What does the deal reached by Israel and Hamas to exchange long-held Sgt. Gilad Schalit for about 1,000 Palestinian prisoners mean for the seemingly never-ending Mideast peace process and politics in the region?
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"Slovakia Rejects Expanded Eurozone Bailout Fund."
Bad news, right?
"Markets Buoyed By Slovakia Revote Hopes."
Originally published on Wed October 12, 2011 3:14 pm
Our early headline today was a follow to the news about an alleged plan by two Iranians to kill Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the U.S.:
Alleged Terror Plot: 'Brazen And Bizarre'
As for other stories making headlines (and we'll have more about some of them later), they include:
Two words — brazen and bizarre — come to mind about the alleged plot by two Iranians to hire members of a Mexican drug cartel to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. and possibly bomb the Saudi and Israeli embassies in Washington, NPR's Tom Gjelten said earlier today on Morning Edition.