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  • Hundreds of fatigued Syrian rebels give up the fight

    Hundreds of fatigued Syrian rebels give up the fight
    For two years, Emad Fa'aas was a devoted rebel fighter. In the early days when Syrian rebels took up arms against the government of President Bashar Assad, he joined other fighters in attacking military checkpoints, sometimes traveling to neighboring...
  • A rival to US leadership: BRICS nations to start an alternative World Bank

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, July 16: In Fortaleza, Brazil, on Tuesday, the other shoe dropped in terms of the effect of U.S. decline on the international economic order as the BRICS nations Brazil,...
  • Trudy Rubin: Awful truths about Gaza war

    Here's the awful truth about the Gaza war in which Israeli air strikes are matching Hamas rockets number for number. This kind of violence is likely to become the new normal now that both Israelis and Palestinians believe the peace process is over....
  • Lawmakers challenge spending billions more on wars

    WASHINGTON Pentagon leaders faced a bipartisan barrage of skeptical questions Wednesday from lawmakers over President Barack Obama's request for $58.6 billion in emergency funds for conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria, Ukraine and beyond. Republican and...
  • Spike Jonze Cancels Jersualem Fest Masterclass

    A group of Israel's most prominent young filmmakers have publicly called upon the government of Israel to declare a ceasefire in its current conflict with Gaza, while Spike Jonze, who despite the conflict traveled as planned to the Jerusalem Film...
  • North Korean freighter runs aground off Mexico after stop in Havana

    A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with a large and illegal shipment of Cuban weapons. The 430-foot Mu Du Bong...
  • Russia's Putin calls for a ceasefire in east Ukraine

    Sergiev Posad Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for a ceasefire by pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces fighting in eastern Ukraine to allow for negotiations. Putin said he was in contact with...
  • Brit Tied To Terror Groups, Sentenced To 12 Years, Could Be Out In Months

    NEW HAVEN — A British engineer who U.S. prosecutors claim pioneered the use of the Internet as a support system for terrorists in Europe and the Middle East was sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison Wednesday but could be free in months because of...
  • Explosions, gunfire heard near Kabul airport: Reuters witness

    Explosions, gunfire heard near Kabul airport: Reuters witness
    KABUL (Reuters) - Explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard near Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital after dawn on Thursday and black smoke rose above the facility, which is used by civilians and the military. The attack on the airport...
  • 'It's tough to live without hope'

    SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras Twelve-year-old Maynor Serrano points to the rows of houses where his friends and neighbors used to live. All are gone many fleeing to the U.S. Two of his friends were killed as 10-year-olds, their bodies chopped to pieces in a...
  • Netanyahu says Israel to intensify offensive against Hamas in Gaza

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will intensify its week-old offensive against Hamas in Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday, after the Islamist group continued firing rockets at Israel instead of accepting an Egyptian-proposed ceasefire....