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Fine Arts & Exhibits: The Aftermath of War, Seen Through Photographers' Eyes A show curated for the Harn Museum of Art in Florida explores the consequences of war in the Middle East. Two other museums have taken the exhibit.
New York Times | 3 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why The Fall Of Raqqa Doesn't Signify The End Of The Islamic State After U.S.-backed forces in Syria seized Raqqa from the Islamic State, is the terrorist organization weaker or stronger? Scott Simon speaks to Bruce Hoffman, director of the Georgetown University security studies program. | Oct 21, 2017 12:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US city links hurricane relief to support for Israel In Dickinson, Texas, residents must sign a pledge not to boycott Israel in order to obtain hurricane relief funds.
Al Jazeera | Oct 21, 2017 10:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq forces in full control of Kirkuk province Iraqi forces and allied Shia militias claim control of Kirkuk province after intense battle against Kurdish forces.
Al Jazeera | Oct 21, 2017 04:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Texas city requires Israel pledge for hurricane relief Residents hit by Hurricane Harvey must pledge not to boycott Israel in exchange for federal aid.
BBC News | Oct 20, 2017 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Dig in Israel Unearths Clues About Ancient Food and Drink After finding a trove of jars, archaeologists hope to reproduce a Canaanite wine.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2017 3:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran Nuclear Deal Is Not Renegotiable, Iran's Ambassador To The U.N. Says Steve Inskeep talks to Iran's ambassador to the U.N. Gholamali Khoshroo, who says the nuclear deal his country signed cannot be renegotiated, despite President Trump's call for changes. | Oct 20, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anti-ISIS Syrian General Accused Of Killing U.S. Journalist Is Reported To Have Died Issam Zahreddine reportedly died on the battlefield. The family of Marie Colvin, a celebrated U.S. war correspondent killed in Syria in 2012, has blamed him for her death. | Oct 19, 2017 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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This Is What Victory Over ISIS Looks Like Cities in Syria and Iraq have been wrested from the Islamic State at a terrible cost. They are ghosts of their former glory.
New York Times | Oct 19, 2017 4:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Other Terrorist Organizations Could Benefit From ISIS' Loss Of Raqqa NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ali Soufan, former FBI terrorism investigator, and author of the book Anatomy of Terror. They discuss reports that Al-Qaida is actively recruiting ISIS fighters. | Oct 18, 2017 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend