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By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A roundup of reaction from officials and citizens across the Middle East and elsewhere to President Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world in Cairo Thursday.
President Obama met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Wednesday ahead of his speech in Egypt aimed at improving relations with the Muslim world. Ray Suarez reports.
In other news, the FBI and New York City police foiled a terrorist plot to attack Jewish synagogues and a military plane, and three U.S. soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Baghdad.
Pope Benedict XVI launched the second leg of a closely-watched trip to the Middle East Monday with a visit to Israel's Holocaust memorial where he said victims of the genocide "lost their lives but they will never lose their names."…
In other news, President Obama spoke to the Turkish parliament, urging better cooperation between the west and the Muslim world and a string of six bombings in Baghdad killed at least 36 people.
Thirty years after the Islamic revolution in Iran, the country remains a complicated nation torn between its tradition and its future. NPR's Steve Inskeep discusses what he found on a reporting trip to the country.
In his first extensive post-inaugural interview, President Obama assured Muslims that America was not an enemy. Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief of Al Arabiya, discusses the Middle East's reaction to the Al-Arabiya interview and Obama's challenges ahead in the region.
Anger and grief from the Mumbai attacks has spread throughout Indian cities and villages both large and small as people struggle to make sense of the bloodshed. NewsHour special correspondent Simon Marks reports from India on reaction to the attacks…
The terror attacks in Mumbai, India, have shaken the city's citizens and raised questions on the government's response. Simon Marks reports from Mumbai on how residents across the city are reacting to the deadly siege.
By PBS NewsHour
Al-Qaida made its first public statement about President-elect Barack Obama on Wednesday, saying it would continue attacks on the U.S. They also criticized Obama for his support of Israel and turning his back on his Muslim roots.
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