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Iran, Saudi Arabia and the Israeli angle

Former head of Military Intelligence says the reverberations from the diplomatic crisis will be felt around the region.<p>><br>• ><p>People protest in front of …

U.S. fails to condemn the inhumane execution of a Shiite Muslim cleric by Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shiite Muslim cleric was an inhumane and provocative act that has escalated the tensions with Iran and complicated the already tenuous effort to reach a negotiated end to the Syrian civil war. It deserved — but didn't receive — a strong condemnation from the …

Saudi Arabia

To test general relativity, use fast radio bursts - Futurity

There's a new way to test one of the basic principles underlying Einstein's theory of general relativity: using fast radio bursts.

The Closest Star System To Ours Doesn't Have Any Planets (Yet), After All

If you had looked to the skies just 25 years ago, you’d only be able to wonder about planets around other stars. “They must be there,” you’d reason, “since there’s no way our Solar System is unique in all the galaxy.” But where’s the proof? As the case always is in science, it’s in the data you …

Universe

Thousands of Illinois students can't pass AP exams, won't get college credit

Cicero's J.S. Morton High School District has pushed its mostly low-income students to take tough Advanced Placement courses and exams — just like teens do at elite high schools — and participation in the program has soared.<p>The number of students taking AP exams doubled in five years, and the total …