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After a Turkish Prison, the Potent Symbol of a Lingering Kiss A photograph of Kadri Gursel, a prominent journalist, embracing his wife after his release has come to stand for freedom.
New York Times | Oct 13, 2017 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Announcement Expected To Detail New Approach To Iran Nuclear Deal If the Trump administration fails to certify Iran's compliance with the deal, what does that mean for the U.S. relationship with Iran? European allies are strongly opposed to unraveling the accord. | Oct 13, 2017 11:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump To Detail Tougher Line On Iran's Nuclear Program The president is expected to say he won't recertify the 2015 nuclear deal, giving Congress the option to reimpose sanctions and rewrite parts of the agreement. | Oct 13, 2017 11:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News Brief: Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies, Iran Deal, California Fires The Trump administration says it will end cost-sharing payments designed to help low-income Americans get health care. Trump is also expected to make an announcement on the future of the Iran deal. | Oct 13, 2017 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Palestinian Play 'The Siege' Finally Gets U.S. Premiere The Siege is one of a number of plays depicting a Palestinian point of view that has been cancelled after pressure from American Jewish groups. One esteemed theater in New York reportedly planned the play, then quietly dropped it from the schedule. Now, i | Oct 12, 2017 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza If the Egyptian-brokered deal succeeds, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza will be reunited under one leadership for the first time since Hamas wrested control of Gaza 10 years ago. | Oct 12, 2017 5:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What's Next For The Iran Nuclear Deal If President Trump Refuses To Recertify It? Congress requires the president to re-evaluate or certify the Iran nuclear deal every 90 days. The next deadline for him to do so is Oct. 15. | Oct 12, 2017 2:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What's At Stake For Boeing In The Iran Deal Most U.S. firms can't do business with Iran even under the nuclear deal the president may try to unravel. But a lot is at stake for airplane-maker Boeing, which has signed deals with Iranian airlines. | Oct 12, 2017 09:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sen. Ben Cardin On The Iran Deal And Trump Steve Inskeep talks with Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, who voted against the Iran nuclear deal, but now worries about the consequence if President Trump decertifies Iran's compliance with the agreement. | Oct 12, 2017 09:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What Is And Isn't Covered By The Iranian Nuclear Deal The 2015 nuclear deal raised hopes that Iran might act in a more moderate fashion. But many of Iran's more provocative moves, including ballistic missile tests, aren't subject to the agreement. | Oct 11, 2017 9:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend