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Special Forces

Celebs back Clinton while others protest at DNC

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A star-studded list of speakers, performers and attendees descended upon Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention this week, where Hillary Clinton is set to accept the Democratic nomination for president along with her newly minted running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine.<p>…

Democratic National Convention

Iran warns Saudi Arabia over Hajj quota

<b>Saudi Arabia does not have the right to reallocate Iran’s Hajj quota to other countries, the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed</b> …

South Asia

Here's what we now know about Saudi Arabia’s role in 9/11

Sometimes, reality is so absurd that it outstrips anything conspiracy theorists could come up with.<p>More than 13 years after the congressional investigation published its report into the events surrounding the 9/11 attacks, the much-discussed "28 pages" on Saudi involvement in the terrorist assault, …

Saudi Arabia

American ISIS Defector: 'I've Let My Nation Down'

A New York City man who admits he betrayed his country by joining ISIS has come out of the shadows to tell publicly for the first time how he was seduced by the terrorist organization, why he fled after five months and how he's helping the FBI.<p>In an exclusive interview with NBC News, the …


Turkey's parliament speaker Kahraman demands Islamic constitution

Ismail Kahraman, head of the parliament in Ankara, has said the country needs an Islamic constitution. He said Turkey was a Muslim nation and there …

South Asia

Nearly half a million pregnant women among displaced and refugee Syrians

In interview to mark Syria donors' conference in London, head of UN Population Fund warns of a 'lost generation' of stateless, unschooled children<p>Nearly half a million Syrian refugees and displaced women are pregnant, according to new UN figures which show once again the vast scale of the …

Middle East
Middle East

10 rental markets where landlords make a killing

Stocks aren't the only asset class with impressive returns. With the help of low homeownership rates and strong mobility demand, the rental market remains attractive for investors, especially in areas of the country experiencing double-digit returns.<p>According to a new report from RealtyTrac, a …