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  • UAE doesn't see OPEC shifting strategy to shore up crude prices

    The energy minister for the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday there are no plans for OPEC to curb production to shore up falling crude prices, and instead put the onus on shale oil drillers for oversupplying the market. Oil prices have lost well over...
  • Charlie Hebdo massacre shows clash of globalization and ideologies raises stakes for satirists

    These are dark days for those who want to believe that the pen is mightier than the sword. The attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has caused grief and soul-searching around the world, and exposed the risks humorists can run — only...
  • Director Ana Lily Amirpour on Iranian vampires and weird SoCal towns

    Director Ana Lily Amirpour on Iranian vampires and weird SoCal towns
    A statuesque young man with family troubles. An abusive pimp with diabolical facial hair. And a lithe young vampire who wears a chador and rides a skateboard. All of these were set to a Sergio Leone-ish soundtrack, filmed in lush black-and-white...
  • Iran's influence in Iraq solidifies as it eclipses US in helping fight Islamic State militants

    In the eyes of most Iraqis, their country's best ally in the war against the Islamic State group is not the United States and the coalition air campaign against the militants. It's Iran, which is credited with stopping the extremists' march on Baghdad....
  • U.S. use of sanctions is riling some beyond the target countries

    U.S. use of sanctions is riling some beyond the target countries
    The Obama administration confronted a long list of security challenges last year, including Islamic State militants in Iraq, an increasingly aggressive Kremlin and longtime adversaries in Iran, North Korea and Syria. It responded to each with the same...
  • In Turkey, Afghan migrant gives new arrivals a reality check

     In Turkey, Afghan migrant gives new arrivals a reality check
    In a decade of bouncing from Pakistan to Iran to Turkey, Sohrab Barati, 26, has come to know just about every possible fate likely to befall Afghan migrants as they inch toward Western Europe. Penniless families sleep in parks. Boys as young as 16...
  • Nuclear talks in Geneva will be test of Iran's flexibility

    Nuclear talks in Geneva will be test of Iran's flexibility
    High-level meetings in Geneva in coming days will offer an early test of whether Iran is willing to show new flexibility in the stalled international negotiations on its nuclear program. With only six weeks before the next deadline in the negotiations,...
  • En route to India, US Secretary of State Kerry stops in Germany to visit ailing sultan of Oman

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped briefly in Germany on Saturday to meet with the ailing ruler of Oman, the Mideast country that's served an important intermediary role in negotiations over Iran's nuclear program. Kerry, headed to India for an...
  • In Australia, Sydney siege inquiry continues amid grief, questions

    In Australia, Sydney siege inquiry continues amid grief, questions
    As the investigation of Sydney’s deadly hostage siege continued Tuesday, thousands of Australians paid tribute to the victims, pouring out their grief and leaving flowers near the crime scene at a busy downtown pedestrian thoroughfare. Initial...
  • Dark side of declining oil prices is economic pain for some countries

    Dark side of declining oil prices is economic pain for some countries
    Soaring demand from China kept oil prices above $100 a barrel for most of the last five years, but as growth slows there and elsewhere, the world is now awash in oil and its price has plummeted to less than $50 a barrel. Here is a look at the...
  • Iranians look upon U.S.-Cuba accord with hope and a bit of envy

    Iranians look upon U.S.-Cuba accord with hope and a bit of envy
    A prominent Iranian cleric cited the U.S. normalization of relations with Cuba during weekly remarks at Friday prayers as evidence that sanctions against his country are destined to fail. “As [President] Obama and John Kerry admitted, the 55 years...