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Suicide Bombing Kills 16 At Anti-Corruption Rally In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 04.02.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked an anti-corruption demonstration in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing 16 people and wound...

Suicide Bombing At Crowded Funeral Kills 9

AP | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber detonated his payload at a crowded funeral, killing two police and seven civilian...

Suicide Bombers Attack Buses Carrying Afghan Army Troops, Killing 7

Posted 10.01.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing seven and w...

Reading Maimonides in Beirut

Emily O'Dell | Posted 08.23.2014 | Religion
Emily O'Dell

Reading Maimonides in Beirut reminded me that beyond right and wrong, reason and faith, belief and unbelief, we are perhaps most alive and wise when we strive to become conscious of the "self."

Bombers Attack Pakistan Police Station, Killing 8

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2013 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Four Taliban suicide bombers attacked a police station in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at le...

Suicide Bomber Attacks Afghan-U.S. Base

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

KHOST, Afghanistan, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a joint Afghan-U.S. base in the country's east on We...

Suicide Bombings Kill 30 In Damascus

AP | ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Two car bombers blew themselves up Friday outside the heavily guarded compounds of Syria's intelligence agencies, killing at least ...

Portrait of a Spy Is a Topical Spy Tale

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.01.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Gabriel Allon has been the subject of many novels by Daniel Silva and yet this character is never boring.

Al Qaeda Group Reportedly Takes Blame For Algeria Bombings

Reuters | Richard Meares | Posted 09.18.2011 | World

LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in North Africa has claimed responsbility for suicide bombs in Algeria at the weekend that a security source ...

Push Into Helmand Triggered Severe Spike in Civilian Death Rate, Failed its Objectives

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

More troops are not the answer in Afghanistan. We need to lower the overall level of military conflict as quickly as possible, and the only way to do that is to sharply reduce the number of U.S. troops.

Muhammad Movie Planned: Film Brings Together Hollywood Producer Barrie Osborne And Banned Muslim Cleric Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A movie about the prophet Muhammad is in the works, according to Reuters. According to reports, the $150 million film will bring together a major holl...

Iraqi Bombings Spark Fear Of Insurgent Push

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — It's been a season of jarring flashbacks in Iraq: a spate of major suicide bombings, including more than 145 dead over two days of blo...

Afghanistan Suicide Bombings Kill 5

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide car bomber struck a governor's compound north of the Afghan capital on Monday while U.S. troops were inside, offi...

McCain Pulls Out the Heartstrings: Pity He Didn't Use a Violin Instead of a Kazoo

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

I felt bad for Obama, who treated McCain with a level of respect, even as McCain often had a frozen condescending grin while the Democrat spoke.

Olmert Offers Tough Words That Focus on Real Middle East Problem

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had tough words to describe the militant actions of Israeli settlers living on occupied lands in the West Bank.

Shiite Pilgrims Targeted in Attacks

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber blew himself up among Shiite pilgrims taking a break Sunday during their days-long march to a shrine for a major reli...