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    • Khashoggi’s Disappearance Puts Kushner’s Bet on Saudi Crown Prince at Risk

    • By: Mark Landler, Edward Wong, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    For President Donald Trump, who has made Saudi Arabia the fulcrum of his Middle East policy, the possible murder of a Saudi journalist in Turkey is a looming diplomatic crisis. For Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, it is a personal reckoning.

    "Khashoggi’s Disappearance Puts Kushner’s Bet on Saudi Crown Prince at Risk" is from the October 11, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Mark Landler, Edward Wong and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • U.S. Pounds al-Qaida in Yemen, But Barely Dents Risk of Attack

    • By: Eric Schmitt, Saeed Al Batati
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    MANAMA, Bahrain — The United States has tripled the number of airstrikes this year against al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen, one of the deadliest and most sophisticated terrorist organizations in the world. U.S. allies have pushed the militants from their lucrative coastal strongholds. And the Pentagon recently boasted of killing key Qaida leaders and disrupting the group’s operations.

    "U.S. Pounds al-Qaida in Yemen, But Barely Dents Risk of Attack" is from the December 30, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and Saeed Al Batati and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran

    • By: C. J. Chivers, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Photographs recently released by the Australian government show that light anti-armor weapons seized from a smuggling vessel near Yemen’s coast appear to have been manufactured in Iran, further suggesting that Tehran has had a hand in a high-seas gunrunning operation to the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.

    "Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran" is from the January 10, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by C. J. Chivers and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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    À Paris, dans les années soixante, Momo, treize ans, mal aimé par son père, triste et solitaire, se lie d'amitié avec le vieux Monsieur Ibrahim, épicier philosophe de la rue Bleue. Sur une composition arabisante d'Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, une relation d'amitié qui dépasse les croyances et les générations et nous initie à la tolérance.

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    • Yemeni Troops, Backed by United Arab Emirates, Take City from Al-Qaida

    • By: Saeed Al Batati, Kareem Fahim, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Yemeni Troops, Backed by United Arab Emirates, Take City from Al-Qaida" is from the April 24, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Saeed Al Batati, Kareem Fahim and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • 2 Navy SEALs Under Suspicion in Strangling of Green Beret in Mali

    • By: Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Navy criminal authorities are investigating whether two members of the elite SEAL Team 6 strangled an Army Green Beret in June while they were in Mali on a secret assignment, military officials say.

    "2 Navy SEALs Under Suspicion in Strangling of Green Beret in Mali" is from the October 29, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Oscar si Tanti Roz

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Marius Manole
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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    Draga Doamne-Doamne, Pe mine ma cheama Oscar, am zece ani, am dat foc pisicii, câinelui si casei (cred ca am pârlit si pestisorii din acvariu), si-abia acum îti scriu prima data pentru ca am tot fost ocupat cu lectiile. Da' sa stii: nu pot sa sufar sa scriu. Numai daca ma obliga cineva. Scrisul înseamna brizbizuri, floricele, zâmbete etc., o minciuna frumoasa si nimic mai mult. O chestie pentru oameni mari. Dovada? Uite, sa luam începutul scrisorii asteia.

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    • Counterstrike

    • The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda
    • By: Eric Schmitt, Thom Shanker
    • Narrated by: George K. Wilson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
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    In Counterstrike, Eric Schmitt and Thom Shanker of the New York Times tell the story of how a group of analysts within the military, at spy agencies, and in law enforcement has fashioned an innovative and effective new strategy to fight terrorism, unbeknownst to most Americans and in sharp contrast to the cowboy slogans that characterized the U.S. government's public posture.

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    • By Scott on 08-17-11

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    • Amid Turkish Assault, Kurdish Forces Are Drawn Away From U.S. Fight With Islamic State

    • By: Eric Schmitt  Rod Nordland
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The U.S.-led campaign to hunt down the last pockets of Islamic State militants in Syria has lost its most effective fighting partner — Kurdish forces that are newly-focused on a Turkish assault — in what U.S. military officials fear will stall a critical phase of the offensive and leave open the door for hundreds of foreign fighters to escape.

