Whats In the News

Whats In the News

Week in Review

International The European Space Agency’s Philae lander has sent back the first ever image from the surface of a comet. The picture shows the cracked,...
Week in Review

International American fighter jets carried out a series of airstrikes in northwestern Syria that sought to kill leaders of a Qaeda-linked militant cell that is plotting...
Week in Review

International Sweden’s government officially recognized the state of Palestine, becoming the first major European country to do so, Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said. Prime Minister Stefan...
Week in Review

International The White House, Republicans and Democrats coalesced behind President Barack Obama's call to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants. “We ought to...
Week in Review

International NATO leaders are asking themselves whether the alliance has a role in containing the militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state...
Week in Review

International As fighters for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continue to seize territory, the group has quietly built an effective management structure of...
Week in Review

International An estimated 750 people have been killed in Gaza since Israel began its operation to counter rocket strikes from Hamas. At least 15 people...
Week in Review

International President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron gave Moscow a month to meet their conditions in Ukraine or face further sanctions. The...
Week in Review

USE ALL 5 COLUMNS OF PAGE 8 FOR WHAT’S IN THE NEWS / HOLDING OUT MAVA COLUMN: International Maya Angelou walked into a meeting of civil...
Week in Review

International Speaking from the White House, President Barack Obama said any decisions on the future of Crimea, a pro-Russian area of Ukraine, must include the...

Politics

By Nusayba Hammad, Communications Director, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (nusayba@uscpr.org) WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an act unprecedented in recent history, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand...
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