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  • The Taliban's olive branch

    American officials are welcoming a Taliban statement that the Afghan insurgents will set up an office in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. The move is being seen as a first step toward peace talks aimed at reconciling the Taliban and the Western-backed...
  • Monkton woman makes writing to the military her mission

    Monkton woman makes writing to the military her mission
    "To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart." The quote is by Phyllis Theroux, American essayist, columnist, teacher and author. If Theroux's words are true, Pam Beall has visited Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt,...
  • Palestinian president due in Doha to meet Emir and Hamas leader

    DOHA (Reuters) - Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will meet the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, and exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal in Doha on Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Gaza and more aid for Palestinians, diplomatic...
  • What is the nature of Hamas? Should Israel talk to it?

    My deadline is one week before you will be reading this. I am writing during a relative lull in the fighting. Hamas rockets are still being lobbed into Israel on a much reduced basis and Israel is bombing Gaza with reduced intensity. Both sides are now...
  • Exclusive: UK nears decision on whether to charge ex-Barclays bankers over Qatar - sources

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's fraud prosecutor could decide as soon as next month whether to charge former Barclays executives over undisclosed payments the bank made to Qatari investors in 2008, three sources familiar with the investigation said. In a...
  • Sarajevo Film Festival Was Born in Wartime, Now a Thriving Marketplace

    Earlier this summer, Mirsad "Miro" Purivatra, director of the Sarajevo Film Festival, got a phone call from the new head of Ukraine's Odessa Film Festival, who wanted to know how to stage such an event in the middle of a civil war. Purivatra is,...
  • Kerry's strategic blunder gives credence to Hamas' crimes

    John Kerry is upset by heavy criticism from Israelis — left, right and center — of his recent cease-fire diplomacy. But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting with the president...
  • Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?

     Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?
    The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...
  • Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson: Ending the war in Gaza

    Israelis and Palestinians are still burying their loved ones as Gaza's third war in six years continues. Since July 8, when this war began, more than 1,600 Palestinian and 65 Israeli lives have been sacrificed. Many in the world are heartbroken in the...
  • Naves militares británicas escoltan avión comercial al aeropuerto de Manchester tras reportarse artefacto sospechoso

    LONDRES (Reuters) - Aeronaves de combate británicas escoltaron el martes a un avión de pasajeros hasta el aeropuerto de la ciudad de Manchester, luego de que el piloto reportara un artefacto sospechoso a bordo, dijo la policía. Las autoridades británicas...
  • Clueless Kerry plays into hands of Hamas

    Clueless Kerry plays into hands of Hamas
    — John Kerry is upset by heavy criticism from Israelis — left, right and center — of his recent cease-fire diplomacy. But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting with the...
  • Aún sin tregua a la vista, Gaza empieza a buscar ayuda para la reconstrucción

    GAZA (Reuters) - La reconstrucción de la Franja de Gaza, donde los intensos bombardeos israelíes contra grupos militantes islamistas han generado una extendida devastación y dejado más de medio millón de personas desplazadas, costará al menos 6.000...