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  • Iran and the veil: Get it off, put it on

    Iran and the veil: Get it off, put it on
    In fashion-conscious Iranian households dozens of colourful headscarves, suitable for every outfit and season, hang from a rack of hijab hooks by the door. Though many Iranian women stay covered even at home in the presence of male relatives, millions...
  • World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana

    World Cup round-up: Messi lifts Argentina; U.S. opens vs. Ghana
    Lionel Messi scored his first goal in a World Cup since 2006 to lead Argentina to a tournament-opening win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. The best player in the world has not had the best track record in World Cups, but leading La Albiceleste in its rival...
  • Obama has painted himself into a foreign policy corner [Commentary]

    Obama has painted himself into a foreign policy corner [Commentary]
    The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring. Across a huge swath of what, up until recently, had been known as Iraq and Syria, a transnational movement of Sunni Islamic extremists has taken control. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)...
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  • Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

    Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications
    Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees. The Sunni...
  • Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants

    Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants
    Thousands of young Iraqi Shiite Muslims volunteered for military service Saturday and an American aircraft carrier headed toward the Persian Gulf in efforts to counter the blitz attack by Sunni militants sweeping through Iraq's northern provinces. The...
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  • GOP lacks logic in criticizing Obama over Iraq

    President Barack Obama's opponents object to his decision to pull our troops out of Iraq and blame that for today’s chaos there. Based on false claims about weapons of mass destruction, Republicans backed the war against Iraq in 2003. They aimed...
  • U.S. considers air strikes, action with Iran to halt Iraq rebels

    U.S. considers air strikes, action with Iran to halt Iraq rebels
    The United States said it could launch air strikes and act jointly with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government, after a rampage by Sunni Islamist insurgents across Iraq that has brought accusations of war crimes. Militants from the...
  • Official: Iran talks enter 'critical' week with parties far apart

    Official: Iran talks enter 'critical' week with parties far apart
    Iran and six world powers began a "critical" week of nuclear negotiations in Vienna still far apart despite daily contacts over the past month, a senior administration official said Monday.  With a negotiating deadline of July 20 now nearly a month...