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  • Obama's Islamic State strategy relies on allies with own reputations for brutality

    WASHINGTON Whatever strategy President Barack Obama lays out Wednesday to combat the Islamic State is sure to rely heavily on buy-in from rival Muslim powerhouses Saudi Arabia and Iran one a Sunni Muslim kingdom with its own grim penchant for beheadings...
  • Lack of reliable partners in Syria poses daunting challenge to U.S.

    Lack of reliable partners in Syria poses daunting challenge to U.S.
    With the dramatic aerial bombardment of militant positions in Syria on Tuesday, the Obama administration has expanded its offensive against Islamic State extremists to new but treacherous terrain. The U.S.-led air assault across a wide swath of northern...
  • Analysis: Reality upended Obama's hope of ending US military entanglements

    WASHINGTON Unveiling a new defense policy in January 2012 that called for a leaner U.S. military, President Barack Obama assured the nation that more than a decade of foreign conflict that cost thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars was...
  • Iran to give military grant to Lebanese army: official

    Beirut (Reuters) - Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the head of Iran's national security council said on Tuesday, boosting security forces that are already backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States. The Lebanase Army has been...
  • Allies and adversaries in the Middle East

    Allies and adversaries in the Middle East
    Who are we at war with in the Middle East? At first glance, this seems like a straightforward question with an obvious answer. We are at war with the Islamic State terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria. Moreover, "war" is the exact descriptor to use,...
  • Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at U.N

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater...
  • Netanyahu calls on Arabs to take first step for peace

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in remarks to the United Nations General Assembly, said Monday that Arab nations should start working with Israel if they want to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace. Netanyahu said that while an Israeli-...
  • Iran prays for rain amid acute water shortage

    The ritual chants of "Death to America!" have not gone away, but at Friday services across Iran worshipers sought divine intervention in a matter more climatological than ideological. The faithful prayed for rain, or at least were urged to do so. "For...
  • Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani

    Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani
    Israeli leaders emerged from a long weekend of the Jewish New Year and Sabbath to denounce speeches delivered at the United Nations General Assembly last week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 15 – 21, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are announced at a 'Better Together' event in Glasgow....
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...