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  • Russia, US again talking about a political solution for Syria

    GENEVA The widening threat posed by the Islamic State group is pushing the United States and Russia to try to launch a new round of peace talks for Syria. But the likelihood of success is dim, international diplomats say, because Syrian President...
  • UN approves resolution condemning use of chlorine in Syria

    The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved a United States-drafted resolution that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations. All members of the 15-seat...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, March 5, the 64th day of 2015. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who'd been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, killing...
  • France push for the relaunch of peace talks on Syria

    French president Francois Hollande has called for the relaunch of peace talks to pursue a political solution for Syria and blamed president Bashar Assad for the suffering of Syrian people. Hollande met Thursday with the leaders of the Syrian Coalition,...
  • Not-new Netanyahu: Their Take

    Not-new Netanyahu: Their Take
    Not-new Netanyahu When Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Republicans to address Congress on Iran, some expected the Israeli prime minister to offer damning new details about the nuclear agreement that appears to be taking shape. In...
  • The audacity of weakness

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress on Tuesday to warn Americans of the anti-Western threats from theocratic -- and likely to soon be nuclear -- Iran. Netanyahu came to the U.S. to outline the Iranian plan to remake the Middle...
  • Syria says it killed military leader of al-Qaida group

    The military commander of al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate was killed Thursday in an explosion targeting a meeting of senior militants in northern Syria which also killed and wounded a number of other fighters. State-run news agency SANA said Abu Hommam al-...
  • Al-Qaida, others attack Syrian intelligence office in Aleppo

    Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate and other radical Islamic factions launched an assault Wednesday on a government intelligence building in the northern city of Aleppo, blowing up part of it before trying to storm the facility amid heavy fighting, activists...
  • Kerry arrives in Saudi Arabia to consult on Iran nuke talks

    Fresh from the latest round of Iran nuclear negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging deal and discuss ways to calm instability in troubled Yemen and other Mideast...
  • Netanyahu offers little new to the Iran debate

     Netanyahu offers little new to the Iran debate
    When Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Republicans to address Congress on Iran, some expected the Israeli prime minister to offer damning new details about the nuclear agreement that appears to be taking shape. In fact, his speech...
  • Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?

    Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?
    Science just served up a double coupon for the argumentative: A new study suggests that climate change is driving a Middle East conflict that brought the Islamic State to prominence. Climate change contributed to the severity of a record-setting drought...