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  • Calls to protest movie mocking Muhammad spread to Algeria, Iran

     
    The day after outraged Egyptians scaled the walls of the American Embassy and Libyan militants attacked and burned a U.S. consulate, protests and denunciations against an amateur movie mocking the Islamic prophet spread across the region, spurring...
  • Tunisia woman accused of indecency after alleged rape by police

     
    Hundreds of protesters thronged to a Tunis courtroom Tuesday as a woman and her fiance who accused police officers of rape and extortion defended themselves against allegations of indecency. The case has outraged Tunisian feminists and human rights...
  • Israel admits responsibility for 1988 assassination

     
    More than 24 years after Palestinian military leader Khalil Ibrahim Wazir was assassinated in Tunisia, Israel acknowledged for the first time that its spy agency Mossad carried out the killing....
  • Anti-U.S. protests jar Mideast with message of uncertainty

    Anti-U.S. protests jar Mideast with message of uncertainty
    As night fell Saturday and cars swerved around Tahrir Square tooting their horns, a stout woman in a black veil and robes screamed herself hoarse: "The president is an agent of the Americans!" But the protesters who had tried to charge the U.S. Embassy...
  • 4 Bellingham teachers working in Tunisia safe after mobs loot their school

    4 Bellingham teachers working in Tunisia safe after mobs loot their school
    Four teachers from Bellingham working abroad in Tunisia are safe in their homes after rioters looted a private school they worked in, the Bellingham Herald reports. The local educators - Kaylee Vaughn, Andy Donahue, Marty Atkins and Allan Brady - were...
  • Obama's Middle East Policy In Tatters

    In the week following 9/11/12 something big happened: the collapse of the Cairo Doctrine, the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's foreign policy. It was to reset the very course of post-9/11 America, creating, after the (allegedly) brutal depredations...
  • Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address

    Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address
    United Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...
  • Olympics: Men's volleyball team out of medal contention

    Olympics: Men's volleyball team out of medal contention
    The quest for a repeat gold medal came to a halt Wednesday for the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team. Defending champion Team USA was eliminated from medal contention by Italy, which scored a 28-26, 25-20, 25-20 quarterfinal round victory at Earls Court...
  • Secrecy Is The Opposite Of Democracy

    Secrecy Is The Opposite Of Democracy
    I was recently in the northern African country of Tunisia, where I was invited to talk about the importance of government transparency. What was on the minds of many Tunisians has considerable bearing on lawmaking here in Connecticut and, for that matter,...
  • News of the Weird: How Drunk Do You Have to Be?

    News of the Weird: How Drunk Do You Have to Be?
    Update: Gary Medrow, 68, has periodically surfaced in News of the Weird since 1991 for his unique behavior of using a false identity to persuade Milwaukee-area strangers over the phone to lift other strangers off the ground — behavior for which he...
  • Dynamic Duos play it fast and loose at Jazz Showcase

    Dynamic Duos play it fast and loose at Jazz Showcase
    The very loose, somewhat rough, thoroughly enjoyable show that unfolded at the Jazz Showcase on Thursday night did not follow the club's usual format. Instead of featuring a main attraction, the whimsically titled "Dynamic Duos" show featured two...
  • Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate

    Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate
    The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP. Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...