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Reinforcements Enter Besieged Syrian Town via Turkey, Raising Hopes Officials in Kobani, Syria, hailed the arrival of Iraqi Kurdish soldiers and Syrian rebels, saying they hoped it heralded a more cooperative effort to fight the Islamic State.
New York Times | Oct 30, 2014 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN condemns Israeli settlement expansion UN political chief tells Security Council that Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem could ignite more violence.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen's Houthis capture strategic city Shia rebels continue their push south, capturing a key city along the Sanaa-Aden highway.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 9:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israel Jabs Back After U.S. Official Calls Netanyahu a Coward A profane (and anonymous) slur prompted an angry (and anonymous) response, in another session of what one analyst called the nanny-nanny-boo-boo kindergarten school of geopolitics.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dozens killed in Syria barrel bomb 'massacre' At least 40 people reportedly dead after regime forces drop bombs on Idlib camp housing people displaced by fighting.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Netanyahu defiant after US criticism Israeli PM says he will make no concessions after Obama aide issued scathing criticism of his policies on Palestine.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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As Abu Dhabi Sizes Up Oil Partners, Western Firms Risk Being Left Out The emirate has allowed longstanding concessions to major global oil companies to expire, and is considering replacing some of them with partners from Asia and elsewhere.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mounting Crises Raise Questions on Obama Teams Ability to Cope Early stumbles in the handling of the Ebola crisis and the belated response to the Islamic State have fueled speculation that President Obama may shake up his staff.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi Kurds Are Joining Fight to Drive Islamic State From Kobani About 150 pesh merga fighters were expected to arrive as early as Tuesday night, taking advantage of Turkeys decision to open its borders.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 3:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Qatar Offers Cash to Pay Some Staff in Gaza Strip Using a $30 million donation, the Palestinian Authority will distribute $1,200 each to about 24,000 public workers who have not been fully paid since last year.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 3:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend