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This Syrian Dad Has One Of The World's Most Dangerous Jobs Five years ago, Raed Al Saleh was a businessman. Now he heads the 3,000-strong Syrian Civil Defense, rescuing civilians from the rubble after airstrikes.
NPR.org | Apr 29, 2016 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hospital Bombings Highlight Challenges Health Care Providers Face In War Zones NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Jonathan Whittall, head of humanitarian analysis for Doctors Without Borders, about how bombings of hospitals affect relief organizations in war zones.
NPR.org | Apr 29, 2016 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Releases Final Report On Deadly Hospital Attack In Afghanistan The Pentagon released its final report into what it called the accidental destruction of a hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed more than 40 people. More than a dozen troops were disciplined, but none are facing courts-martial or other punishment
NPR.org | Apr 29, 2016 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senate Critics Question Legality Of Military Operation In Syria Critics in the Senate charge that, of all the foreign forces operating in Syria today, the Russians are on the most solid legal ground. Damascus has invited Russia to make its deployment, whereas neither Congress nor Syria has ever explicitly authorized a
NPR.org | Apr 29, 2016 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Jordan lifts ban on Lebanese band A Jordanian official has said a ban has been lifted on a concert by a Lebanese band that tackles taboos in the Arab world and has a gay lead singer.
BBC News | Apr 29, 2016 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jordan lifts ban on taboo-tackling band A Jordanian official confirms a ban has been lifted on a concert by a Lebanese band that tackles taboos in the Arab world and has a gay lead singer.
BBC News | Apr 29, 2016 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iranians vote in run-off elections Iranians vote in the second round of elections which will decide the balance of power between reformists and hardliners in parliament.
BBC News | Apr 29, 2016 09:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aleppo Airstrikes Hit Home For A Local Doctor Dr. Rami Kalazi discovered his friend, a pediatrician, was killed after the Al Quds hospital was destroyed by airstrikes in Aleppo, a few miles from the makeshift medical facility where Kalazi works.
NPR.org | Apr 29, 2016 09:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
16 U.S. Service Members Disciplined In Mistaken Airstrikes On Afghan Hospital The strikes killed 42 people at a civilian hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, in October 2015. U.S. officials say personnel attacked the wrong target.
NPR.org | Apr 28, 2016 11:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syria Hospital Bombing: Are The Rules Of War Breaking Down? The destruction of a hospital in Aleppo is part of a disturbing trend. And it's not just happening in Syria.
NPR.org | Apr 28, 2016 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend