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Yemen conflict: Primary school 'hit in air strike' Saudi-led coalition is blamed for an attack which reportedly flattened a school, killing five.
BBC News | Jan 10, 2017 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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International Pressure Building on South Korea During Impeachment Turmoil Diplomatic tensions are on the rise between South Korea and important powers in the region at a time when the government in Seoul has been weakened and divided by the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. Park was suspended from office in December after
Voice of America | Jan 10, 2017 09:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Commandos Conduct Raid Against ISIS in Eastern Syria At least 25 fighters were killed in the two-hour operation in Deir al-Zour Province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group.
New York Times | Jan 9, 2017 1:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Iranian President Rafsanjani Dies At 82 Steve Inskeep talks to Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about what ex-President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani's death means to the reformist movement he helped shape.
NPR.org | Jan 9, 2017 10:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jerusalem lorry attacker 'was IS supporter' Israel's prime minister says the man who killed four soldiers in Jerusalem probably supported IS.
BBC News | Jan 9, 2017 01:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jerusalem attack: Uncle of the lorry driver speaks out Abu Ali, the uncle of the lorry driver who drove into soldiers in Jerusalem, says there have been repercussions in his East-Jerusalem neighbourhood by the Israeli security forces.
BBC News | Jan 8, 2017 11:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Attack In Jerusalem Leaves 4 Dead And At Least 15 Others Injured In Jerusalem, four Israeli soldiers were killed and several others wounded when a truck drove into a group. Israeli officials say the driver, a Palestinian man, was shot shortly after the incident.
NPR.org | Jan 8, 2017 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Iranian President Rafsanjani, A Leading Voice For Reform, Dies At 82 Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was a towering political figure in Iran for decades from the 1979 revolution to current President Hassan Rouhani's surprise win in 2013. He was Iran's fourth president.
NPR.org | Jan 8, 2017 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Baghdad Rocked By A Spate Of Suicide Bombings In Shiite Areas The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for one attack, and several other bombings followed across the city. The attacks continue an especially bloody week in the Iraqi capital.
NPR.org | Jan 8, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Ancient Syrian City, Fighting Has Stopped But Rebuilding Is Scarce Homs was one of the places where the Syrian uprising began. The government has driven out its opponents in 2014, but much of the city remains in ruins, waiting to be rebuilt.
NPR.org | Jan 8, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend