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Lebanon arrests US man for crossing illegally from Israel The army says the man, whom it named as Colin Emery, is suspected of crossing illegally from Israel.
BBC News | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Public Embrace In Egypt Gets 2 College Students Punished A college student proposed to another student, and a public embrace is frowned upon in Egypt. After a public outcry, the punishment has been reduced to being barred from first semester exams. | 8 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria: Here's the Latest If anyone had any illusions about just how complicated a U.S. withdrawal from Syria might be, they were unlikely to retain them after the latest bad news out of the war-torn country.
New York Times | 21 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Video Shows Deadly Blast in Syria The attack, which was claimed by the Islamic State, occurred at a restaurant in Manbij, northern Syria, frequented by American troops. Warning: video includes scenes of graphic violence.
New York Times | Jan 16, 2019 5:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Soldiers Killed In Attack In Northern Syria An attack in northern Syria has killed U.S. service members. The Defense Department says they were on a routine patrol. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. | Jan 16, 2019 3:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran State Television Says U.S. Is Holding One of Its Journalists Marzieh Hashemi, an anchor for Press TV, was arrested on Sunday in St. Louis, the network said. U.S. officials have not confirmed her arrest.
New York Times | Jan 16, 2019 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility Four Americans are reported dead, and three more injured, in a suicide bombing in northern Syria. The attack comes shortly after President Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria. | Jan 16, 2019 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Troops Among Dead in Islamic State Bombing in Syria The attack, which was claimed by the Islamic State, came as President Trump is pushing to withdraw American troops from Syria.
New York Times | Jan 16, 2019 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As U.S. Troops Leave Syria, Allies Talk To Iraq About ISIS Fight The U.S. decision to pull troops from Syria has led to a scramble in neighboring Iraq, where the French foreign minister and Jordan's king visited to see how the region has to adjust. | Jan 16, 2019 10:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syria war: Displaced babies die due to freezing weather Thirteen displaced infants have died recently due to the bitter cold and inadequate medical care.
BBC News | Jan 15, 2019 5:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend