BAGHDAD (AP) — A blistering string of apparently coordinated bombings and a shooting across Iraq killed at least 51 and wounded dozens Sunday, spreading fear throughout the country in a wave of violence that is raising the prospect of a return to widespread sectarian killing a decade after a U.S.-led invasion.
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President Barack Obama’s decision to begin arming Syria’s rebels deepens U.S. involvement in a regional proxy war that is increasingly being fought along sectarian lines, pitting Sunni against Shiite Muslims, and threatening the stability of Syria’s neighbors.
Tags: By KARIN LAUB, Chemical weapons, Civil wars, Eastern Europe, Europe, General news, Government and politics, International incidents, International relations, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Militant groups, North America, Rebellions and uprisings, Religion, Religious issues, Russia, Social affairs, Social issues, Syria, Terrorism, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, War and unrest, Weapons of mass destruction, Western Europe
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Church Rock man has been sentenced to 13 ½ years in federal prison for second-degree murder.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s capitol in handcuffs to show their opposition to policies by the GOP-controlled Legislature.
Tags: African-Americans, Business, By CHRIS KARDISH, Christianity, Economic policy, Economy, General news, Government and politics, Government business and finance, Government policy, Government programs, Government-funded health insurance, Legislation, Legislature, North America, North Carolina, Religion, Religious issues, Social affairs, Social issues, State governments, State legislature, United States
BARTAA, Israel (AP) — When Israeli Arabs search for a spouse, they don’t just worry about looks, job prospects or future in-laws. They must think about whether their partner will be allowed to live with them.
Tags: By DIAA HADID, Family issues, Gaza Strip, General news, Health, Immigration, Israel, Jerusalem, Marriage, Middle East, Militant groups, Palestinian territories, Religion, Religious issues, Social affairs, Social issues, War and unrest, West Bank