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Liz Sly
Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Likes are my filing cabinet, not “likes”.
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Tamer El-Ghobashy 14h
We have been asking for better benefits that are on par with competitors during admittedly halting negotiations with the company. But there has been no mention of a strike.
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PostPhoto 11h
Saudi women on the front line of change by and
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Sulome Anderson Jun 15
Incredible to me that after we just lost Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade to suicide, I’m getting shit for sharing my own struggles with mental health and suicidality. This environment is exactly why professional people in that kind of pain are afraid to speak out and ask for help
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Sam Heller Jun 15
. and on why the Syrian military has used chemical weapons – per a specific military and political logic, they have clear utility – and what that means for effective deterrence or disarmament:
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Liz Sly Jun 15
Turkey’s opposition smells blood, and has a surprisingly effective new candidate for the June 24 election. Erdogan is suddenly looking vulnerable for the first time in years. Good read by
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Liz Sly Jun 15
The ’s reports from Yemen on the harrowing stories of those caught up in the war. It’s about to get worse. With sad photos by
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Mohamad Bazzi Jun 13
Trump is quietly escalating US role in the Saudi-led war on Yemen, disregarding the humanitarian toll and opposition in Congress — my latest
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Andrew Exum Jun 11
Friends, if you turn off your television right now and just read whatever writes about this in the tomorrow, I promise you’ll be better served for having done so. (And of course, read the , , and as well if you can.)
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Tobias Schneider Jun 11
Nearly a million Syrians displaced, many for the second time, in the space of four months. At the same time, aid access at its lowest point in years.
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Aron Lund Jun 10
New York Times archive nugget: the Algerian resistance leader, Emir Abdelkader, who had been exiled to Syria after losing his war against the French, writes about his intervention to stop the anti-Christian pogroms in Damascus in July 1860.
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Michael Stephens Jun 10
Interesting thread!
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Mohamad Bazzi Jun 7
Refugees now make up 1 percent of the world's population — the highest level in modern history
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Cam Simpson Jun 8
Thanks so much to Review for this thoughtful interview about Please join the conversation Sunday at the with !!
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Benjamin Redd Jun 7
Sectarianism is threatening safety at Beirut airport
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Anna Fifield Jun 4
Fellow journalists: If you're looking for commentary about the upcoming Trump-Kim summit, and the views from South Korea and Japan, here is a list of **170** experts (who happen to be women.) Together we can redress gender imbalances in our coverage.
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Ranj Alaaldin Jun 6
Dark days ahead for Iraq & its fragile democracy. Parliament votes for manual recount of last month’s election, annuls votes of overseas & displaced Iraqis. Abadi backs decision having “studied” report by committee comprising (highly politicised) security & anti-corruption chiefs
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Joseph Bahout باحوط Jun 6
Amazing video from yesterday: «Abdallah don’t lose it, you’re the responsible». «Freedom is from God, Abdallah must fall». «Prices are rocketing, & Abdallah is playing poker». «Only the people is a red line». (Rhymed slogans in Arabic)
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Abigail Hauslohner Jun 6
Replying to @realDonaldTrump
I just got an email from the Palestinian Delegation to the United States, asking how one might obtain an invitation to the White House Iftar (the Palestinian Ambassador didn't get one). So I guess didn't invite the Palestinians...
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Abbie Fielding-Smith Jun 6
. provided forensic coverage of Obama's drone wars. Today we're launching a new project to investigate military campaigns in the age of Trump, which are becoming increasingly complex & murky. Check out our blog & follow us on
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Ari Mamshae Jun 6
The Iraqi Parliament held an extra ordinary session today and voted for the manual, hand-based recount of all ballot boxes of May 12 elections of the entire country. Some 171 MPs participated in the session.
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