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  • 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...
  • Prepare for a long war against the Islamic State

    The hawks (including me) were wrong about a lot, but some got one thing right. It's going to be a long war. In the early days after 9/11, there was a lot of talk about a "clash of civilizations" and a long "existential struggle" facing the West. I...
  • U.N. Security Council blacklists Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday condemned the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, saying that they and their ideology of intolerance must be defeated. "The Security Council strongly...
  • 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...
  • British government denies report into Muslim Brotherhood delayed

    (Reuters) - The British government denied on Monday a media report that it had delayed publication of an investigation into Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood because of disagreements among ministers over its findings. In April Prime Minister David Cameron asked...
  • Islamic State vows to 'break the American cross'

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State, the Sunni militant group which seeks to establish a caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria, released a video on Tuesday that gave the strongest indication yet it might attempt to strike American targets. The video with...
  • EU hopes to build support group for Iraq against Islamic State

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union hopes to build a "support group" with Middle Eastern countries, including Iran, to help Iraq stave off the threat from Islamic State fighters, a senior EU official said on Thursday. EU foreign ministers, who will...
  • Tony Stewart, taxis, and Trader Joe's: Letters

    Tony Stewart, taxis, and Trader Joe's: Letters
    George Díaz's column, "Tragedy should reform Stewart," in Monday's Sentinel on the sad death of Kevin Ward Jr., was off the mark. He wrote it as if Tony Stewart's passion for racing was the cause of Ward's death. The cause of Ward's death, sadly, was...
  • 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....
  • With Islamic State on march, Lebanon's Christians must agree on president

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - With minorities facing death and persecution at the hands of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Lebanon's Christians must lay aside their rivalries and agree on who should fill the vacant presidency, a leading Druze politician has...
  • 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...