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Can IS looting be stopped? How IS sells art on the black market
BBC News | Apr 17, 2015 12:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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On Holocaust Day in Israel, Strangers Answer the Call to a Funeral A Facebook post drew 150 people to a Jerusalem hilltop for a funeral that family members feared might not have a minyan, the quorum of 10 required for the Jewish mourning prayer.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 9:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Experts Divided Over Iran's Cyberactivity Since Start Of Nuclear Talks The U.S. government and cybersecurity companies agree that Iran has greatly improved its cyberattack capability over the past two years.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2015 8:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
They Speak Hebrew And Keep Kosher: The Left-Behind Ethiopian Jews Two years ago, Israel ended with great fanfare a program that brought tens of thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. But many are in limbo, separated from family, the result of stricter religious law.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2015 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Al Qaedas Affiliate in Yemen Seizes Airport and Oil Terminal Capitalizing on the expanding war in Yemen and the collapse of its government, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is carving out more territory for itself.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 7:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Palestinian Driver Suspected of Deliberately Hitting Jerusalem Bus Stop The crash, which the drivers lawyer said was an accident, killed an Israeli man and injured an Israeli woman in Jerusalem.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 6:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Next Round of Nuclear Talks With Iran Set for Next Week The session, announced by the European Union, host of the talks, is the first since Iran and the big powers reached a framework pact April 2.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Palestinian Women Join Effort to Keep Jews From Contested Holy Site The women say it is their role to protect the integrity of a Jerusalem site known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 4:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NBC News Alters Account of Correspondents Kidnapping in Syria NBC News amended its report of the 2012 abduction in Syria of Richard Engel, its chief foreign correspondent, saying Sunni militants were most likely to blame, not forces loyal to the Syrian president.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 2:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
An American Journalist Explains Why He Had To Flee Iraq Ned Parker has covered Iraq for more than a decade. But the Reuters bureau chief abruptly left the country last week after a report of human rights abuses prompted threats from a Shiite paramilitary.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2015 07:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend