- Israeli leaders are calling on Egypt to strengthen security along their common border, after alleged Islamist militants waged a deadly attack on Egyptian soldiers and tried to force their way into Israel.
- As violence rages in Aleppo, we speak with Richard Murphy, a former U.S. ambassador to Syria, about the possibility of establishing a safe zone in Syria’s largest city.
- Injured Syrians are making a treacherous journey to get medical help in neighboring Lebanon.
- As violence and political turmoil continue to embroil Iraq, U.S. influence in Baghdad reportedly has ebbed to its lowest point in years.
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