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Kerry: Saudi King Backs Israeli-Palestinian Push

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

By Arshad Mohammed RIYADH, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Saudi King Abdullah offered his "enthusiastic support" to U.S. efforts to resolve the ...

Afghanistan: An Election Without Results

Abdulhadi Hairan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdulhadi Hairan

Everyone here is impatient to know the outcome of the much-discussed, controversial Afghan elections, but two months have passed and still no one has a clue about the real situation.

Saudi King Addresses Those Wild Park51 Rumors

| Julie Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- Saudi billionaire King Abdullah is not involved in a proposal to move the Park51 mosque and community center to Greenwich Village, ...

A Powerless "King" Hamid Karzai?

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Mills

Afghans respect power, and Karzai has been shown over and over to have none.

Senator Kerry Finds A War With Which He Can Flirt

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

If you're looking for the man who once asked, "how do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?" you better keep looking. The senator seems to have left him behind.

Karzai Effectively Handed 2nd Term After Abdullah Drops From Afghan Election

AP | HEIDI VOGT and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai effectively secured a second term Sunday when his only challenger dropped out of the race, and the Obama administ...

The Winner of the Afghan Election: Electoral Fraud

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

We can now stand back in awe as the unpunished perpetrators of massive election fraud vie for control of the criminal enterprise called the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

Abdullah May Boycott the Afghan Runoff Vote

Derrick Crowe | Posted 10.30.2009 | World
Derrick Crowe

Talks between Hamid Karzai and Abdullah broke down today, October 30, according to CNN, meaning there will be no power-sharing arrangement to head off a highly problematic runoff vote.

Karzai Appears Set To Agree To Runoff In Afghan Election

New York Times | SABRINA TAVERNISE and HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Under heavy international pressure, President Hamid Karzai appears set to concede as early as Tuesday that he fell short of a fi...

Karzai Widens Lead Over Abdullah In Afghan Vote

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai has extended his lead over his top challenger in Afghanistan's presidential election under the latest vote result...

Abdullah: Karzai Rigged Afghan Votes

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai's leading challenger accused him of using the Afghan state to "rig" this week's election and detailed allegations...

Saudi King Abdullah Appoints First Ever Woman Deputy Minister, Shakes Up Government

AP | DONNA ABU-NASR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi king on Saturday dismissed the chief of the religious police and a cleric who condoned killing the owners of TV...