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Lucy Kafanov
Turkish journalist @bilginsasmaz with @anadoluagency is the 14th journalist to be arrested in #Ferguson: pressfreedomfoundation.org/blog/2014/08/d…
#JamesFoley's friend, colleague & fmr fellow captive @claregillis wrote this moving portrait of Jim: bit.ly/1yYO3cy via @t_mcconnell
Can't believe this. RIP #JamesFoley. Atrocious.
Stunning, tragic photograph by John Moore of Getty capturing the anguish of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. pic.twitter.com/cBE2pgMCto
Powerful Washington Post dispatch from @LizSly about #Iraq's Yazidi women forced to marry #ISIS fighters: washingtonpost.com/world/in-iraq-…
On a Helicopter, Going Down: Inside a Lethal Crash in Iraq, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/08/17/wor…
As fighting rages in #Afghanistan's Helmand province, #Taliban hangs five ppl in a busy opium market reut.rs/1oQAfL6
A powerful natsound video package from the NYT, capturing the anguish, frustration and brutality in #Ferguson nytimes.com/video/us/10000…
Heartbreaking dispatch from Luhansk, where contrary to Kremlin claims, the only relief most ppl seek is from shelling nytimes.com/2014/08/15/wor…
"In essence, the American military was now blowing up vehicles in Iraq that Americans gave or sold to the Iraqis." nytimes.com/2014/08/15/wor…
Touching letter from @DebraTice and @MarcATice to their son Austin, who went missing in #Syria two years ago: washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldvie…
MT @washingtonpost: A passport application has 6 pages. Form 2 get an armored tactical vehicle from the Pentagon is 1 wapo.st/1lYtbMI
Creep that mission. RT @NYTNational: Despite Rescue, Iraq Airstrikes Will Continue, Obama Says nyti.ms/1oxCJnm mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/15/us/…
On the one year anniversary of the #Rabaa massacre, an honest and moving account of #Egypt's bloodlust last summer: dailynewsegypt.com/2014/08/13/str…
Meanwhile... RT @csmonitor: New York passes law banning posing for photos with a tiger, lion, or other big cat: ow.ly/AhBSn
"Nothing Says 'Sorry Our Drones Hit Your Wedding Party' Like $800,000 And Some Guns" long.fm/1sMYCi1 (by @gregorydjohnsen)
The number of US troops in #Iraq is now nearing 1,000 if not more. Before yesterday's announcement of the... fb.me/6GJQ6PZY2
On CNN: "..used tear gas to calm the crowd." Having been exposed in numerous countries, not sure I'd describe it as a 'calming' experience.
Incredible photo by Moises Saman, showing aftermath of yesterday's helicopter crash in #Iraq: fb.me/1BKJbSxwE pic.twitter.com/BBkjICcP03
Pilot killed, reporters injured in #Iraq helicopter crash. Alissa Rubin, Adam Ferguson Moises Saman & another onboard nytimes.com/2014/08/13/wor…
"A morgue worker laughed when he was asked if the bodies brought in that morning were an unusual occurrence.... fb.me/2La7wgY1v
Obama will deliver a statement on #Iraq in an hour.
"In a state of growing lawlessness, an Iraqi prostitute is a distinctly vulnerable figure." newyorker.com/news/news-desk…
So, Maliki seems to be taking Haider al-Abadi's nomination quite well....
Monumental loss MT @gwenifill: RIP Dotty Lynch, as smart as she was good as she was generous 2 all of us in & around politics #wayfarertoast
Meet Haider al-Abadi, the man named #Iraq’s new prime minister washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldvie…