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  • Qatar: Syria rebels' tiny ally in the background

    Qatar: Syria rebels' tiny ally in the background
    DOHA, Qatar — As the hot sun cut through the morning haze of the seemingly perpetual summer of this Persian Gulf city, commanders of Syria's Western-backed opposition forces convened for a series of high-level meetings. The participants, leaders...
  • Mads Mikkelsen among winners at Palm Springs International film fest

    Mads Mikkelsen among winners at Palm Springs International film fest
    Tom Hanks jokingly referred to last Saturday’s Palm Springs International Film Festival gala as “This little, intimate, Sonny Bono rec-room chicken dinner get-together for two-and-a-half-thousand people."  This Saturday’s luncheon at...
  • Biden pays tribute to Ariel Sharon as courageous, 'complex' leader

    Biden pays tribute to Ariel Sharon as courageous, 'complex' leader
    JERUSALEM — Reaffirming the United States' "unflagging" commitment to Israel, Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute Monday to the country’s late prime minister, Ariel Sharon, as a “complex man” whose life “traced the...
  • Iran reaches terms with U.S., others to carry out nuclear deal

    Iran reaches terms with U.S., others to carry out nuclear deal
    WASHINGTON -- Iran and six world powers said Sunday they have agreed on a plan of implementation for their first-phase nuclear deal, a sign the fragile effort to curb Tehran's nuclear ambitions remains on track. The implementation agreement, worked...
  • Syria and the perils of proxy war

    Syria and the perils of proxy war
    The first war I covered as a foreign correspondent was the civil war in Lebanon. When the conflict began in 1975, it was just a series of skirmishes, a nasty but limited little war for control of a small nation. Then other countries got involved: Syria,...
  • Interim nuclear deal greeted positively by most Iranians

    Interim nuclear deal greeted positively by most Iranians
    TEHRAN — Word that the interim nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will go into effect this month for the most part was met positively in the Iranian capital, though some hard-liners reiterated their opposition. “Maybe our business...
  • Officials call for Syria measures to bolster peace talks

    Officials call for Syria measures to bolster peace talks
    BEIRUT — Diplomats on Monday pushed for a limited cease-fire in Syria, a prisoner exchange and better access for aid efforts before a peace conference scheduled to begin next week in Switzerland. At a news conference in Paris, U.S. Secretary of...
  • How to poison the Iran talks

     How to poison the Iran talks
    Over the weekend, diplomats from Iran and six major world powers finalized the details of an interim agreement designed to stop progress on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program while negotiations proceed on a permanent deal to deprive Iran of nuclear...
  • New Iran agreement includes secret side deal, Tehran official says

    New Iran agreement includes secret side deal, Tehran official says
    WASHINGTON – Key elements of a new nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers are contained in an informal, 30-page text not yet publicly acknowledged by Western officials, Iran’s chief negotiator said Monday. Abbas Araqchi...
  • Distrust hinders U.S.-Iraq fight against resurgent Al Qaeda militants

    Distrust hinders U.S.-Iraq fight against resurgent Al Qaeda militants
    WASHINGTON — With insurgents linked to Al Qaeda battling for control of two major Iraqi cities, long-standing suspicion between the Obama administration and the government in Baghdad is hindering joint efforts against a common foe. Sunni Muslim...
  • Maliki calls on Iraqis to expel Al Qaeda from Anbar or face attack

    Maliki calls on Iraqis to expel Al Qaeda from Anbar or face attack
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki urged the residents of Fallouja to expel Al Qaeda-aligned militants who seized the city last week or deal with an imminent attack by government forces to regain the Sunni Muslim stronghold, news agencies in Baghdad...