Political instability in Jordan
At least since the Jordanian army quashed a Syrian-supported Palestinian rebellion ... in Syria—including reports that it is permitting Israeli drone flights over its territory and welcoming deployments of U.S. troops—could feed protests, too.
2015 and drumbeats of war
Ahead of the 2015 general elections, drumbeats of war are sounding as politicians are threatening fire and brimstone. AUGUSTINE AVWODE examines the implications of the heat for the polity. The sounds are ominous. Suddenly, 2015, which is still 20 months ...
2013 summer festivals in Marin County
21; Creek Park, 400 block of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, San Anselmo; Central Field, Broadway Boulevard and Bank Street, Fairfax; Old Mill Park, 300 block of Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley ... Town Center Corte Madera, 100 Town Center ...
Inside Iraq’s Boom Zone
Iraqis from other regions come to the Kurdish areas to shop or for recreation, while Lebanese managers, Turkish merchants and Indian hotel workers are there to make their fortune ... “The past is the fault of the Kurds,” says historian Jabar Kadir.
A Guide To Pakistan's General Elections
Separate votes in the provinces of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan will determine the composition of regional legislatures ... and where caste, tribal, and other ties will play a large role. Pakistan's booming media have been highly ...