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Yemen's humanitarian truce barely holds as violence resumes

SANAA, Yemen - Yemen's humanitarian cease-fire came under significant strain in its first 24 hours Wednesday, disrupted by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, fighting between rival sides in a strategic province and shelling by coalition warships west of the port city of Aden.The airstrike in Abyan province was in response to an attempt by the Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, to send a military convoy to reinforce their forces in Aden, according to Yemeni security officials. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the airstrike.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-14/yemens-humanitarian-truce-barely-hold
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GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/gop-tries-undercut-nuclear-deal-iran
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Sen. Sullivan seeks to undermine President Obama

...Yet Senator Sullivan, along with 46 other Republican senators, signed a letter addressed to the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The letter, as widely reported by news outlets around the world, seeks to undermine President Obama's efforts...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-16/sen-sullivan-seeks-undermine-presiden
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Outside column: Obama's challenge to the Muslim world

The historic significance of President Obama's speech to the Muslim world in Cairo cannot be overstated.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060709/opi_448423906.shtml
Former hostage wins $341 million verdict against Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former hostage Terry Anderson and his family were awarded $341 million from Iran today by a federal judge who said his treatment during his nearly seven years of captivity in Beirut was ``savage and cruel by any civilized standards.''

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032400/Bre_news.html
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Outside editorial: Iran, women, barbarism

The following editorial first appeared in the Chicago Tribune:

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091910/opi_709736019.shtml
Opinion
Audio books include Dalai Lama's 'Enlightened'

New non-fiction books on CD for adults include a new biography of Che Guevara by John Lee Anderson, an around-the-world journey with Mark Twain, a practical and profound book by the Dalai Lama called "Becoming Enlightened," and a new dramatization of the Lincoln-Douglas debates with Richard Dreyfuss and David Strathairn.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010710/art_543850757.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former hostage Terry Anderson and his family were awarded $341 million from Iran today by a federal judge who said his treatment during his nearly seven years of captivity in Beirut was ``savage and cruel by any civilized standards.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032400/Bre_news.shtml
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