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EXCLUSIVE: Iran president blames Israel for ‘instability,’ calls for peace

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed Israel for causing “injustice to the people” of the Middle East during an exclusive interview with NBC News in which he also called for peace, saying Iran is not “looking for war.” Unlike his predecessor … Continue reading

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‘Catastrophe’: Journalist behind the lines in Syria sees no end to war

As International Editor at NBC News’ British partner ITV News, Bill Neely has covered the Libyan and Egyptian revolutions, the 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai, as well as the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He is on his fourth trip … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia-Bahrain union plan set to inflame tensions with Iran?

Saudi Arabia’s plan to forge a closer military and political union with other Persian Gulf countries risks inflaming tensions with Iran, experts warn. Bahrain, a tiny island kingdom which is home to the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet, is intent on strengthening its ties to its … Continue reading

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Bahrain to citizens living abroad: Spy on countrymen, no protests permitted

LONDON — Bahrainis living abroad have been ordered to spy on their countrymen in the wake of a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators.Documents containing “loyalty pledges” — which also require expats to promise they will not protest against the tiny Gulf … Continue reading

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