Maison al-Damiloji, a senior lawmaker from the Sunni-backed ...
Jan 29th, 2012
(Reuters) - Maison al-Damiloji, a senior lawmaker from the Sunni-backed Iraqiya political bloc (R) speaks during a news conference in Baghdad January 29, 2012. Iraq's Sunni-backed Iraqiya political bloc will end a boycott of the parliament, a spokeswoman said on Sunday, easing the worst political crisis in Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's power-sharing government in a year. REUTERS/Saad Shalash (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS) -
BAALBEK, Lebanon (AP) - The attackers waited in an olive grove around midnight. As the Hezbollah commander pulled into the garage of his nearby apartment building, they went in after him. Five bullets were pumped into his head and neck from a silencer-equipped pistol - an assassination that reverberated across the Middle East. (Source: Associated P... [Full Article]
By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. lawmaker critical of Wall Street is pushing the nation's six largest banks to voluntarily disclose their donations to think tanks, saying that not doing so threatens the credibility and research of these policy groups. In a letter to JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldm... [Full Article]