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Liz Sly
Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Favorites are my filing cabinet.
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Ben Van Heuvelen 13h
Under the banner of a white flag with lion insignia, a new armed group emerges in northern Iraq. Locals fear ISIS is rebranding and regrouping for an era of guerrilla warfare.
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John Authers 15h
The economy is growing in the US, so why are people still so unhappy and angry? This amazing chart might be the answer. (h/t Torsten Slok, )
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Sam Heller Dec 12
My latest: Washington is now counting on Geneva talks to pull together the threads of U.S. policy in Syria. But Geneva won’t make sense of America’s Syria policy. If it produces anything, that thing will be Russian – is that what Washington wants?
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Vanessa H. Larson Dec 12
correspondent , in speech receiving 2017 Ben Bradlee Award, graciously credits local fixers, interpreters, drivers who help make /stories happen
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Liz Sly Dec 12
Replying to @scsazak
Thank you Selim!
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Dan Zak Dec 12
A couple months back, a reporter for The Washington Post went to Alabama, her home state, to talk to Roy Moore supporters for . She spent 2 weeks there: driving, inquiring &, above all, listening. She heard a recurring rumor & checked it out. From :
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C.J. Chivers Dec 12
tonight, brought to you in part by honest, consequential journalism from the .
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Liz Sly Dec 11
Huge congrats to on this much-deserved award 🥇 🥇 🥇
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Bassem Mroue باسم مروه Dec 11
Senior officials Sheikh Naim Qassim, Sheikh Nabil Kaouk and Haj Hussein Khalil take part in anti demonstration in
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Kareem Shaheen Dec 11
The Church of St Nicholas (aka Santa Claus) in Demre, once called Myra in times gone by. New geo-radar findings suggest that perhaps Santa Claus, who lived here, is buried in a chamber under this church, but the digging has yet to commence.
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Bassem Mroue باسم مروه Dec 11
supporters taking part in a rally in against naming as capital of
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Daniel Estrin Dec 9
It appears that more Israelis rallied in one spot against Netanyahu in Tel Aviv tonight than did Palestinians against Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem.
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Philip Rucker Dec 8
SCOOP: Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser, to depart Trump White House. The story with -->
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James Longman Dec 7
About 20 young guys chanting near the Damascus Gate. About 100 journalists with cameras in their faces. If you read about ‘rage,’ this is what’s actually going on for now
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Sam Dagher Dec 7
“From greatest threat to biggest opportunity” says chief about move. Indeed huge opportunity for & patron to recast themselves as defenders of & not partners of in his bloody war against own people
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Liz Sly Dec 6
It’s taken weeks for the Pentagon to count the # of troops they have in Syria. Now they say: 2000. By
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Liz Sly Dec 6
The Christmas tree lights in Bethlehem were turned off to protest Trump’s Jerusalem play. Israelis celebrated.
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Ali Shihabi Dec 6
Thread: I am told by senior Saudi sources that the insinuations that MBS gave Kushner "a wink and a nod" on Jerusalem are totally and absolutely false. Saudi would never "play" with the Jerusalem issue in any way.
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Joyce Karam Dec 5
Palestinian embassy in Washington cancels its Christmas 🎄 reception happening on same day will recognize Jerusalem as capital of +move embassy... Statement:
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Randa HABIB Dec 5
.S. military plans to stay in as long as necessary to ensure ISIS does not return. "We are going to maintain our commitment on the ground as long as we need to, to support our partners and prevent the return of terrorist groups," Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon Said
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