Current — Conflict in Syria

Current — Conflict in Syria

  • Fun Online Polls: Complete and Utter Chaos & The Interest Rate Hike

    The responses to last week's Fun Online Poll were as follows: Complete and utter chaos (multiple selections allowed): Iraq - 60 votes Syria - 59 votes Somalia... Read more

    The 23 june 2014 by   Markwadsworth
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  • ISIS Takes 3 More Towns. Kuwait Recalls Ambassador, Jordan Nervous, Kerry on...

    ISIS Takes More Towns. Kuwait Recalls Ambassador, Jordan Nervous, Kerry Scene

    I've been following the progress of the Al Qaeda splinter group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) for two weeks now. Their progress in gobbling territory... Read more

    The 23 june 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • Maison De La Gaufre: Dark Chocolate Stuffed Waffles

    Maison Gaufre: Dark Chocolate Stuffed Waffles

    One of Zaitunay Bay’s newest spots is a Waffle parlor that caught my attention while walking along the corniche. “Maison de la Gaufre”, which translates to... Read more

    The 23 june 2014 by   Nogarlicnoonions
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  • Dark Mountain by C.B. Pratt: Spotlight with Excerpt

    Dark Mountain C.B. Pratt: Spotlight with Excerpt

    About The BookGot monsters? You need Eno the Thracian! He's the guy with the answer to your problems, whether they're as small as a dragonet you need moved to... Read more

    The 23 june 2014 by   Lauriej
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  • What Did Ancient Egyptians Eat

    What Ancient Egyptians

    Egypt is also known for its historical monuments such as the Giza pyramid complex and even the Egyptian civilization holds a lot of importance. Read more

    The 22 june 2014 by   Egyking
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  • Arabs Oppose Western Intervention in Syria

    Last year, out of a group of 14 Middle Eastern populations*, only Jordanians supported US aid to the Syrian rebels. This year, not one Arab population supports... Read more

    The 21 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • How Much of This Can Be Blamed on American Policy?

    Much This Blamed American Policy?

    There are now more than 50 million refugees, most since WWII: In a battered car loaded with blankets and clothes, Hassan Abbas and his mother left a dusty town... Read more

    The 21 june 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
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  • Texas Acts to Secure Border Against Unprecedented Tidal Wave of Illegals

    Texas Acts Secure Border Against Unprecedented Tidal Wave Illegals

    On Jan. 15, 2014, the imperial Obama told Senate Democrats that when Congress stands in his way, “I’ll act with or without Congress.” (AP) Since then, the... Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Taking Stock of Syria’s Shattered Economy

    Taking Stock Syria’s Shattered Economy

    This slideshow requires JavaScript.The common thread that unites all of CIPE’s partners around the world is their dedication to the principles of democracy... Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
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  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Now in the Hands of President Lucifer’s Jihadists

    Weapons Mass Destruction Hands President Lucifer’s Jihadists

    WND EXCLUSIVE ISIS SCORES BIG WITH IRAQI WMDS Saddam’s manufacturer also joins terror army F. MICHAEL MALOOF Sarin stockpiles WASHINGTON – The terrorists runnin... Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Time Magazine This Week: "The End of Iraq"?

    Time Magazine This Week: "The Iraq"?

    Time Magazine's new cover features this photo, obviously their political opinion of what is happening in that troubled region of the world. Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • US Foreign Policy: Nation State Destruction

    Under folks like “Democrat” Anne-Marie “Humanitarian Bomber” Slaughter and “Republican” George “Mission Accomplished” Bush, US foreign policy really boils down... Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • The Foreign Policy Apparatus of the Democratic Party

    The deeply depressing foreign policy of the “liberal” Democratic Party is pretty much summed up by this monstrous woman, the appropriately named Anne-Marie... Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Green Party Says An Attack In Iraq (On Anyone) Is Illegal

    Green Party Says Attack Iraq Anyone) Illegal

    Green Party Shadow Cabinet member Kevin Zeese posted the following article on June 14th: The same people who got the U.S. into the mistaken Iraq War are now... Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Jobsanger
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  • DPRK Foreign Minister Meets with Bashar al-Assad

