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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.
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In this Sunday, March 3, 2013 file photo, A Kurdish female member of the Popular Protection Units stands guard at a check point near the northeastern city of Qamishli, Syria.
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Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaks to the Guardian newspaper have thrown back the curtain on the world of diplomatic espionage, revealing - in explicit detail - how British spies monitor enemies and allies alike.
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BAGHDAD: Three bomb attacks in Iraq including a blast inside a roadside restaurant killed 12 people on Monday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has left nearly 2,000 dead since the beginning of April.
Four Shiite Lebanese men were killed Sunday in an ambush in a volatile area by the border with Syria, hiking already high sectarian tensions and concerns over the spillover of the civil war raging next door.
Under Hosni Mubarak's rule, Egypt's authorities took a tough line on Egyptians coming home after waging "jihad" in places like Afghanistan, Chechnya or the Balkans, fearing they would bring back extremist ideology, combat experience and a thirst for regime change.
As police vehicles rolled into Kizilay Square in Ankara on Sunday, a woman approached a lightly armoured truck bearing the logo of the Turikish police anti-terrorism department and asked those inside: "What is this oppression? Have you no fear of God?" - Riot police firing tear gas and water cannons repelled thousands of anti-government protesters ... (more)
Syrian state TV and residents say an explosion has shaken a Damascus neighborhood that houses several embassies and a military airport.
The election of a new president in Iran and news that U.S. plans to provide weapons to Syrian rebels preoccupied Israeli officials and analysis this weekend.
Sunday's meeting between Israel's Yair Lapid and the Palestinians' Shukri Bashara marked the first high-profile meeting between officials since the new Israeli government took office in March.
A string of nearly a dozen apparently coordinated bombs and a shooting killed at least 30 and wounded scores across Iraq on Sunday, extending a wave of violence that is raising fears of a return to widespread killing a decade after the U.S.-led invasion.
A second blast in two days has killed a worker at a south Louisiana chemical plant, just miles from the site where two workers were killed a day earlier.
The leader of al-Qaida's Iraq arm defiantly rejected an order from the terror network's central command to stop claiming control over the organization's Syria affiliate, according to a message purportedly from him that was posted online Saturday.
President Barack Obama's decision to begin arming Syria's rebels deepens U.S. involvement in a regional proxy war that is increasingly being fought along sectarian lines, pitting Sunni against Shiite Muslims, and threatening the stability of Syria's neighbors.