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  1. Obama/Kerry hate Bibi, because he is what they aren't: smart and was a real soldier in the top unit.Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Jewish Press

    Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel's neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.

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  2. Iran's Ethnic GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | CFR.org

    Although Iran's state religion is Shiite Islam and the majority of its population is ethnically Persian, millions of minorities from various ethnic, religious, and linguistic backgrounds also reside in Iran. Among these groups are ethnic Kurds, Baluchis, and Azeris.

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  3. Two Iranian Elections: One Local, One LoftyRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | CFR.org

    Iranians go the polls December 15 to vote in two elections: one for municipal councils and the other for the Assembly of Experts, a body with powers over the Supreme Leader. While the elections are expected to have little impact on Iranian foreign policy, analysts are watching these elections closely to detect shifts in the public mood ahead of next year's parliamentary elections.

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  4. Iraq's Other Embeds: AdvisersRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | CFR.org

    Progress in training, equipping, and "standing up" Iraqi security forces has been slower than advertised. Three years on, Iraq's police and army remain less than effective and riddled with corruption, mixed loyalties, and equipment shortages.

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  5. the Hill: Top Dem 'shocked' by...Read the original story

    59 min ago | Instapundit.com

    Rep. Eliot Engel , the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, hit the Obama administration on Wednesday over an official calling the Israeli prime minister a "chickenshit." "I was shocked and disappointed on reading the comments in The Atlantic," Engel said in a statement.

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  6. Sweden recognizes Palestinian stateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Tribune

    Sweden's new government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state at a time of increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build about 1,000 housing units in east Jerusalem. The EU member country joined only two other Western European countries - Malta and Cyprus - that have officially recognized a Palestinian state.

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  7. Peshmerga troops start entering Syrian border townRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Tribune

    Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered a northern Syrian border town, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani, activists said. The development followed heavy overnight clashes as Islamic State fighters unsuccessfully tried to capture the border crossing point, the only gateway in and out of the strategic Kurdish town besieged by the militants.

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  8. Reporter's family urges Iran to release himRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KMIR 6

    The family of an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post who has been jailed in Iran since July is urging authorities to release him, saying on Thursday that his continued incarceration without charge is a "farce." The mother and brother of reporter Jason Rezaian made the plea in a statement to mark his 100 days in custody.

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  9. FitLife Brands Announces Middle East ExpansionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    FitLife Brands, Inc. , an international provider of innovative and proprietary nutritional supplements for health conscious consumers, today announced the expansion of its presence in the Middle East. Overall, 16 products were introduced into 18 locations within the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain.

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  10. Impediments to National Reconciliation in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CFR.org

    National reconciliation between Iraq's ethno-religious communities is seen as a necessary precursor to stemming the country's sectarian violence. But its prospects look bleak.

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  11. Bush's Baghdad PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CFR.org

    At the heart of President Bush's new stabilization plan on Iraq is securing Baghdad, depicted in this interactive map . A large percentage of the additional 17,500 U.S. forces going to the capital will be deployed to protect the local population.

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  12. Normalization Between Ankara And Jerusalem? Guess Again.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    NORMALIZATION BETWEEN ANKARA AND JERUSALEM? GUESS AGAIN. by Burak Bekdil October 30, 2014 at 5:00 am Until Jerusalem is the capital of a Palestinian state and Israel is pushed back to its pre-1967 borders, it will be "halal" for Erdogan to blame Israel for global warming, the Ebola virus, starvation in Africa and every other misfortune the world faces.

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  13. New Alignments: The Kurds' Lonely Fight Against Islamic State TerrorRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    ... For many in the West, however, these former outlaws have become solitary heroes in the fight to save the Middle East from IS. With an estimated size of 15,000 fighters, PKK is the strongest fighting force in the region and the only one that seems ...

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  14. Malala donates prize money to rebuild Gaza schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The U.N. agency that assists Palestinian refugees says Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has donated $50,000 to rebuild a U.N. school in Gaza damaged during this summer's Israel-Hamas war. UNRWA says Malala is donating all of the proceeds of the $50,000 World Children's Prize, which she collected in Stockholm on Wednesday.

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  15. Political firestorm over Obama administration 'chickens---' insult of NetanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    It is not a state secret that the Obama administration has a dim view of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel . But eyebrows were raised across the political spectrum when a Tuesday story in The Atlantic quoted an unnamed administration official as a "chickens---."

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  16. More fighters arriving in Kobani to battle ISIS terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    Talks to guarantee Russian gas imports into Ukraine throughout the winter are at an impasse as the rival nations consider the latest proposals to end the energy standoff. Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into rival Ukraine throughout the winter appeared to be an impasse Thursday because of doubts over payments from Kiev.

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  17. Speech: The UK Is Also Profoundly Concerned By Israel's Recent...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WireNews+Co

    Statement by Ambassador Lyall Grant of the UK Mission to the UN, to the Security Council meeting on the Situation in the Middle East Thank you Madam President. I thank Under Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman for his briefing and the representatives of Israel and Palestine for their statements.

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  18. Whose Side Is Turkey On?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Real Clear Politics

    Turkey's volte face was the latest in a series of miscalculations it had made about developments in Syria since the first uprising against Assad in 2011. Sunni Vs.

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  19. Mosque Closure Is 'Declaration...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Moray Firth Radio

    Abbas' spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina quoted him as saying: "This dangerous Israeli escalation is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people and its sacred places and on the Arab and Islamic nation." American-born activist Yehuda Glick was shot by a gunman on a motorbike as he left a conference, in an incident that has seen tensions rise in Jerusalem.

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  20. White House reacts to article insulting Israeli prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    An unnamed Obama administration official was quoted in the Atlantic insulting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over a host of controversial issues. Major Garrett reports on how White House officials are rejecting the language but not the message.

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