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Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump's Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks.
New York Times | 14 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What Is The Real Aim Of U.S. Pressure On Iran? NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Douglas Ollivant, ex-Iraq director at the National Security Council, about tensions between the U.S. and Iran, and the continuing stakes for Trump and his foreign policy. | May 20, 2019 11:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'I hear the bombs and I need to jam' Death metal band singer Jake Shuker says living in Syria means the sounds of war infiltrate his music.
BBC News | May 20, 2019 09:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Administration Reveals 1st Part Of Middle East Peace Plan The White House says it will hold a meeting of Mideast leaders to discuss ideas for Palestinian economic development. It's the first step of a long-promised peace plan. | May 20, 2019 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syrian Government Starts Campaign to Retake Last Opposition Stronghold The regime has gradually cornered rebels, extremist fighters and civilians alike in Idlib Province.
New York Times | May 20, 2019 06:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rocket Hits Green Zone in Baghdad as Tensions Flare Between U.S. and Iran The nighttime explosion rattled residents, though no one was hurt.
New York Times | May 19, 2019 9:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eurovision 2019's Israel Location Draws Controversy Eurovision came to a close Saturday night in Tel Aviv, amid controversy over the song contest's location in Israel. A Dutch singer won, meaning next year's event will take place in the Netherlands. | May 19, 2019 9:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Attack on Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids Wounds at Least 14 The blast, close to a giant museum under construction, suggested that militants were seeking to undermine the authority of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
New York Times | May 19, 2019 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Elham Pourtaher, Iranian In The U.S., On Daily Life In Iran Amid Rising Tensions NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Elham Pourtaher, an Iranian studying in the U.S., about daily life in Iran and rising tensions between the two countries. | May 19, 2019 12:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kenyan Somali refugees claim they are denied citizenship rights Poor Kenyan Somalis registered as Dadaab refugees to access benefits, but say they are now being refused nationality.
Al Jazeera | May 19, 2019 08:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend