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Strikes on Kurd Militias Elevate Tensions in Turkey The Turks and the Kurds faced the prospect of being drawn back into a bloody civil conflict after years of relative peace.
New York Times | Jul 26, 2015 6:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Assad, in Rare Admission, Says Syrias Army Lacks Manpower The president also said that the army had ceded some areas to insurgents in order to hold onto other regions deemed more important.
New York Times | Jul 26, 2015 1:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Torn Between Native And Adoptive Lands, Israel's Iranian Jews Hope For Peace About 100,000 Iranian Jews have made Israel their home, and small numbers continue to move to the country. And no one feels more torn about the enmity between the two countries than they do. | Jul 26, 2015 11:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Week of rubbish piles up in Beirut No waste has been collected for a week in Lebanon's capital city, Beirut.
BBC News | Jul 26, 2015 03:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi Forces Agree to Halt in Yemen War A Saudi-led military coalition announced on Saturday that a five-day humanitarian cease-fire would take effect in Yemen starting Sunday evening at the request of Yemens exiled president.
New York Times | Jul 25, 2015 11:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel Is Steadfast in Criticism of Nuclear Deal An Israeli official said his government would continue to call on Congress to reject the Iran nuclear accord and could not be pressured to stop voicing its objections.
New York Times | Jul 25, 2015 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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News Analysis: Spys Release Is Unlikely to Assuage Israel on Iran Nuclear Deal Attempts in Washington to highlight the likely parole of an Israeli spy in hopes of quieting a campaign against the Iran deal could provoke a backlash, analysts say,
New York Times | Jul 25, 2015 5:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australia Arrests Nurse Who Says He Worked With ISIS Under Duress Adam Brookman, who says he was wounded in an airstrike and then forced to work with ISIS, was arrested at the Sydney airport, the Australian police said.
New York Times | Jul 25, 2015 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Syria, Chlorine Attacks Continue To Take A Toll Activists say the Syrian regime continues to attack its people with chlorine gas with little reaction from an international community once focused on preventing Syria's use of chemical weapons. | Jul 25, 2015 1:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey Attacks Kurdish Militant Camps in Northern Iraq The strikes, which followed Turkish attacks on Islamic State targets in Syria, effectively ended a two-year cease-fire between Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers Party.
New York Times | Jul 25, 2015 1:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend