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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Egyptian elections

Mar 6, 2013 — The first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections on April 22 is now in doubt; Egyptian lawmakers failed to send a decree calling for the elections to the Constitutional Court for review.
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May 25, 2012 — As officials count ballots from this week's first-ever free presidential election, the Muslim Brotherhood is claiming its candidate got the most votes and will be in a runoff next month against ousted President Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister.
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May 24, 2012 — Egyptians are voting in their first free presidential election. It was just over a year ago that the regime of President Hosni Mubarak was toppled.
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May 23, 2012 — Voting has begun in the country's first free presidential election. It was just a little more than a year ago that the regime of President Hosni Mubarak was toppled.
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Dec 2, 2011 — The country's first freely elected parliament is likely to be dominated by Islamist religious parties.
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Nov 29, 2011 — There's hope and enthusiasm among many Egyptians — though the country's Coptic Christians worry about persecution if candidates aligned with Islamist parties dominate.
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