Brazil hires thousands of Cuban doctors

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil says will import thousands of Cuban doctors to work in areas where medical services and doctors are scarce, and Fore…

Israeli warplanes strike area near Beirut

JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants in Lebanon fired four rockets toward Israel on Thursday, setting off air raid sirens and startling a nation alrea…

Explosions shut down oil pipeline in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say bomb attacks in northern Iraq have damaged part of a pipeline exporting oil through the Turkish port of Ceyhan.…

France: Force an option in Syria

PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister on Thursday raised the possibility of the international community using force if it is proven that Ba…