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  • More domestic production won't lower gas prices

    The argument for increasing oil production in the U.S. to decrease gas prices at the pump has sparked passionate debate, but it undervalues the influence of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In recent years, OPEC has shown an...
  • A world away from calamity, a frantic search

    When Sandy Rubini last heard from her brother, Randy, by e-mail on Dec. 16, he was planning to spend Christmas on the southern beaches of Thailand. When she heard the news - also by way of her computer - that a series of tsunamis had hit South Asia,...
  • Iraqi immigrant found guilty of murdering wife in El Cajon

    SAN DIEGO — An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of murdering his wife in their El Cajon home because she wanted a divorce. The March 2012 killing gained attention because a note left near the body suggested the attack was an anti-immigrant...
  • Yemen's foreign minister says will push donors for promised billions in aid

    SANAA (Reuters) - The Yemeni foreign minister said on Thursday he would use a meeting in London this month to push donor countries to release billions of dollars in promised aid that Yemen desperately needs to address its ailing economy and volatile...
  • Jordanian jihadis returning from Syria war rattle U.S.-aligned kingdom

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian Islamist Ahmad Mahmoud fought with rebels in Syria for six weeks earlier this year, then slipped back across the border to seek treatment for a war wound - even though the authorities had warned him not to return. Within a...
  • Saudi conservatives protest against Westernization

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian conservatives have staged a rare protest outside the Royal Court in Riyadh against "Westernizing" reforms including moves to allow physical education for schoolgirls, local media reported on Thursday. Photographs in the...
  • Iraqi immigrant convicted of killing wife at their El Cajon home

    SAN DIEGO -- An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of fatally beating his wife in their El Cajon home because she wanted a divorce. The March 2012 case gained attention because a note left near the body suggested the attack was an anti-immigrant...
  • Gulf Arab states agree on measures to heal internal rift

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates...
  • Saudi authorities detain activist after court appearance: wife

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A prominent Saudi rights lawyer and activist, Waleed Abu al-Khair, has been detained incommunicado by authorities after appearing in court in Riyadh on sedition charges, his wife said on Wednesday. His wife Samar Badawi said Abu al-...
  • Rebel videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria

    Rebel videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria
    LONDON (Reuters) - Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country's civil war. They would signal a further internationalization of the...
  • U.N. Security Council members view graphic photos of Syria dead

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday viewed graphic pictures taken in Syria by a former military police photographer that showed what appeared to be evidence of brutal torture, including eye gougings,...
  • Concerned for stability, Saudi Arabia tightens curbs on dissent

    DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, rattled by regional turmoil that has destabilized the Middle East, is intensifying a crackdown on domestic dissent, raising fears that a more open space for public debate that emerged in recent years is under threat....