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  • Iran nuclear deal close, but important issues remain, Kerry says

    Iran nuclear deal close, but important issues remain, Kerry says
    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry joined closed-door talks in Geneva on Friday amid indications that Iran and six world powers might be on the verge of a breakthrough in curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions. But Kerry...
  • U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates

    U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is in talks with Yemeni officials to set up a detention facility outside their capital to hold dozens of terrorism suspects from Guantanamo Bay and Afghanistan, U.S. and Yemeni officials say. The plan...
  • Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt

    Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt
    CAIRO—Secretary of State John F. Kerry paid a brief visit to Egypt on Sunday that was meant to smooth over recent rifts, but laid bare the two countries’ differences over authoritarian practices of the military-backed government that...
  • Letters: The best way to deal with Iran

    Re "How to negotiate with Iran," Opinion, Oct. 29 Dennis Ross and his colleagues lay out a sophisticated and nuanced strategy for dealing with Iran at this critical junction, something the Obama administration seems not to have accomplished. This is...
  • Kerry in Egypt for first time since coup against Morsi

    Kerry in Egypt for first time since coup against Morsi
    CAIRO – On the eve of the trial of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Egypt Sunday for his first talks here with the military-backed government that overthrew Morsi. Security was extremely tight for the...
  • Turning away from the Mideast

     Turning away from the Mideast
    Two years ago, when the Arab Spring was in bloom, President Obama declared that promoting democracy in the Middle East would be "a top priority" for the United States. "We know that our own future is bound to this region by the forces of economics and...
  • Caltech names physicist from University of Chicago as new president

    Caltech names physicist from University of Chicago as new president
    Thomas Rosenbaum, an expert in condensed matter physics, will become the new president of the California Institute of Technology, officials announced Thursday. Rosenbaum, 58, currently serves as provost at the University of Chicago, where he also...
  • Saudi officials set up roadblocks against women's 'drive-in' protest

    Saudi officials set up roadblocks against women's 'drive-in' protest
    CAIRO - Some dared to drive. Others stayed home, but promised to take to the roads another day. Calls for a nationwide “drive-in” to protest Saudi Arabia’s de facto ban on women driving were softened at the eleventh hour by organizers,...
  • Saudi woman drives despite warnings

    Saudi woman drives despite warnings
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A Saudi woman said she got behind the wheel Saturday and drove to the grocery store without being stopped or harassed by police, kicking off a campaign protesting the ban on women driving in the ultraconservative kingdom....
  • In Saudi Arabia, a drive for women's rights

     In Saudi Arabia, a drive for women's rights
    Give women the vote and what outrageous thing happens next? In Saudi Arabia, they start demanding the keys to the car. Thus a relative handful of brave Saudi women will slip behind the wheel Saturday for a "Day of Female Driving." Saudi Arabia is the...
  • Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks

    Arab states and Western nations push Syria peace talks
    LONDON – A key group of Arab states and Western nations, including the United States, urged the “moderate opposition” in Syria to attend peace talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war, but underlined their insistence that...