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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Syria
A group of Greek Orthodox nuns in Syria, as well as women from their convent’s orphanage, were returned safely Sunday, following their kidnapping by the rebel al-Nusra Front.
Syria's health care system is on the brink of collapse, with medics forced to engage in "brutal medical practices" in order to save lives: knocking out patients with metal bars because of lack of anesthesia, or amputating infants' limbs for lack of other ways to treat their injuries, an international charity organization said in a report published on Monday.
A Chaldean Catholic bishop serving in Syria says his fellow Christians are under constant siege and fearful of openly following their faith, akin to what's occurring to believers in Iraq.
Syrian government forces seized a town from rebels near the Lebanese border on Saturday, their latest attempt to cut off opposition fighters' fluid supply lines from the country, state media and activists said.
The Washington Times editorial "How to invite war? Equivocation" (March 4) is exactly right as it describes our feckless president. Weakness is provocative.
Tajikistan has been blessed with abundant hydroelectric potential.
The Obama administration's bluster and empty threats of consequences if Russia violated Ukraine's sovereignty only served to show the impotency of President Obama and his national security team.
Saudi Arabia identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and others Friday, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison.
Sunnis and Shiites from Lebanon are streaming into Syria to take up arms on opposite sides of a fierce battle over a rebel stronghold - a fight that has effectively erased the border between the two countries and underlined how Lebanon is being sucked into the civil war next door.
Through his attorney and on his own, Basit Sheikh told a federal judge the following things Thursday: He wants to represent himself on charges he tried to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group. He wants his family to hire another attorney. And he will leave the country voluntarily if the government drops the charges.
Sen. Lindsey Graham took to CNN Thursday morning to defend his controversial tweet that essentially blamed President Obama's response in Benghazi for Russian President Vladimir Putin's force in Ukraine.
A senior Pentagon official let slip this week that the administration's commitment to the pivot to Asia is under review because of large-scale defense spending cuts.
The State Department revealed Wednesday that even as the Obama administration was engaging in direct and very high-stakes nuclear negotiations with Iran, U.S. officials for months have been secretly collaborating with Israeli intelligence to track an illicit Iranian weapons shipment bound for Palestine.
An ultimatum allegedly from a jihadist group has demanded that Syrian Christians live as "dhimmis," low-status subjects who must pay protection money and obey strict restrictions on their religious practice.