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  • Barack Obama, win-history 'on his side'

     
    by Mark Silva "History is on the side of Barack Obama,'' the folks at the Gallup Poll report today, noting that only twice during the past 14 presidential elections did the candidate who was running ahead in Gallup polling a......
  • Obama throws al Qaeda a curve

     
    by Frank James The people of the United States threw al Qaeda a massive intercontinental curve ball when they elected President Barack Obama, leaving the world's most famous terrorist group apparently grasping to come to grips with what just happened........
  • LEBANON: Militant group's attack on Israel complicates the situation along tense border

     
    For years, Israel's main concern on its northern border was the militant Shiite group Hezbollah, a tightly organized resistance movement that participates in the Lebanese government but still maintains its own military and social infrastructure. But now...
  • Americans Lower Expectations for Presidency

     
    Feb. 27, 1980: This page is such a time capsule of the 1980s that I couldn’t decide on one story. There's Baltimore Sun columnist Matt Seiden's a piece on the war between humans and computers, an essay by Calvin Zon on Haitian refugees in Florida,...
  • ISRAEL: Author waits--and waits--for permit to travel to Lebanon for literary award

     
    Literature is supposed to transcend borders, but sometimes it runs up against them. Author Ala Hlehel is among the winners of the Beirut39 literary competition, which acknowledges fresh voices in Arab literature in a list of 39 writers under the......
  • ISRAEL: Author receives permit to travel to Lebanon

     
    A previous post told of Ala Hlehel's petition to receive permission from the Israeli government to travel to Lebanon for a literary festival. Hlehel, an Arab citizen of Israel who is among the recipients of the Beirut39 awards for Arab......
  • WEST BANK: Palestinians not allowed to show solidarity with Egyptians

     
    For the mainstream Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and its archrival the Islamist Hamas, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since June 2007, the turmoil in Egypt is a source of concern. In the West Bank, the pro-West Palestinian......
  • EGYPT: Police barracks in North Sinai town bordering Gaza come under rocket attack

     
    Police barracks in Rafah, the town in North Sinai that borders the Gaza strip, came under attack early Monday when a group of unknown perpetrators fired rocket-propelled grenades at the building, Egyptian media reported. According to Agence France-Presse,...
  • IRAN: Government-controlled media mute on deadly protests in Syria

     
    The deadly mass demonstrations that have rocked Syria for the last 10 days and constitute the greatest challenge to President Bashar Assad since he took power 11 years ago have been a top news item on many media networks around......
  • Afghan political drama hits close to home for area musician Ariana Delawari

     
    Today the Associated Press reported that Afghan finance official Noorullah Delwari was questioned in a corruption probe regarding a commission, where he was a member, which paid a consulting fee to Lufthansa Airlines in an attempt to rebuild Afghanistan's...
  • Obama risked a Carter-like 'debacle' and won big

     
    My first reaction to Sunday's news that U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden in a daring raid was charmingly post-partisan. This is not a triumph for President Barack Obama, I thought, it's a triumph for the United States —......