Cairo Bureau Chief for NPR

Smell of death permeates ruined Yazidis villages

charlotteobserver.com — TAL AL AZIZZIYAH, Iraq - The pungent smell of the dead hangs low in this village, and not even the colorful headdresses the men have wrapped across their faces can keep it out. "Come here," a man shouts from atop a pile of rubble, summoning help from other men who are digging through the debris.

With cash and cachet, ISIS expands its empire

mprnews.org — The Sunni extremist group primarily operates in the chaos of Iraq and Syria but is using chameleon-like branding and the draw of cash to get militants who focused on local issues to join their brutal empire.

With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

kcur.org — Islamist militant groups from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to the coast of eastern Libya are pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS. The Sunni extremist group primarily operates in the chaos of Iraq and Syria but is using chameleon-like branding and the draw of cash to get militants who focused on local issues to join their brutal empire.

With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

wvpublic.org — Islamist militant groups from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to the coast of eastern Libya are pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS. The Sunni extremist group primarily operates in the chaos of Iraq and Syria but is using chameleon-like branding and the draw of cash to get militants who focused on local issues to join their brutal empire.

With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

npr.org — Islamist militant groups from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to the coast of eastern Libya are pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS. The Sunni extremist group primarily operates in the chaos of Iraq and Syria but is using chameleon-like branding and the draw of cash to get militants that focused on local issues to join their brutal empire.

With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

wabe.org — Islamist militant groups from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to the coast of eastern Libya are pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS. The Sunni extremist group primarily operates in the chaos of Iraq and Syria but is using chameleon-like branding and the draw of cash to get militants that focused on local issues to join their brutal empire.

With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

wnyc.org — Islamist militant groups from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to the coast of eastern Libya are pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS. The Sunni extremist group primarily operates in the chaos of Iraq and Syria but is using chameleon-like branding and the draw of cash to get militants that focused on local issues to join their brutal empire.

With Cash And Cachet, The Islamic State Expands Its Empire

kuow.org — Islamist militant groups from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt to the coast of eastern Libya are pledging allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS. The Sunni extremist group primarily operates in the chaos of Iraq and Syria but is using chameleon-like branding and the draw of cash to get militants that focused on local issues to join their brutal empire.

Near The Front Lines In Iraq, An Homage To The White House

wvpublic.org — There are a lot of American knockoffs in the Kurdish parts of northern Iraq: Burger Queen is Burger King's twin, and instead of Papa John's, people get their pizza at PJ's. The latest knockoff comes courtesy of Kurdish businessman Shihab Shihab after he decided he'd like to live in the White House.

Near the front lines in Iraq, an homage to the White House

mprnews.org — There are a lot of American knockoffs in the Kurdish parts of northern Iraq: Burger Queen is Burger King's twin, and instead of Papa John's, people get their pizza at PJ's. And now: A White House.
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Nov 26, 2014

Great piece by @erincunningham. Inside the reign of fear at Iraqi hospitals run by ISIS wapo.st/11tFE75 via @washingtonpost

Nov 20, 2014

RT @BBCWorld: Doctor & father of 13-year-old who died after alleged #FGM surgery acquitted in landmark Egypt trial bbc.in/1xGCnzg

Nov 20, 2014

RT @Sonia_Dridi: In an exclusive interview to @FRANCE24, #Sisi says #Egypt is ready for "a more positive atmosphere" with #Qatar : "we are working on it".

Nov 20, 2014

RT @ddknyt: How Tunisia Will Succeed, via @nytimes by rachid ghannouchi, founder of Tunisia's Islamist party nytimes.com/2014/11/20/opi…

Nov 18, 2014

Uh oh! The world’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate wapo.st/1zqKCgz via @washingtonpost

Nov 18, 2014

Why did ISIS chose Dabiq as its rallying cry? Read @sameralatrush. An oldie but a goodie. news.yahoo.com/ancient-prophe… via @YahooNews

Nov 16, 2014

Via @nprnews: In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines n.pr/1qFJZKA

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