    DPRK Foreign Minister Meets with Bashar al-Assad

    DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Chol (L) meets with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (R ) in Damascus on 18 June 2014 (Photo: Syria TV). DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Su... Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Michael_nklw
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  • Obama Admin Trained ISIS Jihadists in 2012

    Obama Admin Trained ISIS Jihadists 2012

    Dr. Eowyn:Want more proof that Obama is stupid/diabolical (take your pick) in aiding, training, funding the Syrian so-called “rebels” against the Assad regime? Read more

    The 20 june 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Batsmen Fail at Mirpur Again .... Iraqi Internal War and Soaring Oil Prices for...

    At Mirpur the 3rd One dayer was washed out …. But before it rained, the sails of Indian boat rocked as they were humbled for the 2nd time … a batting line-up... Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
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  • How Americans Like Their Politics

    Americans seem to like our politics rather Captain Kirk-like--all emotional and "go get 'em!", clearly. Between Fox "News" and now all the mainstream media... Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Morage
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  • Iraq's Future??? Obama's Epic Failure

    Iraq's Future??? Obama's Epic Failure

    *cross-posted from Assoluta Tranquillita* Back in October 2006, Master Gunner wrote this on Tanker Bros blog: Monday, October 16, 2006 Iraq's Future! Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Susanduclos
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  • Adele "Dulie" Nahem: A Celebration

    Adele "Dulie" Nahem: Celebration

    Yesterday was the two-year anniversary of the passing of my amazing mother Adele “Dulie” Nahem. Below is the blog I wrote after she died in celebration of her... Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Eyepreferparis88
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  • Our Allies Are Supporting ISIS

    I have known about this for a long time. Most of the money is coming out of Kuwaiti banks, but Saudis are also heavily involved. Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • America’s Proxy Forces Around the World

    The truth is that Islamist/Al Qaeda/takfiri radical Islamists are one of the proxy armies that the US uses from time to time. We have used them in Libya,... Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Timeless Escapes: a Collection of Summer Stories Anthology

    Timeless Escapes: Collection Summer Stories Anthology

    Timeless Escapes: A Collection of Summer StoriesRuth A. Casie, Lita Harris, Emma Kaye, Nicole S. Patrick, Julie RoweIntroduction by Roxanne St. Read more

    The 19 june 2014 by   Gpangel
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  • Video: Ahmed Abu Khattala Captured - All Politics All the Time

    Video: Ahmed Khattala Captured Politics Time

    According to The Washington Post: [...] The capture of Abu Khattala is being taken as a big victory for the United States. One official told The Post that the... Read more

    The 18 june 2014 by   Susanduclos
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  • Easily Fixed

    From Sky News: Foreign Secretary William Hague has said a number of Britons are fighting with ISIS, the extremist group that has taken over large parts of Iraq. Read more

    The 18 june 2014 by   Markwadsworth
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  • How Much Ground Has ISIS Won in Syria? This Picture Puts It in Perspective

    Much Ground ISIS Syria? This Picture Puts Perspective

    Fox News reporter Doug Luzader (@DougLuzader , @foxandfriends) asked the following question this morning, and answered it with the photoHow much ground has #ISI... Read more

    The 18 june 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • Iraq’s Tragedy: “Nothing Is Written”

    Iraq’s Tragedy: “Nothing Written”

    Iraq’s civil war is a metastasizing of a 7th century religious dispute over whether Ali was the first caliph or the fourth.Now, obviously, the “firsters” are... Read more

    The 17 june 2014 by   Fsrcoin
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  • Obama Sends Combat Troops to Iraq

    Obama Sends Combat Troops Iraq

    It’s déjà vu all over again. Three years after U. S. troops withdrew from Iraq, finally ending America’s war and occupation (2003-2011) of that benighted... Read more

    The 17 june 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Introduction To The Gospel Of Mark

    “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” (Mark 1:1)It would be seemingly incongruous to preface any study of the Gospel of Mark with a... Read more

    The 16 june 2014 by   Answersfromthebook
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  • Links 16/06/14

    Politics: ISIS or ISIL (depending on whether you translate that last letter as "Syria" or "Levant" has been active in the regions since the war started in... Read more

    The 16 june 2014 by   Cathy Leaves
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  • A Peak Signal in the FTSE?

