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Op-Ed Contributors: ISIS Antiquities Sideline Amid the mayhem of war, the trade in looted antiquities is thriving, and ISIS is careful to take its cut.
New York Times | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Protesters break into Iraq's parliament Family members of missing soldiers abducted by Islamic State angry at government's failure to find relatives.
Al Jazeera | 2 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yemeni women fight for greater representation Despite a precarious 30 percent quota for women in government, Yemeni activists say women's rights have been sidelined.
Al Jazeera | 3 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Harsher sentence for held Saudi activist Appeals court orders founder of rights group to be jailed for 10 years and be lashed 1,000 times for 'insulting Islam'.
Al Jazeera | 11 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Trying to Rebuild a Kurdish Defense Force When ISIS militants rolled into Kurdistan in August, the collapse of the pesh merga left tens of thousands of defenseless residents in ISIS path.
New York Times | 14 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.N. Rights Council Looks at ISIS Abuses in Iraq The top United Nations advocate for children afflicted by war said ISIS was using them as informers, sentries and, in some cases, suicide bombers.
New York Times | 22 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israel seizes most West Bank land in 30 years Palestinians and US officials condemn move that will connect West Bank settlements to those in south Jerusalem.
Al Jazeera | 22 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iran convicts Ahmadinejad's vice president Judge says Mohammad Reza Rahimi, an official under ex-president, has been jailed and fined, but does not reveal charges.
Al Jazeera | Sep 1, 2014 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Libyan MP asked to form new government Abdullah al-Thinni quit last week as PM but was asked by elected parliament to form government amid ongoing violence.
Al Jazeera | Sep 1, 2014 1:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
Al Jazeera | Sep 1, 2014 1:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend