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Making Cheese In The Land Of The Bible: Add Myrrh And A Leap Of Faith Spring in the West Bank means Bedouin herders' ewes and nanny goats are full of milk and cheese making abounds. The traditional method relies on a few simple ingredients and a long cultural memory.
NPR.org | Mar 28, 2015 11:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Least 17 Dead In Somalia Hotel Attack Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.
NPR.org | Mar 28, 2015 09:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shiite Militias in Iraq Back Off Boycott Over U.S. Strikes on ISIS A message of support from Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, a religious leader in Iraq, apparently has the militias cooperating with the role of the United States.
New York Times | Mar 28, 2015 12:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hurdles Loom in Iran Nuclear Talks, U.S. Official Says An initial accord will not be possible unless the Iranian leadership makes tough decisions before Tuesdays deadline, a State Department official said.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 11:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel Releasing Impounded Palestinian Tax Revenue The move by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seen partly as indicating a desire to ease tensions, but also reflected advice from security aides.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 11:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Houthi Forces Move on Southern Yemen, Raising Specter of Regional Ground War On a second day of Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Saudi and Egyptian officials declined to rule out the possibility of ground troops.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 8:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Plays Delicate Dance As Deadline Nears In Iranian Nuclear Talks As nuclear talks with Iran approach a deadline, the U.S. must ease sanctions enough in order to make a deal with Iran while not letting it off the hook completely.
NPR.org | Mar 27, 2015 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Strategy In Yemen Represents Standard Counterterrorism Plan Despite the current chaos in Yemen, the White House insists U.S. action in that country represents a model for its counterterrorism strategy. A look at what is behind that assertion.
NPR.org | Mar 27, 2015 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen campaign key test for Saudi Arabia Why failure in Yemen is not an option for Saudi Arabia
BBC News | Mar 27, 2015 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After A Tough Election, Israel's Netanyahu Looks To Ease Tensions The Israeli leader ruffled feathers during the bruising campaign. Since then, he has sought to make amends. In the latest move, Israel is handing over money it had withheld from the Palestinians.
NPR.org | Mar 27, 2015 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend