Morsi's Wife Gives Pep Talk to Supporters

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_b5bf6dcbf1.jpgAFP/Getty Images(CAIRO) -- Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi hasn't been seen or heard from since he was ousted by the military on July 3. His disappearance and the subsequent arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leaders has fueled a crisis in Egypt that could result in another revolution, this one far more violent than the last two.

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Deadly Bombings at Afghan and Pakistani Cemeteries

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_69f3c8199f.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) -- At least 44 people in Pakistan and Afghanistan were killed Thursday in two bombings at cemeteries. The attacks occurred on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Pakistani authorities said people had gathered for a police funeral in the western Baluchistan Province city of Quetta when a suicide bomber got through security and detonated explosives.

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Report: Iran Has Built Launch Pad for Ballistic Missiles

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_8e1266eaca.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (JERUSALEM) -- Iran may have built a new launch site to test ballistic missiles, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday, according to analysts at IHS Jane's Military and Security Assessments Center, a global researcher with offices in the U.S. and throughout the world. This new pad, if it does exist, would leave Iran's two other launch sites dedicated to just launching satellites.

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Syria Denies Al-Assad Convoy Struck by Rockets

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_fd9ade8da7.jpgSasha Mordovets/Getty Images(DAMASCUS, Syria) -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is reportedly alive and well in case his enemies were wondering otherwise. One militant faction seeking to oust the embattled leader claimed Thursday morning that mortars struck al-Assad's convoy on his way to a mosque in Damascus to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Yemen Says It Foiled Al Qaeda Plot Against Foreign Interests

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_5b86a13a45.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(SANAA, Yemen) -- The Yemeni government said on Wednesday that it stopped an al Qaeda plot to attack the Canadian-run Mina al-Dhaba oil terminal on the Arabian Sea coast and seize the port city of Al-Mukalla. The claim follows the U.S. pulling Americans out of Yemen along with the closure of U.S. embassies and missions throughout the Middle East and North Africa due to fears of a possible militant strike.

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