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  • JORDAN: Clashes erupt at pro-democracy rally in Amman [Updated]

     
    Jordan has had regular peaceful protests in recent days, pressing King Abdullah for political reforms, but a Friday demonstration outside the Husseini mosque in Amman turned unexpectedly violent when a gang of more than 100 pro-government counter-...
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Activists call for reforms; King Abdullah makes concessions

     
    More than 100 Saudi intellectuals and activists on Sunday called on King Abdullah to set up a constitutional monarchy and enact sweeping reforms, putting pressure on the government of the world's largest oil producer as revolts simmer across the Arab........
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Protests 'contradict' Islamic law and are banned, Interior ministry declares [Updated]

     
    After demonstrators staged protests demanding the release of political prisoners, and activists urged sweeping reforms in Saudi Arabia, the ultra-conservative kingdom appears to have decided to put the lid on street-based calls for change. [Updated at 9:...
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Demonstrators stage rare protests to demand release of political prisoners

     
    Saudi Arabia has so far escaped the demonstrations and popular uprisings that are sweeping the region, but recent developments suggest the ultraconservative kingdom is not immune to protests and unrest. Media reports say demonstrators took to the...
  • JORDAN: Protests turn violent, scores reportedly injured [Updated]

     
    Demonstrations turned violent as government supporters clashed with protesters in the Jordanian capital Friday, hurling stones at each other. Scores of people were injured, according to news reports from Amman. [Updated at 11:45 a.m. PST: Hamza Mansour,...
  • Sunday guests: L.A. Times reporter tells ‘Reliable Sources’ about Schwarzenegger story

     
    Mark Barabak of the Los Angeles Times will tell "Reliable Sources" about the coverage of Arnold Schwarzenegger's child by a former worker in his household. The program starts at 11 a.m. on CNN. The Times and the Orlando Sentinel are owned by Tribune...
  • How Newt Gingrich became viewer bait for the Sunday morning talk wars

     
    CBS and NBC Sunday talk shows do Round Two of Gingrich digging his own hole deeper. ABC and Fox abstain....
  • Here In the Post-Empire, Charlie Sheen is King

    And the news cycles keep hitting the collective windshield like a meteor belt. One minute it's Charlie Sheen wetly exploding across the screen, then Japan, then we're dropping bombs on Libya ... the hits just keep on coming. I found a prophetic quote...
  • Jordan king appoints new PM, government quits

    Jordan king appoints new PM, government quits
    (Reuters) - Close U.S ally Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday asked his former ex-military adviser Marouf Bakhit to form a new cabinet, an official said. The official said the monarch officially accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Samir Rifai, a...
  • William and Kate: Royal Wedding Invitations Are in the Mail

    William and Kate: Royal Wedding Invitations Are in the Mail
    LONDON, England -- Forget Willy Wonka's golden tickets. For Britain's great and good, there's only one envelope that matters -- and the British royal family has revealed that they're in the post. The marriage of Kate Middleton to England's Prince...
  • Syria Unrest

    Syria Unrest
    A crackdown on pro-democracy protests is isolating Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, with each passing day. Syria has now been suspended from the Arab league and Jordan’s King Abdullah told a British network al-Assad should step down....