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2011 Africa and Middle East Unrest Fast Facts

2011 Africa and Middle East Unrest Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about the Arab Spring, anti-government protests that began in Tunisia in December 2010 and spread quickly throughout the Middle East and Africa in 2011.MORE

Oman accepts 10 Guantanamo detainees

Oman accepts 10 Guantanamo detainees

ABU DHABI (CNN) – Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.The unnamed detainees will remain there “for a temporary residency anMORE

The Saudi women afraid to go home

The Saudi women afraid to go home

(CNN) – “This is it,” Arwa said as she sat in the US immigration office on the outskirts of Houston, Texas last month. Having fled Saudi Arabia two years earlier, her 7 a.m. appointment would revealMORE

World Cup Fast Facts

World Cup Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about the World Cup football (soccer) tournament. The “world’s most widely viewed sporting event,” it takes place every four years to determine the world chMORE