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October 30, 2009
Posted: 909 GMT

All of us at CNN are counting down the days to the launch of our newest bureau and production facility. After Atlanta, London and Hong Kong – Abu Dhabi is set to be our fourth broadcast hub when it launches on November 3rd. We will have a nightly newscast from there called Prism hosted by Stan Grant so be sure to tune in!

We'll bring you a behind-the-scenes look at how the bureau came together on the next IME airing November 4. Meanwhile, here's a sneak preview!

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October 28, 2009
Posted: 907 GMT

CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on the lack of water in Gaza refugee camps.

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October 26, 2009
Posted: 456 GMT

Filed under: Egypt •Health •U.S. •Video

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October 25, 2009
Posted: 457 GMT

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October 20, 2009
Posted: 806 GMT

TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) - Three days of mourning began in the Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan on Monday, after dozens of people were killed in a militant attack a day earlier, state media reported.

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Iranian parliament Speaker Ali Larijani calls a suicide bombing 'the result of the U.S. actions.
Iranian parliament Speaker Ali Larijani calls a suicide bombing 'the result of the U.S. actions.

A man carrying explosives blew himself up Sunday as participants headed to a conference between Shia and Sunni groups in southeastern Iran, killing at least 42, state-run Press TV reported.

The blast in the city of Sarbaz, in Sistan-Baluchestan, wounded 28 others, the semi-official Fars news agency said.

Among those killed were five senior officers of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps, Fars said. Read full article

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October 18, 2009
Posted: 931 GMT

CNN's Ivan Watson reports from Turkey on the soccer game that could bring Turkey and Armenia closer together.

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October 15, 2009
Posted: 452 GMT
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Posted: 448 GMT

By Paula Hancocks

(CNN) - Salwa Salah was 16 years old when she was arrested by Israeli forces and jailed for seven months.

Israeli court minutes said Salwa Salah, 16, had been involved in 'planning military operations'
Israeli court minutes said Salwa Salah, 16, had been involved in 'planning military operations'

To this day she says she does not know her crime and is struggling to get her life back on track.

She was released shortly before her final school exams but was unable to catch up and now has to re-sit before she can go to university.

Salah was held under administrative detention – detention without charge or trial. It is legal under international law which permits its use only in exceptional cases to protect the security of a state.

But human rights groups say Israel abuses this right. Read full article

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Filed under: Human Rights •Israel •Palestinians •Video

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October 14, 2009
Posted: 710 GMT

Filed under: Egypt •Islam

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October 12, 2009
Posted: 807 GMT

Ivan Watson reports on one Turkish taxi driver's mission to catalog his city's poorest.

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