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Friday, May 10, 2013
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Friday, April 26, 2013
Monday, April 08, 2013
The film on Syria's Alawite community isn't finished yet, but filmmaker Nidal Hassan's favorite scenes are beginning to take shape.
It opens with fireworks on New Year's Eve in Tartous, Syria. "May God preserve the president for us," one young man yells in a reference to Syrian leader Bashar Assad....
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
The Alawites of Syria were a poor, little-known Shiite minority until longtime dictator Hafez Assad, a member of the sect, rose to power in 1970. His son, President Bashar Assad, is now fighting to maintain that power in a country that has risen up against him. Now, even some Syrian ...
Monday, April 01, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
It's been 10 years since the U.S. invaded Iraq. This week we're taking a look back, revisiting voices you first heard on NPR in 2007. We brought you the story of two sisters who had lost their parents. The older sister wore conservative clothes and recited poetry. The younger sister, ...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
On the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, NPR is catching up with some of the people we encountered during the war. In 2006, at the height of the violence, we brought you the story of a woman who performed the Muslim ritual of washing and preparing ...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Ten years after the U.S.-led war in Iraq, NPR is looking at where the country stands now. NPR's Kelly McEvers recently visited Baghdad and offered this take on how the Iraqi capital feels today.
I think the single word that would best describe Baghdad these days is traffic. It ...
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Ten years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, NPR is taking a look back, revisiting people and places first encountered during the war. In 2006, NPR aired a story about a 9-year-old girl who loved her father so much, she wrote him letters to take to work with him. Even ...
Monday, March 11, 2013
Saturday, March 09, 2013
The Islamist rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra has been secretive, keeping to itself and refusing to meet Western journalists. The group has been designated a terrorist organization by the Obama administration and was thought to be made up mostly of foreign fighters, working alongside Syrian rebels.
But lately, members are starting ...
Saturday, March 09, 2013
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Monday, April 02, 2012
Monday, January 30, 2012
Friday, October 21, 2011
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Kelly McEvers, Baghdad correspondent for NPR, talks about her time in Bahrain, Yemen and Syria and how the Arab Spring continues throughout the region.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
These days, it seems like there are two Iraqs.
There's the Iraq that we know, where Baghdad is the capital, and where low-level bombings and political infighting are the norm.
And then there's a place that tour groups are calling "the other Iraq": the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan. There, the ...