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White House Memo: Hagels Departure Bears Little Likeness to Rumsfelds Removal Despite similar timing, after a disastrous midterm election, the exit of President Obamas defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, did not represent the same kind of shift in policy that Donald H. Rumsfelds departure did.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2014 02:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S.-Led Raid Frees 8 Qaeda Hostages From a Yemeni Cave The freed captives were six Yemeni citizens, a Saudi and an Ethiopian, who were unharmed, Yemeni officials said in a statement.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2014 02:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN: Nearly half of Syria population needs aid More than 12 million Syrians need assistance, up from 10 million in July, UN humanitarian chief says.
Al Jazeera | Nov 26, 2014 01:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Syria: Scores Are Killed in Airstrikes by Government on Islamic States Base Syrian government warplanes killed at least 60 people Tuesday in airstrikes on Raqqa in northeastern Syria, the de facto capital of the Islamic State, activists said.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2014 01:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hezbollah fighter freed in prisoner swap Lebanon-based group says Imad Ayyad was freed in exchange for two fighters, believed to be from al-Nusra Front.
Al Jazeera | Nov 25, 2014 10:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Raids on Tripoli airport echo power struggle Libya's Tobruk-based government says it carried out air strikes on rival-held Mitiga airport in the capital.
Al Jazeera | Nov 25, 2014 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Scores dead' in air strikes on Syria's Raqaa Government raids on ISIL-held northern city have mainly killed civilians, with hundreds more injured, activists say.
Al Jazeera | Nov 25, 2014 4:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran nuclear talks draw criticism and praise in world press World press see hope and failure in Iran nuclear talks
BBC News | Nov 25, 2014 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tunisia's Essebsi wins first round of poll Beji Caid Essebsi, 87, falls short of overall majority and will face President Moncef Marzouki in December run-off.
Al Jazeera | Nov 25, 2014 1:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Irans Supreme Leader Denounces West Over Extension of Nuclear Talks Reacting to the postponement, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that world powers involved in the negotiations had failed to bring Iran to its knees.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2014 12:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend