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  • Chicago schools reach out with international campuses

    Chicago schools reach out with international campuses
    Did you know there is a Northwestern University in Qatar? A University of Chicago in Singapore? A National-Louis University in Poland? American universities are exporting themselves to the world, and these Chicago schools are on the leading edge of...
  • Martin Schram: A Gaza tale the world has yet to grasp

    Inhumanity in Gaza is happening right before our eyes and the whole world is watching. Watching but maybe not really seeing and certainly not fully grasping. Those unhappy news truths became clear as we chronicled the week's events from our frequent...
  • Al Jazeera: Israeli Foreign Minister Says Network Is Enemy

    Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman has set his sights on a new enemy: the television network Al Jazeera. As Israel enters its third week of a bloody confrontation with Hamas in Gaza, Lieberman on July 21 called the Qatari network a crucial...
  • Sen. Casey: Move Qatar World Cup to U.S.

    Sen. Casey: Move Qatar World Cup to U.S.
    As American soccer fans are packing bars and other venues to watch World Cup matches, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is looking ahead to the controversial location selected for the 2022 tournament. Casey penned a letter to the Swiss-based FIFA, urging the sport&...
  • Egypt's fear of the truth

     Egypt's fear of the truth
    After meeting with Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo on Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry said he had raised human rights concerns and that the new Egyptian president "gave me a very strong sense of his commitment" to reconsider the government's...
  • Doha Film Institute's Ajyal Kiddie Fest Sets December Dates

    The Doha Film Institute has set Dec.1-6 as the dates for the second edition of its Ajyal Youth Film Festival, where hundreds of kids and adolescents aged 8-21 will be the jurors. Ajyal's youth jury programme, the Doha Film Experience, is the central...
  • Beyond stadium walls, global crisis ensues

    Beyond stadium walls, global crisis ensues
    On Thursday, the United States Men's National Team has the opportunity to do the unthinkable and advance to the World Cup's round of 16. Mere seconds away from accomplishing this feat when they faced off with Portugal on Sunday, the USMNT can again escape...
  • Egypt's World Cup dilemma: Pay TV or free Israeli broadcast?

    For World Cup fans in Egypt, it’s a dilemma: Many are torn between their love of soccer and an abiding distaste for Israel. Rather than paying hefty subscriptions to watch the matches on a Qatar-owned sports channel, Egyptian viewers can access...
  • Al Jazeera America Chief: 'We Will Get There in This Country'

    Nearly a year after the launch, Al Jazeera America president Kate O'Brian is still dealing with the same question: How are you going to get over the inherent distrust among many Americans when they see the Al Jazeera moniker. In the cabler's first...
  • English FA plays down talk of stripping Russia of World Cup

    LONDON (Reuters) - It is premature to talk about stripping Russia of the right to host the 2018 World Cup because of political tensions over Ukraine, English FA chairman Greg Dyke said on Tuesday. "I don't think that you can make a decision based on...
  • Senators' doubts persist as administration explains Bergdahl deal

    Senators' doubts persist as administration explains Bergdahl deal
    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl appeared "drugged" and "very weak" in a Taliban video shown to senators Wednesday during a classified briefing, the administration's most broad-ranging consultation with lawmakers after a controversial prisoner swap. The Obama...
  • Obama defends rescue of soldier amid growing demands for hearings

    Obama defends rescue of soldier amid growing demands for hearings
    President Barack Obama defended himself on Tuesday against Republican criticism of the prisoner swap deal that freed a U.S. soldier from Taliban captivity, as his fellow soldiers accused him of deserting his unit and turning his back on his country....