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Medical Workers In Conflict Zones Have Never Faced Greater Risks They've always been caught in crossfire. But now they are being singled out as targets. And the worst violence is taking place in Syria.
NPR.org | Dec 16, 2014 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistan Near Watershed Moment, But It Will Take Work Audie Cornish talks to Shuja Nawaz, a distinguished fellow at the Atlantic Council, about how Pakistan got to the point of the Taliban taking revenge on the children of the Pakistani military.
NPR.org | Dec 16, 2014 9:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian in Raid of West Bank Camp The Israeli military said soldiers opened fire after explosives were thrown at them in the Qalandia refugee camp in the West Bank.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Peshawar School Was 'Almost Obvious' Target For Pakistani Taliban Melissa Block speaks with Jonathan Boone, Pakistan correspondent for The Guardian, about the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar.
NPR.org | Dec 16, 2014 9:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kerry Says U.S. Seeks to Lower the Temperature Between Israelis and Palestinians Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States had made no determinations about efforts toward Security Council resolutions on the Middle East.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 8:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video Feature: The Story of ISIS The Islamic State had been organizing for years before sweeping into Iraq in 2014.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 7:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amid Strains, Syrian Refugees Are Facing Curfews In Lebanon The fragile country now hosts some 1 million Syrian refugees. Some towns have set up civilian volunteers to enforce curfews on the refugees, leading to rising tensions and some cases of abuse.
NPR.org | Dec 16, 2014 6:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deadly car bombings hit Yemeni city Two children among four dead and dozens injured in twin blasts in Radaa.
Al Jazeera | Dec 16, 2014 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israel Cracks Down on Lehava, a Group Tied to Anti-Arab Acts Ten members of Lehava, a far-right Jewish group, were arrested on suspicion of incitement and calls for acts of violence motivated by racism, a day after three were arrested in an arson case.
New York Times | Dec 16, 2014 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Opposition seizes key bases in Syria's north At least 31 Syrian soldiers and 12 opposition fighters were killed in the battle for Wadi al-Daif and al-Hamdiyah bases.
Al Jazeera | Dec 16, 2014 1:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend