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WorldViews: 9 attempts to explain the crazy complexity of the Middle East The Middle East is complicated. The religious, social and political cleavages of the region are myriad and hard to succinctly sum up. How do you untangle the Israeli-Palestinian situation, or explain the divide between Sunni Islam and Shia Islam, or squar
Washington Post | 4 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Turkey, frustrated with West, clings to fading vision for the Middle East By Jonny Hogg and Nick Tattersall ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Frustrated by Western failure to heed his advice in Syria and Iraq and still smarting over the collapse of the Muslim Brotherhood, Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu makes no apology for a
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Amid differences, Israel's Netanyahu to seek reassurances from Obama on Iran WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Israels Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and Middle East peace efforts as well as complications from the U.S.-l
Reuters | 7 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Former Middle East CBS News Correspondent speaks at UT about ISIS Dr. Lawrence Pintak used to be the Middle East Correspondent for CBS News. Tuesday Pintak spent some time on the University of Toledo's campus to talk to people about what is happening overseas. | 8 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
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Islamic State Fighting Strains Pentagon Budget President Barack Obama's expansion of airstrikes in the Middle East is creating new strains on Pentagon planners who thought the days of costly military operations in that region were over—at least for now.
Wall Street Journal | 10 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Celebration results in food fight As wars go, this one is pretty tame. Maybe because it isn’t being fought in the Middle East, but the American Midwest.The aggressor is Belleville, Ill. The victim is Sheboygan, Wis. The fight isn’t about oil, religion or tribal pride. It&rsquo
Early County News | 10 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Blakely, Georgia
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US Marines crisis unit to deploy to Mideast Washington (AFP) - The US Marine Corps plans to deploy 2,300 troops to the Middle East for a new unit designed to quickly respond to crises in the volatile region, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Yahoo! News | 13 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ticketmaster Enters Qatar, Site of World Cup Live Nation's Ticketmaster has opened up an office in Qatar, its second entry into the Middle East in two years. The tiny nation of 2 million has a... | 15 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Say What?! America's role in the world The terror in the Middle East continues to make headlines through out the week, but this week, we went out asking you where you think America stands in the world. | 18 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Amarillo, Texas
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Pope summons Mideast envoys to Rome over ISIS progress VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, who has expressed alarm over the rise of Islamic State militants and the plight of Christians in the Middle East, has summoned his envoys in the region to a rare meeting to discuss a response to the crisis, the Vatican said on
New York Daily News | 18 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York