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Russia questions US Himars missile deployment in Syria Moscow suggests US multiple-rocket launchers brought in from Jordan will be used against Syrian forces.
BBC News | Jun 15, 2017 7:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Do Men Harass Women? New Study Sheds Light On Motivations Researchers interviewed 4,830 men in the Middle East and came to some surprising conclusions.
NPR.org | Jun 15, 2017 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How BAE sold cyber-surveillance tools to Arab states A BBC investigation has uncovered how a British arms giant makes large-scale sales across the Middle East of sophisticated surveillance technology.
BBC News | Jun 15, 2017 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dispatch From Tehran: Retracing an ISIS Attack at an Iranian Shrine Back on the job after the terrorist attacks last week, sentries at the tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini displayed bravado. Pilgrims, less so.
New York Times | Jun 14, 2017 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For Christians In Egypt, Building A New Church Can Set Off Violence Christians in Minya province have faced long-running tensions with their Muslim neighbors over an issue central to their survival as a community whether they can build churches.
NPR.org | Jun 14, 2017 11:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S.-Backed Forces Continue Effort To Drive ISIS From Raqqa NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Army Lt. Gen. Steve Townsend about the offensive to unseat ISIS from its stronghold in Raqqa.
NPR.org | Jun 14, 2017 09:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Morning News Brief: Democrats Sue Trump, GOP Health Care Plan's Future More than 190 Democrats in Congress are suing President Trump over foreign payments to his businesses. Also, a look at the future of the Republican health care plan, and white phosphorous use in Iraq.
NPR.org | Jun 14, 2017 09:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Does The Richest Nation Solve A Milk Shortage? By Airlifting 4,000 Cows A businessman will charter some 60 Qatar Airlines flights for the bovines. He aims to jump-start a dairy industry in Qatar, which risks food shortages while its border is closed.
NPR.org | Jun 13, 2017 6:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News Brief: Status Of Special Counsel, Qatar Under Economic Blockade A friend of Donald Trump suggested in a PBS interview that Trump was considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller. Qatar is under an economic blockade after some Arab states severed ties with it.
NPR.org | Jun 13, 2017 08:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran Says It Killed Mastermind Of Deadly Attacks On Parliament And Mausoleum Iran's Iranian Minister of Intelligence also said that in the past three months, Iran has broken up 25 terrorist teams.
NPR.org | Jun 12, 2017 11:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend