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Hamas security HQ in Gaza bombed after threat

A bomb blast targeted Hamas's security headquarters in Gaza City on Monday, witnesses said, after radical Islamists issued a threatening message calling for the release of prisoners.

Merkel defends German intelligence cooperation with NSA

Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Germany's BND intelligence agency against accusations that it violated laws by helping the United States spy on officials and firms in Europe and says her office would cooperate fully with a parliamentary investigation

Cost of sending remittances to Lebanon rises 

The cost of sending $500 in remittances from the United States to Lebanon reached 5.29 percent in the first quarter of 2015, increasing from 5.26 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Cost of sending remittances to Lebanon rises 

The cost of sending $500 in remittances from the United States to Lebanon reached 5.29 percent in the first quarter of 2015, increasing from 5.26 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Saudi prince sees power grow in oil restructuring

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, has restructured its hydrocarbon sector by splitting the state oil company from the oil ministry in a move that consolidates the power of the king’s son over the economy.

Anbar deserves justice, help 

Iraq’s Anbar province in the last dozen years has provided a textbook case of bad policy, both by local authorities and supposedly well-meaning outsiders.

Anbar deserves justice, help 

Iraq’s Anbar province in the last dozen years has provided a textbook case of bad policy, both by local authorities and supposedly well-meaning outsiders.

Keep an eye on Iran’s regional moves 

The tentative nuclear deal between Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany has prompted mixed reactions since the announcement of a framework agreement in Lausanne last month.

Tehran must prove its goodwill to the Arabs 

U.S. and Iranian officials have been insisting the last several years that they wanted to resolve the nuclear issue before discussing the sectarian wars that are raging across the Middle East. Not anymore.

Chelsea title built on firm foundations

While some of his rivals were spending millions on marquee defenders last summer Jose Mourinho was happy to sell David Luiz secure in the knowledge that he had a back-four that would be the bedrock of Chelsea’s title push.

Chelsea title built on firm foundations

While some of his rivals were spending millions on marquee defenders last summer Jose Mourinho was happy to sell David Luiz secure in the knowledge that he had a back-four that would be the bedrock of Chelsea’s title push.

Paul lifts Clippers past Spurs in Game 7

Chris Paul banked in a shot with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a thrilling 111-109 victory over San Antonio in Game 7 Saturday that eliminated the defending NBA champion Spurs from the playoffs.

Lorenzo celebrates birthday early with MotoGP win

Jorge Lorenzo celebrated being kept on by Yamaha for next season by winning the Spanish MotoGP at Jerez Sunday in commanding style to also give himself a special present on the eve of his 28th birthday.

Pacquiao: Shoulder injury hampered performance

Filipino Manny Pacquiao said a shoulder injury hampered his bid to hand Floyd Mayweather a first-ever defeat as a professional Saturday as the American improved his record to 48-0 with a unanimous decision.

A one-pan approach to getting dinner done fast

As kitchen wisdom goes, I often think the best tricks are the simplest. One-pan cooking, for example. The ability to cook an entire meal on a single rimmed sheet pan – an act that leaves you with nothing but that one pan to clean when dinner’s over – to me is nothing short of magic.