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Sunni MPs Boycott Iraq Parliament in Protest


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A night view taken on January 21, 2014, shows the landmark of Chateau de Chillon castle on an island in Lake Geneva and the city of Montreux, which hosts the Geneva II peace conference. (Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann)


Opinion: On Syria and Switzerland

Opinion: On Syria and Switzerland

Over the past few days, Switzerland has played host to political negotiations between the Damascus regime and the Syrian opposition—negotiations which observers almost unanimously agree are practically impossible. These negotiations, known as “Geneva II,” since they...
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Army troopers man a checkpoint in Sanaa August 5, 2013. (REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah)


C’est La Vie in Sana’a

C’est La Vie in Sana’a

Yemen is in the international spotlight again, and that can only mean one thing—bad news. This time it’s terror related, with the news that the United States, and several other Western countries, have closed their embassies in the Yemeni capital Sana’a. The word is...