How Islamic State gets its cash Furthermore, IS controls resources such as hospitals, shopping centres, restaurants and ... has been selling ancient Iraqi and Syrian artefacts on the black market to finance its military operations, according to Iraqi and Western officials, as well ... 04/2/2015 - 1:49 pm | View Link
Twelve Months of Reading Several of his best works—including the influential western ... Iraqi security force to do the right things in a war where wrong things were done too often. I also liked "Blackhorse Riders" by Philip Keith. With detail to satisfy the most demanding ... 12/13/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Iraqi restaurants try to satisfy Western tastes Jim Michaels reports for USA Today: Saysaban restaurant never closed for business, even when U.S. tanks rolled into Baghdad in 2003 or later when the city spiraled toward civil war. Diners sitting at outdoor tables among the date palms would occasionally ... 06/10/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Celebrating The Killing Of Osama Bin Laden Celebrating The Killing Of Osama Bin Laden By Mary Hamer 09 May, 2011 Countercurrents.org *We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush's compound, assassinated him & dumped his body in the Atlantic”. 05/8/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
From Kabul to an M1 service station via a dinghy: the Afghans dying to get into Britain To satisfy this growing demand ... at one of the barber shops and restaurants that act as money middlemen. But this is where those desperate or naive enough to pay a people-smuggler tens of thousands of U.S. dollars to take them to the UK start their ... 02/21/2010 - 6:21 am | View Link
Iraq News World news about Iraq. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times. 08/4/2015 - 9:49 pm | View Website
Eating Out, Dining, Restaurants UAE United Arab Emirates On the 26th floor of Dusit Hotel lies an undisputable Thai Restaurant called Benjarong. The decors and furniture here are all imported from Thailand, with arts hand ... 08/4/2015 - 6:43 pm | View Website
Langkawi Restaurants The most popular Langkawi restaurants can be found in tourist-friendly Kuah, Pantai Cenang, and Pantai Tengah, with several hidden gems scattered all over the island ... 08/4/2015 - 3:51 pm | View Website
Laos Restaurants Bokeo Restaurants. Decent restaurants serving standard local food and simple western dishes can easily be found along the Mekong River. Several of them offer outdoor ... 08/4/2015 - 9:39 am | View Website
Bill Rapaport's Buffalo Restaurant Guide: Alphabetical ... Schwabl's (West Seneca/Ebenezer) The Scotch 'N' Sirloin (Amherst/North Bailey) Scripts Cafe (Niagara County/Lockport) Seabar (Downtown Buffalo) 08/3/2015 - 10:55 pm | View Website
The arrest of a well-known Jewish extremist marks Israel's first concrete step in its new "zero tolerance" approach toward what the government describes as Jewish terrorism. A recent pair of attacks brought into the open long-standing fears about a radicalized and ultraconservative fringe that had been operating below the radar but now appears to be intensifying its violence.
Israel's Shin Bet security service says 23-year-old Meir Ettinger, grandson of the late ultranationalist Rabbi Meir Kahane, was arrested for "involvement in an extremist Jewish organization" that was seeking to bring about religious "redemption" through attacks on Christian sites and Palestinian property.
Dan Straily's Tuesday began at 3:30 a.m. in Fresno, Calif.
It ended some 16 hours later after 4 2/3 innings of a short-notice start in his return to the major leagues.
Straily (0-1), recalled to bail out a beleaguered Houston Astros pitching staff, held the Texas Rangers scoreless for three innings.
But Prince Fielder led off the fourth with a home run off the facing of the upper deck in right field, and Texas added three runs in the fifth to defeat the Astros 4-3.
"Throughout the day I was really focused on the task at hand," Straily said, "but now that it's all over with I'm pretty tired right now.
Tampa Electric Co. has announced plans to build the largest solar array in the Tampa Bay area.
Multiple media outlets report that the subsidiary of TECO Energy announced Tuesday that it plans to erect a 25-megawatt facility using 70,000 solar panels on 125 acres at its Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach.
When complete, the project is expected to produce enough electricity to power 3,500 homes, seven times the electricity generated by the area's current largest solar installation at James A.
Nelson Cruz and the Seattle Mariners spoiled Jon Gray's major league debut with the Colorado Rockies.
Cruz homered for the fifth consecutive game, Rob Rasmussen pitched 1 1-3 innings to earn his first major league win and the Mariners beat the Rockies 10-4 on Tuesday night.
It is the second time this season Cruz has gone deep in five straight games.
The votes are in and newly-elected state representatives are ready to get to work.
Special elections were held on Tuesday in parts of south-central and southeastern Pennsylvania to fill a pair of House seats left vacant by the resignations of Republican incumbents.
In the 87th District in Cumberland County, Republican Greg Rothman beat Democrat Bob Charles.