Deadly Attacks on Baghdad Journalists' Hotel


Behind Gold's Glitter: Torn Lands and Pointed Questions

Much of the gold left to be mined is microscopic and is being wrung from the earth at enormous environmental cost. (NY Times)

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Most-Wanted List Terrorist Arrested

Saudi authorities captured one of 36 most-wanted terrorists suspected of involvement in bombing attacks that rocked the kingdom. (Washington Times)


Al Qaeda Turns Jihad into War by Media

To gain Muslim support, Bin Laden's outfit is fighting a multimedia battle, says Fawaz Gerges. (The Independent)

Lahoud, Resign, and Leave the Lebanese in Peace

From the first minutes after the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the prevailing suspicion among the Lebanese was that the Syrian regime had a hand in the murder. (The Daily Star)

Assuming Innocence Still Stands

The international report into the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri should be accepted as is, along with the attempt by the US and France to politicize the report against Syria. (Al Hayat)

Prepare For the Worst

As the world prepares to combat a potential flu pandemic that could kill millions, it will be every country for itself. (International Herald Tribune)

Trauma of Quake's Shattered Children

Their lives were ripped apart in seconds, their families were lost, their bodies still endure torment. Now new dangers lurk. (The Observer)

The Washington Secret Often Isn't

What began as a narrow case on a specific leak, many fear, has morphed into a broader threat to the way business is done in Washington. (NY Times)

An Oil-Rich Test for Bush

In the past two weeks the Bush administration has launched a concerted attempt to translate its pro-democracy rhetoric into action in two little-known Eurasian countries whose importance is about to soar. (Washington Post)

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