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  • Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

    WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above. But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
  • US history in Mideast hampers hopes for anti-ISIS coalition

    WASHINGTON The United States faces no small task in drumming up allies to fight the Islamic State as part of a new coalition that foreign policy analysts already are criticizing as a hollow effort unless the Obama administration proves a commitment to...
  • Continue US air strikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds

    WASHINGTON The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom certainly applies to what's going on in Iraq. But, that said, there is no place for American brigades in this battle. Yes, Americans have a huge stake in preventing al-Qaida's...
  • Obama's approach in confronting Islamic State overlooks Syria

    WASHINGTON Despite two weeks of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, the Islamic State retains its bloody grip on roughly half of the country and is rolling up new conquests in Syria, piling pressure on President Barack Obama to develop a comprehensive,...
  • Tiny particles have big potential in debate over nuclear proliferation

    WASHINGTON The solution to the big issue of nuclear nonproliferation might be smaller than you think so small it's virtually invisible and massless. Physicists at Virginia Tech have found a way to use these teeny subatomic particles, called neutrinos, to...
  • Telluride: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' leavens a somber story with humor

    Telluride: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' leavens a somber story with humor
    Jon Stewart's "Rosewater" is about a deathly serious subject -- the Iranian government's 2009 imprisonment of Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari.  But, as Telluride Film Festival audiences discovered at the political drama's first public screening Friday...
  • Russia sees chance to lift Iran sanctions through international talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday the possibility of lifting sanctions on Iran had emerged thanks to international talks on Tehran's nuclear program and urged all countries involved to show political will to reach a deal. Iranian Foreign...
  • Iran says tested new nuclear enrichment machine, may irk West

    DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has conducted "mechanical" tests on a new, advanced machine to refine uranium, a senior official was quoted as saying on Wednesday, a disclosure that may annoy Western states pushing Tehran to scale back its nuclear...
  • Libyan raids could herald bolder Arab action as U.S. wavers

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Air strikes against Libyan Islamist militants that U.S. officials had said were staged by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates could mark an escalation of a regional struggle over the future of the Arab world. Arab responsibility for...
  • Iran supplied weapons to Iraqi Kurds; Baghdad bomb kills 12

    ARBIL (Reuters) - Iran has supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani said Tuesday at a joint press conference with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Arbil, capital of Iraq's Kurdish region....
  • Iran says new U.S. curbs conflict with spirit of nuclear talks

    DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday new U.S. sanctions were against the spirit of Tehran's nuclear negotiations with world powers, but added he was not pessimistic about the talks continuing. The United States on...