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  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

    Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says. "Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
  • John Kerry tries to pacify Israeli worries over Iran deal

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to pacify Israeli worries over an emerging nuclear deal with Iran in an interview aired Sunday, dismissing some concerns as brought on by "hysteria" over the possible agreement. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • Administration worries grow over Saudi campaign in Yemen

    The Obama administration is growing increasingly wary about the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen and how to restore peace to a country wracked by sectarian divisions, endemic poverty and the al-Qaida offshoot posing the greatest threat to the...
  • Key petroleum shipping route raises stakes in the Yemen conflict

    Its Arabic name, "Gate of Tears," is appropriately sorrowful for a waterway set alongside Yemen, now suffering a sixth week of punishing airstrikes. But the security of the Bab al Mandab, one of the world's most strategic straits, vastly raises the stakes...
  • In South Carolina, GOP hopefuls run against Obama, terrorism

    Republican presidential hopefuls eventually will have to start running against each other. But, for now, many are content to run against President Barack Obama, Iran and Middle East extremists. At the South Carolina Republican convention on Saturday, Jeb...
  • Saudi-Yemen border clash kills 3 Saudi troops, Yemeni rebels

    Yemen's Shiite rebels attacked Saudi border posts, sparking fierce fighting overnight that killed three Saudi troops and dozens of rebels, the kingdom said. Saudi-led airstrikes continued to bomb rebel positions inside Yemen on Friday, including a...
  • Rubio says lifting sanctions on Iran would threaten Israel

    WASHINGTON Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Friday defended his plan to force Iran to recognize Israel's right to exist as part of a broader bill aimed at giving Congress a greater say in nuclear talks. Critics call Rubio's amendment a poison...
  • US Navy accompanies 4 ships through Strait of Hormuz

    The U.S. Navy accompanied four American-flagged ships and a British vessel moving through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf on Thursday, and officials said the U.S. will offer that aid to any other nation concerned about interference...
  • US sends destroyer to monitor Iran's seizure of cargo ship

    WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy destroyer and naval aircraft scrambled closer to Iran on Tuesday after five Iranian coast guard vessels intercepted and detained a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz. The Pentagon said the container vessel,...
  • US seeks to compensate victims of Sudan, Iran and Cuba

    The U.S. government announced a system Friday to compensate people harmed by Sudan, Iran and Cuba using some of the $8.9 billion forfeited by France's largest bank for violating U.S. economic sanctions by processing transactions for clients in blacklisted...
  • Trudy Rubin: Help Sunnis take on Islamic State

    AMMAN, Jordan When Islamic State jihadis poured into Iraq from Syria in June and attacked Sheikh Abdullah al-Yawar's compound, he urged the Iraqi government to fly weapons to a nearby airfield so his Sunni tribesmen could hit back. But the Iraqi...