The writer is addressing the question, “Are groups promoting a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions misguided?
When has a secretary of state been involved in so many disastrous, self-initiated negotiations? First, John Kerry convenes — against all advice and holding no cards — Geneva negotiations to resolve the Syria conflict and supposedly remove Bashar Assad from power. The talks collapse in acrimo…
History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?
People are more important than things.
Thank God Thanksgiving will be over soon so I can stop fretting about soup kitchens, food banks and hunger in America and just go shopping.
In today’s turbulent world, the crises facing America come fast and furious. Global threats such as international terrorism, instability threatening to spill across borders, poverty and pandemic diseases, alongside fiscal uncertainties directly impact our national security at home. They dema…
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…
U.S. Sen. John McCain tried to make his case for U.S. intervention in Syria to a mostly unsympathetic and sometimes rowdy crowd in Tucson on Thursday.
Palestinian mindset must change for talks
LONDON — A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.
A Kuwaiti businessman on vacation in Tucson happened upon Frost A Gelato Shoppe and went home with a new business venture.
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say I want these kids to succeed."
WASHINGTON - Surveying the greater Middle East, where chaos reigns from Egypt to Syria and where chances of war among many players are rising, you can hardly blame the typical American for wanting to wish it away.
Luxor Cafe is out, Petra Mediterranean Grill is in in central Tucson space.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A fresh-faced Barack Obama buried Republican John McCain in anti-incumbent sentiment four years ago. Now the 2008 presidential nominee says it’s the president’s turn to feel the heat.
LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday determined a California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that inflamed parts of the Middle East is a flight risk and ordered him detained.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Nine foreign nationals and their Afghan driver were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber rammed an explosive-packed car into their minibus near the Kabul airport, government officials said. Two Afghan bystanders were also killed, said a statement from Afghanistan's inter…
Rescue workers carry the body of one of the victims from the bomb blast at the American Embassy in Beirut, April 19, 1983. The blast caused extensive damage to the Embassy and killed 47 people while wounding 130. (AP Photo/Paola Crociani)
A Red Cross worker comforts Mrs. Seta Nahas as she sits in a Red Cross tent across the street from the rubble of the American Embassy, April 19, 1983. Mrs. Nahas has been waiting for word about the fate of her husband, Kamal Nahas, 35, a Lebanese who worked in the Consular section of the Emb…