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Airstrikes Hit Market in Rebel-Held Syrian Town, Killing 27, Activists Say The escalation of violence comes as the Syrian military struggles to advance into the last major strongholds of rebel forces.
New York Times | 10 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia In a battle for influence, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have both sent money and weapons to Somalia. A secret recording suggests that militants may be working with the Qataris.
New York Times | 20 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Israel Begins Tearing Down Palestinian Housing on Edge of East Jerusalem Bulldozers began demolishing the first of 10 mostly unfinished apartment buildings in a Palestinian area.
New York Times | Jul 22, 2019 11:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran and the crisis in the Gulf explained Tankers, drones and fears of war. What's the crisis in the Gulf about?
BBC News | Jul 22, 2019 11:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran Claims to Have Arrested and Executed U.S. Spies Tehran often makes similar unverified claims, but the latest announcement comes at a time of rare peril in relations with Washington.
New York Times | Jul 22, 2019 11:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New York Times | Jul 22, 2019 06:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Heres How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passport or travel out of the country.
New York Times | Jul 21, 2019 5:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Latest: Iran Tensions NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Karim Sadjadpour, a senior analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about the latest developments with Iran.
NPR.org | Jul 20, 2019 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.K. Fears Iran Is Taking A 'Dangerous Path' After Seizure Of Tanker Iran took over the British-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday and says it and its crew will remain in an Iranian port during a probe of an accident that Iran says led to the seizure.
NPR.org | Jul 20, 2019 4:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Spotlight On Iran's Relationship With U.S., U.K. NPR's Jackie Northam provides the latest update on the situation with Iran as tensions escalate with the United States and the United Kingdom.
NPR.org | Jul 20, 2019 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend