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  1. Turkey prevails: The U.S. gives the Kurds a reality checkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Turkey sending troops and tanks across the border into Syria Wednesday, supported by the United States, should add at least one element of clarity to U.S. policy and to the lineup in the ongoing multifaceted Middle Eastern war. Turkey has two goals in mind in carrying out its offensive in Syria.

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  2. Must Reads of the Week: Education For Central American Migrants, the Looming Pension Crisis, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CFR.org

    "It's hard to convey the magnitude of what Barouch's and Michael's teams had managed to do-take a little-known virus and develop an investigational vaccine in a hundred and eighty days. The early-phase development of most vaccines, Michael estimates, can take between four and six years.

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  3. Syriaa s Kurds: An embattled US ally in a complex civil warRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | KDWN

    Syria's battle-hardened Kurds have proven their mettle against the Islamic State group, and in the process, carved out an autonomous zone across the country's north. But their advance has alarmed Turkey, and Ankara on Wednesday sent tanks across the border against IS, and demanded that the Kurds withdraw from recently seized territory.

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  4. Have we misunderstood post-traumatic stress disorder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In understanding war-related post-traumatic stress disorder, a person's cultural and professional context is just as important as how they cope with witnessing wartime events, which could change the way mental health experts analyse, prevent and manage psychological injury from warfare. It's long been assumed that war-related post-traumatic stress disorder stems from how well a person copes psychologically with exposure to violence or the threat of violence.

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  5. Turkish Airlines puts spotlight on Turkey's routine business &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Al Bawaba

    Turkish Airlines, Europe's best airline for the sixth year in a row*, and flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, is highlighting the continued growth of Turkey as a business and tourism hubby hosting 50 influential media from the Middle East. The media familiarisation trip included journalists from the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

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  6. Tourists take pictures at Vrelo Bosne nature park in Ilidza near Sarajevo,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Religion News Service

    Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion. They discovered mountainous Bosnia, where half the population is Muslim, after the Arab Spring which destabilised many traditional holiday destinations such as Libya, Tunisia and Egypt.

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  7. RPT-Gulf tourism frenzy in Bosnia delights business, polarises localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Reuters

    Aug 21 Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion. They discovered mountainous Bosnia, where half the population is Muslim, after the Arab Spring which destabilised many traditional holiday destinations such as Libya, Tunisia and Egypt.

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  8. Bosnia Sees Influx of Tourists and Second-Home Buyers from Gulf StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Skift

    Any time a destination sees a swift demographic change among inbound tourism it needs to make sure it has a plan in place to protect locals as well as help them take part in the new opportunities. Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion.

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  9. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of the thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion. They discovered mountainous Bosnia, where half the population is Muslim, after the Arab Spring which destabilised many traditional holiday destinations such as Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt.

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  10. Gulf tourism frenzy in Bosnia delights busines... Tourists from the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Peninsula

    Tourists from the Middle East walk through Sarajevo Resort in Osenik near Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, August 10, 2016. By Daria Sito-Sucic SARAJEVO: Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion.

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  11. New College Park Aviation Museum exhibit showcases history, importance of military mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | DC Military

    College Park Aviation Museum Director, Andrea Cochrane Tracey, holds the microphone for a woman as she reads a personal mail call letter during the Mail Call exhibit's opening reception Aug. 13. College Park Aviation Museum Director, Andrea Cochrane Tracey, holds the microphone for a woman as she reads a personal mail call letter during the Mail Call exhibit's opening reception Aug. 13. College Park Aviation Museum's new exhibit, Mail Call, focuses on telling the story of the military mail postal system. While war tactics and technology have changed over the years, one thing has not - the excitement of hearing the words 'mail call.'

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  12. US prepare Caucasus bomb in Armenia for RussiaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Groong

    Vestnik Kavkaza Aug 18 2016 US prepare Caucasus bomb in Armenia for Russia Aug 18 - 9:35 pm Now the United States use the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as a tool for weakening Russia's positions in the South Caucasus in order to knock it out of the region and strengthen its influence, Director at the Institute of Contemporary Economics, chairman of the presidium of the political council of the party Rodina, Nikita Isaev, said in an interview with a Vestnik Kavkaza correspondent, adding that Washington spreads anti-sargsyan moods in the Armenian society. Above all, Nikita Isayev reminded that the US publicly declared that Armenia is the main place for the implementation of their policies in the Caucasus and the Middle East.

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  13. Turkey and the Shameful MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Commentary Magazine

    Turkey was already among the worst places in the world for journalists before the July 15 coup attempt provided Turkish leader Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan with " a gift from God " to enable him to try to crush all enemies. Back in 2012, Reporters Without Frontiers called Turkey "the world's biggest prison for journalists," long before the latest seizures of media companies, closures of newspapers, and arrests of editors and journalists.

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  14. Renault Middle East appoints Marwan Haidamous as new managing directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Al Bawaba

    Marwan Haidamous succeeds Hakim Boutehra who held the Managing Director position for over three years. Hakim Boutehra is promoted CEO of Renault Commercial Romania.

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  15. Fractured landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Jerusalem Post

    Perhaps only strong governments, with little concern for individual rights could keep the various communities from one another's throats. And along the way, those governments also throttled the awakening of anything like the individual rights or democracy known further to the west.

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  16. International artists record the impact of war in new exhibition at the Harn Museum of ArtRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Art Daily

    Aftermath: The Fallout of War-America and the Middle East, organized by the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida, brings together the work of twelve international photographers and artists offering a closer look at armed conflict through images of refugees, loss, history, environmental dangers, and veterans from the U.S. and Middle East. The exhibition is on view from Aug. 16 to Dec. 31, 2016.

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  17. Are some Ugandans abroad turned into slaves?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | New Vision

    PIC: Labour minister Hebert Kabafunzaki says recruitment companies have been tasked to ensure migrant workers are issued with a return air ticket KAMPALA - Parliament has resolved to carry out a probe into reports of Ugandans turning into slave workers under dehumanizing conditions overseas. The media has been awash with tales of how several Ugandans who innocently went to work in Middle East countries were turned into slave workers, suffering exploitation like poor remuneration, non-payment and sexual harassment.

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  18. Father Columba Stewart on saving ancient religious texts from theft, wear and extremismRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | Groong

    The National, UAE August 11, 2016 Thursday Father Columba Stewart on saving ancient religious texts from theft, wear and extremism by Matteo Fagotto At mid-morning, as the sun shines high on the whitewashed stone houses of the Old City, a tall, lean figure dressed in a black religious habit slips through the narrow alleys of the souq, confidently navigating them as if he had lived here forever. "This place has always had a special significance for me" explains this 59-year-old American Benedictine monk while stopping in front of an iron door surmounted by a stone arch.

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  19. Richland soldier deploys to Romania for multinational exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Staff Sgt. Brad Foster, a combat medic with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team out of Pendleton, watches the night sky on top of an M113 medical evacuation vehicle during Exercise Saber Guardian 16 at the Romanian Land Forces Combat Training Center in Cincu, Romania.

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  20. Armenia's Ambassador to the United States: Who Is Grigor Hovhannissian?Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 7 | Groong

    Grigor Hovhannissian, who took an indirect route to his country's Foreign Service by beginning his career working for the United Nations, was named on Jan. 12, 2016, to be Armenia's ambassador to the United States. It's the second such post for Hovhannissian.

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