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Why Ramadan is a big deal for Arab TV networks

May 26, 2017
'It's like the sweeps rolled into the Super Bowl, extended over a full month.'
Palestinian men and children watch television at a cafe in Arab East Jerusalem after breaking their fast.
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Why we need anti-drone technology

Mar 9, 2017
Journalist Douglas Starr says 'regulations are lagging behind the technology that we need.'
The number of drones piloted by hobbyists has increased considerably since 2013, but more consumer drones could put us at risk, Douglas Starr says.
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Liberating Mosul from ISIS is just a first step

Oct 18, 2016
The economic stakes are high for Iraq and ISIS as they fight over Mosul.
Smoke billows as Iraqi forces hold a position in the area of al-Shurah, some 45 kms south of Mosul, while advancing towards the city to retake it from the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. Some 30,000 federal forces are leading the offensive, backed by air and ground support from a 60-nation US-led coalition, in what is expected to be a long and difficult assault on IS's last major Iraqi stronghold. 
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