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Car Bomb Hits French Embassy in Tripoli

April 24, 2013

An explosion near the French embassy in Tripoli injured two security guards and a 13-year old girl Tuesday morning. The explosion marks the first major assault on a Western target in Libya since the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. The car bomb detonated around 7:00 am in a residential […]

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Resigns

April 17, 2013

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad announced his resignation on Saturday following months of tension with President Mahmoud Abbas. Although the immediate cause of his resignation is unclear, animosity between Fayyad and Abbas erupted in March after Finance Minister Nabil Qassis resigned. This is the third time that Fayyad has resigned since he was appointed in […]

Iran Announces New Uranium Mines After Talks Fail

April 10, 2013

Iran disclosed a new uranium production facility and two extraction mines on Tuesday to mark “National Nuclear Day” following last weeks stalled nuclear talks over the country’s enrichment program. Iran opened Saghand 1 and 2 uranium mines in Yazd in central Iran, and the Shahid Rezaeinejad yellow cake factory. According to Iranian state-run television, the […]