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The true winner in Syria: Iran

While many in the United States discussed the ramifications of Iran losing Syria, Tehran was busy taking it. The Islamic Republic’s aid to the Syrian …

Middle East

Turkey's Wrong Bet on Syria | Middle East Forum

It was supposed to be simple: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's days in power were numbered; the <i>Nusayri</i> (Alawite) man would be toppled by Syria's …

One-Day JetBlue Sale Has Airfare From Just $83 RT!

At Hopper, we're always excited when JetBlue announces a sale. It usually means low fares (in this case, starting at just $49 for one-way flights) to some of our favorite sunny destinations (Puerto Rico, anyone?) So when that email hit our inboxes this morning, we were pretty stoked.<p><b>Here are the</b> …

Saddam Hussein loyalist Izzat Ibrahim killed, Iraqi officials say

Izzat Ibrahim, a fugitive confidant of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein who helped spearhead a deadly insurgency against U.S. troops and later formed an alliance with Islamic State militants, was shot dead Friday by security forces, Iraqi officials said.<p>Ibrahim, a former vice president known …

In Berlin, Electric Buses That Charge When They Stop

No ugly overhead wires needed.<p>Electric buses have been around a long time, but until recently they’ve been more like bumper cars than real electric vehicles. To run networks, cities either erected extensive overhead wiring (like in San Francisco) or, in some cases, put third rails in the ground. …

Officials: Islamic State destroying another ancient archaeological site

Islamic State militants continued their campaign targeting cultural heritage sites in territories they control in northern Iraq, looting and damaging the ancient city of Hatra just one day after bulldozing the historic city of Nimrud, according to Iraqi government officials and local residents. The …