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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak casts his vote for parliament elections at a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov.28, 2010.  (AP / Amr Nabil)

 

CAIRO — Egyptians voted Sunday in a parliamentary election that was marred by a crackdown on the main opposition movement and on independent media, as well as tensions with the United States over the government's insistence on barring international monitors.

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Palestinian youths hurl stones at an Israeli army vehicle during clashes in the West Bank village of Jaba on Nov. 11 during an Israeli army incursion.  (SAIF DAHLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated her country's unshakable commitment to Israel's security and to peace in the Middle-East.

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