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  1. U.S. says it saw preparations for possible Syria chemical attackTue, 27 Jun 2017 16:39:42 -0400
    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. warning to Syria's leadership against staging a chemical weapons attack was based on intelligence about what appeared to be active preparations at a Syrian airfield used for such an attack in April, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. More...
  2. Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' linkTue, 27 Jun 2017 19:37:38 -0400
    MOSCOW/KIEV/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A major global cyber attack on Tuesday disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that last month infected more than 300,000 computers. More...
  3. Venezuela says Supreme Court attacked from helicopterTue, 27 Jun 2017 21:14:33 -0400
    CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday a police helicopter had attacked the Supreme Court in a ratcheting up of Venezuela's political crisis, but a grenade tossed at the building did not explode. More...
  4. Iraqi forces seize more ground in Mosul from Islamic State, PM sees victory soonTue, 27 Jun 2017 14:34:23 -0400
    MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces on Tuesday pushed towards the river side of Mosul's Old City, their key target in the eight-month campaign to capture Islamic State's de-facto capital, and Iraq's prime minister predicted victory very soon. More...
  5. Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demandsTue, 27 Jun 2017 20:04:50 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism. More...
  6. At least 24 migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off LibyaTue, 27 Jun 2017 18:17:52 -0400
    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Red Crescent volunteers recovered the bodies of 24 migrants on Tuesday that were washed up in an eastern suburb of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as large-scale rescues were made in the Mediterranean. More...
  7. Brazil's Temer calls graft charge a 'fiction' as crisis deepensTue, 27 Jun 2017 18:20:45 -0400
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer called a corruption charge filed against him by Brazil's top prosecutor a "fiction" on Tuesday, as the nation's political crisis deepened under the second president faced with possible removal from office in just over a year. More...
  8. Turkey returns fire on Kurdish YPG in Syria's Afrin: broadcasterTue, 27 Jun 2017 19:08:06 -0400
    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's military returned fire against members of the Kurdish YPG militia near Syria's Afrin region overnight, broadcaster Haberturk reported early on Wednesday, citing military sources. More...
  9. Iran's Zarif raps U.S. Supreme Court's partial revival of travel banTue, 27 Jun 2017 13:16:02 -0400
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister criticized on Tuesday a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to revive part of President Donald Trump's travel ban imposed on citizens from six majority Muslim countries, saying it would boost militants in the Middle East. More...
  10. Chile, Argentina leaders pledge cooperation; express concern over VenezuelaTue, 27 Jun 2017 21:19:24 -0400
    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The leaders of neighboring Chile and Argentina pledged on Tuesday to further integrate the countries' economies and expressed mutual concern about the unrest in Venezuela. More...
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World Press
  1. ISIS Brutality Becomes a TV SeriesMon, 19 Jun 2017 16:04:00 GMT
    During the 30-days of Ramadan, and while Muslims in the Arab world have been fasting since May 26, millions have tuned into Saudi Arabia's MBC to watch the first ever series about ISIS. More...
  2. Countries North Korea Can Currently Hit With Their MissilesMon, 29 May 2017 21:21:00 GMT
    Should North Korea ever have the capacity to launch a nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. mainland, Trump would have approximately ten minutes to react and make a decision to counterattack. More...
  3. How a Democracy Can ImplodeSun, 28 May 2017 12:32:00 GMT
    In 2014, voter turnout for mid-term elections plunged to the lowest rate in 72 years. The overall national turnout was a disgraceful 36.3 percent.   More...
  4. Could Iran Emerge as the Middle East Superpower?Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:35:00 GMT
  5. Immigration and Health Care Reform Will Wreak Havoc on Rural America Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:10:00 GMT
    The immigration ban, which combined with health care reform will likely wreak even more havoc on an already depressed rural America. More...
  6. Current Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:33:00 GMT
    The Republicans currently have top-to-bottom control in 25 states, holding both the governorship and the entire legislature. If we've learned anything from this last election, it's that political complacency is no longer an option. More...
  7. U.S. Senate Seats up for Reelection in 2018 Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:26:00 GMT
    The U.S. Senate elections will be held on November 6, 2018. Thirty-three of the 100 Senate seats are up for reelection. The Republicans will be defending just 8 seats, while the Democrats will be fighting for 23, plus another 2 held by independents. The winners of those seats will serve a six-year term from January 3, 2019, until January 3, 2025. The time to start organizing is now. More...
  8. ISIS, Turkey and Oil: Interview with Pelicourt Wed, 02 Dec 2015 22:21:00 GMT
    Robert Bensh discusses the myriad ways that ISIS and the Paris attack impact global energy security and geopolitics in the Middle East. More...
  9. Viewpoints: Violence Between Israel and PalestineThu, 22 Oct 2015 22:26:00 GMT
    Since Israel restricted Muslim access to a holy site in Jerusalem, Israelis and Palestinians have plunged into a new battle in their eternal war. More...
  10. Khalid al-Asaad Slaughtered by ISISSat, 22 Aug 2015 14:52:00 GMT
    Khalid al-Asaad, an 83-year-old caretaker of antiquities in Syria, was beheaded by ISIS, but did not receive the same attention as a slain lion. More...