The Washington Post
Four factors shaping Obamaa s visit to Asia
Obama's trip to Asia kicks off today. He'll be visiting until April 29th. Here are the four factors that will shape all his remarks and deliberations, as well as continuing relations with United States and Asia.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
From the Mailbag: Don't be like this in ten years edition.
Seriously, folks, once Barack Obama is no longer in office: just let him go away.
Payvand News of Iran
Iran's dust problem: potential causes and strategies
Iranian officials have expressed hope that residents of the country's western provinces will have fewer problems with dust particles this year due to the heavy precipitation anticipated in Iraq.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
How We Misunderstand 'Innovation'
Subscribe to the daily newsletter . "But there is another form of ignorance which seems to be universal: the inability to understand the concept and role of innovation.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Iraqi Kurds entrench political faultline with Syria border ditch
Iraqi Kurds are digging a 17-km trench on their border with Syria, reinforcing a political faultline between the two rival parties that dominate on either side of the frontier.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
American Oil Reserves Now Top Saudi Arabia
The U.S. Energy Information Agency just reported that United States " proven reserves " of crude oil in 2012 jumped by 15.4% to 29.2 billion barrels.
Cristal Hotels & Resorts to Unveil Expansion Strategy at the Arabian Travel Market
Abu Dhabi based Cristal Hotels & Resorts under the Cristal group will unveil its expansion plans at Arabian Travel Market next month.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Iraq says Abu Ghraib prison closed
The Iraqi government said Tuesday that it had closed the Abu Ghraib prison, site of a notorious prisoner abuse scandal during the U.S. occupation of Iraq, because of fears that it could be overrun by Sunni insurgents who have gained strength over the past year.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Miami Herald
Beautifully written and unflinching in its honesty, Cara Hoffman's provocative second novel offers a window into events we'd prefer to see less clearly.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
US citizens in Iraq warned of specific threat
US officials are prohibited from using Baghdad International Airport Tuesday, April 8 due to a specific threat.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Alert - Polio in Iraq
According to the Iraqi Ministry of Health, as of March 21, 2014, 1 case of polio has been reported in a suburb northeast of Baghdad.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Californians Pay $.72 More for Gasoline than Texans
Despite having America's highest proven reserves at over 15 billion barrels of oil, Californians now pay $.72 per gallon more per gallon of gasoline than Texans, who are number two in reserves.
U.S. cautions citizens against travel via Baghdad airport due to 'specific threat'
The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has cautioned its citizens against travelling via Baghdad airport through April 8 due to information regarding a "specific threat" to security, ahead of elections later this month.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Milford baking blogger shares ideas in fundraiser class
Her "diary," a colorful pastiche of creative confections and witty commentary, is read by some 35,000 followers each month.
The Washington Post
4Journalists pay tribute to their AP colleagues who were shot in Afghanistan
Photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus was killled and her colleague Kathy Gannon wounded when an Afghan police officer opened fire on their car.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Bethlehem man gets U.S. citizenship after long, difficult road
George Jaoudeh speaks at Lehigh University while U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent and Jaoudeh's son, Marwan, listens.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Fort Mill pastor returns from Iraq with lessons of faith, courage learned
Sizoo returned recently from Iraq, where she went places and saw sights she still can't entirely share.
Bridlington Free Press
Beverley director honoured by The Queen and US President
A director has been honoured by the Queen and the President of the United States for his work with the military in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Pentagon: We need war funding after the wars are over
The U.S. military will need war funding for years to come, despite the fact that most troops will be out of Afghanistan by the end of this year, service officials told lawmakers Thursday.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
The Papillion Times
Marine vet delivers: One-time supply clerk now heads his own logistics consulting firm
"[Organic produce] has exploded," said one registered Hy-Vee dietitian. "It has become much more mainstream now."