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U.S.-Backed Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens Alliance With Kurds In Syria, the U.S. is backing a Turkish offensive to kick ISIS out of towns in the north. But this comes as a nasty surprise to another U.S. ally in Syria ethnic Kurds who have a long enmity with Turkey. | Aug 25, 2016 8:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Attack On American University Of Afghanistan Kills Students, Others Police in Kabul say a violent attack on the American University of Afghanistan has ended with as many as 12 people killed. Renee Montagne talks to Mark English, the president of the university. | Aug 25, 2016 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israel Clears Troops in Airstrike Near School in 2014 Gaza War The military found no wrongdoing in the airstrike, which killed 10 civilians near a United Nations school, and closed six other cases of possible misconduct during the war.
New York Times | Aug 24, 2016 8:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Conjoined Twins Die While Waiting For Lifesaving Surgery The newborns were evacuated from a rebel stronghold to the capital, Damascus, after lengthy negotiations earlier this month. Today, they died of heart failure as they awaited surgery. | Aug 24, 2016 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egyptian Woman Goes From Protests To Pizza An Egyptian activist who once took to the streets to help topple a dictator now works organizing rural women in small business and pizza making. The country is too dangerous for political activism. | Aug 24, 2016 8:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Biden Attempts To Smooth Relations With Turkey After Coup Attempt Vice President Joe Biden visits Turkey Wednesday to deny that the U.S. was involved in a failed coup attempt last month. Turkey has also sent troops into Syria to fight ISIS with U.S. support. | Aug 24, 2016 8:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey Launches Airstrikes, Artillery Fire In Cross-Border Incursion Into Syria Turkey's offensive is the largest military mission of its kind in the Syria conflict to date. It was intended to clear ISIS militants from territory along the border. | Aug 24, 2016 3:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkish Rules Leave Syrian Refugee Children In Limbo Turkey has taken in 2.7 million Syrian refugees since 2011. But it's extremely difficult for refugees to build a new life, particularly for children who often can't get documented. | Aug 24, 2016 1:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egyptian Prisons Blamed For Young Men Becoming Radicalized The unprecedented numbers of political prisoners in Egyptian jails could lead to a super-sized version of an old Egyptian problem: prisoners being radicalized behind bars. | Aug 24, 2016 09:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Biden To Try To Smooth U.S. Relations With Turkey Vice President Joe Biden is in Turkey for meetings with the country's president. It's the highest level U.S. visit to Turkey since a failed coup attempt there that led to a crisis in U.S. relations. | Aug 24, 2016 09:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend