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Middle East

New SARS-like virus detected in Middle East

The United Nations health body has issued a statement through its global alert and response system warning of a new, novel coronavirus similar to SARS.

Saudi Arabia and the counter-revolution

With much of the Arab world in a do-or-die stampede toward greater democracy, Saudi Arabia is looking to consolidate the old way of doing things.

Palestinian solar power: why Israel may turn out the lights

Israeli scientists defying military occupation restrictions have brought a great leap forward to the lives of traditional Palestinian herders in a remote corner of the West Bank.