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Abbas to Obama: Impose Mideast peace solution

Abbas to Obama: Impose Mideast peace solution

Ramallah--Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged the Obama administration on Saturday to impose a solution to the Middle East conflict that…
Anti-US cleric offers Iraq government help after attacks

Anti-US cleric offers Iraq government help after attacks

Baghdad--Anti-US Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr offered to help the Iraqi government maintain security after bomb attacks against Shias killed 56…
Egypt FM: Allegations of scud transfer to Hizbullah ‘laughable lies’

Egypt FM: Allegations of scud transfer to Hizbullah ‘laughable lies’

Beirut--Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit on Saturday dismissed the allegations that Syria has transferred the long-range rockets to the…
UN seeks solution to Western Sahara conflict

UN seeks solution to Western Sahara conflict

After a meeting with Mohamed Abdelaziz, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, the U.N. press office said in a statement that…
Greece presses ‘help’ button, markets still wary

Greece presses ‘help’ button, markets still wary

Greece--Prime Minister George Papandreou asked to tap the 45 billion euro (US$60.5 billion) package after investors feared a default and…
Iran begins war games in Gulf, Strait of Hormuz

Iran begins war games in Gulf, Strait of Hormuz

Tehran--Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Thursday started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz,…
US Mideast envoy launching new mission

US Mideast envoy launching new mission

Ramallah--A White House envoy planned to begin a new Middle East peace mission on Thursday that could determine whether Israel…
ICC Prosecutor condemns Sudan noncooperation

ICC Prosecutor condemns Sudan noncooperation

The Hague--The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to report Sudan to the UN Security Council for…
Rockets fired at Israeli’s Eilat resort

Rockets fired at Israeli’s Eilat resort

Jerusalem--Two rockets were fired from Jordan at Israel's Red Sea resort of Eilat on Thursday but landed in Jordanian territory,…
Baghdad recount may take two weeks

Baghdad recount may take two weeks

Baghdad--A recount of votes cast in Baghdad in Iraq's inconclusive March 7 election is likely to be concluded within two…
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