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  • The Arab crisis: The tragedy of the Arabs

    A civilisation that used to lead the world is in ruins--and only the locals can rebuild it A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The...
  • Bahrain questions opposition leader after expelling U.S. diplomat

    Bahrain questions opposition leader after expelling U.S. diplomat
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain interrogated its top opposition leader on Wednesday after expelling a senior U.S. diplomat for meeting him, a remarkable slap at Washington from an ally that hosts the U.S. Navy's Middle East fleet. U.S. Assistant Secretary of...
  • Shale boom confounds forecasts as U.S. set to pass Russia, Saudi Arabia

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four years into the shale revolution, the U.S. is on track to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of crude oil, most analysts agree. When that happens and by how much, though, has produced disparate...
  • Newspaper says UAE holding suspected Qatari 'agents' for questioning

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates is holding suspected Qatari intelligence agents for questioning on their activities in the UAE, an Emirati newspaper said on Wednesday, in a case that could further damage ties between the two Gulf Arab allies....
  • How do you "make" democracy?

    Barring the increasingly influential Isolationist/Tea Party wing of the American electorate, opinion is and always has been that the United States is the messenger of democracy to a world that usually hasn't earned it and probably doesn't deserve it. The...
  • Alcoa pledges finished products push as results beat Wall Street

    (Reuters) - Alcoa Inc's chief executive officer said on Tuesday the aluminum company would push deeper into the market for more profitable finished products like truck wheels and aircraft fuselages as it reported quarterly results that beat analysts'...
  • Miroslav Klose's World Cup goals

    (Reuters) - Following is a list of Germany striker Miroslav Klose's record-breaking 16 goals scored at World Cups: World Cup 2002 Japan-South Korea Group stage: Germany 8 Saudi Arabia 0, Klose 20, 25, 69 Group stage: Germany 1 Ireland 1, Klose 19...
  • Mortar bombs land in Saudi Arabia near Iraq border

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Three mortar bombs landed inside Saudi Arabia on Monday close to its northern border with Iraq, where Islamist militants have grabbed land in a lightning advance, officials said. The mortars caused no casualties but will stoke security...
  • U.S. 'troubled' by jailing of Saudi human rights activist

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it was troubled by Saudi Arabia's sentencing prominent human rights lawyer Walid abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison on charges that included seeking to undermine the state and insulting the...
  • Iraqi Parliament won't meet until August; insurgents kill key general

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq's hopes of regaining control of nearly half the country from Sunni extremists suffered dual setbacks Monday, with the Iraqi Parliament once again failing to form a new government as insurgents killed a top military officer who was leading...
  • A scary science mystery: What happened to the ocean's plastic trash?

    Today's science mystery comes courtesy of researchers from Australia, Spain and Saudi Arabia, who have been traveling the seven seas tracking ocean-borne human refuse, much of it plastic. According to their report in Proceedings of the National Academy of...