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Reactions to Ankara Attack and Nobel Prize Reflect a Polarized Turkey Nothing seems to be enough to bring Turks together these days, even in the face of tragedy or triumph, and analysts point to divided leadership.
New York Times | Oct 12, 2015 3:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Rebel Coalition Forms In Syria; Insurgents Lost Ground Over Weekend Led by Kurds, the coalition could receive U.S. air support in the fight against both President Bashar al-Assad and ISIS. Its members also include Arabs and Assyrian Christians. | Oct 12, 2015 1:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Op-Ed Contributor: Iraq Should Fear Russias Help Moscows style of fighting Islamic State could kill chances of unifying Iraq.
New York Times | Oct 12, 2015 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Amid Report of Jason Rezaians Conviction, Iran Hints at Prisoner Exchange Tehran appeared to be trying to position the case of the Washington Post correspondent as part of a broader effort to get detained Iranians released.
New York Times | Oct 12, 2015 11:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Did Russia's Entry Into Syria's Conflict Take The West By Surprise? There's a new scrutiny on western intelligence gathering and whether it's keeping up with Russia. Steve Inskeep talks to Ian Kearns, director of the European Leadership Network. | Oct 12, 2015 09:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wave Of Violence Hits Israel And Palestinian Territories Violence in Israel and the Palestinian territories that started with rock-throwing incidents two weeks ago continues to escalate. At least five Israelis and 25 Palestinians have been killed. | Oct 12, 2015 09:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iranian Court Rules On Rezaian Case But Verdict Isn't Released Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been convicted by an Iranian court, according to state TV. It did not say on which charges he had been convicted or whether a sentence had been imposed. | Oct 12, 2015 09:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands Pay Tribute To Ankara Bombing Victims Steve Inskeep talks to freelance journalist Lucy Kafanov about the political significance of deadly peace demonstrations in Ankara over the weekend. Nearly 100 people were killed in bomb attacks. | Oct 12, 2015 09:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran State TV Says U.S. Journalist Jason Rezaian Has Been Convicted A spokesman for Iran's judiciary did not reveal details of the verdict. It's the latest development in a case that's been marked by secrecy. | Oct 12, 2015 02:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why a no-fly zone over Syria is unlikely Should there be a no-fly zone over Syria?
BBC News | Oct 11, 2015 11:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend