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  • Occidental Petroleum to sell stakes in Middle East, North Africa

    Occidental Petroleum to sell stakes in Middle East, North Africa
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. is selling off a minority stake in Middle East and North Africa oil fields along with other assets in an effort to boost value for shareholders. The Westwood oil and gas giant said those decisions come as part of a push to...
  • Al Jazeera affiliate among four TV stations ordered closed in Egypt

    Al Jazeera affiliate among four TV stations ordered closed in Egypt
    CAIRO -- An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered the closing of four television stations, including an Al Jazeera affiliate, in an escalating government crackdown to silence media criticism and intimidate journalists. The military has been sensitive to...
  • For 'Buck' McKeon, it's Syria or the sequester

     For 'Buck' McKeon, it's Syria or the sequester
    To strike Syria or not — for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), that wasn't exactly the question. In the Wall Street Journal, he said he couldn't even consider U.S. military intervention unless the military budget was liberated from the...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Revolution' on NBC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Revolution' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- Revolution In the season premiere Neville...
  • Turkey's leader softens tone but says redevelopment will continue

    Turkey's leader softens tone but says redevelopment will continue
    ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister used less belligerent language Thursday but said he would go ahead with redevelopment plans that have sparked nationwide protests, in comments that could be decisive in determining whether demonstrations...
  • Rick Atkinson closes his war trilogy with 'The Guns at Last Light'

    Rick Atkinson closes his war trilogy with 'The Guns at Last Light'
    After calling it a masterpiece of deep reporting and powerful storytelling, what more needs to be said of Rick Atkinson's trilogy about World War II? The first volume, "An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943" received the Pulitzer Prize for...
  • Kaskade sets Staples Center headline date

     
    Kaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets....
  • Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's U.S. translator

    Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's U.S. translator
    How do you convey to the world the American ideal of free speech or curious turns of phrase like "stump speech" and "gerrymandering"? Abderrahim Foukara does it daily, as Al Jazeera's bureau chief in Washington. I first met the Moroccan-born journalist at...
  • Two killed as Tunisia protest against film spirals into violence

     
    Two protesters were killed Friday after a massive protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunis turned violent, devolving into chaos after protesters scaled an embassy wall and set off a huge explosion with a Molotov cocktail....
  • Gul drops in, talks up the Turkish political model

     
    Turkish President Abdullah Gul came to California this week after addressing the NATO summit in Chicago and talked up the Turkish political model....
  • Sharing refugees -- a 'good idea' that's gone nowhere

     
    Konate is one of more than 16,000 people who have boarded boats and landed on Malta over the past decade, often by accident. The tiny Mediterranean nation is a refugee destination out of happenstance, as people fleeing North Africa aim their boats at...