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Cartoon: Rudy Giuliani in his own swamp of foreign money

Cartoon: Mr. Giuliani On “Draining The Swamp”

Rudy Giuliani prances around in the muck of foreign interests that hired him — with no reason to “drain the swamp” as Donald Trump admonished.

November 18, 2016

New Arab Coalition Coming Together To Intervene In Libya

Libya is now split between two governments, controlled by rival militias, and home to a blossoming Islamic State affiliate.

May 11, 2015

Taliban Release Video Of U.S. Soldier’s Handover

Kabul (AFP) – The Taliban released Wednesday footage of the dramatic moments when a cadre of gun-toting militants handed over army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces after five years in captivity. “Don’t return to Afghanistan again. Next time, nobody will release you,” one of the insurgents is heard telling Bergdahl in the 17-minute video. […]

June 4, 2014

Qatar Court Jails U.S. Couple 3 Years For Daughter Death

Doha (AFP) — A Qatari court on Thursday sentenced a U.S. couple from Los Angeles to three years in prison for causing the death of their adopted eight-year-old daughter. Matthew and Grace Huang were arrested in January 2013 after their daughter Gloria from an orphanage in Ghana died. They were accused of causing her death […]

March 27, 2014

Assad Military Advance In Western Syria Pushed Deal That Led To Nuns’ Release, Official Says

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIRUT — The deal that saw the release over the weekend of 13 Syrian nuns who had been abducted in December by anti-government fighters happened largely because rebel forces fear they are about to lose control of the area where the nuns were being held. Lebanese security officials familiar […]

March 10, 2014