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  • 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...
  • CDC confirms second case of MERS in United States

    A Saudi Arabia health worker who traveled to Orlando, Fla., has tested positive for the deadly MERS coronavirus, the second case ever confirmed within the United States, health officials said Monday. Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
  • As MERS hits U.S., scientists search for causes, treatments

    As MERS hits U.S., scientists search for causes, treatments
    As two cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, emerged in the United States, scientists said they remained concerned about the deadly virus — but that they were getting closer to understanding how it spreads, and how doctors might...
  • Lee Wilson Of Avon Served In Persian Gulf War

    Lee Wilson Of Avon Served In Persian Gulf War
    AVON — These days, Lee M. Wilson owns his own computer company and is adjusting to his duties as the new commander of the VFW Post 3272 in Avon. Two decades ago, however, he was driving heavy equipment through the Iraq desert, fighting Saddam...
  • Video shows Syrian rebels may have U.S.-made antitank missiles

    Video shows Syrian rebels may have U.S.-made antitank missiles
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Video has surfaced that appears to show antitank guided missiles in the hands of a rebel faction operating in southern Syria, the latest indication that sophisticated U.S. weaponry is making its way to antigovernment fighters in Syria....
  • Egypt reports its first MERS case; virus kills 92 in Saudi Arabia

    Egypt reports its first MERS case; virus kills 92 in Saudi Arabia
    CAIRO – Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has come to Egypt. State television said Saturday that the country’s first case had been discovered. It said the patient, who was hospitalized in Cairo, had recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, where...
  • Egypt reports its first case of MERS virus

    CAIRO — With the appearance of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in the Arab world's most populous country, health officials face a tough new challenge in confronting the often lethal virus. Egypt's Ministry of Health said Saturday that...
  • Syrian President Bashar Assad to run for reelection

    Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday he would seek reelection in balloting scheduled for June, the government announced, confirming a decision that had been widely expected. Official state media reported that Syrians “took out to the streets&...
  • Obama argues against use of force to solve global conflicts

    On the final stop of his weeklong Asian tour, President Obama on Monday answered the question that has dogged him all along the way: Has he gone too far in reducing America's historical role in global security? The president, who rode into office on a...
  • Al Jazeera Files $150 Million Compensation Claim Against Egyptian Government

    Al Jazeera Media Network has filed a $150 million compensation claim against Egypt on the grounds that a crackdown by the country's military-backed government has damaged its investments there since July 2013. The Qatari-owned broadcaster, its...
  • Travel letters: Using ATMs when you're traveling abroad

    Catharine Hamm's recent article about automated teller machines was as clear as mud ["ATMs Can Be Your BFF When Abroad," April 27]. Sorry for being so harsh, but her circuitous explanation seemed to mix apples and oranges. There are foreign transaction...