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Reuters* Transition not expected to bring broad policy changes * Planned succession suggests continuity * Emir and Prime Minister will not disappear from view By Regan Doherty DOHA, June 13 (Reuters) - A planned leadership change that could see Qatar's U.S.-...
ReutersBy Regan Doherty DOHA, June 10 (Reuters) - Qatar's powerful prime minister is preparing to step down as part of a wider power transition that may also see the country's ruler ceding power to his son, Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, Arab and Western...
Change of SubjectIn Sarah Palin is *not* going to work for Al Jazeera, Jim Romenesko tells how the Washington Post was taken in by a post at the Daily Currant that began with three, dry, plausible paragraphs when announcing this "news": Just......
World NowThe United Kingdom isn’t the only kingdom out there. As Queen Elizabeth II is feted this weekend in a diamond jubilee marking 60 years on the throne, here are some other monarchs from around the globe -- and what they've been up to....
World NowOne day before Bahraini protesters are slated to mark the first anniversary of protests against the government, street battles flared Monday between and protesters and police, marked by clouds of tear gas. Opposition activists are urging protesters to...
World NowEvery day on World Now we choose a striking photo from around the globe. Today we chose this shot from Bahrain, where tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets of Manama to protest for reform. There were lots of remarkable photographs, but...
World NowThe Bahraini king praised his government on Tuesday for working hard to make changes since an international commission laid out a long list of abuses made in its crackdown on protests last year. His critics, however, were unswayed by his praise for...
World NowBahraini activists fear for the life of a hunger striker who they say has gone without food for 55 days, a perilous attempt to draw attention to human rights abuses in Bahrain....
World NowBahrain report cites abuses. A special commission reported Wednesday that Bahraini security forces used excessive force and torture against mostly Shiite Muslim protesters who rose up against the Sunni monarchy early this year....
Top of the TicketAfter a series of warnings to Bahrain's ruler, Obama expresses welcome to new democratic dialogue....
Babylon & BeyondA top Bahraini official accused Iran of scuttling a potential deal between the government and the opposition during a weekend dialogue that went nowhere. Fahad Ebrahim Shehabi, a spokesman for the Bahraini parliament, said the talks were going well until....
Top of the TicketA week after warning Egypt's Hosni Mubarak into retirement, the Democrat now takes on three other Middle Eastern governments.experiencing violent protests in the streets....
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