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US: Nuke-Free Mideast Conference Cancelled

US: Nuke-Free Mideast Conference Cancelled

The U.S. announced that a conference on a Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction has been cancelled.Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/11/2012 13:18
Ryan: Under Obama,Mideast Looks Like '1979 Tehran'

Ryan: Under Obama,Mideast Looks Like '1979 Tehran'

Rep. Paul Ryan denounced Obama’s handling of foreign policy, saying that the Mideast looks like Tehran during hostage crisis of 1979-1980.Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/09/2012 08:20
Romney Assails Obama for 'Bumps in the Road' Line

Romney Assails Obama for 'Bumps in the Road' Line

Mitt Romney lambasted President Barack Obama’s on Monday for referring to recent events in the Middle East as “bumps in the road.” Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/09/2012 03:13
Obama: Muslim World Must Help Protect US Diplomats

Obama: Muslim World Must Help Protect US Diplomats

Obama said Tuesday that he expects “full cooperation” from the “Muslim world” in protecting US diplomats from Mideast violence.Rachel Hirshfeld , 19/09/2012 09:54
Egyptian PM: Some Protesters Paid to Participate

Egyptian PM: Some Protesters Paid to Participate

Egypt's prime minister said a number of those involved in days of protests near the U.S. Embassy got paid to riot.Rachel Hirshfeld, 16/09/2012 16:58
Jews Fear 'Blood Libel' Over Anti-Islam Film

Jews Fear 'Blood Libel' Over Anti-Islam Film

Jewish groups are expressing fear of "another blood libel" against Jews stemming from anti-Islam film that allegedly sparked recent protestsRachel Hirshfeld , 16/09/2012 11:40
US Positioning Forces in Response to Violence

US Positioning Forces in Response to Violence

The U.S. military is positioning troops in as many as 18 locations in the Middle East that the Pentagon is “paying particular attention to.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 16/09/2012 09:03
Kissinger 'Understands' Romney's 'Severe' Reaction

Kissinger 'Understands' Romney's 'Severe' Reaction

Former U.S Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said, he “can understand” why Romney’s initial reaction to the violence was “quite severe.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 13/09/2012 14:02