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Unlikely Friendship: Teens In Conflict Stay With American Host Families

As peace talks finally resume between Palestinians and Israelis, another region in the Middle East is using a different tactic to bring peace to its divided people.

08/02/2013

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Trial Closing For Md. Man Accused Of Aiding Iran Satellite Launch

Closing arguments are expected Wednesday in the trial of an Iranian-American man living in Maryland who allegedly helped Iran launch a satellite from Russia, a violation of a trade embargo the United States has against the Middle Eastern country.

05/29/2013

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Gov. Martin O’Malley To Head For Middle East

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to make a trade mission to Israel and Jordan.

04/17/2013

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Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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O’Malley Postpones Middle East Trip Amid Conflict

Trouble in the Middle East has prompted Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley to reschedule a trip to the region.

11/20/2012

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

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Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.

10/30/2012

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Opinion: No News For Obama

President Obama doesn’t want to have to answer the “difficult” questions on the economy, jobs, the turmoil related to America in the Middle East, and more so he avoids solid news programs to go on popular fluff shows to get softball questions.

10/26/2012

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Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

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Opinion: Democrats Pick Another Losing Issue Focusing On Binders

It’s great that Obama made the binders the headlines since last Tuesday night’s debate because the truth about Mitt Romney’s record on hiring women and the truth about Obama’s alleged war on women is finally coming out – and helping Romney in the polls.

10/19/2012

A majority of Americans said they'd prefer stable Mid East countries instead of ones with democratic government. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images)

Study: Majority Of Americans Prefer Stable Middle East Over Democracy

As next week’s foreign policy debate looms, there is growing pessimism among American voters on democracy in the Middle East.

10/19/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.

10/16/2012

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