Only two French universities still shut PARIS - The Associated PressOnly two French universities remained shut down on Friday by protests that lingered even after the government scrapped a contested youth jobs measure that brought masses into the
The anti-Shiite attacks, believed to be the work of Sunni hard-liners loyal to the al-Qaeda network, come at a time when Iraq is floundering in a power vacuum.
The US military announces that a major al-Qaeda figure in Iraq, Rafid Ibrahim Fattah, also known by his nom de guerre Abu Umar al-Kurdi, had been killed by US forces on March 27 near the restive city of Baquba
Meanwhile, a car bomb kills at least six people at an army checkpoint near the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar, police and witnesses say
Garcia holds lead for runoff place in Peru vote LIMA - ReutersLeftist former president Alan Garcia held his narrow lead over a pro-business rival on Wednesday for a runoff spot in Peru's presidential election in which he would face former army commander
Iraq said on Tuesday it will boycott an Arab foreign ministers' meeting due to be held in Cairo today to protest Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's comments on the loyalty of Iraqi Shiites to Iran.
A spokesman for parliament, which must approve any new prime minister, says a date for the assembly's next session will be announced today, a possible indication of some movement
A powerful bomb exploded during evening prayers at a public park in this southern Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens of others, witnesses and a doctor said. The
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A spokesman for the Iraqi Accordance Front, the biggest Sunni Arab bloc, says the Front has informed the Alliance of 'the continuation of our stand' to reject Jaafari
Sunni Arab, Kurdish and secularist leaders on Monday emphatically rejected Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari staying on in his post, possibly sealing the embattled Shiite premier's political
Meanwhile, President Mubarak angers Iraqi leaders by saying that civil war has started in their country
Opinion by Barry RubinWhen one compares the histories of Islamism and Communism, despite their awesome differences in content, the parallels are awesome. In fact, what is most amazing is how radical Islamism has developed into a world view closely resembling that of Communism with a veneer of religiosity that obscures what actually is happening.
A car bomb killed at least six Shiite pilgrims south of Baghdad on Saturday, the latest in a wave of attacks that had prompted a fresh warning against civil war in Iraq.The blast near a Shiite shrine in
Some police sources say the bombers were women; others saythey were a woman and two men dressed as women
At least 13 people were killed, including four women, and 40 wounded when a car bomb blew up on Thursday near a cemetery in Iraq's holiest Shiite city of Najaf, medics and security officials
Meanwhile, Awad al-Bandar, the former chief of Saddam Hussein's Revolutionary Court and his co-accused in a trial on charges of crimes against humanity, tells a judge it took him 16 days to condemn 148 Shiite Muslims to death two decades ago
Top intelligence officers from several Arab countries and Turkey have been meeting secretly to coordinate their governments’ strategies in the event civil war erupts in Iraq and in an attempt to
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Jaafari's fate will be decided in parliament if he does not voluntarily step down, Iraqi President Talabani says
Rice and Straw say foreign governments cannot tell Iraqis who their next prime minister should be, but that Iraq's international supporters must see progress
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