VOA News: Middle East Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:05:23 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America US Had Previously Monitored Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:05:23 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:05:23 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:05:23 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa2.cfm?rss=middle east Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan who allegedly killed 13 people communicated with a radical Muslim cleric in Yemen "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa2.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Israeli PM Meets with Obama, Seeks Renewed Peace Talks Tue, 10 Nov 2009 15:13:27 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 15:13:27 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 15:13:27 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa18.cfm?rss=middle east Two leaders hold private talks on security cooperation, Iran and Middle East peace "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa18.cfm?RSS=Middle East" More Civilians Fleeing Conflict In Northern Yemen Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:49:24 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:49:24 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:49:24 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa39.cfm?rss=middle east UN refugee agency says conflict between government, rebel Houthis is worsening "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa39.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Iran Denies Backing Yemeni Rebels Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:03:24 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:03:24 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:03:24 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa42.cfm?rss=middle east Yemen has accused Iran of supporting the Houthi rebel group, which has faced an all-out government assault since August "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa42.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Lebanon's Unity Government Convenes for First Time Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:05:26 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:05:26 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:05:26 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa43.cfm?rss=middle east Hezbollah, backed by Iran and Syria, was given key positions in new government, including Ministry of Foreign Affairs   "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-10-voa43.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Abbas Renews Call for Settlement Halt Wed, 11 Nov 2009 14:21:13 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 14:21:13 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 14:21:13 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa17.cfm?rss=middle east Palestinian president issued the call Wednesday at a gathering in the West Bank marking the fifth anniversary of the death of his predecessor Yasser Arafat "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa17.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Yemen, US Sign Military Cooperation Deal Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:07:43 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:07:43 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:07:43 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa30.cfm?rss=middle east Deal follows Yemen's allegations that Iran funds and backs Shi'ite rebels in northern Yemen "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa30.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Iraq's Presidential Council Wants January 18 Election Wed, 11 Nov 2009 13:15:00 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 13:15:00 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 13:15:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa40.cfm?rss=middle east National election seen as crucial test as Iraq takes more responsibility for its own security ahead of gradual withdrawal of US forces "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa40.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Obama's Middle East Strategy Stalls Wed, 11 Nov 2009 21:12:30 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 21:12:30 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 21:12:30 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa50.cfm?rss=middle east Some Middle East analysts say failure to make progress is due, at least in part, to missteps made by Obama administration "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa50.cfm?RSS=Middle East" Iranian Nobel Laureate Ebadi Criticizes Human Rights in Iran Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:40:06 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:40:06 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:40:06 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa1.cfm?rss=middle east She urged international community to support UN resolution condemning lack of human rights in Iran "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa1.cfm?RSS=Middle East"