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From Aleppo To Israel: The Struggle To Save A Jewish Family For the Halabis reportedly the last Jews left in the city the knock on the door was terrifying. But it wasn't Assad's regime, or the Islamic State. It was a private businessman's rescue mission. | Nov 21, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syrian Refugees Come to the U.S. to Find a Place They Did Not Expect A family of three from Homes, Syria, arrived to Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday amid a political backlash.
New York Times | Nov 21, 2015 01:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jonathan Pollard, American Who Spied for Israel, Released After 30 Years The American convicted of spying for Israel was released on parole on Friday, but the Obama administration had no plans to let him move to Israel.
New York Times | Nov 21, 2015 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Open Source: A Dutch ISIS Fighter Takes Questions on Tumblr Israfil Yilmaz, who abandoned a career in the Royal Netherlands Army to join Islamist rebels, replied with personal, technical and theological answers.
New York Times | Nov 20, 2015 11:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Week In Politics: Terror Attacks In France And Mali NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the terrorist attacks in France and Mali. | Nov 20, 2015 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What The 2016 Candidates Would Do About ISIS, In One Chart There has been a flurry of candidate promises about ISIS and the U.S. accepting Syrian refugees in the wake of the attacks in Paris a week ago. | Nov 20, 2015 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Releases Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard After 30-Year Prison Term Pollard, 61, is a former U.S. Navy analyst who was arrested for stealing secrets for Israel. He eventually reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, and he received a life sentence in 1987. | Nov 20, 2015 12:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blog Post Juxtaposes Terrorist Attacks In Beirut And Paris Elie Fares, a Lebanese doctor from Beirut, wrote a blog post that went viral. The post asked why his fellow Lebanese are more outraged by the Paris attacks than the ISIS suicide bombings in Beirut. | Nov 20, 2015 10:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After 3 Decades Behind Bars, Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard is Free Jonathan Pollard has been released from a federal prison on Friday after serving nearly 30 years on charges he spied for Israel. To some he's a patriotic hero to others he remains a traitor. | Nov 20, 2015 10:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Governor Who Started Stampede Against Refugees Says He Only Wants Answers Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a self-described pro-immigration Republican, was the first to ask for a pause on Syrian refugees to be relocated to his state. | Nov 20, 2015 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend