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'Worse than imaginable' A resident of besieged, rebel-held Aleppo says the situation there is 'worse than imaginable' as government forces break four years of deadlock.
BBC News | Nov 29, 2016 4:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Syria, Pro-Regime Forces Advance On Aleppo's Rebel Territory After years of virtual stalemate, the Syrian government has made its largest advance into rebel-held areas of the city of Aleppo. It changes the map in the Syrian civil war.
NPR.org | Nov 29, 2016 10:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Battle For Mosul Heats Up As Iraqi Forces Fight To Free City From ISIS The city of Mosul, Iraq, is under heavy fire as Iraqi troops try to free the city from ISIS control. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the International Rescue Committee's head of Iraq programming, Alex Milutinovic, about conditions in the city.
NPR.org | Nov 28, 2016 9:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Last Hospital In Eastern Aleppo Is No More With the fall of Omar Bin Abdul Aziz hospital, the remaining civilians have nowhere to seek treatment for injuries or illness.
NPR.org | Nov 28, 2016 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Under siege Aleppo is a key battleground between rebels and President Assad's forces: what's happening there?
BBC News | Nov 28, 2016 3:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In The Spot Where He Spent His Final Years, A Museum Honors Yasser Arafat A new museum in Ramallah features the life and times of the late Palestine Liberation Organization leader, from his Nobel Peace Prize to his pistol, glasses and bedroom.
NPR.org | Nov 28, 2016 2:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands Flee Eastern Aleppo As Syrian Regime Forces Advance Rebels have held the eastern side of Aleppo for years. Now pro-government troops have retaken some key neighborhoods. Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting.
NPR.org | Nov 28, 2016 2:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israeli aircraft target IS position in Syrian Golan Heights Israel's air force targets an IS base in the Syrian-controlled Golan Heights after an attack on a patrol.
BBC News | Nov 28, 2016 11:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraq's crown jewel Train driver Ali Al-Karkhi recalls his near 40 years working at Baghdad Central Station in Iraq.
BBC News | Nov 28, 2016 12:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Abused Animals Find Refuge In A New Sanctuary In Jordan A new wild animal preserve in Jordan has opened its doors to rescued wildlife in one of the Middle East's biggest animal trafficking routes. Here's a look at that sanctuary.
NPR.org | Nov 27, 2016 10:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend