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Iraq divisions undermine IS fight How ethnic and sectarian tensions hamper Iraq's battle against IS
BBC News | Feb 5, 2016 01:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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An Italians Brutal Death in Egypt Chills Relations The body of Giulio Regeni, a doctoral candidate who was doing research, was found on the edge of Cairo with signs of torture methods frequently associated with the security forces.
New York Times | Feb 4, 2016 10:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
International Leaders Meet In London To Discuss Aid To Syrian Refugees International donors are meeting in London to discuss ways to help the millions of Syrian refugees that have fled their country's bitter civil war. | Feb 4, 2016 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Qaeda Commander in Yemen Is Killed in Airstrike Jalal Balaidi, a field commander for Al Qaeda, had been wanted by the United States, and is believed to have been killed in an American drone strike.
New York Times | Feb 4, 2016 9:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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2 Israelis Sentenced in 2014 Murder of Palestinian Teenager One was given life in prison for a crime that prompted deep soul-searching in Israel and contributed to the Gaza war that same year.
New York Times | Feb 4, 2016 8:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'70,000 Syrian refugees head to Turkey' About 70,000 Syrian refugees are moving to Turkey's border as they flee fighting near Aleppo, Ankara says, while activists put the number at 40,000.
BBC News | Feb 4, 2016 4:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Disappointed With Europe, Thousands of Iraqi Migrants Return Home Many of the Iraqis who joined Syrians, Africans and Afghans in the great migrant wave to Europe last year with expectations of quick success are now turning around.
New York Times | Feb 4, 2016 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former BBC journalist 'detained in Iran' The Iranian authorities reportedly arrest former BBC Persian service journalist Bahman Daroshafaei at his home in Tehran.
BBC News | Feb 4, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diplomats Pledge Nearly $11 Billion In Aid For Syria At Donor Conference The pledges made in London surpassed the goal of $9 billion. Participants are also discussing incentives for countries struggling with an influx of refugees and ways to improve humanitarian aid. | Feb 4, 2016 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Talks break down - but who's to blame? Who is responsible for Syrian peace talks suspension?
BBC News | Feb 4, 2016 11:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend