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  • In drought-stricken Central Valley, Obama calls for cooperation

    In drought-stricken Central Valley, Obama calls for cooperation
    FRESNO—President Obama on Friday warned against thinking of water as a “zero-sum game” and urged regional players to push beyond politics in solving supply problems. On a dusty afternoon spent with politicians and farmers, Obama argued...
  • Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting

    Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Thursday with Jordanian King Abdullah II to discuss developments related to the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, according to Petra, Jordan’s news agency. Netanyahu’s visit to...
  • Nancy Pelosi on ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’; Paul Ryan on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks Thursday on Capitol Hill about her bill to ban assault weapons. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The weekend political discussion starts on HBO's “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Maher...
  • Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau leaving for Saudi Arabia post

     
    The president of Caltech, Jean-Lou Chameau, announced Tuesday that he would step down as head of that prestigious Pasadena institution at the end of the school year and become head of a university in Saudi Arabia. Chameau, a French-born civil......
  • Jordan Web 'blackout' protest targets alleged censorship

     
    Black Iris, 360East, and 7iber are names that may not be familiar to U.S audiences, but for the Jordanian online community they represent websites and blogs with the online presence of Daily Kos or the Huffington Post. Although the websites' purposes...
  • Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau leaving for a university in Saudi Arabia

    Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau leaving for a university in Saudi Arabia
    Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau this week announced that he will leave his position at the end of the school year to head up a science and tech-focused university in Saudi Arabia. Chameau, who will be leading the newly formed King Abdullah University...
  • Review: 'A Hologram for the King' by Dave Eggers worth discussing

    Review: 'A Hologram for the King' by Dave Eggers worth discussing
    -------------------- A Hologram for the King A Novel Dave Eggers McSweeney's: 328 pp., $25 -------------------- More than any other writer of his generation, Dave Eggers is a brand. The 42-year-old author is accomplished in many fields — he's...
  • Crown Prince Nayif ibn Abdulaziz dies at 78; head of Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry

    CAIRO — Crown Prince Nayif ibn Abdulaziz, head of Saudi Arabia's feared Interior Ministry who after a series of attacks inside the kingdom became a close Washington ally against Al Qaeda, died Saturday, months after he was named heir apparent in the...
  • Mideast envoy George Mitchell stepping down

    Mideast envoy George Mitchell stepping down
    Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell is stepping down as the United States' special envoy on Mideast peace, an official acknowledgement that the Obama administration’s 2-year-old peace initiative is dead. Associates said Mitchell saw...
  • Israeli, Palestinian negotiators to meet this week in Jordan

     
    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet this week in Jordan with international mediators, Jordanian officials announced on Sunday, bringing the two rivals together for their first direct talks in over a year....
  • Israeli, Palestinian envoys meet in Jordan, agree to more talks

     
    Israel-Palestinian talks in Jordan: Despite low expectations for a breakthrough in the deadlocked peace process, the first meeting between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in more than a year resulted in modest progress....
  • The U.S.: Still the protector of Mideast strongmen [Blowback]

     
    Obama has continued and in many cases increased U.S. aid (most of it military) to clients such as Morocco and Jordan, sold tens of billions of dollars in advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf allies,...