Cairo Bureau Chief for NPR
huffingtonpost.com — NEW YORK -- When Attorney General Eric Holder took reporters' questions Tuesday afternoon, several asked about the Justice Department's sweeping seizure of Associated Press phone records, a move condemned by prominent journalists, media outlets and civil liberties advocates. New York Times reporter Charlie Savage had a different question for Holder, who had just announced he'd recused himself from the AP leak investigation.
npr.org — Mostafa Abdel Aty/Courtesy of Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival Egypt's capital, Cairo, is now synonymous with protests and sometimes violence. Late at night, the once-bustling downtown streets are now largely empty. People worry about getting mugged or caught up in a wrong mob.
washingtonpost.com — YAYLADAGI, Turkey - Facing one of the world's largest refugee crises in decades, Turkish officials are urgently appealing for international financial assistance and calling on wealthy nations, particularly the United States and the countries of Europe, to start accepting large numbers of Syrian refugees.
refugeesinternational.org — As fighting between the government and opposition groups continues inside their country, Syrians living in camps and shelters on both sides of the Syrian-Turkish border struggle to lead ordinary lives. RI recently visited a Syrian displacement camp set
thedailybeast.com — Nour Joudah, a 25-year-old Georgetown master's degree-holder, set out for Palestine last fall to teach English at a nearly 150-year-old school founded in the West Bank by American Quakers. But Joudah lasted only a semester at the Ramallah Friends School.
npr.org — Since Egypt's revolution began, tensions among Egypt's Muslims and Christians have only increased. Earlier this month, it once again turned deadly. Tit-for-tat killings left three Muslims and at least six Christians dead. That and other religious violence is prompting a public debate about religious identity in Egypt.
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