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Iraqi Kurds say siege of Mount Sinjar broken Peshmerga forces claim breakthrough against ISIL, reaching mountain where hundreds of Yazidis are trapped.
Al Jazeera | Dec 19, 2014 03:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN seeks $8bn to limit Syrian suffering UN isasking for more than$8bn to help at least 18 million people who have been affected by raging war.
Al Jazeera | Dec 19, 2014 02:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US will not back Palestinian UN resolution State Department says Washington will not support motion that sets late 2017 deadline for Israel's occupation.
Al Jazeera | Dec 19, 2014 01:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. Seeks $8.4 Billion for Syrians For the first time, the annual request includes development aid for Syrias neighbors that have been overwhelmed with refugees.
New York Times | Dec 18, 2014 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sign the petition: Free Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste have been held in Egyptian jail since December 29, 2013.
Al Jazeera | Dec 18, 2014 10:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Backed by U.S. Airstrikes, Kurds Reverse an ISIS Gain The two-day offensive, which involved 8,000 Kurdish fighters, was the largest one to date in the war against the Islamic State.
New York Times | Dec 18, 2014 9:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq's Yazidis aim to reclaim Mount Sinjar The area was home to the minority group who are now joining the fight to reclaim it from ISIL fighters.
Al Jazeera | Dec 18, 2014 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suicide bombers target Shia fighters in Yemen At least 10 killed and dozens wounded in twin car blasts targeting positions of Houthi rebels in city of al-Hudaydah.
Al Jazeera | Dec 18, 2014 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death Comes In Many Different Ways. And Some Are A Bit Surprising A new report looks at the top causes of death in 188 countries. Infectious diseases are less of a threat than in 1990 but please, look both ways before you cross the street.
NPR.org | Dec 18, 2014 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yemens Children Go Hungry as Its Government Weakens The country, which has one of the highest rates of child malnutrition, is struggling through a failing transition to democracy and facing a rebel uprising.
New York Times | Dec 18, 2014 3:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend