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What Taliban rule has meant for an Afghan American, personally and professionally

Sep 20, 2021
Homa Sorouri spent years working with international aid organizations in Afghanistan. It's "dreadful," she said, to see the work they did disappear.
People wait to withdraw money outside a bank in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Banks were temporarily closed after the Taliban seized power, adding to the chaos.
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Taking stock of U.S. aid to Israel

Mar 3, 2015
Political tensions are high around Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress.

Giving to international aid

Dec 8, 2013
Between 2011 and 2012, giving to international aid went up by more than 2 percent.

Heaven in Rwanda

Nov 25, 2013
Josh Roxin and his wife Alissa moved to Rwanda for health and development, but opened a restaurant instead.

Jordan hosts Syrian refugees but feels the strain

Sep 12, 2013
Millions of Syrian refugees have fled into Jordan and the economic strain may be proving to be too much for the host country.