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  • George Clooney Hits Out at Tabloid That Allegedly Put His Fiancee's Life in Danger

    George Clooney has hit out at British tabloid the Daily Mail, alleging the paper has run a false story about his fiancee, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, that has put her life and the lives of her family at risk. The Mail, which has been...
  • George Clooney rips Daily Mail in op-ed

    George Clooney rips Daily Mail in op-ed
    George Clooney has finally lost his cool. The Oscar-winner has been a tabloid staple for nearly two decades, as his various relationships have landed him endless unwanted cover stories. He's largely ignored the shady coverage, but an item run by the...
  • George Clooney desmiente reporte sobre rechazo a su boda por parte de familia de novia

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - El actor estadounidense George Clooney criticó el miércoles al medio británico Daily Mail por publicar una historia "completamente inventada" que afirmaba que su futura suegra está en contra de su matrimonio con la abogada de...
  • Lebanon suicide bomber blows himself up in Beirut hotel

    Lebanon suicide bomber blows himself up in Beirut hotel
    A suicide bomber in Lebanon blew himself up in his hotel room near Beirut's seafront Wednesday as authorities on high alert for attacks raided the premises, officials said. The bomber, identified as a citizen of Saudi Arabia, was killed and 11 people...
  • Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'

     Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'
    When reports surfaced in Washington this month that the Obama administration has been holding secret back-channel talks with Hamas over the last six months, the denials came swiftly. "These assertions are completely untrue," proclaimed State Department...
  • Lebanon car bomb attack kills two, shatters months of relative calm

    A suicide car bomb that may have targeted Lebanon’s internal security chief exploded Friday on the Beirut-Damascus highway, killing at least two people and wounding dozens, according to official and media accounts. It was the first such attack...
  • Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes

    Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes
    Iranian police have launched yet another campaign to confiscate privately owned satellite dishes, used by many Iranians to watch foreign television programs. Local news reports said police had launched operations in areas of west and southwest Tehran...
  • John Culleton: GOP has lost all credibility

    Here is the story. A country in the Middle East was having a civil war, with moderates on one side and extremists on the other. The president ordered Americans to take up a position in a major city. But he and his subordinates did not provide for adequate...
  • Nathan Deuel on 'Friday was the Bomb,' his Middle East memoir

    Nathan Deuel on 'Friday was the Bomb,' his Middle East memoir
    Over the last decade, hundreds of war memoirs have been written by soldiers and journalists who have experienced the war in the Middle East from the front lines. However, in “Friday Was the Bomb: Five Years in the Middle East” (Dzanc, $14.95...
  • Dying Lake Urmia reflects a broader problem in Iran

    LAKE URMIA, Iran — An eerie and forlorn tableau greets visitors to the arid shores of this once-vast lake in Iran's far northwest. Rusting ships sit wedged in deep black mud. Stray dogs nibble on rotting planks from long-discarded beach chairs and...
  • Rebel shelling kills six children in Damascus, Syria

    Rebel shelling kills six children in Damascus, Syria
    BEIRUT —A series of mortar shells fired by rebels killed six children and injured 16 others Thursday in and around the Syrian capital of Damascus, according to Syria’s official news agency. Rebels based in the capital’s outskirts...
  • Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians

    Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians
    BEIRUT — A rebel assault on the northern Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border has sparked a furor among Armenians worldwide and revived dark memories of the Ottoman-era genocide. It's unclear how many civilian casualties occurred in the...