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Iran rolls out red carpet for new visitors after nuclear deal Visitors make a beeline for Iran after the nuclear deal
BBC News | 1 hour, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.S. and Turkey Agree to Create ISIS-Free Zone in Syria The two countries will clear Islamic State forces out of a 60-mile-long strip along the Turkish border, a major step toward increasing pressure on the militant group.
New York Times | 13 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Palestinian, 18, Dies While Trying to Evade Arrest, Israeli Police Say The Israeli police spokesman, Micky Rosenfeld, said the man had been shot as he ran across rooftops in the Kalandia refugee camp.
New York Times | Jul 27, 2015 11:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey Launches Bombing Campaign Against ISIS, PKK Bases Turkey began bombing campaigns over Iraq and Syria and arrested hundreds of people suspected of having ties to the Islamic State, also known ISIS. Turkey also is targeting more than the Islamic State.
NPR.org | Jul 27, 2015 09:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Moderate Muslims Counter ISIS Propaganda With Their Own Media Strategy The Indiana-based group Reclamation Studios is hosting conversations online and posting a series of videos refuting the Islamic State ideology that they say has hijacked their faith.
NPR.org | Jul 27, 2015 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey and U.S. Agree on Plan to Clear ISIS From Strip of Syrias North American warplanes, Turkish forces and anti-ISIS rebels within Syria would join to clear a section along the border, creating what the Turks call a safe zone for refugees.
New York Times | Jul 27, 2015 07:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Palestinian Youths Clash With Israeli Police in Jerusalem In Jerusalems Al Aqsa Mosque, Palestinians threw stones and sprayed an unidentified liquid at the police , who responded with stun grenades and tear gas.
New York Times | Jul 26, 2015 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Assad, in Rare Admission, Says Syrias Army Lacks Manpower The president also said that the army had ceded some areas to insurgents in order to hold onto other regions deemed more important.
New York Times | Jul 26, 2015 1:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Torn Between Native And Adoptive Lands, Israel's Iranian Jews Hope For Peace About 100,000 Iranian Jews have made Israel their home, and small numbers continue to move to the country. And no one feels more torn about the enmity between the two countries than they do.
NPR.org | Jul 26, 2015 11:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Week of rubbish piles up in Beirut No waste has been collected for a week in Lebanon's capital city, Beirut.
BBC News | Jul 26, 2015 03:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend