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Hezbollah by day and Dunkin' Donuts by night. And that was just our first 24 hours in Beirut. I didn't go into the Dunkin' Donuts shop; I just stared in the window. Wherever we go around the world, the brands…
Gulf leaders are set to meet Wednesday in Cairo for an Arab League Summit amid increased international pressure on Israel to stop air strikes in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Two analysts probe both sides of the conflict.
Israel continued airstrikes on Hamas targets in Gaza Tuesday, indicating its intention to launch further attacks in the coming days. Egyptian ambassador Sameh Shoukry discusses his country's role in the crisis and his government's controversial decision to keep Egypt's border…
By PBS NewsHour
In the deadliest show of force against Palestinian targets in decades, Israeli aircraft pounded the Gaza Strip Monday for a third day, targeting militant leaders and key symbols of the militant group Hamas.
As Israel continues strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza amid rocket fire, Israeli Ambassador Sallai Meridor and U.N. Palestinian Observer Riyad Mansour discuss the conflict.
U.S. and Afghan leaders are preparing to arm local militia groups to help curb rising Taliban violence in Afghanistan. The strategy comes from similar successful efforts in Iraq. Dexter Filkins of the New York Times reports on the development.
Iraqi lawmakers began debate Monday over a security agreement that will allow U.S. forces to remain in the country until the end of 2011. Analysts discuss the plan's details and remaining obstacles to its approval.
During recent speeches at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama exchanged attacks on Iraq policy and military experience. Kwame Holman reports on the latest news from the campaign trail.
A bomb planted near a bus in Lebanon's second-largest city of Tripoli exploded early Wednesday, killing as many as 18 and wounding more than 40 in what is suspected to be an attack on the Lebanese army.
Sen. Barack Obama, on tour in the Middle East, and Sen. John McCain, on the campaign trail in New England, continue to spar over each other's Iraq policies and understanding of the situation in Afghanistan.
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