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  • Miami Subs launching new brand, Miami Grill, with big expansion plans

    Miami Subs launching new brand, Miami Grill, with big expansion plans
    The problem with one of South Florida's most iconic restaurant chains is that people don't know it still exists, its CEO says. Those who grew up eating Miami Subs' Philly cheese steaks and chicken wings now probably say, "I loved Miami Subs, but I...
  • U.N. sends aid to half a million fleeing violence in Iraq

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was launching a major aid operation to get supplies to more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes since...
  • The anatomy of a cease-fire

    The anatomy of a cease-fire
    After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. But will the agreement, whose parameters are not...
  • Saudi holds eight suspected of inciting youths to fight abroad: SPA

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi security forces have detained eight citizens suspected of inciting young people to go to join militant groups abroad, state news agency SPA said on Tuesday, citing an Interior Ministry spokesman. Worried about potential threats...
  • Iranian minister says Saudi talks 'constructive'

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he held "positive and constructive" talks with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Tuesday where Islamist militancy in Iraq - that both see as a threat - was one of the topics discussed. Hossein Amir...
  • Qatar seeks to free more U.S. hostages in Syria: source

    DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is working to help free four Americans held hostage in Syria by various armed groups, a Gulf source familiar with the matter said on Monday, a day after the Gulf Arab state's diplomacy helped free a journalist held since 2012....
  • If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do?

    The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS. The New York Times quotes "a top national security adviser" to the president as saying the U.S. is "'not going to be restricted by borders' to protect...
  • Turkey struggles as 'lone gatekeeper' against Islamic State recruitment

    ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - As Islamic State insurgents threaten the Turkish border from Syria, Turkey is struggling to staunch the flow of foreign jihadists to the militant group, having not so long ago allowed free access to those who would join its...
  • Saudi Arabia executes five men for drug possession, murder

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia executed four men for possession of hashish on Monday and another man for murder on Tuesday, local media reported, taking to 18 the number of people it has put to death in two weeks, prompting alarm from rights groups....
  • Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti denounces Iraq's Islamic State group

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said on Tuesday the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda were "enemy number one of Islam" and not in any way part of the...
  • Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again

    Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again
    Iraqi forces halted a short-lived offensive Tuesday to recapture Tikrit, home town of executed dictator Saddam Hussein, due to fierce resistance from Islamic state fighters who have also threatened to attack Americans "in any place." In Geneva, the...