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Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy, who was beaten last month by Egyptian police, discuss the brutal attacks on women in Cairo and expresses her outrage at the situation.
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CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports on a raid by Egyptian police of U.S. rights groups in which computers were seized.
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By CNN’s Wolf Blitzer
(CNN) - The Arab League took a major decision in recent days to suspend Syria from membership because of the regime's brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters. More than 3,000 people have been killed, according the United Nations and other human rights groups.
Eighteen countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates, voted in favor of the measure. Two countries voted against: Lebanon and Yemen. One country – Iraq – abstained.
(CNN) - It’s truly amazing to see the dramatic changes that occurred in North Africa and the Middle East this year. Gadhafi, bin Laden, al-Awlaki dead. Mubarak in jail. Other despots have fled or are on the verge of being removed from power. Bashar al-Assad brutally fighting for his survival in Syria.
Anyone who would have predicted these changes a year ago would have been dismissed as weird.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh about where things stand in the Mideast peace process.
By CNN’s Wolf Blitzer
New York (CNN) - New York (CNN) – I listened closely to President Obama's United Nations General Assembly speech. He certainly touched on most of the major international issues, although often he offered diplomatic nuances on sensitive subjects.
On Iran's nuclear program: "The Iranian government cannot demonstrate that its program is peaceful, has not met its obligations, and rejected offers that would provide it with peaceful nuclear power."
Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren talks to Wolf Blitzer about Palestinian attempts to gain full membership in the U.N.
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