Today in History

...Washington that violence was "as American as cherry pie."In 1980, on day 267 of the Iranian hostage crisis, the deposed Shah of Iran died at a military hospital outside Cairo, Egypt, at age 60.In 1984, actor James Mason, 75, died in Lausanne, Switzerland...
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

...the Sunnis, which has since become known as ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Large Shi'ite militias allied with Iran rose up against our rule. The only significant group that the U.S. could rely on were the Kurds. They, however, were only...
Brazil Beat media," Martins said proudly.IRAN'S REQUESTBERLIN - For Cologne's Gaffel...the promotion got it into trouble with Iran, whose embassy objected to a beer bottle...considered it might be a problem and removed the Iran-flagged beer about three weeks ago from...
Sports on TV

...FIFA, World Cup, Group G, Germany vs. Portugal, at Salvador, Brazil10:30 a.m., ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, Group F, Iran vs. Nigeria, at Curitiba, Brazil1:30 p.m., ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, Group G, Ghana vs. United States, at Natal...
Sports on TV

...Nigeria vs. Argentina, at Porto Alegre, Brazil7:30 a.m., ESPN2 - FIFA, World Cup, Group F, Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Iran, at Salvador, Brazil11:30 a.m., ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, Group E, Ecuador vs. France, at Rio de Janeiro11:30 a...
Iraqi forces hold on in refinery fight

...the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council, which has close links with Iran.Also lobbying for the job is Ahmad Chalabi, a Shiite lawmaker...have asked the Americans, Britain, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Iran to work toward denying al-Maliki a new term. The Shiite bloc...
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Outside Editorial: Revive the Free Flow of Information Act

...CIA agent. The agent, Jeffrey Sterling, is accused of revealing classified information about a failed CIA plan to compromise Iran's nuclear program, an operation described in a book by Risen.It isn't certain that Risen would have been protected from...
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...wouldn't call it a full terrorist state, it has control over a region ... But you now have interest in that you have Iraq, Iran, Syria and Saudi Arabia and some others now that don't like ISIS and that control. So as a region they need to figure this...
A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq

...Christian churches and monasteries on the west coast of India, and in the cities and towns of the Silk Road in present-day Iran, Afghanistan, Tibet, Mongolia and China.Although long a minority in a region where most people are either Sunni or Shia...
Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

...officials have been concerned that pushing al-Maliki too hard might stiffen his resolve to stay in office and drive him closer to Iran, which is seeking to keep the Shiite leader in power. However the administration does want to see evidence of a leadership...
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