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  • Putin and Russian political elite bid farewell to Primakov

    Russia's president and political elite joined thousands of mourners on Monday in bidding farewell to Yevgeny Primakov, a former prime minister who also served as Russia's top diplomat and foreign intelligence chief during a long and distinguished career....
  • Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Armed militants struck within hours of each other on three continents Friday, wielding bombs, firearms and a gruesome display of a decapitated head in a demonstration of the growing global reach of Islamist violence. The militant group Islamic State...
  • An insider's account of International Farhud Day

    An insider's account of International Farhud Day
    While I was speaking to the packed room, a woman I did not know, sitting in the front row, slowly shook her tear-stained head in disbelief and muttered softly … barely audible … "I never thought I would hear these words in this building."...
  • Police arrest Kuwaiti national, others for mosque bombing

    Police have arrested a number of people, among them a Kuwaiti citizen, suspected of being behind a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque that killed 27 people, Kuwait's Interior Ministry said early Sunday. The announcement came just hours after thousands of...
  • Domestic legacy assured, Obama remains challenged abroad

    WASHINGTON While back-to-back Supreme Court rulings upholding the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage burnish President Barack Obama's legacy at home, his foreign policy record is unsettled and may not be fully established until years after he leaves...
  • Bomb blasts in Iraqi capital leave 12 dead, dozens wounded

    A series of attacks targeting public places killed 12 people in Baghdad on Saturday, said Iraqi authorities, as the prime minister announced the arrest of an aide to Saddam Hussein. Police officials say a car bomb went off about noon Saturday near...
  • IS affiliate hits Shiite mosque in Kuwait, killing 27 people

    A suicide bomber purportedly from an Islamic State affiliate unleashed the first terrorist attack in Kuwait in more than two decades on Friday, killing at least 27 people and wounding scores more in a bombing that targeted Shiite worshippers after...
  • 27 dead as Islamic State claims responsibility for blast at Shiite mosque in Kuwait

    A suicide bomber purportedly from an Islamic State affiliate unleashed the first terrorist attack in Kuwait in more than two decades on Friday, killing at least 27 people and wounding scores more in a bombing that targeted Shiite worshippers after...
  • Iraq confirms its pilot died in Arizona military plane crash

    The body of an Iraqi pilot whose military plane crashed during a training mission in the United States has been found at the crash site, Iraq's Defense Ministry said on Friday, as violence continues to strike around the capital, Baghdad. The ministry...
  • Iraqi pilot flew military plane that crashed in Arizona

    An Iraqi pilot who has been training in the United States for four years crashed in southern Arizona while flying an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, a spokesman for the Iraqi defense minister said Thursday. "We have no word yet on his fate or the reason...
  • Iraqi pilot missing after F-16 crash during Arizona training exercise

    Iraqi pilot missing after F-16 crash during Arizona training exercise
    Rescuers were searching for an Iraqi pilot who crashed his F-16 on a training mission in southeastern Arizona where the United States maintains a program for foreign military pilots. U.S. officials said they could not identify the pilot, but confirmed...