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Unesco passes contentious Jerusalem resolution The UN's cultural agency adopts a controversial resolution which makes no reference to Jewish ties to a key holy site in Jerusalem.
BBC News | Oct 18, 2016 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US-Iranians jailed by Iran for 10 years A US-Iranian businessman and his elderly father have been sentenced to 10 years in jail in Iran for collaborating with the US government, the judicial news agency says.
BBC News | Oct 18, 2016 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mosul battle: Iraqi army 'retakes Christian town of Qaraqosh' Iraq's army has stormed the Christian town of Qaraqosh, sources say, on the second day of an offensive to retake Mosul from so-called Islamic State.
BBC News | Oct 18, 2016 1:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Op-Ed Columnist: Chappatte on the Mosul Offensive Worldly powers devise a plan to take the Iraqi city back from the Islamic State.
New York Times | Oct 18, 2016 12:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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James Cartwright, Ex-General, Pleads Guilty in Leak Case The retired Marine pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. about his discussions with reporters about a cyberattack on Iran's nuclear program.
New York Times | Oct 17, 2016 8:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi Forces Begin Offensive To Retake Mosul From ISIS Iraqi forces have begun the offensive to retake the large city of Mosul from ISIS. The battle, which has help from U.S. advisers and airstrikes, could take weeks or months. | Oct 17, 2016 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Battle For Mosul: 5 Key Things To Know The Iraqi army, bolstered by U.S. air power, is attempting to dislodge the Islamic State from the city where it declared its caliphate. The forecasts point to a long, tough battle. | Oct 17, 2016 2:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Weekend Brings 'Worst Day Yet' For Aleppo Hospitals, And No Syria Deal In Sight Secretary of State John Kerry spent much of the weekend meeting with his counterparts from Russia and European countries, looking for a route to a peace, or at least humanitarian aid access, in Syria. | Oct 16, 2016 7:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suicide Bomber Targets Shiites In Baghdad, Killing At Least 32 People The bomber hit a crowded tent of people participating in the Shiite ritual of Ashura. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. | Oct 15, 2016 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Egypt, The High Cost Of Romance Is Crippling Hopes Of Marriage Egypt's financial crisis has led to double-digit inflation with lasting repercussions. Rising prices make marriage unaffordable for tens of thousands of Egyptians and not only those who are poor. | Oct 15, 2016 3:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend