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  • 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...
  • Deadly Middle East respiratory virus surge continues in Saudi Arabia

    Deadly Middle East respiratory virus surge continues in Saudi Arabia
    Eleven new cases of the occasionally fatal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, were reported in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, two days after the nation’s health minister was replaced. In the week ending Monday, 67 cases were reported of the...
  • The Jerusalem fiction that continues to endure

    In 2002, at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, an American citizen named Naomi Zivotofsky gave birth to another American citizen, Menachem Zivotofsky. It is the strong belief of both Naomi and her husband, Menachem's father, Ari, that the...
  • U.S.' top three oil suppliers see their share of market go up

    Although U.S. imports of crude oil are down overall, the share of oil from the nation's top three suppliers soared to its highest levels in four decades in 2013, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Canada, Saudi Arabia and Mexico...
  • Pico Iyer on discovering his passion for adventure

    All night long there were footsteps in the corridor, as girls from the nearby bars slipped in and out of rooms. I could hear bottles being smashed in the streets, the whining of an air conditioner that never quite took the edge off the tropical heat. When...
  • Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

    Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy. In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married. In...
  • Saudi Arabia denies visa to White House correspondent

    BRUSSELS —   The White House said it is “very disappointed” by Saudi Arabia’s decision to deny a visa to a White House reporter for the Jerusalem Post who applied to cover President Obama’s visit to that Middle East nation...
  • Secret Service agents sent home from Obama trip for alleged drinking

    Secret Service agents sent home from Obama trip for alleged drinking
    BRUSSELS -- Three Secret Service agents prepping for President Obama’s trip to the Netherlands were sent home for “disciplinary reasons,” a service spokesman said Wednesday, in another embarrassing incident for the elite agency charged...
  • Syrian opposition fails to win country's Arab League seat

    BEIRUT -- Syria’s main opposition political group was rebuffed Wednesday by the Arab League, which denied the group's request to occupy Syria’s seat in the 22-member body. The organization recognized the Syrian National Coalition as the...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...