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Jordan, Israel agree to water deal, more West Bank trade

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AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan reached an agreement Thursday to purchase an additional 50 million cubic meters of water from Israel and to increase its...

New doc gives Bush administration’s view of 9/11 attacks

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NEW YORK — Actor Jeff Daniels will narrate a new documentary, “9/11: Inside the President's War Room,” that will tell the story of the...

As France plans to shrink Sahel force, jihadi threat grows

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GAO, Mali — During a grueling, weeks-long mission in northern Mali, French soldiers were confronted by a familiar threat: Extremists trying to impose the...

Leo Morris: Indiana: Independent in its way

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Once again, the internet comes through with another silly list that is fun to argue about precisely because it is pointless to do so. Indiana,...

World Bank estimates cost of rebuilding Gaza at $485M

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JERUSALEM — Rebuilding Gaza after the latest devastating war between Israel and the territory's militant Hamas rulers will cost up to $485 million, the...

Kosovo adopts resolution to condemn 1995 Srebrenica massacre

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PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s parliament on Wednesday adopted a resolution condemning the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian men and boys in Srebrenica by...

ANOTHER VIEWPOINT: A disturbing, larger question in Surfside condo collapse

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Miami Herald This editorial was originally published June 29 in the Miami Herald. South Florida’s long and sordid history of shoddy building practices is hard to...

Norman Knight: What’s happening to our old oak tree?

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“What is going on with the oak trees?” I wondered to Becky. “I’m not sure,” she said, “but something is clearly wrong.” From our vantage point...

In military authorization vote, Quakers claim a victory

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WASHINGTON (RNS) — As the U.S. House of Representatives began calling the roll last month to vote on a repeal of the 2002 Authorization...

Costly and critical: the battle for a key Yemeni city

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MARIB CITY, Yemen — The two fighters stand shoulder-to-shoulder on a mountain overlook, with a clear view below of the enemy’s position. They are...