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World NowU.S. intelligence agencies missed evidence of the unrest across the Middle East and North Africa that exploded into popular uprisings last year during the so-called Arab Spring and are now trying to improve early warning systems, according to a senior U....
World NowSyrian troops "cleaned" district in Damascus: As fighting reportedly raged for a sixth consecutive day in Damascus, the government said it had routed rebels in the Syrian capital's Midan district, scene of intense combat in recent days. Syrian state...
World NowRefugees fleeing Syria: Escalating violence in Syria has prompted a new surge of refugees fleeing the strife-torn nation, with as many as 30,000 people escaping to neighboring Lebanon in the past 48 hours, the United Nations said Friday....
World NowAs Israel ramped up its threat to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons cache, Syria’s embattled government said Monday that its weapons were secure and they would not use them -- unless provoked by an outside attack....
World NowSaudi protesters were detained in the restive city of Qatif, the official Saudi Press Agency reported Friday, the latest turn in a simmering protest movement in the eastern edge of the kingdom....
Back in 2004, when James Mann wrote "Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet," he took full advantage of the sarcastic nickname that President George W. Bush's foreign policy advisors gave themselves. It not only captured their...
World NowGlobal Focus: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny faces accusations of inciting violence. A female punk rock trio awaits sentencing for appealing to the Virgin Mary to throw President Vladimir Putin out of office. The crackdown on dissent has...
Testifying before a Senate committee a few months ago, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lamented that America was "in an information war, and we are losing that war." This week, she blew a fuse at the "Friends of Syria" meeting in Paris, saying that...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- Menna, 20, paid no attention to politics until the Egyptian revolution started on Jan. 25, 2011. "We never imagined the president would be overthrown," said the young medical student, who lives in Sohag, a city about 240 miles from Cairo,...
World NowA suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vest at the gates of a police academy in the Yemeni capital of Sana on Wednesday, killing 10 in the crowd of cadets headed out on weekend furloughs, the Yemeni Embassy in Washington announced....
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego student who discovered he was on a U.S. government no-fly list when he tried to fly home from Costa Rica, walked across the border at San Ysidro Thursday evening into the arms of his family. Self-described peace activist Kevin...
Tags: FBI, Costa Rica, Security Measures
A recent art exhibition in Tunisia that some claim was insulting to Muslims has provoked new riots in the streets of the capital city of Tunis this week. The provocative exhibition was the annual Le Printemps des Arts, the Northern African country's...
Tags: Arts, Hosni Mubarak, Arts and Culture, BBC
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