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Pro-Israel lobby backs US strikes on Syria
AIPAC and some influential Republicans join forces to push Barack Obama for hawkish action on Syria.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 18:11 GMT
Obama: World cannot be silent on Syria
US president says world powers must act on regime's "barbarism" as Russian counterpart warns against unilateral action.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 17:28 GMT
Putin demands 'convincing' Syria evidence
Russian president says US must seek UN approval for any military strikes, and does not rule out supporting such action.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 13:14 GMT
Republicans slammed over Sandy-relief delay
Leadership of US party scrambles to damp down bipartisan fury over failure to hold vote to pass emergency storm relief.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 19:08 GMT
US senators at impasse on 'fiscal cliff' deal
President Barack Obama pushes Republicans to reach deal before Tuesday deadline and halt largest tax hike in US history.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 23:19 GMT
US leaders hurry to avert 'fiscal cliff'
Congressional leaders work on possible compromise in bid to avert January 1 deadline, as Obama again urges for deal.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 21:41 GMT
Obama holds last-minute budget talks
US president meets congressional leaders in bid to avert "fiscal cliff" as parties remain divided over tax cuts.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2012 00:48 GMT
Obama prepared to go over 'fiscal cliff'
US Treasury Secretary Geithner says Obama administration will not budge on raising tax rates for top earners.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2012 06:33 GMT
A tale of two consulates
The exposure of the Petraeus affair raises a welter of questions about Libya and national security.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2012 12:10 GMT
Situating God in Post-9/11 America
Further reliance on armed force as the preferred instrument of US policy in the Islamic world will compound the errors.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2012 03:45 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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The rise and rise of Islamic music
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In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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