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Middle East Reporter — Wall Street Journal

Middle East reporter -The Wall Street Journal. Focus on jihadi movements, Syria. Formerly based in Afghanistan. Rants mine, all mine. maria.habib@wsj.com

Islamic State militants steal aid, and donors’ kudos

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U.N. Team Backs New Sanctions on Islamic State

online.wsj.com — BEIRUT-A United Nations team monitoring Islamic State and al Nursa Front have recommended the seizure of tanker trucks carrying oil from areas in Syria and Iraq that are under the control of the extremist militants. In a report released late Monday, the U.N.

Islamic State Poaches International Aid for Syrians

online.wsj.com — GAZIANTEP, Turkey-Islamic State has been seizing foreign aid destined for the neediest Syrians to redistribute under its black flag-the latest tactic in the extremist group's quest for power. Representatives of aid agencies that work in areas controlled by the militants told The Wall Street Journal they are trying to work around that problem as they negotiate a more critical one: the release of their employees held hostage by the...

Islamic State video claims beheading of U.S. aid worker

marketwatch.com — BEIRUT-A video released by Islamic State on Sunday appeared to show the severed head of American aid worker Peter Kassig, a Muslim convert who risked his life to provide medical attention to victims of Syria's civil war.

Assassination Shakes Yemen Capital on Eve of Politically Charged Shiite Holiday

online.wsj.com — SAN'A, Yemen-The assassination of a key negotiator in talks between the Yemeni government and rebels has put the capital on edge in the run-up to Tuesday's Shiite Muslim commemorations of Ashura, a target of al Qaeda attacks in the past. Mohamed Abdelmalik al-Motawakal was shot dead Sunday by unidentified gunmen on the streets of San'a, the government said.

Detente declared as US, Iranian interests align over Iraq, Syria

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U.S., Iran Relations Move to Détente

Extremists Prove Resilient to U.S.-led Airstrikes

U.S.-led Airstrikes Disrupt Islamic State, But Extremists Hold Territory

online.wsj.com — U.S.-led airstrikes designed to serve notice on Islamist extremists in Iraq and Syria have also delivered a sobering message to Washington and its allies: Breaking the militants' grip will be every bit as difficult as they feared. As the U.S.

Syrians March to Protest U.S. Strategy on Airstrikes

online.wsj.com — Demonstrations against the U.S. and its Arab allies and those collaborating with them swept through rebel-held areas in Syria on Friday. Anger over the U.S. decision to target the militant Nusra Front in its air campaign against Islamic State-and to spare the regime of Bashar al-Assad and its allies-spurred protests after Friday prayers, a rebel practice that has dwindled since the peaceful uprising against Mr. Assad in March 2011...
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Nov 25, 2014

Afghans mourn for scores of bombing victims in Paktika province on.wsj.com/1FjE5HP via @WSJ

Nov 25, 2014

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Nov 25, 2014

RT @kristina_wong: .@PentagonPresSec on WH micro-mgt: There's not an issue of micro-mgt fm any other place o/side the building.

Nov 24, 2014

RT @KenRoth: 2 years after deadly Bangladesh factory fire, only 2 of 16 firms linked to factory have paid meaningful compensation. trib.al/sLqcdXT

Nov 24, 2014

Control of Syrian oil fuels war between Kurds and Islamic State. @Samdagher goes into Syria to report. on.wsj.com/1xSiq8A via @WSJ

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