Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving ban to end

Women can drive from midnight local time (21:00 GMT) but there has been a crackdown on activists ...
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First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

NEW YORK (AP) — I really don't care, do u?
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Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-word

Netflix sacked its chief spokesman Jonathan Friedland, he revealed on Friday, after he used the N-word twice in the space ...
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US Border Patrol sets up surprise immigration checkpoint in Maine

US Border Patrol set up a temporary inland checkpoint on a Maine interstate, a move civil rights advocates say raises ...
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Khamenei adviser: U.S. creating ‘second Vietnam’ in Syria

Top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader warns the United States that Syria and Eastern Euphrates will be another Vietnam.

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Assad defies United States, presses assault in southwest Syria

By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the ...
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Warm reception expected as Romney lands in Israel

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)Mitt Romney's support for Israel will likely earn the presumptive Republican presidential nominee a warm welcome from Israeli leaders when he meets with them Sunday and a frosty reception from Palestinians, who fear he would do little to advance their stalled statehood dreams.


Egypt’s president faces backlash from allies

In this Sunday, July 22, 2012 photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, left, meets with the minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hesham Kandil, at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. On Tuesday, July 24, 2012, Morsi named Hesham Kandil prime minister designate and tasked him with putting together a new Cabinet to replace the current military-appointed one. (AP Photo/Ahmed Mourad, Egyptian Presidency)An alliance of pro-democracy advocates on Saturday criticized Egypt's new Islamist president for unilaterally choosing a prime minister with no track record, while leading without transparency and alienating political groups with liberal leanings.


Syrian forces move to retake Aleppo

In this Sunday, 22 July, 2012 photo a Syrian rebel fires his weapon during clashes with Syrian troops in Idlib, Syria. (AP Photo/Fadi Zaidan)Syrian government tanks backed by attack helicopters swept into Aleppo on Saturday as the regime launched an assault to regain control of the country's largest city a week after rebels seized several neighborhoods.