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  • 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...
  • Egypt's Sisi says independence for Iraq's Kurds would be 'catastrophic'

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday a referendum on the independence of Iraq's Kurdish region would lead to a "catastrophic" break up of the country, which is facing an onslaught by Sunni Islamist militants. The...
  • Saudi Arabia jails human rights activist for 15 years

    A Jeddah court sentenced prominent Saudi rights lawyer Walid abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison on Sunday on charges that included seeking to undermine the state and insulting the judiciary, the state news agency reported. Abu al-Khair had been on trial...
  • As Shiite militias return to the fight, Iraqi politicians worry about sectarian war

    NAJAF, Iraq Mohamed Thaban al Shiblawy was prepared for this moment from the time he was a boy, with lessons about the protocols of battle from tribal lore and old photos that show his rifle-toting grandfather astride a horse during the 1920 uprising...
  • Yemen army continues fight in north and is attacked in south

    SANAA/ADEN (Reuters) - Clashes in the north Yemen town of Omran continued on Sunday between the army and fighters from the Houthi movement after at least 104 people were killed on Saturday, while in the south six soldiers were shot dead by al Qaeda...
  • Bahraini policeman dies of bomb blast wounds - ministry

    MANAMA (Reuters) - A Bahraini policeman died on Saturday of wounds sustained in a bombing that the Interior Ministry said was a terrorist act. Attacks on security forces have been on the rise in the strategically located Gulf Arab country, which hosts...
  • Two militants blow themselves up in southern Saudi Arabia

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Two suspected al Qaeda militants blew themselves up on Saturday after being trapped inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry said, following an attack on a border post with Yemen that also killed...
  • Time limit is possible solution to impasse in Iran nuclear talks

    Negotiators in the ongoing talks in Vienna over Iran's nuclear program appear to be looking at one of the most contentious points of discussion as a possible route out of their impasse. The issue is the duration of the deal. Iran and the six world...
  • Six people killed during attacks on Saudi-Yemeni border post

    DUBAI (Reuters) - At least six people, including a suicide bomber and two security personnel, were killed at a Saudi-Yemeni border crossing on Friday, in attacks that highlighted the threat posed by militants to the security of both nations. Saudi...
  • Oscar Y. Harward: Happy Birthday America, but can we survive?

    Our Founding Fathers, fed up with an out-of-control government, departed their native countries moving to America. Their home governments were seizing their freedoms. Our Founding Fathers were determined to form a new and boundless nation. On July 4,...