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VIDEO: Kerry thanks Egypt for support John Kerry is visiting Egypt as Washington seeks to bolster its long-time ally in the face of the rising threat from the so-called Islamic State group, or Daesh.
BBC News | Aug 2, 2015 10:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Censure and Clashes After West Bank Attack Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces while thousands of Israelis flocked to rallies, all of them protesting a firebombing that killed a Palestinian toddler.
New York Times | Aug 1, 2015 11:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Deal, Europeans Are Eager to Do Business in Iran The rush to restart trade with Iran could make it more complicated to renew sanctions if the nuclear deal brokered by the United States falls apart.
New York Times | Aug 1, 2015 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ISIS Is No Weaker Than A Year Ago, Officials Say U.S. officials believe the recent bombing campaign has done little to dislodge the self-declared Islamic State from Iraq and Syria, says an Associated Press report. AP reporter Ken Dilanian explains.
NPR.org | Aug 1, 2015 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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120 Degrees and No Relief? ISIS Takes Back Seat for Iraqis One of the countrys largest recent grass-roots protests shut down traffic in Baghdad on Friday night, and more protests took place Saturday in southern Iraq.
New York Times | Aug 1, 2015 12:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kerry Aims To Repair Relations With Egypt Secretary of State John Kerry visits Egypt on Sunday as the two countries intensify ties, despite the concerns of human rights advocates.
NPR.org | Aug 1, 2015 11:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kurdish Militias Appear To Be Sidelined By U.S.-Turkey Military Deal The military deal reached by the United States and Turkey is an attempt to refocus the fight against ISIS. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Frank Ricciardone.
NPR.org | Aug 1, 2015 11:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli Officials Promise To Find Arsonists Who Killed Palestinian Child The Israeli prime minister says he's shocked and outraged at the attack. An analyst says public concern could make this a defining moment for Israelis.
NPR.org | Aug 1, 2015 08:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rivals of ISIS Attack U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebel Group The members trained by the United States to take on the Islamic State found themselves fighting off an attack from another Islamist faction.
New York Times | Jul 31, 2015 11:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jewish Arsonists Suspected in West Bank Attack That Killed Palestinian Toddler The attack was branded as terrorism by Israeli and Palestinian politicians, and shocked consciences on both sides of the simmering conflict.
New York Times | Jul 31, 2015 9:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend