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  • 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...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
  • Asylum claims hit record high from Syria, Tunisia, Ivory Coast

     
    More people clamored for asylum from countries in Arab Spring tumult, part of the global trends that pushed a 20% jump in applications to industrialized nations last year. The increase was observed by the United Nations refugee agency, which released a...
  • New warning systems appear to work amid Indonesia tsunami scare

     
    Warning and monitoring systems put in place after the 2004 Asian tsunami appeared to work well Wednesday after an 8.7-magnitude earthquake that struck roughly the same area off Indonesia, said officials, civic groups and citizens in affected areas....
  • Egyptians begin voting in pivotal runoff election

     
    CAIRO -- A tense Egypt began voting Saturday in the runoff to choose a new president amid a tightening military grip and fears that the result will not lift the nation from decades of authoritarian rule. The choice is stark, if unsettling: Muslim...
  • Wife of former Tunisian dictator apologizes, denies wrongdoing

     
    Leila ben Ali, wife of deposed Tunisian dictator Zine el Abidine ben Ali, gave a measured apology for any “mistakes” she may have committed and admitted Tunisians were denied political freedoms under her husband’s 23-year rule in her...
  • Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears

    Doyle McManus: Middle East hopes and fears
    We may be the world's only remaining superpower, but we've been a secondary factor in the wave of change sweeping the Arab world. Tunisia held its revolution without American help, unless you count Facebook and Twitter. In Egypt, President Obama probably...
  • Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year

    Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year
    Al Qaeda is having a very bad year. And from the terrorists' standpoint, the death of Osama bin Laden isn't even the worst of it. The biggest potential blow is the spread of democratic politics in the Arab world. If it succeeds, Al Qaeda will be...
  • McManus: Mosque and state

    McManus: Mosque and state
    At a conference two years ago, I sat in on a meeting between U.S. officials and young Islamist politicians from Tunisia, Jordan and other countries in the Middle East. The Islamists wanted to know: Would the Americans allow them to run in free elections,...
  • Former dissident sworn in as Tunisia's president

     
    Moncef Marzouki, former dissident and veteran human rights activist, is sworn in as Tunisia's new president. Tunisia inspired the so-called Arab Spring uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East....
  • Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

     
    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...