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jane arraf
NPR international correspondent. Cairo-based, covering Iraq and other places on the crossroads of history.
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Hannah Jane Parkinson 13h
Replying to @ladyhaja
Mcontext: he’s called Mamoudou Gassama, he’s 22, originally from Mali & scaled 4 storeys in 30 seconds to save that toddler in Paris
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Al-Monitor 17h
Egypt’s education system set for major overhaul
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Kevin Baron 18h
Trump has never visited the troops he commands in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria or any war zone.
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Alice Fordham May 26
Notes from a changing country - “we have dragged Ireland kicking and screaming into the 21st century”
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Yalla_EN 20h
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jane arraf May 27
After Muqtada Al-Sadr's Surprise Win, Iraq's Political Leaders Try To Form Government: My story
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Evan Hill May 26
I don't really follow football but suddenly I desire nothing more in life than Sergio Ramos's utter destruction.
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On Assignment with Richard Engel May 25
Now the MEK spends thousands paying US policymakers to speak at its events. , an expert on the group, estimates that has made upwards of $180K over the years, promoting the MEK as part of his support for regime change in .
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Middle East Eye May 26
"I think it's important for children growing up to see role models who look like them and do the same things"
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Tamer El-Ghobashy May 26
Not trying to overstate the loss of Salah early but losing the player that electrified your team all year will probably rattle you.
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David Beard May 26
Note this is not just any MSNBC host: Former Bush official, longtime Republican and well-respected author is now calling a purveyor of "boldface lies."
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez May 26
About 10 years ago I worked in Ted Kennedy’s foreign affairs/immigration constituent office. I REGULARLY fielded calls from panicked mothers who came home to missing family members. ICE was created in 2003 along w/ the Patriot Act. It was a weapon waiting for a tyrant. /1
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BarcaUniversal Comps May 26
Sergio Ramos ladies and gentleman. What a captain.
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Weekend Edition May 26
Ahmed Alaa describes hoisting a rainbow flag at a concert in Cairo as the "best five minutes of his life." Now he faces years in prison and says his family and his life have been destroyed. reports.
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Jared Raphael Malsin May 26
Hard to describe the sadness that set in on what started as a joyful scene in downtown Cairo after Mohamed Salah went out of the Champions League final with a shoulder injury
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Fred Wellman May 26
No one wants to answer the “why” any more. None of the generals, none of the politicians, not even the “thinkers”. We just keep sending our sons and daughters to die so we don’t “lose”. That’s all.
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Scott Simon May 26
Ahead: on Egypt's crack down on LGBT citizens; bell on his view of patriotism; and a remembrance for Philip Roth, featuring his own electric words.
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jane arraf May 26
Don't tell anyone...
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jane arraf May 26
For some Catholics Pope Francis 'has become sort of the anti-Trump'. Illuminating story: Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities
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Shadi Hamid May 25
Yes I worry this is the case👇 But also: Liberals view democracy as procedurally convenient if it produces ideal outcomes. They don't feel the need to support democracy when it supports illiberal outcomes In other words, we have a problem
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