    "Amid Turkish Assault, Kurdish Forces Are Drawn Away From U.S. Fight With Islamic State" is from the February 28, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt, Rod Nordland and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Oscar et la dame rose

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
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    Pour rendre plus doux les derniers moments du petit malade, Mamie Rose propose un jeu à Oscar : vivre chaque jour comme s'il représentait dix ans. Interprété par l'auteur, accompagné par quelques extraits tintinnabulants du Casse-Noisette et le bal des souris de Tchaïkovski, ce conte a la fraîcheur insolente de l'enfance et raconte la relation particulière tissée entre une vieille dame et un jeune garçon, la puissance de la méditation et l'incroyable force de vie d'Oscar.

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    • U.S. Commando Killed in Yemen in Trump’s First Counterterror Operation

    • By: Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 2 mins
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    One U.S. commando was killed and three others were injured in a fierce firefight overnight with al-Qaida militants in central Yemen, the military said Sunday morning.

    "U.S. Commando Killed in Yemen in Trump’s First Counterterror Operation" is from the January 29, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Ulysse from Bagdad [French Version]

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Bernard Malaka
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
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    D'une plume malicieuse, mêlant humour et humanisme, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt nous raconte l'odyssée de ces hommes qu'on appelle "clandestins".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's Really Not That Great, but Check It Out...

    • By R.A. on 11-14-17

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    • Russia Bolsters Its Submarine Fleet, and Tensions with U.S. Rise

    • By: Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Russia Bolsters Its Submarine Fleet, and Tensions with U.S. Rise" is from the April 21, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • L'élixir d'amour

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Odile Cohen, Adrien Antoine
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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    "L'amour relève-t-il d'un processus chimique ou d'un miracle spirituel ? Existe-t-il un moyen infaillible pour déclencher la passion, comme l'élixir qui jadis unit Tristan et Iseult ? Est-on, au contraire, totalement libre d'aimer ?" Anciens amants, Adam et Louise vivent désormais à des milliers de kilomètres l'un de l'autre, lui à Paris, elle à Montréal. Par lettres, tout en évoquant les blessures du passé et en s'avouant leurs nouvelles aventures, ils se lancent un défi : provoquer l'amour.

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    • ISIS Remains Threat in Libya Despite Defeat in Sirte, U.S. Officials Say

    • By: Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "ISIS Remains Threat in Libya Despite Defeat in Sirte, U.S. Officials Say" is from the December 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Madame Pylinska et le secret de Chopin

    • By: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Nicolas Stavy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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    "Madame Pylinska, quel est le secret de Chopin ? - Il y a des secrets qu'il ne faut pas percer mais fréquenter : leur compagnie vous rend meilleur." Dans le cadre du "Cycle de l'Invisible", "Madame Pylinska et le secret de Chopin" est un conte initiatique, plein d'intelligence et d'humour, où la musique apprend à vivre et à aimer.

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    • U.S. Strikes Al-Shabab, a Likely First Since Trump Relaxed Rules for Somalia

    • By: Charlie Savage, Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The U.S. military said Sunday that it had carried out a drone strike in southern Somalia against al-Shabab, the Qaida-linked insurgent group — apparently the first such strike since President Donald Trump relaxed targeting rules for counterterrorism operations in that country in March.

    "U.S. Strikes Al-Shabab, a Likely First Since Trump Relaxed Rules for Somalia" is from the June 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Charlie Savage, Helene Cooper and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Defying Turkey, U.S. Will Arm Kurds in Syria

    • By: Michael R. Gordon, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to arm Syrian Kurds so they can participate in the battle to retake Raqqa from the Islamic State, a strategy that has drawn deep opposition from Turkey, a NATO ally.

    "Defying Turkey, U.S. Will Arm Kurds in Syria" is from the May 09, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael R. Gordon and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Fleet Commander to Be Relieved of Duty Following Collisions

    • By: Eric Schmitt, Richard C. Paddock
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    One day after ordering a rare suspension of ship operations worldwide, the Navy plans to relieve the commander of the fleet that has sustained four collisions in Asia and the deaths of more than a dozen sailors this year, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

    "Fleet Commander to Be Relieved of Duty Following Collisions" is from the August 23, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt and Richard C. Paddock and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Spokesman’s Death Will Have Islamic State Turning to Its ‘Deep Bench’

    • By: Eric Schmitt, Rukmini Callimachi, Anne Barnard
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Spokesman’s Death Will Have Islamic State Turning to Its ‘Deep Bench’" is from the September 1, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Eric Schmitt, Rukmini Callimachi and Anne Barnard and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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