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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. | 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. | 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. | Jul 20, 2019 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend