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Op-Ed Contributor: The Islamic States Bahraini Backers Bahrains autocratic rulers blame democratic opponents for terrorism. Thats a grotesque distortion.
New York Times | 2 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Behind Russian Jets Downing, Building Tensions and Frustrations for Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had several nuanced reasons to allow Turkish pilots to open fire, analysts say, including his irritation with Russia over issues beyond Syria.
New York Times | 5 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Navigator Rescued After Warplane Was Shot Down, Russia Says The pilot of the fighter jet was killed on Tuesday by ground fire, but the Defense Ministry said the navigator is safe after an overnight operation to rescue him.
New York Times | 8 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Canada: Syrians Arrival Is Delayed, and Officials Cite Need to Prepare Several cabinet ministers said that only 10,000 of the planned 25,000 refugees would arrive by the end of the year.
New York Times | 14 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Canada Releases Details Of Plan To Resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees The Canadian government released details Tuesday of its ambitious plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. The first refugees are to arrive next week. | 20 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Militants Attack Hotel in Egypts Sinai Peninsula, Killing at Least 7 Egypts Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for assault at the hotel in El Arish, which was housing judges who were monitoring parliamentary elections.
New York Times | 21 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why Would Turkey Shoot Down A Russian Plane? Both countries oppose the Islamic State, but they have different goals in Syria and have been eyeing each other warily since Russia's military intervened recently. | Nov 24, 2015 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Benjamin Netanyahu Plans Separate Bypass Roads for Israelis in Parts of West Bank The prime minister said Israeli drivers would be able to bypass certain intersections in the occupied West Bank, where an Israeli soldier was killed in the latest spate of attacks by Palestinians.
New York Times | Nov 24, 2015 2:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Feature: A Dream of Utopia in Hell At a college in Kurdish Syria, Rojava tries to train its future leaders.
New York Times | Nov 24, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Greek' Syrians ask Honduras for asylum Five Syrian men who raised international concern after trying to enter Honduras on forged Greek passports, request asylum in the Central American nation.
BBC News | Nov 24, 2015 11:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend