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U.S. court finds Arab Bank liable for financing Hamas terror activities


Special to WASHINGTON — A leading Middle East financial institution, liable to huge damages, has been deemed a supporter of Hamas. In an unprecedented verdict, a federal court jury in New York found the Arab Bank liable for financing […]

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Obama plans for expanded war against ISIL called ‘geopolitical whack-a-mole’

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Gen. Martin Dempsey.

Special to WASHINGTON — The United States has been preparing to expand its military role in Iraq and Syria. Officials said the administration of President Barack Obama has drafted plans for combat operations in both Iraq and Syria as […]

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Bullish on Hollywood: Why American films do so well in socialist France


John J. Metzler PARIS — The Lone Ranger has galloped down the Champs d’ Elysees on his trusty horse Silver. The little blue Smurfs are at the palatial Opera Garnier. As has long been the case in recent memory, the […]

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That buck doesn’t stop here anymore


Sol W. Sanders   Although he did not originate the phrase, President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk through most of his presidency indicating he understood he was the ultimate arbiter of The Republic’s executive decision-making. It said: […]

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Saudis report new fire fights with Iran-backed Shi’ite fugitives

Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour Al Turki.  /Reuters

Special to ABU DHABI — Saudi Arabia has reported fresh battles with Iranian-backed Shi’ite insurgents. Officials said police came under fire from suspected Shi’ite fighters in the oil-rich Eastern Province in late April. They said a Shi’ite fugitive and […]

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On the record: Obama and Israel


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Letter from the Editors, Since introducing its new look in October 2011, has seen significant growth in site traffic and reader interest. Unfortunately, all that attention resulted in timeouts and slow page load times. We are happy to report […]

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More, more, more of the same, same, same


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Newt rips CNN anchor


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