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A Palestinian man looks at the slashed tires of a vehicle in the occupied east Jerusalem neighborhood of Shaikh Jarrah on November 23, 2014, after some five vehicles had their tyres slashed by Israeli colonists. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI

Israel seeks to strip Palestinians of residency

Proposal in addition to the standing policy of home demolition of those involved in attacks

From left: US Secretary of State John Kerry, former EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meet for talks on the sidelines of nuclear talks with Iran aimed at settling a dispute over Iran's nuclear program at the Palais Coburg in Vienna on  Saturday Nov. 22,  2014.

Iran open to extending nuclear talks by one year

Such an extension would be under the terms of an interim accord reached in Geneva a year ago

Winner of the 2014 World Muslimah Awards Fatma Ben Guefrache of Tunis gives her kiss to orphan juries in Yogyakarta.

Tunisian scientist wins Muslim beauty pageant

An eclectic mix of women from around the world compete in the finale of a pageant exclusively for Muslims

In this handout picture released by the Italian Navy on November 17, 2014 migrants sit aboard the ship "Vega" during a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily as part of the European monitoring system of the mediterranean Triton (Frontex). The Italian navy and merchant ships picked up more than 2,500 migrants from the Mediterranean over the weekend as the flow of refugees seeking to reach Europe rose again.

800 migrants rescued off Libya coast

Unprecedented numbers of would-be immigrants head for Italy’s shores

A Tunisian woman prepares to cast her vote at a polling station in the capital Tunis on November 23, 2014, during Tunisia's first presidential election since the 2011 revolution. Among the 27 candidates, the favourite is former premier Beji Caid Essebsi, an 87-year-old veteran whose anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party won parliamentary elections last month.

Tunisia votes in landmark presidential election

Winner will have to tackle a faltering economy and unemployment













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