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CAIRO — Omar Suleiman, Egypt's former spymaster and a confidant of deposed leader Hosni Mubarak, died Thursday in a U.S. hospital, months after his unsuccessful presidential bid to restore the old guard to power after a national revolution, state...
World NowFor some Iraqi refugees living in Syria, it feels like a sequel to a nightmare. Tens of thousands of Iraqis fled to Syria during the brutal sectarian war that followed the U.S.-led ouster of Saddam Hussein. Syria beckoned as a haven of religious...
World NowMuch of the Christian population of the besieged Syrian city of Qusair has abandoned the town after an “ultimatum” from the rebel military chief there, reports Agenzia Fides, the official Vatican news agency....
L.A. NOWA former U.S. Marine from Southern California could face up to ten years in federal prison after being convicted of illegal possession of a chrome-plated AK-47 machine gun that authorities say he smuggled back from a tour of duty in Iraq and may have...
Jacket CopySaddam Hussein's daughter Raghad Saddam Hussein is said to be looking for an international publisher for the handwritten memoir of her deposed father, who was executed in 2006....
World NowEU-Russia summit: European leaders are expected to press the contentious issue of Syria at a European Union-Russian summit Monday in St. Petersburg, but few believe Russian President Vladimir Putin will agree to ramp up pressure on the Syrian government.....
President Obama celebrated the soldiers who fought the Iraq war on Wednesday, marking the fulfillment of a campaign promise to bring home all U.S. forces following a nearly nine-year conflict that killed more than 4,400 U.S. soldiers. "So as your...
Tags: U.S. Senate, Iraq, Politics, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama
World NowA clandestine jail and alleged torture site under the control of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki continues to operate more than a year after the government ordered it shut down, Human Rights Watch claims in a report being released Tuesday....
President Obama has called a halt to the decade-long rise in defense spending that began after Sept. 11, and has proposed shrinking the Army and Marine Corps by about 14%. Congressional Republicans (not to mention Mitt Romney) say that would be...
Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
Tags: Politics, Fiction, Journalism, Jacobo Timerman, George W. Bush
World NowThe U.S. military mission in Iraq formally ended Thursday in a small ceremony at Baghdad airport as the last U.S. troops prepared to leave the country after nearly nine years of war, billions of dollars spent and nearly 4,500 lives lost....
Nation NowHitchens death reactions: A sampling of writers' reactions to the death of public intellectual and Anglo-American citizen Christopher Hitchens....
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