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  • Libyan raids could herald bolder Arab action as U.S. wavers

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Air strikes against Libyan Islamist militants that U.S. officials had said were staged by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates could mark an escalation of a regional struggle over the future of the Arab world. Arab responsibility for...
  • Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended cease-fire and new talks

    JERUSALEM Israel and the militant Islamist group Hamas halted mutual attacks Tuesday evening after agreeing to an indefinite cease-fire to end a seven-week war, the deadliest Israeli-Palestinian fighting in years. The conflict claimed the lives of more...
  • Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11

    Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11
    Updated 6:36 p.m. with response from Mica's primary opponent, David Smith of Winter Springs. On the eve of Primary Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Mica is blasting the Obama administration for its intelligence gathering on the ISIS terrorist network...
  • No resolution of Gulf Arab split after ministers meet

    JEDDAH (Reuters) - Gulf Arab foreign ministers met in Jeddah on Saturday but took no big step toward ending a diplomatic row that has undermined their ability collectively to influence Middle East events. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and...
  • State Department combats Islamic State recruitment via social media

    State Department combats Islamic State recruitment via social media
    The U.S. State Department continues to ratchet up anti-terrorism efforts for an English-speaking audience, with its latest YouTube video satirizing recruitment efforts for the Islamic State. The video, “Welcome to the ‘Islamic State’...
  • Iran official says crew of plane carrying Americans gave false information

    Iran official says crew of plane carrying Americans gave false information
    DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian official said on Saturday that an airliner carrying Americans from Afghanistan to Dubai had been forced to land in Iran because the crew had supplied "false information". The chartered Fly Dubai plane, carrying about 100...
  • Iran landing of plane with Americans just aviation matter, U.S. says

    Iran landing of plane with Americans just aviation matter, U.S. says
    A FlyDubai charter plane  flying from Bagram air base in Afghanistan to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with more than 100 American citizens on board  landed in Iran on Friday "because of a bureaucratic issue," according to U.S. officials. A report from...
  • Search for wreckage of runaway plane continues off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small private aircraft flew past its destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida with an apparently unconscious pilot at the controls Friday, and it was tracked by U.S. fighter jets before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica six hours after...
  • Diverted flight carrying Americans takes off from Iran

    Diverted flight carrying Americans takes off from Iran
    A chartered aircraft carrying about 100 U.S. citizens from Afghanistan to Dubai has taken off from Bandar Abbas, Iran, where it was diverted because of issues with its flight plan, a U.S. official said on Friday. "It ... has taken off," the official said...
  • Obama weighs risks of attacking jihadists in Syria

    WASHINGTON Amid growing pressure to act, President Barack Obama on Tuesday cautioned that defeating the Islamic State would take time, even as some Pentagon officials expressed frustration with what they decried as White House foot-dragging on striking...
  • Iran says new U.S. curbs conflict with spirit of nuclear talks

    DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday new U.S. sanctions were against the spirit of Tehran's nuclear negotiations with world powers, but added he was not pessimistic about the talks continuing. The United States on...