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Erin Cunningham
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  • The Washington Post Company
    Correspondent, 2014 - present
  • Independent Journalist, 2009 - 2011
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    Middle East, Africa, AfPak Editor, 2013 - 2013
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    Senior Correspondent for the Middle East and North Africa, 2012 - 2013
  • Egypt Today
    Associate News Editor, 2008 - 2009
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Egypt-based correspondent for The Washington Post
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Huntington Beach, California - Paris, France - Cairo, Egypt - Ramallah, West Bank - Podgorica, Montenegro - Gaza City, Gaza - Kabul, Afghanistan
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Powerful groups have long enforced public morals with attacks on nightclubs, liquor stores and brothels.
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What happens next in the Sunni-majority city will be a test of whether Iraq can remain whole.
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Iraqis are using the social network to crowdsource everything from how to find a smuggler to what to pack.
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A shadowy group released a video threatening Turkey's government over its involvement in Syria.
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Turkey’s government has adopted a much harsher stance against the Islamic State in neighboring Syria.
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Something to watch: Islamic State makes gains in Libya, where a local affiliate was established by veterans of the Syrian civil war. Libya's turmoil amid a collapsed state offers a near-perfect environment for the group to flourish, though the desert nation does not have sectarian conflict like in Iraq and Syria. 
Chaos following the Arab Spring uprising in 2011 has allowed militants to seize a foothold in the oil-rich nation, which could provide an opportunity for launching attacks elsewhere in North Africa.
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An Iraqi police colonel said the three Americans were kidnapped in the Dora neighborhood of Baghdad.
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Officials say they are investigating the blasts that killed nearly 100 peace activists and deepened national divisions.
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Syrians get cheeky, create a Super Mario Bros. parody where Mario is a refugee. 
A Syrian netizen produced a parody of the game in which Mario has been replaced by a Syrian refugee making the dangerous trip to Europea.
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A former army officer’s military training is helping the insurgents, officials say.
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Islamic State entrenches itself in Ramadi, the caliphate's latest prize. 
The jihadists have quelled opposition in the Iraqi city, but their attention to daily needs is dimming prospects of recapture, observers say.
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A look at Saudi's new, pro-active king. 
The oil-rich kingdom is asserting a stronger role in the region and is showing less deference to the U.S.
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