Column | Jul 10, 2012 | 5:09 PM
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Column | Oct 26, 2012 | 4:18 PMThree days before his murder, Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan told me in a telephone interview from France that his contacts with the Syrian opposition put him "under a big light for Hezbollah" and made it "complicated for me to move" because he was a potential target.
Column | Nov 14, 2012 | 1:15 PM
More than $500,000 will go to 13 Chicago non-profit cultural organizations from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s International Connections Fund. The resources will enable recipients “to conduct collaborations with arts...
Story | Jan 8, 2012 | 4:38 PM
Iran reportedly has begun enriching uranium at a new underground site, a leading Iranian newspaper reported Sunday, a move likely to ratchet up tension with the West over the country’s disputed nuclear program. The Fordo nuclear complex is said to...
Story | Jan 9, 2012 | 4:39 PM
A court in Iran has sentenced to death an Iranian American who was convicted of spying for the CIA, Iranian media reported on Monday. Amir Mirzaei Hekmati was accused of “cooperation with an enemy government, membership in the CIA and attempts to...