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Beloved Dutch Priest Killed By Gunman In War-Torn Syrian City Last week marked another low-point in the Syrian civil war. A unidentified gunman assassinated a Dutch priest in the city of Homs. Father Frans van der Lugt had lived in Syria for nearly five decades.
NPR.org | 12 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Small Tunisian firms struggle to turn profits Entrepreneurs in the country face a number of challenges, from currency restrictions to state banks wary of new ideas.
Al Jazeera | 14 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Algerians cast votes in presidential poll Abdelaziz Bouteflika, seen by opposition as unfit for fourth mandate amid ailing health, is expected to win election.
Al Jazeera | 14 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Put Faith In Unorthodox Dating Service Young ultra-Orthodox Jews are increasingly pursuing college degrees or joining the workforce. That's challenged matchmaking customs and led to a new service that connects like-minded men and women.
NPR.org | 23 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iranian U.N. Ambassador's Past Makes Fodder For Diplomatic Dust-up The U.S. has denied a visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran's choice as ambassador to the United Nations. Bloomberg reporter Sangwon Yoon explains the diplomatic controversy and how it may play out.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2014 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report blames Syrian regime for torture UN ambassadors view graphic photographs of dead Syrians said to be evidence of war crimes by Assad government.
Al Jazeera | Apr 16, 2014 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Algerians to head to polls amid divisions With Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77, running for a fourth term, his rival says supporters will monitor vote to prevent fraud.
Al Jazeera | Apr 16, 2014 7:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Arab press review In these translated segments, Al Jazeera highlights some of the key themes emerging daily in the Arab press.
Al Jazeera | Apr 16, 2014 3:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Letter From the Middle East: Pushing the 2-State Path in Gaza Ezzeldin Masri runs the Gaza branch of OneVoice, promoting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict despite continuous setbacks.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2014 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
Al Jazeera | Apr 16, 2014 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend