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3 hrs ago | The Independent

Saudis risk new Muslim division with proposal to move Mohamed's tomb

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7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

The best solution is harder than dropping bombs

We've found the weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. It's taken a decade and they're not the ones we were told to expect.


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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post


There's a new message coalescing around events in the Middle East, coming from Republicans, the media, and even a few Democrats: It's time to panic.


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14 hrs ago | ABC News

Islamic State 'looking to erase the Syria-Iraq border': former US ambassador

MARK COLVIN: Some may fear that sending more arms to Iraq is like throwing good money after bad.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014


U.S. to push for coalition to fight Islamic State: Kerry

The U.S. will reportedly use NATO summit to push for coalition to beat back Islamic State militants, as President Obama continues to come under criticism for not forming a plan yet against the militants in Syria.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Travel, Middle East Travel, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

The Hill

Obama's foreign policy 'in freefall,' Rogers says

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday sharply criticized President Obama's lack of a strategy to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria .


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Windsor Beacon

NATO summit 'most important' since fall of Berlin Wall

It feels as if the world is facing an unprecedented number of global security crises, NATO's former Supreme Allied Commander said ahead of a key gathering for the 28-nation military alliance that will see heads of state including President Obama travel to Wales this week.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Tufts University, Travel, Middle East Travel

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Look at soldiers for hire shows a strong depth of reporting

Soldiers for hire have long existed. But the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the transformation of mercenaries "from covert and infamous to acceptable and indispensable," Hagedorn writes.


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The Independent

McDonald's frozen out of Russia over 'health' risks

Critics have questioned why investigations have come after the relationship between the US and Russia soured over the crisis in Ukraine Oliver Poole is an award-winning Foreign Correspondent for the Evening Standard and Independent titles.


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New Urban Legends

Why Michelle Came Home

Claim: Barack Obama's status as a Muslim prevented his wife from traveling with him to Islamic countries in April 2009.


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The Washington Post

Iraqis displaced by violence take over schools

On a recent evening, ten families from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul moved into their new home, a one-story building with tile floors and a sunny courtyard in a poor Shiite neighborhood of east Baghdad.


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Weekday Magazine

Kerry Calls For 'Global Coalition' Against Islamic State

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called for a "global coalition" to combat Islamic State militants who have seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq.


Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 08/29/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.


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The Fresno Bee

Gas prices, held low by Texas shale, spur other consumer spending

But the current crises in Ukraine and Iraq did not stop the Hughes family from making the two-hour drive to San Antonio to visit the Alamo, have a chicken fried steak lunch and buy fish for their tank before driving home to Corpus Christi.


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The Straits Times

US defence chief Chuck Hagel to visit Georgia, Turkey after Nato summit

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel will travel to Georgia and Turkey after attending a Nato summit in Cardiff next week, as escalating conflicts in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq dominate his agenda.


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The Baltimore Sun

U.S. sends arms to bolster Lebanon army after Islamist incursion

The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army after Islamist insurgents seized a border town for several days this month, U.S. officials said on Friday.


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Albany Times Union

Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

In this June 6, 2014 file picture persons walk with shopping bags in Hamburg, Germany.


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BBC News

Visiting a Kurdish capital in the US

In Nashville, Kurdish immigrants have built a community to replace the home many were forced to flee.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Obama now taking correct steps against Islamic State

Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister.


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Navy Times

Obama calls on other nations to fight Islamic State

President Obama on Thursday shunted aside speculation that he will soon expand the U.S. bombing campaign against Islamic extremists into Syria, saying the military mission for now will remain focused on Iraq.


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