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  • Saudi-Iran rivalry over Yemen deepens Mideast sectarianism

    Saudi Arabia's government insists it is not at war with Iran despite its three-week air campaign against Tehran-backed rebels in Yemen, but the kingdom's powerful clerics, and its regional rival's theocratic government, are increasingly presenting the conflict as part of a region-wide battle for the soul of Islam.
  • Former leaders call for Venezuela to be confronted on human rights

    PANAMA CITY Saying that the hemisphere can no longer ignore widespread abuses in Venezuela, 26 former presidents signed a statement Thursday calling on the Andean nation to hold elections and free political prisoners. The joint communique signed by the...

    Nepal opposition cuts short crippling general strike

    Life returned to normal in Nepal on Wednesday after an opposition alliance cut short a crippling general strike over an impasse about how to approve the Himalayan nation's constitution. Schools and markets opened and vehicles were back on the streets,...

    Haiti poll shows Michel Martelly still popular but elections up for grabs

    For all the anti-government protests and demands that he resign from office, Haitian President Michel Martelly remains popular, according to a new public opinion survey. Martelly, who will begin the final year of his 5-year presidential term in May,...

    Pakistani fears of Sunni-Shiite violence spark opposition to helping Saudis

    ISLAMABAD Prospects that Pakistan would join the Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen appeared to be evaporating Friday amid widespread concern that taking sides in what's perceived as a power struggle between Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia...