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Baghdad Sits In Limbo As Government Forces Push Back On ISIS

Middle East correspondent Alice Fordham has the latest from Iraq, where she says Sunni militants are unlikely to conquer Baghdad outright. She speaks to NPR's Arun Rath from the Iraqi capital.
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Australia Joins Flood Of Global Investment In Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley's dynamic economy is attracting investors from all over the world — and Australia's getting in on the game. Ozy.com co-founder Carlos Watson explains why Australia is investing now.
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Benghazi Suspect Arrives On American Soil To Face Charges

Ahmed Abu Khattala is the first person facing charges over the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya. NPR's Arun Rath talks with justice correspondent Carrie Johnson about his first day in court.
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ISIS Controls Northern Cities, But Local Forces Run Them

NPR'S Arun Rath talks to The Guardian's Ghaith Abdul-Ahad about how Sunnis in Iraq view the insurgent group and whether there is still the possibility of a political solution to the violence there.
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Dallas County Agrees To Take In About 1,000 Immigrant Children

Federal authorities have been looking around the country for places willing to house the thousands of children flooding the Southern border.
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Western Fighters Answer Mideast Extremists' Clarion Call

The road to violent jihad has never been so smooth. Westerners hoping to join the fight in Syria, and now Iraq, can take a flight to Turkey and meet hundreds of rebel groups eager to train them.
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Suspect In Benghazi Attacks Now On U.S. Soil, Pleads Not Guilty

Khattala made a brief appearance at a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C. He is facing charges in connection to the attacks that left four Americans dead.
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Kerry Urges Mideast Leaders To Contain ISIS

The U.S. can't do much in Iraq without support from the Saudis, Emiratis and other regional players, as international correspondent Jackie Northam tells NPR's Scott Simon.
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New York's Attorney Hears A Backlash From India

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara answers Indian critics who say he's a "self-loathing Indian." NPR's Scott Simon talks with the top New York City prosecutor about the attacks against him.
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Region's Leaders Promise To Protect Iraq's Holy Sites

Last week, Iran's president vowed to protect Shiite holy sites in Iraq, but will that be possible in the midst of a civil war? NPR's Scott Simon talks to Karim Hendili, an Arab specialist for UNESCO.

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