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Mike Giglio

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Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed; former Middle East correspondent for Newsweek and the Daily Beast

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Last August, the world watched in horror as Mt. Sinjar, in northern Iraq, became the scene of some of the worst atrocities of ISIS, the Islamic State.

The Sinjar Offensive to Re-Take ISIS Territory in Iraq

Last August, the world watched in horror as Mt. Sinjar, in northern Iraq, became the scene of some of the worst atrocities of ISIS, the Islamic State.

from To the Point

Russian troops are poised on the Eastern Ukrainian border as the US and Russia trade charges of manufacturing political crises in that troubled country.

The Temperature Rises in Europe's Latest Hot Spot

Russian troops are poised on the Eastern Ukrainian border as the US and Russia trade charges of manufacturing political crises in that troubled country.

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Egypt's ruling generals have admitted that 36 Islamists were killed while in custody in the past few days.

Tallying a Weekend of Violence in Egypt

Egypt's ruling generals have admitted that 36 Islamists were killed while in custody in the past few days.

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