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  • Should the U.N. accept Abbas' Palestinian statehood bid? [The conversation]

     
    In Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' formal bid to the U.N. for member state status Friday, he said he wanted to revive the peace process with Israel by ending all settlement activities and establishing a two-state solution. To that end,........
  • Rick Perry on Obama's Israel policy: 'Naive, arrogant, misguided and dangerous'

     
    Rick Perry, Republican presidential candidate: Full text of his remarks on Israel and Palestine....
  • SYRIA: Death of popular Sunni cleric stirs unrest in Aleppo

     
    The funeral of an outspoken Sunni cleric who died under tight security in a hospital Tuesday interrupted the calm that has largely prevailed in the Syrian commercial center of Aleppo. Dr. Ibrahim Salkini, the Sunni mufti of Aleppo and dean of theology...
  • SYRIA: Satellite TV station keeps Moammar Kadafi on the air

     
    Moammar Kadafi can still count on one friendly place to air his calls to burn Libya down: Syria, where beleaguered leader Bashar Assad is allowing a satellite TV station to air all the deposed Libyan leader's fervent appeals. Al Oruba channel, linked to...
  • Zara contractor in Brazil accused of slave labor

     
    Brazil's labor ministry is investigating a supplier for the Spanish clothing brand Zara for allegations of slave-labor conditions at sweatshops in Sao Paolo, and is also opening labor investigations against other international companies, reports O Globo,...
  • LIBYA: Rebel capital moving, assets unfrozen

     
    Meanwhile, the wire service also reported that the U.S. and South Africa reached a deal Thursday that will release $1.5 billion in frozen Libyan assets in American banks which the U.S. is earmarking for the cash-strapped rebels fighting to oust Moammar...
  • LIBYA: Push to unfreeze Libyan assets

     
    The Libyan opposition said it urgently needs at least $5 billion in frozen assets to pay state salaries, maintain vital services and repair critical oil facilities. Analysts estimate that as much as $110 billion is frozen in banks worldwide....
  • Jay Carney's newest warning to Syria on violence

     
    Jay Carney statement on Syria, as provided by Jay Carney We strongly condemn and deplore the Syrian government’s use of violence and mass arrests in response to ongoing demonstrations. We again salute the courage of Syrian protestors for insisting...
  • SYRIA: Clinton condemns Syrian crackdown on protesters

     
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton issued a statement late Friday while traveling in Rome, condemning the Syrian government's crackdown on protesters who took to the streets as part of the ongoing uprising against the regime of President...
  • CalPERS divesting from companies operating in Iran, Sudan

     
    The country's largest public pension fund is selling all its stock in companies that continue to operate in Iran and Sudan. The California Public Employees' Retirement System announced Monday that it is fully complying with state divestment laws passed...
  • Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to Obama: What?

     
    Since sanctions haven't worked on a misbehaving dictator in Libya, maybe more of them will work on Syria's president.....