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Did Syria strikes kill any chance of diplomacy?

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:56:55 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron wants the world to seize the moment. After Friday night's strikes against regime targets in Syria, he's demanding a concerted drive to resurrect the international peace process, last seen late in 2016. Whether anyone listens may decide if Syria turns the corner towards peace or descends into an even more dangerous cycle of destruction.(image)


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Gunfire stalls chemical weapons inspection

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:26:19 GMT

Chemical weapons investigators are due to travel Wednesday to the site of a suspected Syrian chemical weapon attack in Douma, if it's safe enough, according Syria's ambassador to the UN.(image)


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Chemical attack survivors tell their stories

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:51:51 GMT

The air in the camp is thick, fraught with the muted mourning of people who have been through more than they can comprehend, people whose losses penetrate their souls and whose fears are so great that they can barely express them.(image)


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Macron: I 'convinced' Trump to stay in Syria

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:44:04 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday he "convinced" President Donald Trump to stay in Syria before the United States, United Kingdom and France launched strikes against targets at three sites Friday night .(image)


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May and Macron face questions, Putin warns

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:19:01 GMT

There will be questions for both UK Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron when they face their legislatures on Monday.(image)


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Opinion: On Syria, Trump looks a lot like Obama

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:29:27 GMT

In April 2017, President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike against Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria for its use of chemical weapons. I supported the action then because I thought it was worth punishing a regime for using these dreadful weapons.(image)


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The siege that forced a suburb underground

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:34:38 GMT

Not a building in Eastern Ghouta has emerged unscathed after six years of war.(image)


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Israel: Iranian drone shot down in February was weaponized

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:14:28 GMT

An Iranian drone shot down by an attack helicopter after it crossed into Israeli airspace in February was weaponized, the Israeli military said Friday.(image)


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1 Palestinian killed, nearly 1,000 injured in latest Gaza protests, Palestinian officials say

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:14:19 GMT

One Palestinian was killed and 968 others injured in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian health officials said, as Palestinian protesters demonstrated for a third week along the border fence between Gaza and Israel.(image)


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ISIS fighters known as 'the Beatles' demand fair trial

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:02:49 GMT

Two of the most wanted fighters from the British ISIS cell called "the Beatles" have called some of the group's actions "regrettable," and insisted that their legal rights are respected wherever they're brought to trial.(image)


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Video: Israeli sniper shooting Palestinian as soldiers celebrate

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:18:57 GMT

With international criticism of Israel's response to the Gaza protests growing, video emerged on Monday appearing to show an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) sniper shooting a Palestinian man standing near the border fence.(image)


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Couple sentenced to death for murder of maid

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 06:18:32 GMT

A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a Lebanese man and his wife to death in absentia for the murder of a Filipina maid, the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs said.(image)


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UN: Yemen war is world's worst humanitarian crisis

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:00:52 GMT

The war in Yemen is now the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22 million people -- three-quarters of the population -- in desperate need of aid and protection,United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.(image)


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Kids swap hideouts for roof playgrounds after fleeing war

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 11:31:19 GMT

Men and boys line up for food outside the kitchen of the Harjala camp for internally displaced persons, some of them wearing cooking pots on their heads for some protection against a scorching sun.(image)


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The world's most luxurious airport

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 06:26:44 GMT

With luxury hotel rooms, boutiques, a beautiful swimming pool and world-class art, Qatar's Hamad International Airport could be the world's poshest -- and coolest airport.(image)


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Does the world need Muslim Women's Day?

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:11:38 GMT

As a young girl growing up in New Jersey in the wake of 9/11, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh concealed the fact that she was Muslim to avoid negative judgment from her peers.(image)


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The enduring influence of Zaha Hadid

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:42:17 GMT

The 31st of March will mark two years since the death of architect, Zaha Hadid. CNN looks at the legacy she left behind.(image)


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What makes the Arab world laugh?

Sun, 21 May 2017 21:25:44 GMT

Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy Festival.(image)


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DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:03:57 GMT

The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV."(image)


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UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:35:16 GMT

CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al Yafai.(image)


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Aspiring star killed by ISIS

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:08:34 GMT

Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same attack.(image)


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Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:54:31 GMT

From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.(image)


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Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:49:19 GMT

Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.(image)


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How one designer uses jewels to convey the beauty of Qatar

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:35:47 GMT

Nada Khamis Al-Sulaiti, the Qatari creative director of Hairaat Fine Jewellery, takes inspiration from the natural environment and motifs of her homeland. Watch the video above to find out more about the young designer's practice.(image)


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