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Israel Denies Spying on Iran Nuclear Talks Three top Israeli ministers rebutted a published report that Israel spied on closed-door talks between Iran and six world powers, including the United States.
New York Times | Mar 24, 2015 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen: Waiting for the war Ordinary Yemenis on life in Aden, target of Houthi rebels
BBC News | Mar 24, 2015 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ISIS Militants Stone an Iraqi Couple Accused of Adultery The man and woman were killed in Mosul, and residents said it was one of more than a dozen stonings since the militants took control.
New York Times | Mar 24, 2015 1:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report: Israel Spied On U.S. Nuclear Talks With Iran The Wall Street Journal says Israel spied on the talks and passed on the information to U.S. lawmakers in the hopes of undermining the deal. Israel denies spying on the talks.
NPR.org | Mar 24, 2015 10:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kuwait clamps down on Gulf critics How Kuwait is cracking down on criticism of neighbouring states
BBC News | Mar 24, 2015 09:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Episode 1: Meet Our Man in Tehran In a new video series, Thomas Erdbrink, the Tehran bureau chief for The New York Times, interviews the people of Iran, a country that is slowly changing and where nothing is as it seems.
New York Times | Mar 24, 2015 09:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
March Deadline Approaches For Iran Nuclear Talks Deal Negotiators from Europe, Russia, China, the U.S. and Iran will be in Lausanne, Switzerland, later this week. They've said the end of March is a make or break deadline to get something accomplished.
NPR.org | Mar 24, 2015 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Netanyahu Reveals Aversion To 2-State Solution, White House Says The administration is taking a tough tone with the Israeli prime minister. Obama's chief of staff spoke to a liberal pro-Israel advocacy group, insisting on the importance of a Palestinian state.
NPR.org | Mar 24, 2015 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Withdraws Remaining Personnel From Volatile Yemen The decision to evacuate will have an impact on counter-terrorism operations in an al-Qaida stronghold, and also in an area where the self proclaimed Islamic State is starting to get a toehold.
NPR.org | Mar 24, 2015 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqi Forces Map Plan Against ISIS, With Strategic Use of Militias The hard lessons of the Tikrit offensive, which brought high casualties, have Iraqi officials thinking more cautiously about their next steps.
New York Times | Mar 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend