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  • IRAN: Government-controlled media mute on deadly protests in Syria

     
    The deadly mass demonstrations that have rocked Syria for the last 10 days and constitute the greatest challenge to President Bashar Assad since he took power 11 years ago have been a top news item on many media networks around......
  • Afghan political drama hits close to home for area musician Ariana Delawari

     
    Today the Associated Press reported that Afghan finance official Noorullah Delwari was questioned in a corruption probe regarding a commission, where he was a member, which paid a consulting fee to Lufthansa Airlines in an attempt to rebuild Afghanistan's...
  • What they're saying about Obama's Mideast speech, mainly on Israel and Palestine

     
    Reactions flow in to the Democrat';s speech on American Middle East policies, especially on Israel and Palestine. Leave yours here too...
  • WEST BANK: Palestinians not allowed to show solidarity with Egyptians

     
    For the mainstream Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and its archrival the Islamist Hamas, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since June 2007, the turmoil in Egypt is a source of concern. In the West Bank, the pro-West Palestinian......
  • Americans Lower Expectations for Presidency

     
    Feb. 27, 1980: This page is such a time capsule of the 1980s that I couldn’t decide on one story. There's Baltimore Sun columnist Matt Seiden's a piece on the war between humans and computers, an essay by Calvin Zon on Haitian refugees in Florida,...
  • ISRAEL: Author waits--and waits--for permit to travel to Lebanon for literary award

     
    Literature is supposed to transcend borders, but sometimes it runs up against them. Author Ala Hlehel is among the winners of the Beirut39 literary competition, which acknowledges fresh voices in Arab literature in a list of 39 writers under the......
  • ISRAEL: Author receives permit to travel to Lebanon

     
    A previous post told of Ala Hlehel's petition to receive permission from the Israeli government to travel to Lebanon for a literary festival. Hlehel, an Arab citizen of Israel who is among the recipients of the Beirut39 awards for Arab......
  • LEBANON: Militant group's attack on Israel complicates the situation along tense border

     
    For years, Israel's main concern on its northern border was the militant Shiite group Hezbollah, a tightly organized resistance movement that participates in the Lebanese government but still maintains its own military and social infrastructure. But now...
  • U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating

    U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating
    The U.S. nuclear industry is turning up the power on old reactors, spurring quiet debate over the safety of pushing aging equipment beyond its original specifications. The little-publicized practice, known as uprating, has expanded the country's nuclear...
  • Gingrich sees Egypt as Obama version of Iran hostage crisis

    Gingrich sees Egypt as Obama version of Iran hostage crisis
    Newt Gingrich waited until the day before Colorado's Republican presidential contest to start campaigning here, and -- as if to make up for lost time -- took the guns-blazing approach upon arrival. The former House speaker opened a rally here in this...
  • All lines lead to Delhi

    Shortly before the fall of the vast, wealthy Mughal reign -- the one that managed to generate one-fifth of the world's wealth in 1600 and gave us the anglicized word "mogul" -- a leader is said to have shrugged off an impending foreign invasion by saying,...