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NATO's Evolving Issues Now Focus On Syria's War And Refugee Crisis The alliance's most recent challenges involve the war in Syria and containing the refugee crisis. David Greene talks to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about Syria and the future of the NATO.
NPR.org | Sep 21, 2016 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
United Nations Halts Aid Convoys After Deadly Attack In Syria NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Ingy Sedky from the International Committee of the Red Cross about a convoy attack in Aleppo that has halted aid to the area.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As Saudi Arabia Diversifies, A Texas Oil Refinery May Be In Its Future Analysts say Saudi Arabia's national oil company may be trying to buy a refinery in the U.S. It's part of an effort to build an economy that goes beyond oil exports.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Arab Of The Future 2' Continues Risky Truth-Telling Cartoonist Riad Sattouf continues his scathing memoir of his childhood in Syria and Libya. Just as in the first volume, his disgust for the oddities and outrages around him is palpable on the page.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 5:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Aid workers 'in shock' over Syria attack Aid worker Stephen Ryan says his organisation is in shock following an attack on an aid convoy in Syria.
BBC News | Sep 20, 2016 12:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Aleppo bombing resumed without warning' Newsday speaks to a resident in the part of Aleppo, Syria, which is being besieged, just after the bombing started again.
BBC News | Sep 20, 2016 09:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shaky Cease-Fire Ends In Syria With A Bang Syria's government resumed air attacks, particularly on areas held by the opposition around Aleppo. Airstrikes hit an aid convoy. The government had given permission for the convoy to move.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 09:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. Agency Wants U.S. To Be An Example By Taking In More Refugees The U.N. is trying to address the world's growing refugee crisis. On Monday it called on member states to boost aid programs. David Greene talks to Filippo Grandi, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 09:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patient Diplomacy And A Reluctance To Act: Obama's Mark On Foreign Policy President Obama speaks to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. It'll likely be his last time to do so as president.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Military Declares End To Cease-Fire; Aid Convoy Comes Under Attack The Syrian military accused rebels of violating the seven-day cease-fire and declared the truce over. Trucks carrying food and medicine to an area west of Aleppo were attacked from the air.
NPR.org | Sep 19, 2016 9:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend