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'ISIS Is Coming!' How a French Company Pushed the Limits in War-Torn Syria The global cement giant Lafarge is facing accusations that it paid militant groups and put its employees at risk to preserve business in Syria.
New York Times | Mar 10, 2018 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Meet The French Priest Documenting Crimes Committed By ISIS Against Yazidis Father Patrick Desbois has spent a decade uncovering the forgotten, mass graves of the 2 million Jews murdered by the Nazis in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. Now he's using his same techniques to document crimes committed by ISIS against the Yazidis. | Mar 9, 2018 9:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Britain to Sell Jets to Saudis Despite Conduct of Yemen War Human rights groups, alleging Saudi Arabian human rights abuses in Yemen's civil war, say Britain should not sell more arms to the Gulf kingdom.
New York Times | Mar 9, 2018 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rebel Snipers Trap Civilians in Syrian Enclave, U.N. Official Says Many in besieged eastern Ghouta were said to be choosing not to leave, however, fearing for their safety and doubting they could ever return.
New York Times | Mar 9, 2018 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Saturday Profile: He Wouldn't Become an Informant. Now He's Headed for Prison. Ahmad Sheikhzadeh had worked as a consultant to Iran's United Nations mission for years, and it was no secret. Life changed when federal agents arrested him in 2016.
New York Times | Mar 9, 2018 5:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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News Analysis: Netanyahu's Bilingual U.S. Tour: Triumphal and Defensive The Israeli leader trumpeted his achievements in English and played the victim in Hebrew, but the visit had an inescapable valedictory cast.
New York Times | Mar 9, 2018 12:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Netanyahu Leaves U.S. On A High Note But Troubles Await Him At Home Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was warmly received in the U.S. but polls also show about half of Israelis want him to resign due to ongoing corruption investigations. | Mar 9, 2018 12:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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No Dancing, No Swaying: Saudi Pop Concert Comes With Warning Plans for a concert in Saudi Arabia by an Egyptian love crooner seemed like another bold move in the kingdom. Then fans saw the fine print.
New York Times | Mar 8, 2018 10:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
7 Gutsy Women To Know For International Women's Day We've profiled some extraordinary women on the Goats and Soda blog. They did not let poverty, war or prejudice keep them from pursuing their goals. | Mar 8, 2018 2:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wife of Iranian-Canadian Who Died in Jail Is Barred from Leaving Iran The authorities prevented Maryam Mombeini, the widow of an environmental campaigner who the authorities say hanged himself, from boarding an international flight.
New York Times | Mar 8, 2018 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend