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Frugal Traveler: Cairo, Vibrant and Budget-Friendly, Is Ready Again for the World Stage The Egyptian capital is as engaging as ever — and is a particularly great destination for bargain seekers.
New York Times | Dec 15, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Skepticism as U.S. Accuses Iran of U.N. Arms Violation American officials showcased weapons thought to be used by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen but failed to show how they proved Iran violated an international agreement.
New York Times | Dec 15, 2017 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraq hangs 38 on terrorism charges Those sentenced to death were accused of belonging to so-called Islamic State.
BBC News | Dec 14, 2017 3:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How A Trial In A Federal Courthouse In Manhattan Is Riveting The Turkish Government Star witnesses have testified that the scheme of a Turkish-Iranian gold trader charged with conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran was broader, and possibly involved the Turkish President.
NPR.org | Dec 13, 2017 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Palestinians Face Pressure To Assimilate In Jerusalem President Trump may have handed Israel a symbolic victory with his recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, but every day in East Jerusalem, Palestinians face pressures to assimilate. With hope for a two-state solution dwindling, more families are
NPR.org | Dec 13, 2017 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Abbas Says U.S. Shouldn't Lead Mideast Peace Process, Citing Jerusalem Policy An emergency session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation was dominated by talk of the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
NPR.org | Dec 13, 2017 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Raqqa: 'I blame the coalition' Civilians are returning to Raqqa after Islamic State were pushed out, but dangers, and wounds, remain.
BBC News | Dec 13, 2017 12:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amnesty International: Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses European governments aiming to stem an exodus of refugees from Libya have been knowingly complicit in the abuse of would-be migrants held in detention centers there, says Amnesty International.
NPR.org | Dec 12, 2017 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia Announces Opening Of Cinemas For First Time In 35 Years The announcement is part of social and economic reforms undertaken by the kingdom's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
NPR.org | Dec 11, 2017 11:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Beirut Crowd Protests Trump Recognizing Jerusalem As Israel's Capital Lebanese security forces used tear gas and water cannons against demonstrators outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. They were protesting against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
NPR.org | Dec 10, 2017 10:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend