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International Affairs Editor and Writer — Los Angeles Times

I'm a writer and editor on the foreign desk of @latimes. Formerly based in Africa and the Middle East.

Zika's unrelenting march across the Americas: 'An emergency that we need to address'

latimes.com — In the nearly six months since Zika was declared a global public health emergency, the virus has continued its unrelenting march across the Americas, spreading to more than 40 countries and territories and stirring panic among pregnant women and their families.

When it comes to raising a child disabled by Zika, Brazilian women often do it alone

qconline.com — ALGODAO DE JANDAIRA, Brazil - The day Josemary Gomes brought her newborn son Gilberto home to a tiny pink house on a sun-baked cobblestone street, she laid him on her bed and wept. But there was no one to comfort the single mother. "I raised my head," she said, "and carried on alone."

Gunman opens fire at mall in Germany; 9 killed

columbiadailyherald.com — BERLIN - A gunman opened fire at a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing nine people and injuring 20 others in what police were investigating as a possible act of terrorism. Police sealed off parts of the city, Germany's third-largest, for hours and pleaded with its 1.4 million residents to remain indoors as they attempted to determine who was responsible for the attack.

Gunman in Munich shooting identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian

virginislandsdailynews.com — BERLIN - A gunman opened fire at a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing nine people and injuring 20 others in what police were investigating as a possible act of terrorism. Police sealed off parts of the city, Germany's third-largest, for hours and pleaded with its 1.4 million residents to remain indoors as they attempted to determine who was responsible for the attack.

Shooting at Munich mall leaves at least 10 dead

swtimes.com — BERLIN - Gunfire erupted at a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least 10 people and injuring others in what police were calling a suspected terrorist attack. Police sealed off parts of the city, Germany's third-largest, and pleaded with its 1.4 million residents to remain indoors as they attempted to determine who was responsible for the attack.

Investigating the attack in Nice: Driver known for petty crimes

unionleader.com — Jabeur Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the brother of Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, holds his phone near his house in Msaken, Tunisia. (REUTERS) A woman holds a sign with the message, "They simply came to admire the heavens, now they have left to meet it" in Nice, France, on Friday.

France attacker was Tunisian immigrant who had brushes with the law

startribune.com — NICE, France - The 31-year-old man behind the wheel of a truck that plowed through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers in France's southern resort city of Nice was known to the police as a violent petty criminal who immigrated from Tunisia about 10 years ago.

Man who carried out attack in France was petty criminal with no known links to terror groups

eagletribune.com — NICE, France - The 31-year-old man behind the wheel of a truck that plowed through Bastille Day revelers in France's southern resort city of Nice was known to the police as a violent petty criminal who immigrated from Tunisia about 10 years ago.

Man who carried out attack in France was a petty criminal with no known links to terror groups

latimes.com — The 31-year-old man behind the wheel of a truck that plowed through Bastille Day revelers in France's southern resort city of Nice was known to the police as a violent petty criminal who immigrated from Tunisia about 10 years ago.

At least 80 dead as truck slams into crowd of revelers in Nice, France, attack - SentinelSource.com: Mcclatchy

sentinelsource.com — A truck loaded with weapons barreled through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers gathered Thursday to watch a fireworks display in the southern French resort city of Nice, fatally crushing people for more than a mile in what officials described as the latest in a string of deadly terrorist attacks to hit Europe.
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Jul 28, 2016

RT @fordrs58: per @MousaAlomar, AQ's Zawahiri in recorded remarks ok'd Nusra break, saying JaN ties to other Syr groups more impor  https://twitter.com/MousaAlomar/status/758640395622514688 

Jul 28, 2016

RT @wjhenn: Pentagon's total official civilian death toll from US airstrikes now stands at 55 since the air war against ISIS began nearly 2 years ago.

Jul 28, 2016

RT @wjhenn: JUST IN: @CENTCOM discloses 6 US airstrikes in Iraq & Syria from 7/28/15 to 4/29/16 have resulted in the death of 14 civilians…

Jul 26, 2016

The recent spate of attacks in France and Germany has galvanized debate over Europe’s ability to absorb immigrants  http://lat.ms/2aH7l2w 

Jul 26, 2016

From 'Dirty Dision' to Iraq's golden boys: War against IS restored the reputation of the elite force  http://lat.ms/29Xhs6h  via @LovedayM

Jul 26, 2016

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a church in northern France that killed an elderly priest  http://lat.ms/2aH7l2w 

Jul 23, 2016

If verified, Islamic State's claim would represent an ominous widening of the group’s reach in Afghanistan  http://lat.ms/2a4DSkl 


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