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A stranger in your own country Om Emad is just one of over three million Yemenis who have been displaced from their homes since war broke out.
BBC News | Apr 20, 2017 11:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Departure From Obama Strategy, Mattis Prioritizes Military Cooperation On Egypt Trip U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is stressing efforts against Iran and changing the U.S. tone in the region with visits to Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel. Human Rights are lower on the agenda.
NPR.org | Apr 20, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Where Erdogan's Victory In Turkey Referendum Vote Leaves The Opposition NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with novelist, essayist and activist Elif Safak following the referendum vote in Turkey that expanded the president's powers.
NPR.org | Apr 20, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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On a New York Tour, Hijabs and a Selfie Stick Syrian refugee families were shown the city's sights, complete with Times Square characters and a carousel run by a man named Trump. A tour company is offering its services to the immigrants free.
New York Times | Apr 20, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
White House Shouldn't Try To Reverse Iran Nuclear Deal, Parsi Says Steve Inskeep talks to Trita Parsi, an Iran scholar, who warns of dire consequences if Trump officials renege on the nuclear accord and reverse a pledge to ease sanctions against Tehran.
NPR.org | Apr 20, 2017 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Emirates Airline Cuts Flights To U.S., Citing Trump's Security Rules Emirates said the recent restrictions on visas and electronic devices had dampened consumer demand. The Dubai-based carrier will pare back flights to five of the 12 U.S. cities it serves.
NPR.org | Apr 19, 2017 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Administration Sends Mixed Signals About Iran Nuclear Deal NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Iran expert Raymond Tanter, who served on the National Security Council under President Reagan and was involved in arms control talks from 1983 to 1984, about the Trump administration's re-examination of the Iran nuclear dea
NPR.org | Apr 19, 2017 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran Sticks To Nuclear Deal, But U.S. Says It Will Review Sanctions Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells Congress that the Trump administration will take another look at sanctions to see if lifting them was in line with U.S. national security interests.
NPR.org | Apr 19, 2017 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Administration Grudgingly Confirms Iran's Compliance With Nuclear Deal But the government said it was reviewing the 2015 agreement that lifted sanctions against Iran.
New York Times | Apr 19, 2017 12:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mattis Travels To Saudi Arabia Defense Secretary James Mattis is traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a trip to several countries in the Middle East. We look at what the trip means for U.S. foreign relations.
NPR.org | Apr 19, 2017 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend