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Egyptian Court Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Journalists To 3 Years In Prison Saturday's ruling in Cairo is the latest twist in a long-running trial which was criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.
NPR.org | Aug 29, 2015 09:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Disabled push for a better life in Iran More Iranians speak out for disability rights
BBC News | Aug 29, 2015 12:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama Tries to Soothe Divided Jewish Community on Iran Deal Speaking to Jewish umbrella organizations, President Obama defended his nuclear accord with Iran and called for a more civil debate.
New York Times | Aug 28, 2015 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran and Israel United in Opposition to Daniel Barenboim Concert Iran, citing the conductors Israeli citizenship, will block a performance of the Berlin Staatskapelle, a concert that an Israeli official denounced.
New York Times | Aug 28, 2015 10:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
#NPRreads: Middle East Air Quality, Lead Poisoning, And Jell-O Around the newsroom and around the world, here's what we're reading this week.
NPR.org | Aug 28, 2015 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Europe Is Grappling With The Realities Of The Migrant Influx Several European countries are coming under criticism for their response to a recent surge of migrants. Peter Sutherland, a special representative for the United Nations, discusses the situation.
NPR.org | Aug 28, 2015 8:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
By Boat, By Bus, By Any Way Possible: One Refugee's Perilous Journey Munzar Omar, a teacher from Syria, left his wife and children behind as he searches for a safer home for them. He's one of hundreds of thousands fleeing war in Syria and heading towards Europe.
NPR.org | Aug 28, 2015 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hundreds Of Desperate Migrants Feared Dead Off Libya And In Austria Austrian police say that dozens of people died after being crammed into the back of a smuggler's truck, which was found abandoned on a highway Thursday. And hundreds are feared dead after two boats sank off Libya's coast.
NPR.org | Aug 28, 2015 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jos Serrano, New York Democrat in Congress, Adds His Support to Iran Nuclear Deal Mr. Serranos decision may be a promising sign for supporters of the agreement, who have sought to sway a few remaining holdouts from New York.
New York Times | Aug 28, 2015 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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About 150 Migrants Feared Dead After Boats Sink Off Libya If confirmed, the death toll would be among the highest this summer for those trying to reach Europe from North Africa.
New York Times | Aug 28, 2015 3:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend