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  • Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it

    Six civilians and an unknown number of fighters were killed in artillery barrages in violation of a 10-day-old cease-fire in Ukraine, spokesmen for both government and pro-Russia separatist forces said Monday in accusing each other of waging the attacks....
  • Iraqi captive at Guantanamo gets Marine lawyer who invaded Iraq

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba An Iraqi prisoner accused of war crimes as commander of al-Qaida's resistance of the U.S. military in invasion of Afghanistan in 2003 met for the first time Monday with the lawyer chosen by the Pentagon to defend him: a...
  • U.S. announces airstrikes in Iraq near Baghdad, Sinjar

    The U.S. military's Central Command released the following statement late Monday about airstrikes against Islamic State targets: "U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL near Sinjar and Southwest of Baghdad "U.S. military forces continued to...
  • U.S. lawmakers move toward arming Syrian rebels, with conditions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will begin debating legislation on Tuesday to give President Barack Obama approval for arming and training rebels who oppose both Islamic State militants and Syria's government. Republican...
  • House GOP wants more oversight of Obama's request to arm Syrians

    House GOP wants more oversight of Obama's request to arm Syrians
    Facing skepticism in Congress over a White House request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, House Republican leaders Monday unveiled a revised proposal that beefs up congressional oversight in hopes of winning bipartisan...
  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War veterans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, America's most distinguished honor for heroism in combat, to two soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War, one who survived and one who was killed in action. Obama hung the medal...
  • Jeffrey Goldberg: Is it finally John McCain's America?

    Jeffrey Goldberg: Is it finally John McCain's America?
    Sen. John McCain, one of the last non-anguished interventionists in Washington (his Sancho Panza, fellow Republican Lindsey Graham, is another), had a very good last week. He watched President Barack Obama decide to drop bombs on Syria, a policy...
  • Putin, Merkel stress maintenance of Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. "The development of the...
  • U.N. Golan peacekeepers pull back from Syrian positions amid clashes

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are pulling out from four positions and a camp on the Syrian side of the Syrian-Israeli border due to a severe deterioration of security in the region, the United Nations said on Monday....
  • New reality for Israelis on Golan Heights: Islamists now control the other side

    EIN ZIVAN, Golan Heights The green and white flag fluttering above a border checkpoint not far from the Ein Zivan kibbutz on a recent afternoon symbolized the new reality that has taken hold for Israelis who live on the Golan Heights: Islamist rebels...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ trailer: Jennifer Lawrence in action star mode

     
    KatnissĀ EverdeenĀ is ready to help lead the rebellion in the new trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” the […]...