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'Jerusalem' Filmmaker Discusses Documentary

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Jimmy Carter's Ready for His Biopic

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Making Sense of Israel's Raid Into Syria

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Israel Decreases Fuel Shipments to Gaza

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Behind the Sanctions Against Iran

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Gaza Residents Claim Medical Blackmail

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White House Imposes Sanctions on Iran

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White House Implements More Sanctions on Iran

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Are Iran War Rumblings Muting Moderate Voices?

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Al Qaeda's Homegrown P.R. Firm

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Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic

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Short Stories Set in Mideast Earn O'Connor Award

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