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  • Women in Saudi Arabia: Unshackling themselves

    Women in Saudi Arabia: Unshackling themselves
    Saudi women are gaining ground, slowly A RECENT move to introduce physical education to government girls' schools met the same response as most attempts to give Saudi women equal rights with men. A group of conservatives protested in Riyadh, the...
  • Video shows Syrian rebels may have U.S.-made antitank missiles

    Video shows Syrian rebels may have U.S.-made antitank missiles
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Video has surfaced that appears to show antitank guided missiles in the hands of a rebel faction operating in southern Syria, the latest indication that sophisticated U.S. weaponry is making its way to antigovernment fighters in Syria....
  • Egypt reports its first MERS case; virus kills 92 in Saudi Arabia

    Egypt reports its first MERS case; virus kills 92 in Saudi Arabia
    CAIRO – Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has come to Egypt. State television said Saturday that the country’s first case had been discovered. It said the patient, who was hospitalized in Cairo, had recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, where...
  • Pentagon weighs sending Manning to civilian prison for gender treatment

      The Pentagon is considering transferring Pvt. Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking national security materials, to a civilian prison for treatment of her gender disorder, officials confirmed on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters in Saudi Arabia,...
  • Egypt reports its first case of MERS virus

    CAIRO — With the appearance of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in the Arab world's most populous country, health officials face a tough new challenge in confronting the often lethal virus. Egypt's Ministry of Health said Saturday that...
  • WHO isn't scared of MERS, so why don't I feel better?

    Should we be worried about MERS? The World Health Organization says not really, at least not yet. So why don’t I feel better? (Not literally. That’s rhetorical: I mean, I feel fine, really. Allergies, maybe. Just a little tickle in the...
  • Iraqi immigrant convicted of killing wife at their El Cajon home

    SAN DIEGO -- An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of fatally beating his wife in their El Cajon home because she wanted a divorce. The March 2012 case gained attention because a note left near the body suggested the attack was an anti-immigrant...
  • Iraqi immigrant found guilty of murdering wife in El Cajon

    SAN DIEGO — An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of murdering his wife in their El Cajon home because she wanted a divorce. The March 2012 killing gained attention because a note left near the body suggested the attack was an anti-immigrant...
  • ABC Family Orders Drama Pilot 'Stitchers'

    ABC Family has given a pilot order to procedural drama "Stitchers," from scribe Jeffrey Schechter. Reality-bending vehicle revolves around a young woman recruited into a government agency where she is "stitched" into the mind of a person who recently...
  • Saudi spy chief removal may not change U.S. ties -- or end his career

    Saudi spy chief removal may not change U.S. ties -- or end his career
    Prince Bandar bin Sultan's replacement last week as Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief has fueled speculation about a shift in the monarchy’s shaky relations with the United States and its position toward the Syrian conflict — not to mention...
  • Syrian President Bashar Assad to run for reelection

    Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday he would seek reelection in balloting scheduled for June, the government announced, confirming a decision that had been widely expected. Official state media reported that Syrians “took out to the streets&...