Hamas and Israel Are in a Perilous Cycle. Is War a Miscalculation Away?

They stepped back from the brink of all-out conflict on Saturday, but none of the underlying tensions have been resolved ...
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How Pizzagate Pusher Mike Cernovich Keeps Getting People Fired

Mike Cernovich was celebrating on Friday, at least for a few hours. Disney had
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Russian Diplomat Calls for the Release of Suspected Foreign Agent Maria Butina

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the arrest is unacceptable
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Russia demands US release 'spy', calls charges false

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Saturday that the arrest of a Russian gun ...
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Spain’s Billion-Dollar Ethanol-Powered S-80 Super-Submarines Are Too Big to Fit in their Docks

And won’t start out with key air-independent propulsion technology.
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Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas holds after intense fighting

A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza appeared to be holding on Saturday after a round of intense fighting ...
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Freezing U.S. aid to Egypt would not be easy or cost-free

By Susan Cornwell and Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Some U.S. lawmakers are calling for the Obama administration to shut off aid to Egypt in the aftermath of the army’s lethal crackdown on protesters. But untangling the aid relationship with Cairo would not be simple and could be costly for the United States as well as Egypt. A special financing arrangement Cairo uses could leave U.S. …

World unites against Egypt violence

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Thousands of protestors take to streets in Indonesia, calling for end to bloodshed in Egypt, while Taliban calls for restoration of Morsi as president. French foreign minister says no options off table, including possible suspension of aid

Dozens killed in Egypt’s ‘Day of Rage’

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Muslim Brotherhood protests plunge into violence across country, with around 50 killed in Cairo alone – or 95 according to al-Jazeera, as Islamist followers of ousted President Morsi clash with security forces. Saudi king stands with Egypt against ‘terrorism’

U.N. political affairs chief set to travel to Egypt next week

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations is sending its political affairs chief to Egypt next week to meet with a range of officials including representatives from the Muslim Brotherhood amid the ongoing violence following the army’s ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last month, the world body said on Friday. U.N. officials said the trip by Jeffrey Feltman, U.N. under secretary-general for political affairs and the former top U.S. diplomat for the Middle East, will help the world body work out how to respond to the Egypt crisis. “The schedule is still being worked out. …

Nasrallah: Ready to fight in Syria myself


Hezbollah leader addresses Thursday’s Beirut bombing for first time, pointing finger at al-Qaeda-affiliated ‘godless organizations’ operating against Assad. ‘These murderers want to bring about a war between brothers and destroy Lebanon,’ he says