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Extremist in the family Rasheed Benyahia was a boy from a Birmingham suburb, who enjoyed football and free running. Then one day he disappeared to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria.
BBC News | Nov 21, 2016 12:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egypt Faces Worst Financial Crisis In Decades; Can't Import Sugar For decades, the Egyptian government has subsidized everyday necessities like food and electricity. But the economy is in terrible shape and the government doesn't have money for imports.
NPR.org | Nov 21, 2016 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amid Economic Crisis, Even Sugar Becomes A Luxury In Egypt Egypt's government has long subsidized everyday needs like food and electricity. But the economy is in terrible shape and austerity measures are making it hard for the poor to afford even the basics.
NPR.org | Nov 21, 2016 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump Says He's A Friend Of Israel. Do Those Around Him Feel The Same? Donald Trump promises to be the most aggressively pro-Israel president ever. His embrace of an adviser whose media enterprise is tainted by anti-Semitism allegations has some Jewish leaders concerned.
NPR.org | Nov 21, 2016 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Fight For Mosul, Underway For A Month, Is Only Just Beginning Iraqi security forces, paramilitaries and international allies still face stiff resistance from ISIS in the city's outskirts. Inside the city, soldiers say civilians are being used as human shields.
NPR.org | Nov 18, 2016 9:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fight Slows Down After Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held City Of Mosul The Iraqi and U.S. offensive to try to force ISIS from the city of Mosul has been underway for nearly a month. But the fight for the city itself is just beginning.
NPR.org | Nov 17, 2016 9:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq conflict: Suicide attack on wedding kills 17 A suicide car bomb attack on a wedding near Baghdad kills at least 17 people, injuring others.
BBC News | Nov 17, 2016 8:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CHARTS: Here's What Donald Trump Has Said On The Issues NPR examined what the president-elect has said about the 10 issues voters care most about.
NPR.org | Nov 17, 2016 6:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Refugee Father Shares His Story With Help Of U.S. Veteran A Syrian refugee father came to the U.S. with his daughter to escape the war. Now they're telling their story to groups of Americans with the help of a U.S. Marine veteran.
NPR.org | Nov 16, 2016 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Radio Station Lawsuit Highlights Battle Over Women's Rights In Israel A lawsuit against a religious radio station that won't hire women broadcasters highlights a battle over women's rights in Israel.
NPR.org | Nov 16, 2016 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend