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  • George Clooney Hits Out at Tabloid That Allegedly Put His Fiancee's Life in Danger

    George Clooney has hit out at British tabloid the Daily Mail, alleging the paper has run a false story about his fiancee, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, that has put her life and the lives of her family at risk. The Mail, which has been...
  • George Clooney rips Daily Mail in op-ed

    George Clooney rips Daily Mail in op-ed
    George Clooney has finally lost his cool. The Oscar-winner has been a tabloid staple for nearly two decades, as his various relationships have landed him endless unwanted cover stories. He's largely ignored the shady coverage, but an item run by the...
  • George Clooney slams story about fiancee's mom; website apologizes

    George Clooney rarely speaks out about his private life, but when he does, it gets noticed: The Mail Online has apologized and taken down a recent article about his future mother-in-law after the actor slammed the piece as "completely fabricated." The...
  • George Clooney isn't buying British tabloid's apology

    George Clooney isn't buying British tabloid's apology
    George Clooney has refused to accept an apology issued Wednesday by a British tabloid that drew his anger with a story about his future mother-in-law and her supposed attitude toward his upcoming marriage to Amal Alamuddin. "There is one constant when a...
  • A Gaza solution: demilitarization

    A Gaza solution: demilitarization
    The key to ending the current battle between Hamas and Israel — and preventing more fighting in the future — is the demilitarization of Gaza. Simply put, Hamas without rockets is not the same Hamas. That solution, though seemingly...
  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
  • Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes

    Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes
    Iranian police have launched yet another campaign to confiscate privately owned satellite dishes, used by many Iranians to watch foreign television programs. Local news reports said police had launched operations in areas of west and southwest Tehran...
  • Lebanon car bomb attack kills two, shatters months of relative calm

    A suicide car bomb that may have targeted Lebanon’s internal security chief exploded Friday on the Beirut-Damascus highway, killing at least two people and wounding dozens, according to official and media accounts. It was the first such attack...
  • Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'

     Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'
    When reports surfaced in Washington this month that the Obama administration has been holding secret back-channel talks with Hamas over the last six months, the denials came swiftly. "These assertions are completely untrue," proclaimed State Department...
  • Nathan Deuel on 'Friday was the Bomb,' his Middle East memoir

    Nathan Deuel on 'Friday was the Bomb,' his Middle East memoir
    Over the last decade, hundreds of war memoirs have been written by soldiers and journalists who have experienced the war in the Middle East from the front lines. However, in “Friday Was the Bomb: Five Years in the Middle East” (Dzanc, $14.95...
  • Former Hopkins professor eyes Afghan presidency

    These days, his Western business suits and ties have given way to Afghan turbans and tunics. Instead of anthropology students and fellow faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University, tribal elders and international aid officials are more likely to seek...