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  • UN envoy to Yemen warns of civil war and al-Qaida

    The U.N. envoy to Yemen warned Thursday that the impoverished country is at a crossroads between "civil war and disintegration" and a successful political transition. Jamal Benomar's grim briefing to the U.N. Security Council followed a similar statement...
  • Former wife of dead Argentine prosecutor criticizes probe

    The ex-wife of the prosecutor whose mysterious death has rocked Argentina criticized the investigation Thursday, calling for an international commission to take up the case and accusing the lead investigator of releasing too much information. In a late...
  • Yemen turmoil deepens as Saudi Arabia, Egypt eye intervention and Western embassy staff leave

    As Western diplomats and staff fled Yemen on Wednesday, concern widened over the increasing turmoil in the impoverished nation, with Saudi Arabia arming loyal tribesmen across its southern border and Egypt readying a military unit to intervene if needed....
  • Review: 'Manuscripts Don't Burn'

    Review: 'Manuscripts Don't Burn'
    The end credits of the stealthy Iranian drama "Manuscripts Don't Burn" list Mohammad Rasoulof as writer-director. That's it. There are no actors, no technical or design colleagues cited. This is for safety's sake — safety, right behind creative...
  • Saudi Arabia frets over Iranian front emerging from Yemen chaos

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The crowd packed into the soccer stadium in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, fell silent as three giant screens flickered to life with the image of the country's de-facto leader, Abdulmalik al-Houthi. In his half-hour speech, al-Houthi told...
  • America's Good Fortune Buoys Superpower

    America's Good Fortune Buoys Superpower
    Niccolo Machiavelli, perhaps the shrewdest political philosopher in history, believed that great events were shaped by luck — or "fortuna" as he called this unpredictable force of life. The same actions might produce success or failure, depending on...
  • Despite snub, show up for Netanyahu

    Despite snub, show up for Netanyahu
      Correction: In this editorial about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress, we mistakenly referred to him as a “head of state.” The prime minister is the head of government. The...
  • Syrian government forces, Lebanese Hezbollah capture several villages south of Damascus

    Syrian troops backed by Lebanese Hezbollah fighters swept south of the capital Damascus on Wednesday, seizing strategic hills and villages from rebels and a local al-Qaida affiliate near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. State media and opposition...
  • Obama's sadder but wiser foreign policy

    When he entered the White House in 2009, Barack Obama had grand ambitions in foreign policy. He planned to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, build a better relationship with Russia, broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians and...
  • Netanyahu says Congress speech about Israel's survival not meant to anger Obama

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech before the U.S. Congress about Iran is not meant to butt heads with President Barack Obama but is focused on Israel's very survival. Netanyahu's remarks Tuesday come amid broad...
  • What conflict? Israeli election race pays scant attention to making peace with Palestinians

    Judging by Israel's election race, the decades-long conflict with the Palestinians is not an important issue. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prefers to focus on Iran, and moderate opponents prefer to attack the right-wing government on Netanyahu's...