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Trump Considering New Restrictions To Replace His Trademark Travel Ban

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:09:00 -0400

The travel ban has been one of the signature initiatives of the Trump administration, but it has been plagued by legal challenges, including a case the Supreme Court will hear next month.

Iran Shows Off New Ballistic Missile At Military Parade

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:21:00 -0400

"When it comes to defending our country, we will ask nobody for their permission," President Hassan Rouhani said. The missile has a reported range of 1,243 miles.

What To Know About The Independence Referendum In Iraqi Kurdistan

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:11:00 -0400

In a referendum scheduled for Monday, Kurds are expected to vote in favor of separating from Iraq. International opposition to the referendum is overwhelming.

Despite Urging Otherwise, Kurds In Iraq Move Forward With Scheduled Independence Vote

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:45:00 -0400

The U.S., Turkey, Iran and others want Iraq's Kurds to cancel an independence vote set for Monday. Most Iraqi Kurds want their own country, which could prompt Kurds in other countries to follow suit.

Former Deputy Secretary Of State Talks About Future Of Iran Nuclear Deal

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:45:00 -0400

President Trump has suggested he wants to revisit the Iran nuclear deal, which was negotiated by the Obama administration. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with former Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the deal.

World Leaders Urge Trump Not To Pull Out Of Iran Nuclear Pact

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:29:00 -0400

Mary Louise Kelly talks to former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes, who warns if President Trump pulls out of the deal, it will alienate allies, and Iran may restart its nuclear program.

At the U.N., Secretary Tillerson Meets His Iranian Counterpart

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:04:00 -0400

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Iranian foreign minister met for the first time on Wednesday. The U.N. is focused on posturing from the two sides over the two-year-old nuclear deal.

In Kitchens Across New York, 'Oh My Sweet Land' Serves Up Stories Of Syria

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:49:00 -0400

The one-woman show centers on a Syrian-American who tells harrowing stories of Syria's civil war as she prepares a traditional dish. It's an intimate experience for both the audience and the actress.

Why The Race To Oust ISIS From Deir Ez-Zor In Syria May Present New Dangers

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:54:00 -0400

Syrian troops and allied militias are locked in a race against U.S.-backed rebels for control of an oil-rich province that will give whoever governs it greater influence in the country's civil war.

Trump's U.N. Speech To Call For Other Countries To Step Up To World's Threats

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:00:00 -0400

In his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump will defend his "America First" creed as a basis for countries to cooperate without losing sight of their own self-interest.

'The State' Explores Life Inside ISIS

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 08:08:14 -0400

The State is a fictional mini-series about people who join the Islamic State airing on the National Geographic channel. Scott Simon talks with its writer and director, Peter Kosminsky.

Chinese Construction Company Inks Deal To Build Trump Golf Course In Dubai

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:35:00 -0400

A Chinese state-owned construction company has been awarded a contract to work on the Trump golf course in Dubai. The contract was confirmed despite assurances from President Trump that he would not engage in foreign deals while he is in the White House.

Syrian Regime Races Against U.S.-Backed Rebel Forces To Take ISIS Enclave

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:35:00 -0400

The Syrian government and U.S.-backed rebel forces are locked in a race to be the first to push ISIS out of one of the last areas in Syria. But the winners could still face more fighting.

Trump Administration Continues Sanctions Relief For Iran Under Nuclear Deal

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:35:00 -0400

The Trump administration renews sanctions relief for Iran that's part of the deal to restrict the country's nuclear program. But it imposed some new sanctions and looks to add more pressure.

In Their Own Words: Why Armed Fighters Attack Aid Workers

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:30:00 -0400

In the first study of its kind, researchers ask members of al-Shabab, the Haqqani network and the Taliban to explain why they attack the humanitarians trying to help them.