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  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to abide by U.N. blacklisting of citizens

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agreed to comply with a United Nations resolution aimed at stopping financing for Islamist militant groups in Syria and Iraq after four of their nationals were named among a group blacklisted by the...
  • Lashes for Saudi woman who called morality police liars: newspaper

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian judge has upheld a sentence of a month in prison and 50 lashes for a businesswoman convicted of insulting members of the morality police during an argument, the local al-Medina newspaper reported on Sunday. Incidents...
  • Two soldiers, four militants killed in eastern Yemen: official

    ADEN (Reuters) - Two Yemeni soldiers and four suspected militants were killed when soldiers raided a house used by insurgents in the restive eastern province of Hadramout, a local security official said on Sunday. Hadramout has seen an increased level of...
  • Drone kills three suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

    A drone attack killed three suspected al Qaeda militants on Saturday in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province, a local official told Reuters. "The three armed men were traveling in a vehicle along a desert stretch between Yemen and Saudi Arabia's border...
  • Resignation of Prime Minister Maliki gives rise to hope in Iraq

    Iraq swung Friday between conflicting emotions: relief that Prime Minister Nouri Maliki’s resignation had averted a destabilizing power struggle and uneasiness over the challenges facing the country’s new leader. Maliki’s surprise...
  • Iraqi Sunnis lay out conditional offer to join unity government

    Iraqi Sunnis lay out conditional offer to join unity government
    Tribal leaders and clerics from Iraq's Sunni heartland offered their conditional backing on Friday for a new government that hopes to contain sectarian bloodshed and an offensive by Islamic State militants that threatens to tear the country apart. One of...
  • U.N. Security Council blacklists Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council took aim at Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria on Friday, blacklisting six people including the Islamic State spokesman and threatening sanctions against those who finance, recruit or supply...
  • Hezbollah sees Islamic State insurgents as threat to Gulf, Jordan

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Hezbollah leader described the radical Islamist movement that has seized large areas of Iraq and Syria as a growing "monster" that could threaten Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and other Gulf states, according to an interview...
  • Faith and Values: Faith is the teaching of love, kindness, and mercy

    One of the beautiful aspects of faith is the teaching of love, kindness and mercy. These teachings of God's benevolence toward humankind and its command for the same values for each other exist in all belief systems. Islam is no different. Muslims are...
  • Top Saudi cleric calls for code of conduct to curb violence

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A top Saudi Muslim cleric called on Friday for a global code of conduct for leaders, scholars and young people to halt a further slide into violence and "terror" in the Middle East. The U.S.-allied kingdom has grown increasingly alarmed...