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Saudi singer arrested for dabbing The dance move is banned in the country due to perceived links to drug culture.
BBC News | Aug 10, 2017 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
An Iraqi-Kurdish-Israeli Dumpling Soup Makes Its Way To America To make kubeh soup, braised beef is stuffed into semolina and ground bulgur dumplings. Brought to Israel by immigrants, this time-consuming dish has become one of the nation's culinary treasures.
NPR.org | Aug 10, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were formed This animated map shows how the borders of the Indian subcontinent have evolved since partition.
Al Jazeera | Aug 10, 2017 08:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Activist Loans Scraps Of Fabric With Prisoners' Names To Museum When Syrian Mansour al-Omari left prison, he smuggled out pieces of fabric with the names of other inmates written in blood. He's hopes experts at the Holocaust Memorial Museum can help recover them.
NPR.org | Aug 9, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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On Cloth Scraps, Syrian Names Are Immortalized in Tomato Sauce and Blood Strips of material that a former prisoner smuggled from Syria are now being lent to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for an exhibition in Washington.
New York Times | Aug 9, 2017 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
N Korea threatens missile strike on US territory Guam Korean People's Army statement comes just hours after Trump said any threat to the US would be met with 'fire and fury'.
Al Jazeera | Aug 9, 2017 12:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqis Remain Displaced 1 Year After Fallujah's Liberation From ISIS A year after ISIS was forced from Fallujah, the Iraqi city is still impoverished and extensively damaged. Many families languish in displaced camps because they're suspected to have ties to ISIS.
NPR.org | Aug 8, 2017 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Netanyahu's Former Chief Of Staff Agrees To Cooperate With Police Corruption Probe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's former chief of staff has agreed to cooperate with a police corruption investigation, leading many Israelis to speculate about Netanyahu's future.
NPR.org | Aug 8, 2017 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Morning News Brief: Opioid Crisis, Netanyahu Faces Corruption Probe President Trump will get a briefing on the opioid epidemic. The chief of staff for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be a witness for the state in a corruption inquiry into Netanyahu.
NPR.org | Aug 8, 2017 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Does Israeli Corruption Probe Of Netanyahu Risk His Grip On Power? Israeli police have been investigating possible corruption by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Now, his former chief of staff has struck a deal with authorities to become a witness for the state.
NPR.org | Aug 8, 2017 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend