International

03/26/2015 - 8:48pm

    In Saudi Arabia, the Mutaween are 3,500 public officials and thousands of volunteers who work for the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice. They are responsible for enforcing strict religious laws. Among the many laws are those that require all women to wear head scarves and...

03/26/2015 - 8:45pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election victory -- won on the strength of his temporary promise never to approve a two-state solution for Palestine and Israel -- was akin to pulling a rabbit out of a hat.

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03/26/2015 - 8:44pm

    This is the tale of two women, each an emblem, in her own way, of one of the world's most corrupt and dysfunctional nations.

    One of the women is Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman...

03/26/2015 - 8:42pm

    The smell of burned cloth, wood and plastic lingered in the silent ruins eight months after a mob torched the row of modest homes. Nothing had been removed. Leaders of the small Christian community in Gojra, a district near Lahore, Pakistan, had preserved...

03/26/2015 - 8:40pm

    Wednesday was a hard day for pro-Israel liberals.

    Some of the dejection arose from sheer surprise over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's victory, and especially the size of his margin. The...

03/26/2015 - 8:20pm

    It's a good thing the Israeli election campaign didn't run one day longer than it did. At the rate he was going, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might have called for stripping Israeli Arabs of the right to vote altogether.

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