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Photos show 'weaponised commercial drones' in Iraq Photographs taken in Iraq appear to show commercial drones adapted to drop grenades on the Iraqi security forces.
BBC News | Jan 18, 2017 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yemen: 'Life in the midst of all the death' An exhibition is turning war relics into reminders of peace.
BBC News | Jan 17, 2017 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syria conflict: IS assault halts Deir al-Zour aid drops Heavy fighting between militants and Syrian government forces makes it too dangerous around landing zone.
BBC News | Jan 17, 2017 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt police killed in attack on desert checkpoint It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack in the Western Desert, which borders Libya.
BBC News | Jan 17, 2017 09:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suspect In Istanbul Nightclub Attack Has Confessed, Say Turkish Officials The suspect was identified as a citizen of Uzbekistan born in 1983. Istanbul's governor says Abdulgadir Masharipov was trained in Afghanistan and appeared to have entered Turkey illegally.
NPR.org | Jan 17, 2017 08:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
10 Guantanamo Prisoners Freed In Oman; 45 Detainees Remain Under President Obama, the detainee population has gone from 242 to 45. But he hasn't closed Guantanamo as pledged, and Donald Trump has called for more suspects to be sent to the prison in Cuba.
NPR.org | Jan 16, 2017 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egyptian Court Rules Against Government Bid To Give Two Islands To Saudi Arabia The ruling is an embarrassment for Egypt's government, and a cause for celebration for protesters who saw the proposed handover as an incursion on Egypt's sovereign territory.
NPR.org | Jan 16, 2017 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can The Iran Nuclear Deal Survive Its 2nd Anniversary? Analysts are looking back on the Iran nuclear deal. It was a year ago that sanctions were lifted, prisoners exchanged and the inspections of Iran's nuclear program came under full operation.
NPR.org | Jan 16, 2017 09:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt court upholds ruling halting transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia Cheers erupt as judge rejects move by Egypt's government to hand two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
BBC News | Jan 16, 2017 09:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Paris Summit Urges Two-State Solution To Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The conference, attended by 70 diplomats including Secretary of State John Kerry, nevertheless did not include leaders from the two sides the diplomats mean to reconcile: Israel and Palestinians.
NPR.org | Jan 15, 2017 3:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend