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Are hospitals becoming fair game in war?

By Anna K. Poole
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Syria | Even in combat zones, hospitals are considered sanctuaries from enemy fire, and according to the Geneva Conventions, attacking a medical facility is a war…

After campaign, Rubio works to influence Mideast policy

By Evan Wilt
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Politics | WASHINGTON—After ending his White House campaign, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., trekked to the Middle East in search of steps the United States can take to…

Egypt tries to squash rising defiance against al-Sisi regime

By Onize Ohikere
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Egypt | Egyptian authorities arrested at least 237 protesters yesterday, tamping what could have been a day of massive demonstrations against President Abdel Fatah…

The final fall

By Mindy Belz
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Books | In an excerpt from her new book, senior editor Mindy Belz recounts the 2014 fall of Iraq’s Nineveh Plains, an ancient home for Christians and Jews, to…

Globe Trot: Lebanon uncovers sex-trafficking of Syrian refugees

By Mindy Belz
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International | LEBANON: The three-story Chez Maurice looked more like a jail than a hotel, with a whip lying on one of the guard tables. Here flourished a sex-trafficking…

ISIS retakes strategic Syrian city, shows disturbing resilience

By Anna K. Poole
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ISIS | Islamic State militants recaptured a major city on the Syria-Turkey border earlier this week, just days after losing it to rebel forces. The latest battle for…

Servant of refugees

By Mindy Belz
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Middle East | An exile of Saddam Hussein’s regime, Insaf Safou returns to the Middle East to help the ones fleeing ISIS

Globe Trot: Belgian attack victim had recently confessed Christ

By Mindy Belz
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International | BELGIUM: Bart Migom, the 21-year-old Belgian still missing after Tuesday’s terror attacks, had recently become a Christian, according to sources in Belgium…

Iran’s missiles and the nuclear deal

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | It seems like only yesterday—and in diplomatic terms it was—that the Obama administration and Democrats in Congress were assuring us the nuclear deal with…

West Bank educator wins prestigious global teaching award

By Anna K. Poole
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Education | In a glittering ceremony in Dubai on Sunday, Palestinian educator Hanan al-Hroub claimed the $1 million Global Teacher Prize for excellence and innovation…

Globe Trot: Did Iran try to buy nuclear tech from Argentina?

By Mindy Belz
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International | ARGENTINA got way more interesting this week. Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor now believed murdered (and framed for suicide) while investigating Buenos Aires…

Happy warriors

By Mindy Belz
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Middle East | Presidential politics or persecution winnows the fainthearted

 
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