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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Influential Spiritual Leader in Israel, Dies at 93 – New York Times



New York Times
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Influential Spiritual Leader in Israel, Dies at 93
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who as the spiritual leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party became a fiery figure in Israeli politics championing the interests of Jews of Middle Eastern and North African origin, died here on Monday. He was 93.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Thousands attend Jerusalem funeralBBC News
Leader of Israel's Sephardic Jews and Shas Party Founder DiesWall Street Journal
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's death robs Israel of spiritual and political powerhouseChristian Science Monitor
Haaretz -MyFox Phoenix -Montreal Gazette
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Turkey clashes: Thousands rally ahead of PM’s return – BBC News



AFP
Turkey clashes: Thousands rally ahead of PM's return
BBC News
Thousands of Turkish anti-government protesters have converged in Istanbul's Taksim Square, ahead of the return of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan from a North African tour. Meanwhile, thousands of his supporters were gathering at Istanbul's Ataturk 
As Turkey's Protests Continue, Attention Falls on Failures of Turkish MediaTIME
Erdogan Can Win By Engaging Turkey's Park ProtestersBloomberg
Turkish Leader Stays Tough Against ProtestsWall Street Journal
AFP -Reuters Africa -Christian Science Monitor
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The terrorist who refused to follow al-Qaida’s corporate rules – Haaretz



Toronto Star
The terrorist who refused to follow al-Qaida's corporate rules
Haaretz
Letter sent by leaders of al-Qaida's North African branch to their most insubordinate employee, Moktar Belmoktar, offers intimate window into ascent of ambitious terrorist who split off from regional command to pursue his own radical path. By The Associated
Al Qaeda leaders lash out at lazy terrorist in 10-page letter over insubordination New York Daily News
You never call, you ignore meetings … read al-Qaeda's letter to terroristHerald Sun
Al Qaeda Has Expense ReportsDaily Beast

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AP Exclusive: Rise of Al-Qaida Sahara… – ABC News



ABC News
AP Exclusive: Rise of Al-Qaida Sahara…
ABC News
After years of trying to discipline him, the leaders of al-Qaida's North African branch sent one final letter to their most difficult employee. In page after scathing page, they described how he didn't answer his phone when they called, failed to turn in his expense
Here's What an Al-Qaeda HR Nightmare Looks LikeThe Atlantic Wire
AP Exclusive: Rise of al-Qaida Sahara terroristNews 12 Westchester
Al Qaeda's office politics led to Moktar Belmoktar's departureGlobalPost

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Report: Al-Qaida Claims French Hostage Killed – ABC News



Irish Times
Report: Al-Qaida Claims French Hostage Killed
ABC News
A Mauritanian-based website said that al-Qaida's North African branch has executed a French hostage in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali. In Paris, a French Foreign Ministry official said the government is aware of the report and is
Al-Qaeda 'kills French Mali hostage'Irish Times
French hostage in Mali killed, say militantsThe Guardian
Al Qaeda kills French hostage in Malieuronews
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France: Key al-Qaida Commander in Mali Probably Dead – Voice of America



Globe and Mail
France: Key al-Qaida Commander in Mali Probably Dead
Voice of America
France's top military officer says it is "probable" that a top commander in al-Qaida's North African branch was killed in northern Mali last week. Admiral Edouard Guillaud, the head of France's joint chiefs of staff, said the killing of Abdelhamid Abou Zeid cannot
Morning Briefing: Al-Qaeda commander killed in MaliGlobe and Mail
Al-Qaeda leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar 'killed in Mali' as Chadian armed forces Daily Mail
Islamist commander Abou Zeid's death in Mali 'probable'BBC News
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Tunisia names new prime minister to form government – Los Angeles Times



CBC.ca
Tunisia names new prime minister to form government
Los Angeles Times
Tunisian political leaders tapped a new prime minister Friday, choosing the head of a crucial and controversial ministry to form a new government for the divided North African nation. Ali Larayedh steps into the role at a tense time for Tunisia. Protests raged
Tunisia Islamist Party Chooses New PremierWall Street Journal
Tunisia: Ali Larayedh named new prime ministerBBC News
Tunisia's ruling Islamist party Ennahda names new prime ministerThe Guardian
Voice of America -Reuters -Financial Times
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Cameron Shows Grit in North Africa, but Stirs Concerns About New Entanglements – New York Times



CBS News
Cameron Shows Grit in North Africa, but Stirs Concerns About New Entanglements
New York Times
LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron emerged Thursday from hurried visits to two North African capitals boasting a sheaf of commitments to new partnerships in the fields of defense, counterterrorism, intelligence-sharing and military training, including
British police to travel to Libya to investigate Lockerbie bombingThe Guardian
British PM Talks Security In Surprise Visit To LibyaVoice of America
Britain's Armed Forces can't survive on a diet of fudge, Mr CameronTelegraph.co.uk
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Mali: 350 UK troops will be sent as general warns of guerilla warfare – Telegraph.co.uk



Telegraph.co.uk
Mali: 350 UK troops will be sent as general warns of guerilla warfare
Telegraph.co.uk
It is believed that more than 200 troops could be sent to assist France in its conflict with Al Qaeda militants in the North African country. All the troops will perform non-combat roles and it is understood that an EU training mission is likely to see "tens" of troops
UK military experts set for MaliBBC News
Malian military controls Timbuktu, rebels say they have KidalCTV News
EU, plus Norway and Canada, meet to pledge personnel for military training Fox News
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30 dead after Egyptians angry about riot verdicts try to storm prison – CNN



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30 dead after Egyptians angry about riot verdicts try to storm prison
CNN
Cairo (CNN) — A stern Egyptian court ruling tied to a soccer riot spurred clashes that left at least 30 people dead on Saturday, the latest round of violence in the unsettled North African nation. In addition to those killed, more than 300 were wounded when
30 killed in Egypt clashes over soccer riot death sentencesTimes of India
Deadly Riots Erupt Across Egypt on Anniversary of RevolutionNew York Times
At least 4 dead as Egyptians mark second anniversary of uprising with protestsWashington Post
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