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  • The Week Ahead: Syria festers, Cuba connects, China's Xi tours

    No escaping the conundrum of Syria's war Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4 – Russian and European leaders face an agenda packed with economic and political issues at their two-day summit in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg.  But as with most...
  • Coup in Egypt: The Middle East responds

    Coup in Egypt: The Middle East responds
    BEIRUT — The military coup that toppled Egypt’s Islamist president has divided the Middle East between those who see the move as a broadside against pious Muslims and those who view it as a triumph for secular values. Divisions have also...
  • Revolution do-over: A rough road ahead for polarized Egyptians

    Revolution do-over: A rough road ahead for polarized Egyptians
    Egyptians despairing of Mohamed Morsi’s Islamist imprint on society have prevailed in ousting the country’s first freely elected president. Faced with a choice between chaos and a coup d’etat, the powerful military opted for the latter....
  • Brotherhood ouster in Egypt may clear way for stricter Islamists

    CAIRO -- The military coup that ousted President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood this week could open the way for an even more conservative Islamist faction to make a run for the Egyptian leadership. Nader Bakar of the ultraconservative Nour...
  • Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah

    Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah
    JERUSALEM – With three air strikes on targets in Syria since January, Israel is inserting itself into the Arab Spring’s most intractable conflict, heightening fears that the civil war could spiral into a regional conflagration. But as some...
  • Morsi's ouster fuels debate on U.S. policy on the Mideast

     Morsi's ouster fuels debate on U.S. policy on the Mideast
    WASHINGTON — The military overthrow of the democratically elected government in Egypt, for decades America's most important Arab ally, has rekindled a fierce debate about whether the Obama administration's Mideast policy has been too passive and...
  • The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial

    The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial
    D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
  • Yemeni women say lives are worse following revolution

     
    In the wake of a revolution they helped propel, four out of five Yemeni women who spoke to the international group Oxfam said their lives had worsened in the past year, beset by hunger and violence....
  • Pope arrives in Lebanon, appeals for peace amid regional unrest

     
    Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Lebanon and appealed for peace in the Middle East -- at a time when the region is awash in turmoil, including protests against an anti-Islam film...
  • Netanyahu envoy says U.S. should expand arms aid to Israel

     
    A special envoy of the Israeli prime minister said the United States should expand its arms aid to Israel in light of the increased threats posed by the unstable aftermath of the Arab Spring revolutions....
  • Occupy L.A. marks one-year anniversary with rally and march

     
    Marking the one-year anniversary of downtown action that resulted in the massive encampment at City Hall, a couple hundred Occupy L.A. supporters gathered Monday in Pershing Square for a planned rally and march through the area....
  • 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...