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Iraq War legal firm closes down in UK The law firm Public Interest Lawyers (PIL), which submitted multiple allegations of misconduct by British troops during the Iraq War, is to close following an investigation.
BBC News | Aug 15, 2016 11:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Merkel Stakes Her Career On Germany Welcoming Middle East Migrants Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing by what she calls the historic task of making war refugees part of Germany. But fellow Germans are growing increasingly skeptical that this can be done.
NPR.org | Aug 15, 2016 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands Of Injuries In Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Have Lasting Impact Thousands of Palestinians and Israelis have been injured over the last decade, even during the times there isn't an all-out war between the two sides. The effects ripple through their communities.
NPR.org | Aug 14, 2016 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'It was delicious' For one man living in Aleppo, the simple taste of a tomato brought joy amid a surge in fighting in the key Syrian city.
BBC News | Aug 14, 2016 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Even Calm Is Deadly NPR examined more than a decade of data detailing Israeli and Palestinian fatalities. From February 2005 to September 2015, there were only four months with no deaths from conflict-related violence.
NPR.org | Aug 14, 2016 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Volunteer Who Rescued Syria's 'Miracle Baby' Is Killed In Aleppo Khaled Omar Harrah, a volunteer rescuer who spent more than two years rushing to the scenes of airstrikes and barrel bombs to save lives, has been killed by an airstrike.
NPR.org | Aug 13, 2016 8:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Conjoined Twins Evacuated From Embattled Rebel Stronghold Conjoined twin boys Moaz and Nawras have been evacuated out of one of Syria's most embattled areas for urgent medical treatment, following an international appeal to save their lives.
NPR.org | Aug 13, 2016 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At A New Jersey Mosque, People Of Different Faiths Welcome Syrians At a party for Syrian refugees in a New Jersey mosque, Americans of Lebanese and Pakistani descent and a Jewish family offer help and stories of their own immigrant backgrounds.
NPR.org | Aug 13, 2016 12:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Latest On Aleppo After Doctors' Open Letter To Obama NPR's Scott Simon checks back in with a surgeon from Aleppo, Dr. Osama Abo El Ezz, about the current situation in the besieged Syrian city.
NPR.org | Aug 13, 2016 12:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rio Olympics 2016: Kianoush Rostami wins -85kg weightlifting gold Iran's Kianoush Rostami breaks his own world record to win Olympic -85kg weightlifting gold.
BBC News | Aug 13, 2016 12:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend