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  • Saudi-Iran rivalry over Yemen deepens Mideast sectarianism

    Saudi Arabia's government insists it is not at war with Iran despite its three-week air campaign against Tehran-backed rebels in Yemen, but the kingdom's powerful clerics, and its regional rival's theocratic government, are increasingly presenting the...
  • The chaos that surrounds Israel

    The chaos that surrounds Israel
    When President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his famous 1933 inaugural address in which he said that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," he added an important clarification describing this fear as "a nameless, unreasoning, unjustified...
  • Lebanese broadcaster on trial at UN tribunal

    A Lebanese television network went on trial Thursday at a special U.N. tribunal, accused of obstructing justice by releasing identities of confidential witnesses in the long-running probe into the killing of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Al-...
  • AP Interview: Hezbollah leader blasts Saudi strikes in Yemen

    A top leader of the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group directed a barrage of criticism at Saudi Arabia on Monday, accusing the kingdom of committing genocide with its airstrike campaign targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels and warning it will "pay a heavy...
  • Lebanese police kill prominent Islamic militant in shootout

    Lebanese police say they have killed a prominent Islamic militant who was wanted on terrorism-related charges in a shootout in the country's north. A statement issued by police on Friday says Osama Mansour was shot dead along with an accomplice in the...
  • Jihadist cash lures Syria refugees as international aid dwindles

    Mohammad Deen, a Syrian refugee and father of six, struggles to find the money to meet his children's needs and worries who else might step in with an offer to help. "If Daash approaches my son and gives him $300 to fight with them, he would do it," he...
  • Suffering rises as militants take over refugee camp in Syria

    When hundreds of Islamic State militants muscled into the Yarmouk refugee camp last week and planted their black flags amid the charred, blown-out buildings, it was the latest trial for the remaining Palestinians who for two years have endured a...
  • Activists: 2 deadly car bombs hit rebel bases in Syria

    A pair of car bombs targeted two rebel bases north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing and wounding dozens, two activist groups said. The attacks targeted compounds belonging to Islamic opposition groups in the countryside north of Aleppo, a...
  • Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen

    Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen
    Every evening since a mostly Sunni Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia began airstrikes against Shiite Muslim rebels in Yemen, journalists have been invited into an air base in the Saudi capital for a briefing on the day's battlefield developments. The...
  • IS militants battle armed groups in Syria refugee camp

    Islamic State militants fought Friday against armed groups inside a refugee camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus, and have made new advances inside the camp, Palestinian officials and activists said. The militants stormed the Yarmouk camp on Wednesday,...
  • How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East

    How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East
    The meltdown in Yemen is pushing the Middle East dangerously closer toward the wider regional conflagration many long have feared would arise from the chaos unleashed by the Arab Spring revolts. What began as a peaceful struggle to unseat a Tunisian...