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  • Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks

    Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks
    Syrian President Bashar Assad and backers of the rebel forces fighting to oust him on Monday disputed weekend reports of an agreement to convene peace talks in Geneva next month to negotiate an end to the protracted civil war. It remained unclear...
  • The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday

    The Arab Film Festival visits Los Angeles on Friday through Sunday
    The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...
  • Ask the Chef: Scott Miller of Max Oyster Bar in West Hartford

    Ask the Chef: Scott Miller of Max Oyster Bar in West Hartford
    Scott Miller Chef at Max Oyster Bar, West Hartford   Scott could you please tell us about how you ended up here? Sure, I was in Colorado for almost ten years, working in restaurants and hotels, but I’m originally from the Connecticut area...
  • 'Strike Back' review: Still a blast in Season 3

    'Strike Back' review: Still a blast in Season 3
    Get a good look at the hard-charging soldiers of "Strike Back" (9 p.m. Aug. 9, Cinemax; 3.5 stars out of 4) enjoying some much-earned R&R early in the new season. It doesn't last long. Counterterrorism operatives Sgt. Michael Stonebridge (Philip...
  • Early #migratory #bird seasons set in #Pennsylvania

     
    Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and changes this year will increase the number of birds hunters can keep in their possession. The early seasons for mourning doves, Canada geese, woodcock and other migratory bird...
  • Having escaped hell of civil war, he lends hands and hope to Haiti

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- This is a story Nedal Tamer tells. When he was a kid in war-torn Lebanon, his neighbor had a kidney problem. The only medical attention was in Beirut. So the man and his brother had to travel two hours by taxi. On the way, the...
  • Western intervention in Syria is long overdue (UPDATED)

    Syria is fast becoming the new Somalia -- a nation whose central government wields little control over the bulk of the country while feuding sects and gangs fight each other as well as the thoroughly discredited president, Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile,...
  • Joel Brinkley: US, Russia must work to stop snowballing Syrian crisis

    The Syrian war is spreading fast, engulfing all of its neighbors and risking even larger conflicts, while leaving the pregnant question: What's to be done before the region explodes? First the facts: Firefights across the Iraqi border have become quite...
  • Joel Brinkley: Public opinion in Arab world turns against Iran

    For so many years, Iran has been a popular neighbor among most Arab states, largely because of its unremitting hostility toward Israel and the West. But now, the tables have turned, and its past behavior counts for nothing. Iran has lost the friendship...
  • US weighs Syrian intervention, despite the consequences

    PARIS -- The present debate in the United States over making policy for a Middle East that has been profoundly changed by the events of the past three years unhappily echoes past policies that failed. They were intended to promote democracy and usually...
  • Conflicts within Islam complicate US foreign policy

    PARIS -- The unforeseen consequences of American Middle Eastern policy since the Second World War are now making themselves apparent. In the beginning, American policy was to control the principal oil-producing Muslim states. Negotiations between Franklin...