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After U.S. Embassy Move, What Actually Changes For Israelis And Palestinians? Have the past week's developments changed anything in their conflict? Demands are the same and impasses remain, but the United States' role in potential peace talks appears to be shifting.
NPR.org | May 20, 2018 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Does It Feel To Be A Palestinian Growing Up In Gaza? Nearly 2 million Palestinians are confined to living in Gaza. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Adnan Abu Hasna from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency about the current situation in Gaza.
NPR.org | May 20, 2018 11:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will Sharp Rhetoric Against Israel From Muslim, Arab Nations Turn Into Action? Members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemned Israel's killing of protesters in Gaza. But it's unclear how far the Islamic community is willing to go in support of Palestinians.
NPR.org | May 19, 2018 9:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Wants to Restart Nuclear Talks With Iran, but Hasn't Budged on Demands Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants to broaden negotiations to other nations, but European allies will most likely balk at his demand to forever limit Iran's nuclear program.
New York Times | May 19, 2018 12:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Deadly Protests, Gazans Ask: What Was Accomplished? With scores dead and the border still intact, many extend criticism beyond Israel to Hamas, the militant group that governs Gaza.
New York Times | May 18, 2018 11:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia Detains Activists Who Pushed to End Ban on Women Driving At least five people connected to the campaign to end the longtime ban have been detained, despite the government's promise to lift the ban next month.
New York Times | May 18, 2018 7:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deep Contradictions Remain At The Core Of The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The contradictions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are always on display, but rarely as starkly as this week, when the U.S. opened its embassy in Jerusalem and protests erupted in Gaza.
NPR.org | May 18, 2018 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Anti-American Cleric's Power Grows, Upending Pentagon's Plans for Iraq A political party led by Moktada al-Sadr, whose militia once targeted American troops, will wield considerable power in setting up Iraq's next government.
New York Times | May 18, 2018 12:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Assad Meets Putin in a Surprise Visit to Russia President Vladimir V. Putin says “foreign armed forces” will be withdrawn from Syria as part of peace settlement, a possible reference to Iran's military presence.
New York Times | May 17, 2018 11:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Child of Gaza Dies. A Symbol Is Born. The Arguing Begins. Layla Ghandour, an 8-month-old Palestinian girl whose grandmother carried her to Monday's protest in Gaza, died after they were engulfed by a cloud of tear gas.
New York Times | May 17, 2018 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend