Syrian civil war spills into Lebanon

by F. Michael Maloof -- BEIRUT, Lebanon – With Hezbollah and Syrian Army forces about ready to overtake the predominantly Shiite but critical crossroads enclave of Al-Qusayr in Syria, Sunni Salafists including the more…

U.K. 6 hours from no natural gas in March

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The Crown Estate, the organisation in charge of managing the Queen’s property portfolio, including vast caverns under the sea bed used to store natural gas, stated more…

Rand Paul demands answers on drones

by Drew Zahn -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told radio host Aaron Klein that the Obama administration may have made promises about drones over U.S. soil, but "there still exists a question" more…

Dead Sea Scrolls fragments up for sale

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale — in tiny pieces. Nearly 70 years after the discovery of the world’s oldest biblical more…

New Zealand, China in currency talks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Seeking to help its exporters, New Zealand is negotiating with China to make their currencies directly convertible, a spokeswoman for more…