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A Look At The Political Rise Of Iraq's Shiite Militias Iraqis voted in their first election since the military defeat of ISIS over the weekend. While final results have not been issued, one near-certain result is the political rise of Iraq's Shiite militias.
NPR.org | May 15, 2018 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Volunteer Surgeon In Gaza Describes Situation After Violent Clash NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with residents of Gaza for their views on the violence unfolding there after demonstrators clashed with the Israeli military.
NPR.org | May 15, 2018 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gaza Residents Start To Bury Dead After Violence Along Border Protests and violence along the Gaza border have subsided slightly since Monday, when at least 60 people were killed by Israeli forces. Now residents are beginning to bury the dead.
NPR.org | May 15, 2018 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
European Leaders Discuss How To Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal Foreign Ministers from the U.K., France and Germany, as well as the European Union's foreign policy chief, are meeting Iran's Foreign Minister in Brussels Tuesday to discuss ways to preserve the Iran nuclear deal despite threatened U.S. sanctions.
NPR.org | May 15, 2018 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqi Election Frontrunner Moktada al-Sadr Courts Partners to Govern The Shiite populist cleric makes clear to potential allies that he intends to shake up government and clean up corruption.
New York Times | May 15, 2018 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jerusalem embassy: Are other countries planning to move? The US officially opened its new embassy on 14 May to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the creation of Israel.
BBC News | May 15, 2018 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In the Ambulance With Gaza's Protest Paramedics Dozens were killed and thousands were injured after Israeli forces fired on protestors in Gaza. We drove with volunteer paramedics who transported the injured from the frontline to the hospital.
New York Times | May 15, 2018 2:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uneasy Calm Falls Over Gaza After Scores Killed in Protests As a relative quiet descended at the border fence, there was uncertainty about whether the demonstrations would grow, fade, or give way to an outright armed conflict.
New York Times | May 15, 2018 11:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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What's at the root of the protests in Gaza? The BBC's Jeremy Bowen explains the reason why people have been protesting.
BBC News | May 15, 2018 11:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hospitals Are Overcrowded With Injuries From Latest Gaza Protests Israeli army forces killed more than 50 protesters in Gaza Monday. Steve Inskeep talks to Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, the international spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces or IDF.
NPR.org | May 15, 2018 11:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend