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What Does Russia Want In Syria? Richard Barrett, the former director of global counterterrorism operations at the British intelligence service MI6, talks about what Russia is trying to achieve in Syria. | Oct 1, 2015 08:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russians Strike Targets in Syria, but Not ISIS Areas Russian aircraft carried out a bombing attack against Syrian opposition fighters, including at least one group trained by the C.I.A., eliciting angry protests from American officials.
New York Times | Oct 1, 2015 01:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Lebanon: 40 Palestinians Are Arrested as They Seek to Join Migrant Wave The group was aiming to reach Germany and had come from the large, long-established Ain al Hilwe Palestinian refugee camp.
New York Times | Oct 1, 2015 12:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Open Source: Parsing YouTube Evidence of Russian Strikes in Syria Video of Russian airstrikes on Syrian rebels, recorded from the air and the ground, raised questions about who, exactly, the bombardment was aimed at.
New York Times | Sep 30, 2015 10:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Saudi Objections Halt U.N. Inquiry of Yemen War The United States, Britain and France, bowing to pressure from Saudi Arabia, dropped plans for an international investigation into the war in Yemen, to the dismay of human rights groups.
New York Times | Sep 30, 2015 10:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syrian Rebels Say Russia Is Targeting Them Rather Than ISIS The rebels were taken aback on Wednesday when Russias first airstrikes in Syria appeared to target areas where the Islamic State has no known presence.
New York Times | Sep 30, 2015 10:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What the Oslo Accords Accomplished When President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said he would not feel bound by the Oslo accords, he was repudiating the cornerstone of the Middle East peace process.
New York Times | Sep 30, 2015 9:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia Launches Airstrikes Against Bashar Al-Assad Enemies In Syria Russia warplanes have begun bombing targets in Syria, according to U.S. officials. They say they were briefed by Moscow about the raids, which came hours after the Russian parliament authorized President Vladimir Putin to use Russian forces abroad. | Sep 30, 2015 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghan Forces Struggle To Retake Kunduz From Taliban The Taliban overran the Afghan city of Kunduz earlier this week. This comes just a few months after a new leader took over the Taliban and a year after President Ashraf Ghani took power of the Afghan government. | Sep 30, 2015 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russian Warplanes Strike Several Targets In Syria Russia carried out a series of airstrikes in Syria Wednesday, giving short notice to the U.S. that it also has planes in the air nearby and is calling out for more coordination. | Sep 30, 2015 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend