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All Posts Tagged With: "Syria"

Shopping for Syrian merchandise in Damascene bazaars

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Shopping for Syrian merchandise in Damascene bazaars

Cari Machet is a multimedia producer who has traveled extensively in the Middle East. Look at a slideshow of what she found on a recent trip to bazaars in Syria's capital city, including political merchandise that makes U.S. politicians look restrained.

Posted: February 24, 2010 16:52   Comments: 1
Iraqi refugee family struggles to earn livelihood in Syria

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Iraqi refugee family struggles to earn livelihood in Syria

More than 4 million Iraqis have fled their homes since 2003. An estimated 1.2 million have taken refuge in Syria. Multimedia journalist Charity Tooze reports on a family of Iraqi refugees struggling to survive in Syria, where they have no legal right to work.

Posted: February 11, 2010 14:18   Comments: 9
Talk about war ripples through the Middle East

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Talk about war ripples through the Middle East

Talk of war is widespread in the Middle Eastern press recently, with many speculating about a possible outbreak of hostilities not only between Israel and Hamas, but Israel and Syria, or Iran and a host of adversaries. Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim offers a roundup from around the region.

Posted: February 2, 2010 17:05   Comments: 12
U.S. government implements tougher airport security rules

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U.S. government implements tougher airport security rules

Following a failed attempt by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to blow up a flight into Detroit on Christmas morning, the Transportation Security Administration imposed tougher screening rules for passengers originating in 14 mostly Muslim nations. See more about the countries selected.

Posted: January 6, 2010 14:46   Comments: 3
Today: The recession recedes and the Vatican gets social

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Today: The recession recedes and the Vatican gets social

Today's news compiled by Worldfocus staff. The Syrian president is in France today and talks with Israel are on the agenda. Global warming may be causing Lake Titicaca to sink; and the Vatican tries to get hip to social media.

Posted: November 13, 2009 10:37   Comments: 0
A view from the East

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A view from the East

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is on a two-day visit to Syria, his first since ascending to the throne in 2005, in a further sign of warming ties between the two Arab states.

Posted: October 7, 2009 15:07   Comments: 1
Israel indicates a military strike on Iran is possible

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Israel indicates a military strike on Iran is possible

In a critical week for U.S.-Israeli relations, four prominent American officials are in Israel to discuss key topics such as Iran's nuclear threat and Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Levy of the New American Foundation discusses developments out of the Middle East.

Posted: July 27, 2009 16:03   Comments: 22
Clinton talks two-state solution, Syria on visit to Israel

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Clinton talks two-state solution, Syria on visit to Israel

Amjad Atallah of the New America Foundation discusses U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's announcement that the U.S. will send two representatives to Syria and the significance of her talks with Israeli leaders.

Posted: March 3, 2009 12:42   Comments: 31
Obama expands communication with Middle East

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Obama expands communication with Middle East

Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses President Barack Obama's approach to the Middle East, from broadcasting to the Muslim world that "Americans are not your enemy" to trying to help create a lasting cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.

Posted: January 27, 2009 16:13   Comments: 20
Violence in Gaza escalates as Israel mounts attacks

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Violence in Gaza escalates as Israel mounts attacks

Worldfocus speaks with several experts on the ground in Gaza and surrounding regions about the ongoing attacks, including Fawzi Barhoum, a spokesman for Hamas, and Hasan Khalaf, a hospital director in Gaza.

Posted: December 29, 2008 20:25   Comments: 30
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