Middle East

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Outside the camps

By Jamie Dean
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Middle East | Syrians fleeing war in their own country find strife in surrounding nations, too

Globe Trot: Life in ‘the world’s largest village’

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTH SUDAN: Greetings from “the world’s largest village.” Juba, the capital of South Sudan, has 2 million residents, all with “no functioning…

Globe Trot: Cyclone Phailin kills few but displaces thousands

By Mindy Belz
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International | NDIA: U.S. headlines proclaim Cyclone Phailin a “disaster averted” due to its low death toll. But Gospel for Asia has completed a…

Syria’s chemical imbalance

By Jamie Dean
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Syria | Weapons inspectors rush in where aid workers cannot tread

U.S. delegation: Egyptian uprising ‘not a coup’

By J.C. Derrick
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Egypt | After meeting with Egyptian leaders, private delegation urges U.S. policy shift

A long way from Tehran

By Emily Belz
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Iran | Naghmeh Abedini and her two children face daily life in Idaho without her unjustly imprisoned husband Saeed

Jihad: A harvest of bitter destruction continues to escalate

By Mark Durie
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Terrorism | Middle East expert Mark Durie, an Anglican vicar in Australia, shares the following insights on what’s fueling the Islamic violence exploding across much of

The president’s flawed UN speech

By Cal Thomas
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UN | President Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York was flawed, displaying a type of moral equivalency that does not exist for…

Globe Trot: Whitewashed palaces and decimated Christianity

By Mindy Belz
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International | THE TACKY TASTE OF TYRANTS: Inside the fortified base of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad near Latakia, his ancestral home. “Like Assad’s…

Who stands with Syria’s Christians?

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | Thousands called to halt U.S. military action but few mobilize to protect their brethren

Midday Roundup: Starbucks brews grande gun debate

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Gun neutral. After gun-rights advocates embraced Starbucks for its acceptance of gun-toting coffee drinkers, company CEO Howard Schultz tried to distance…

The Syria seduction

By Cal Thomas
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Syria | Expecting Syria to live up to an agreement between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the cataloging, inspection,

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