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Turkey Grants U.S. Permission To Use Air Base Near Syrian Border The U.S. now has permission to use a Turkish air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, U.S. officials say.
NPR.org | Jul 24, 2015 09:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egypt's Military Struggles To Quell Growing ISIS-Linked Insurgency Egypt has intensified its military response against insurgents who've pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State. But some warn that the government's crackdown is creating more extremists.
NPR.org | Jul 24, 2015 07:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kerry Defends Iran Nuclear Deal Before Skeptical Senate If the deal is not put into effect, the secretary of state said, Iran will get a a great big green light to go forward with its nuclear program.
New York Times | Jul 24, 2015 12:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Jets to Use Turkish Bases in War on ISIS The development, described by the Americans as a game changer, came as Turkish forces engaged in the first direct combat with ISIS on the Syrian border.
New York Times | Jul 24, 2015 12:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Obama: 'Clear message' sent to Iran In an exclusive interview with BBC News, President Obama defended the nuclear deal that the US - and other international powers - reached with Iran.
BBC News | Jul 24, 2015 12:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Yemen: Rebels Ousted From a Port City, Officials Say Saudi-backed Yemeni troops took full control of Aden from Shiite rebels, and the airport reopened.
New York Times | Jul 24, 2015 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Israel: Helicopters Sent to Jordan for Border Security Jordan received 16 Cobra combat helicopters to help it fend off insurgents on the Syrian and Iraqi borders.
New York Times | Jul 24, 2015 12:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jordan Authorities Free Uncle of Chattanooga Gunman Jordanian security services released the uncle of the gunman who killed five servicemen in Chattanooga, Tenn., last week without charge, a family representative said.
New York Times | Jul 24, 2015 12:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey Agrees To Allow Use Of Its Soil For Airstrikes Against ISIS Ankara has okayed allied airstrikes from its airbase near Syria against the self-declared Islamic State. State-run television also says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes.
NPR.org | Jul 23, 2015 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How a Palestinian Hamlet of 340 Drew Global Attention Susiya, which is slated to be demolished, is a symbol for pro-Palestinian advocates of how Israel has sought to maintain control over parts of the occupied West Bank.
New York Times | Jul 23, 2015 9:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend