After decades of sanctions and strife, Iraq's return to OPEC influence could shift landscape
its political relationship with Iran. "In the end, you know, it tends to be the money that decides a lot of these things," Ciszuk said. ___ Associated Press writers Sinan Salaheddin in Baghdad and George Jahn in Vienna contributed.
Gazans Breach Egyptian Border Again
streamed by the hundreds through the regular crossing. Egyptian Amira Ali, 39, carrying her toddler son and holding a 6-year-old ..... the kids," she said. ___ Associated Press reporter Omar Sinan in Rafah, Egypt, contributed to this report. Copyright 2008
Hundreds of Israeli police on alert for fly-in of pro-Palestinian activists
activists' return flights, and threatened unspecified sanctions on airlines if they did not comply, she said. Campaign organizer Amira Musallam said she still expected hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters from around the world to come. Activists who had
AP Interview: Iraqi Kurdish leader hints at secession, gives deadline to Shiite government
other provinces," al-Araji said. "This will lead to dividing Iraq, and there will be no Iraq on the world map." ___ Associated Press Writers Yahya Barzanji in Irbil, Iraq, and Sinan Salaheddin in Baghdad contributed to this report.
Mexico: Qaddafi Son Tried to Enter Country
don't know, that wasn't my area." Poire said the false travel documents were issued in the names of "Daniel Bejar Hanan, Amira Sayed Nader, Moah Bejar Sayed and Sofia Bejar Sayed." The Qaddafi name did not appear on any of the documents. Peters said
Saudi King Revokes Lashing Sentence for Female Driver
not authorized to brief the media. Saudi Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel, wife of billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Amira , also announced the development Wednesday on her Twitter account. "Thank God, the lashing of Sheima is cancelled," the