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Gunmen robbed four commercial ships anchored near the southern oil hub of Basra in a rare attack off the Iraqi coast, the U.S. Navy said Sunday.
Thieves, not insurgents, were behind unusual robberies of four ships anchored off Iraq's southern coast, an Iraqi intelligence official said Monday, insisting they do not pose a larger threat to commercial traffic in the strategic waters.
The State Department is sending Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf - the mastermind of the Ground Zero Mosque - on a trip through the Middle East to foster "greater understanding" about Islam and Muslim communities in the United States. However, important questions are being raised about whether this is simply a taxpayer-funded fundraising jaunt to underwrite his reviled project, which is moving ahead in Lower Manhattan.
Bahrain's foreign minister said Sunday the country has no plans to follow its Persian Gulf neighbors in banning some BlackBerry services because security fears do not outweigh the technological benefits.
Wolfgang Sidka, a German with coaching experience in the Persian Gulf, has agreed to become Iraq's national soccer coach.
Mexicans voted for new governors and mayors across a third of the country Sunday in an election soured by drug-gang killings and intimidation and expected to hand the main opposition party sweeping gains.
NEW YORK — Sri Lanka yesterday lost its bid for re-election to the United Nations' Human Rights Council — a likely recognition by the international community of rampant and ongoing human rights abuses in the country.
NEW YORK - Sri Lanka yesterday lost its bid for re-election to the United Nations' Human Rights Council - a likely recognition by the international community of rampant and ongoing human rights abuses in the country.
NEW YORK — The United Nations General Assembly today elected 15 new members to 3-year terms on its Human Rights Council, an often-criticized panel based in Geneva.