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VIDEO: Iran: 100 days after the end of sanctions It is 100 days since international sanctions against Iran were lifted after the nuclear deal with Western powers.
BBC News | Apr 25, 2016 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Humanitarian Costs Rise As Refugee Crisis Becomes The New Normal Steve Inskeep talks to Kristalina Georgieva, a European Union vice president, about the dire cost of the war in Syria and efforts to increase humanitarian assistance.
NPR.org | Apr 25, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama: U.S. Will Send 250 Additional Military Personnel To Syria The president announced his decision in a speech to a trade fair in Germany. The deployment will bring the total number of American military personnel deployed in Syria to as many as 300.
NPR.org | Apr 25, 2016 12:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Upsurge In Violence In Syria Threatens Fragile Ceasefire At least 19 people died Friday in a round of Syrian government air strikes on the city of Aleppo, human rights observers said. Fighting in Syria has intensified in recent weeks.
NPR.org | Apr 24, 2016 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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An Amateur vs. ISIS: A Car Salesman Investigates and Ends Up in Prison Toby Lopez, a Delaware man, spent nearly 14 months in federal custody after he repeatedly reported online exchanges with people he believed to be terrorists.
New York Times | Apr 24, 2016 12:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is This Week's Jerusalem Suicide Bombing A Warning Of More To Come? Days after the first bus bombing in Jerusalem in years, Israel is investigating whether the young Palestinian man who carried the bomb on the bus acted on his own or as part of an organized effort.
NPR.org | Apr 23, 2016 1:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amid Calls To Ramp Up Fight Against Boko Haram, UN Ambassador Meets Girl Escapees Two years after Boko Haram grabbed hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria, UN Ambassador Samantha Power met with some who escaped, and promised to ramp up the fight against the Islamist militant group.
NPR.org | Apr 23, 2016 11:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syria truce in danger - Obama and UN President Obama and UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura warn that a fragile truce in Syria is in danger of collapsing.
BBC News | Apr 22, 2016 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infantino wants Qatar 2022 monitoring Fifa president Gianni Infantino says a new independent committee will monitor working conditions at Qatar's World Cup venues.
BBC News | Apr 22, 2016 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Can Tourism Promote Peace In The Middle East? Social entrepreneur and educator Aziz Abu Sarah describes how he came to lead tours in which Jews, Muslims and Christians cross contested borders to spend time in each others cultures.
NPR.org | Apr 22, 2016 1:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend