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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · U.S. airlines have canceled flights to Israel after reports of Hamas rockets landing near Ben Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Secretary of State John Kerry has finished his first full day in Cairo, where he's trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Egyptian protests

Feb 26, 2014 — NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson answers Redditors' questions about covering the demonstrations in Kiev's Independence Square, the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych and the road ahead for Ukraine.
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Jan 25, 2014 — While thousands of Egyptians celebrated throughout the capital, marking the start of the revolution three years ago, Islamist counter-demonstrations were crushed.
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Dec 27, 2013 — At least three people are dead and more than 250 arrested just days after the Muslim Brotherhood was declared a terrorist organization.
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Oct 9, 2013 — Hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid, including jets, tanks and helicopters, will be cut off in response to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and a deadly crackdown on his supporters.
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Oct 6, 2013 — In central Cairo, as well as other parts of Egypt, clashes broke out between supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and the military-backed government on Sunday.
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Sep 1, 2013 — A prosecutor has issued formal charges against the ousted leader and 13 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Aug 31, 2013 — The official MENA news agency denies reports that Mohammed Badie, who was arrested by Egyptian authorities earlier this month, has died.
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Jul 26, 2013 — The charges against the ousted Egyptian leader stem from his 2011 escape from prison in the final days of the Hosni Mubarak regime.
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Jun 16, 2013 — The director of Cairo's Opera House has been sacked, sparking protests and a sit-in at the Culture Ministry. Egyptian artists say there's a culture war underway, pitting secularists against the Islamist administration of President Mohamed Morsi.
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Dec 8, 2012 — Egypt's army also warned both supporters and opponents of President Morsi that they must hold talks, otherwise Egypt will enter a "dark tunnel" leading to catastrophe — and the army won't allow it.
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