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Different view Andrew Hosken reports on how the conflict in Syria is seen from the Golan Heights.
BBC News | Jun 20, 2016 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
State Department Dissent On Syria Approach Signals Divide Within Administration Over 50 State Department officials signed a dissent memo, criticizing the administration's Syria policy. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to former ambassador Robert Ford about why many took this action.
NPR.org | Jun 19, 2016 11:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Donald Trump Immigration Ban Could Sour U.S. Ties in Middle East Immigration experts agree that while the president has the power to order a ban, it would prompt retaliation against American citizens abroad.
New York Times | Jun 18, 2016 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
51 State Department Employees Sign Memo Objecting To U.S. Policy In Syria State department employees have signed a memo objecting to the U.S. policy in Syria, calling for tougher action against the Syrian regime.
NPR.org | Jun 17, 2016 8:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At The 'Only Place That's Fancy' In Gaza City, A Ramadan Iftar In The Sky Situated 11 stories above Gaza City, Level Up is a rare restaurant in the war-torn Palestinian territory that offers a taste of luxury. But operating a high-end joint in this area is not easy.
NPR.org | Jun 17, 2016 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi Forces Say They've Pushed ISIS Out Of Key Compound In Fallujah After days of fierce fighting, Iraqi forces say they've wrested control of Fallujah's main government building from ISIS militants. ISIS has controlled the city for the past 2 1/2 years.
NPR.org | Jun 17, 2016 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dozens Of U.S. Diplomats Call For Military Pressure On Syria's Assad Regime About 50 State Department officials have signed an internal memo that reportedly calls for targeted military strikes to push Bashar Assad toward the negotiating table.
NPR.org | Jun 17, 2016 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
State Department Officials Urge More Action Against Syria's Regime More than 50 career diplomats in the State Department signed an internal letter protesting Obama administration policy in Syria. Steve Inskeep talks to Maria Abi-Habib of The Wall Street Journal.
NPR.org | Jun 17, 2016 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Investigators Hope Recorders Will Give Clues To EgyptAir Crash EgyptAir flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean in May while traveling from Paris to Cairo killing all 66 people on board. The cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder have been recovered.
NPR.org | Jun 17, 2016 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Court Dismisses Texas Lawsuit To Block Syrian Refugees The state said it was not adequately consulted by the federal government about resettlement, but the judge ruled the state has no authority over immigration decisions by the federal government.
NPR.org | Jun 16, 2016 8:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend