday, the mere threat of them had begun to hit home for people in the capital Tehran.
    How will US sanctions actually affect Iran?

    How will US sanctions actually affect Iran?


    The first wave of "snap back" sanctions -- reimposed due to the US departure from the nuclear deal -- will hit Iran's vulnerable economy harder than many are...

    The first wave of "snap back" sanctions -- reimposed due to the US departure from the nuclear deal -- will hit Iran's vulnerable economy harder than many are anticipating.
    Saudi Arabia state airline cancels flights to Canada amid growing dispute

    Saudi Arabia state airline cancels flights to Canada amid growing dispute


    Saudi Arabia's state airline will suspend all flights to and from Toronto starting next week, amid a intensifying diplomatic row between the two countries following Canada's refusal to back down from comments in defense of human rights inside the...

    Saudi Arabia's state airline will suspend all flights to and from Toronto starting next week, amid a intensifying diplomatic row between the two countries following Canada's refusal to back down from comments in defense of human rights inside the Kingdom.
    In Yemen, UAE tries to manage optics as well as its military offensive

    In Yemen, UAE tries to manage optics as well as its military offensive


    More than ever, the UAE feels it must manage the optics of its more muscular approach to regional politics, including the war in...

    More than ever, the UAE feels it must manage the optics of its more muscular approach to regional politics, including the war in Yemen.
    Saudis expel Canadian envoy, freeze new trade deals

    Saudis expel Canadian envoy, freeze new trade deals


    Amid escalating tensions that are damaging economic and diplomatic ties between the countries, Saudi Arabia said Monday that it would relocate about 7,000 Saudi scholarship recipients studying in...

    Amid escalating tensions that are damaging economic and diplomatic ties between the countries, Saudi Arabia said Monday that it would relocate about 7,000 Saudi scholarship recipients studying in Canada.


    Read Fast Facts from CNN about former president of Israel, Shimon...

    Read Fast Facts from CNN about former president of Israel, Shimon Peres.