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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
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Commentary: Middle East: Bloody quicksands

Commentary: Middle East: Bloody quicksands

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad moves from arch-villain to a new status: The lesser of two evils as thousands of young Islamists flood the country,
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
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Report: Israel eyes anti-Iran security pact with gulf states

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Alarmed at the prospect of a U.S.-Iranian rapprochement, Israel is reported to be discussing the possibility of an anti-Iran alliance with longtime Arab adversaries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a project that could have immense ramifications in the Middle East.

Syrian chemical arms saga raises questions about Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S.-led drive to force Syria's beleaguered regime to surrender its chemical weapons has raised questions about the arsenal of chemical and biological arms Israel has reportedly stockpiled and the activities of the secretive Israel Institute for Biological Research near Tel Aviv.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 25, 2013.
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Commentary: Mideastern potpourri

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- Wars, revolutions, assassinations, betrayals covered by Arnaud de Borchgrave in the Middle East since 1952
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Energy-poor Jordan faces explosive electricity hikes

AMMAN, Jordan, July 11 (UPI) -- Jordan's government says it will introduce much-postponed and politically explosive electricity price hikes shortly as it battles with disruptions to its supply of Egyptian natural gas.

Jordan seeks energy security with shale oil plant

AMMAN, Jordan, June 27 (UPI) -- Jordan is pushing ahead with plans to build the Middle East's first shale oil-fired power plant, a major step toward achieving energy security by the resource-poor Hashemite kingdom.

Jordan scrambles to secure energy resources

AMMAN, Jordan, April 11 (UPI) -- Jordan wants to build an $18 billion oil pipeline from southern Iraq to beat the kingdom's crippling energy shortage, but it's also looking to built two nuclear reactors, a step the United States doesn't want its Arab ally to take.

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Obama arrives in Jordan after Israel visit

Obama arrives in Jordan after Israel visit

JERUSALEM, March 22 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Jordan Friday after a visit to Israel that included with a stop Friday at the Holocaust Memorial at Yad Vashem.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.
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Israel's airstrike and its border threats

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Israel's airstrike against Syria underlines just how jumpy the Israelis are as they grapple with a range of threats on all their increasingly unstable borders.

Jordan unrest brews despite pro-king poll

AMMAN, Jordan, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Candidates loyal to King Abdullah II scored well in Jordanian parliamentary elections intended to quell discontent and criticism of the Hashemite monarchy.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.
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Iraq oil cut fuels Jordan political unrest

AMMAN, Jordan, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Political unrest in Jordan, a key U.S. ally and Israeli peace partner, has been heightened by Iraq's closure of its border with the Hashemite Kingdom.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
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Jordan's king prepares for critical poll

AMMAN, Jordan, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- King Abdullah II is setting the scene for a political revolution in his desert nation with landmark parliamentary elections scheduled for 2013.
'Lawrence of Arabia' set for rerelease

'Lawrence of Arabia' set for rerelease

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- "Lawrence of Arabia" will be re-released in U.S. theaters to mark the Oscar-winning epic's 50th anniversary, Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Entertainment said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.
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