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Aug 01, 2014

Political Memo: Foreign Crises Fade on Congressional Campaign Trail

Violence in Gaza, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine has dominated the news this summer, but is drawing little reaction from candidates in the midterm elections... #Syria #Iraq

Aug 01, 2014

Political Memo: Foreign Crises Fade on Congressional Campaign Trail

Violence in Gaza, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine has dominated the news this summer, but is drawing little reaction from candidates in the midterm elections... #Syria #Iraq

Jul 30, 2014

Religion news in brief

Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola. SIM (S-I... #Syria #Iran #Texas #North Carolina #John Kerry #Michigan #US State Department #Mosul #Liberia #Central African Republic #Kent State University

Jul 26, 2014

Syria's children learn to code with Raspberry Pi

How did this British innovation go from a hobbyist curiosity to the war-torn middle east? It will be another unsettled summer in the makeshift tent communities that line the valleys, mountains and border towns of Lebanon for the 300,000 children who ... #Syria #Iran #Texas #North Carolina #John Kerry #Michigan #US State Department #Mosul #Liberia #Central African Republic #Kent State University

Jul 23, 2014

For Arab Christians and secular Arab nationalists, Isis may be the death knell

In a Middle East rebuilt on intolerant ideologies, there is likely to be little place for beleaguered minorities The past decade has been catastrophic for the Arab world's beleaguered 12 million strong Christian minority . In Egypt revolution and cou... #Syria #Egypt #West Bank #Middle East #Turkey #Jordan #Gaza Strip #Aleppo, Syria #Iraq

Jul 17, 2014

Shenai: What U.S. should do about Islamic State group

Americans should be alarmed. Growing out of Syria's chaos and Iraq's political weakness, the Islamic State group wants to establish an independent, Sunni-dominated nation. Its leaders vow to expand their campaign of global jihad against the West's in... #Syria #Iraq #Pakistan #Middle East #Barack Obama #Nouri al-Maliki

Jul 18, 2014

In Iraq, Syria, militants try to govern as a state

(AP) -- Across the broad swath of territory it controls bridging Syria and Iraq, extremist militants from the group known as the Islamic State have proven to be highly organized administrators. Flush with cash, they fix roads, police traffic, adminis... #Syria #Iraq #Baghdad #Hamas #Hezbollah #Mosul

Jul 18, 2014

Tunisia putting squeeze on extremism after attacks

(AP) -- Tunisia's prime minister has announced a crackdown on networks recruiting people to fight jihad abroad and on imams who incite violence, after 14 soldiers were killed in one of this country's deadliest attacks in recent years. An extremist gr... #Syria #Iraq #Al-Qaeda #Tunisia #North Africa

Jul 17, 2014

Shenai: What U.S. should do about Islamic State group

Americans should be alarmed. Growing out of Syria's chaos and Iraq's political weakness, the Islamic State group wants to establish an independent, Sunni-dominated nation. Its leaders vow to expand their campaign of global jihad against the West's in... #Syria #Iraq #Pakistan #Middle East #Barack Obama #Nouri al-Maliki

Jul 16, 2014

Child marriage soars among Syrian refugees in Jordan

Girls who have fled Syria's civil war are increasingly vulnerable to exploitation, domestic violence and poverty, the UN warns Child marriage among Syrian refugees in Jordan has more than doubled since the start of the conflict, leaving girls vulnera... #Syria #Jordan #United Nations
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