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American People Should Hold War Lobby Accountable For Libya Debacle

Will America ever again be at peace? A new war always seems to start before the last one ends. The U.S. is bombing targets in Syria and sending troops back into Iraq. Yet Washington's involvement in Afghanistan persists as the administration slows the withdrawal of American forces. Worse, pressure is building for the U.S. Show More Summary

Suicide attack targets MP in Afghan capital

Officials say the suspected Taliban attack killed three people and wounded MP Mujedi.

Netanyahu says US is part of new ‘axis’!

Today in his effort to counter the Iran deal, Netanyahu called the US part of the "Axis," a naked reference to Nazi Germany and its allies in World War 2. "The Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis is very dangerous to humanity and it must be stopped."

Iran nuclear talks approach critical point

Landmark talks to try and break years of dispute over Iran’s ambitious nuclear programme approached a critical point on Sunday as world leaders converged on the Swiss lakeside city of Lausanne. Wang Yi of China joined Laurent Fabius of France, Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany, Federica Mogherini of the EU and John Kerry of the US […]

'Lead suspect' behind Tunisia museum attack killed

Prime minister says Khaled Chaieb and eight other suspects were killed in a security operation near the Algerian border.

Dialogue remains distant, as fighting, air strikes continue across Yemen

Yemeni fighters loyal to the Arab-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-backed Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader’s last major foothold in the country. Hadi loyalists in the southern port city reported a gun battle in the central Crater district in which three people were killed, and said they recaptured […]

Water out of thin air

We look at a machine that extracts water from the air in order to help families living without access to potable water.

Bassil’s attitude annoys Saudi, Egyptian Officials at Arab summit

Saudi Arabian and Egyptian officials were reportedly “annoyed” with Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil’s attitude at the Arab League summit over his insistence that Lebanon is committed to its policy of disassociation from regional disputes, al-Mustaqbal daily reported on Sunday. The officials were bothered that the policy did not synchronize with the Arab consensus on backing […]

Mariners Pitching Prospect Victor Sanchez Dies at 20

He died from head injuries sustained in a boating accident in Venezuela six weeks ago

The reach of Iran

Renad Mansour speaks about where he sees Tehran's ambitions on the global stage.

China's checkbook diplomacy

Is Beijing's latest banking effort a part of a larger strategy to reshape the global balance of power?

150 to 200 Pakistanis still trapped in Aden, report

Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam on Sunday said due to the ongoing conflict in the city of Aden in Yemen, the airport is not accessible to rescue the 150 to 200 stranded Pakistanis from there. She went on to say that the trapped Pakistanis will travel from Aden for Al-Mukalla by road where an […]

Nigeria debates, decides and votes

We look at the various challenges facing Africa's most populous nation and its media ahead of elections.

Arab Nations to Form Joint Military Force

Arab League member nations formally announced an agreement today to form a joint military force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots,...

Germanwings flight 4U9525: Hometown church, community stand by co-pilot, family

The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France. The town of Montabaur has been rattled by the revelation that Lubitz, who […]

Syrians flee Idlib, fearing government reprisals after its defeat

Syrians fled Idlib Sunday, fearing government reprisals a day after opposition fighters and a powerful local al-Qaida affiliate captured the northwestern town, activists said. Idlib, with a population of around 165,000 people, is the second provincial capital to fall to the opposition after Raqqa, which is now a stronghold of the Islamic State group. Its […]

Arab League vows to continue the fight in Yemen

Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen will continue until Shiite rebels there “withdraw and surrender their weapons,” a summit of Arab leaders decided Sunday. The Arab League members also agreeing in principle to forming a joint military force. Show More Summary

Australia Dedicates Cricket World Cup Win to Late Teammate

Phillip Hughes died after being struck in the head by a ball in November

Rest for the King, No Rest for Native Americans

Written by Chip Colwell Today, the King of England will be deposited back into the earth. The public ceremony will be respectful and uncontroversial. Archaeologists will not write angry editorials, sign petitions or organize protests about Richard III, who died 530 years ago. Richard III's body was a treasure house for science and history. Show More Summary

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