    Peak Signal FTSE?

    OK, I’ve changed my mind again! In my last post I was expecting the FTSE to finally break through its all-time high, but it hasn’t, and the longer it fails brea... Read more

    The 16 june 2014 by   Andyepb
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  • Discovering The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

    Discovering Hashemite Kingdom Jordan

    This month, I was invited alongside a group of media to discover Jordan. The trip was scheduled to take place in mid May but was immediately rescheduled to... Read more

    The 16 june 2014 by   Nogarlicnoonions
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  • Charlemagne: A Promise Barely Noticed

    Charlemagne: Promise Barely Noticed

    // AMERICA’S retreat from the woes of the world is worrying its friends in the Middle East. Jihadists are surging through Iraq; Syria uses chemical weapons... Read more

    The 16 june 2014 by   Stizzard
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  • ISIS: the Savage Jihadists Laying Waste to Iraq

    Dr. Eowyn:Find out who or what is the ISIS: Islamic State in Iraq and Syria — their frightening beliefs and goals of installing a pan-Islamic theocracy in the... Read more

    The 16 june 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Jordan Braces for ISIS

    Jordan Braces ISIS

    From the Jordan Times today:Jordan strengthens security along Iraqi border as ISIL makes gainsAMMAN — The Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) have strengthened their... Read more

    The 16 june 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • A Field Day for Armchair Psychiatrists

    From the BBC: The 2003 invasion of Iraq is not to blame for the violent insurgency now gripping the country, former UK prime minister Tony Blair has said. Read more

    The 15 june 2014 by   Markwadsworth
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  • Tel Aviv, Sodom's New Headquarters; Part 2 ISIS and Prophecy

    Aviv, Sodom's Headquarters; Part ISIS Prophecy

    In both the introduction, Do the events of today in Iraq have prophetic import? and in Part 1, "Has the Assyrian Empire just revived? Read more

    The 15 june 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • Has the Assyrian Empire Just Revived? ISIS, Baghdad, and the Middle East in...

    Assyrian Empire Just Revived? ISIS, Baghdad, Middle East Prophecy Part

    There is currently so much going on now in the Middle East it staggers the mind. I wrote this earlier on Twitter,So hard to concentrate today, with all that... Read more

    The 14 june 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • Obama Takes Another Vacation as World Falls Apart

    Obama Takes Another Vacation World Falls Apart

    Iraq is spiraling into anarchy and civil war. The Iraqi government has all but collapsed, its 300,000 troops fleeing their posts in the face of advances by the... Read more

    The 14 june 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • No Christian Left in Mosul, Iraq

    Christian Left Mosul, Iraq

    A USA Today/Pew Poll from January 2014 shows that Americans now believe by a 50%-38% margin that war against Iraq and the subsequent U.S. occupation... Read more

    The 14 june 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Amazing Photos and Videos out of Iraq

    Amazing Photos Videos Iraq

    The Iraq-Syria border no longer exists.This amazing photograph appeared on a jihadi website. It shows the ISIS removing the dirt barriers on the Iraq-Syria... Read more

    The 14 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Do the Events of Today in Iraq Have Prophetic Import?

    Events Today Iraq Have Prophetic Import?

    The suddenness with which the ISIS coalition has burst into the world stage is certainly startling. The swiftness with which the ISIS organization has made... Read more

    The 14 june 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • ISIS Sweeps Across Iraq

    ISIS Sweeps Across Iraq

    Further information reveals that ISIS has overrun Hawija and Riyadh near Kirkuk. They also took a couple of towns in Diyala Province. Read more

    The 14 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Al Qaeda Conquers Much of Northern Iraq

    There are many news reports stating the ISIS, an acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (Syria) has conquered much of northern Iraq in a huge... Read more

    The 13 june 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Iraq and How It’s Going So Bad

    Iraq It’s Going

    With the troubling news coming out of Iraq these past few days I can only think what a waste the War was. We lost over 4500 service men and women and hundreds o... Read more

    The 12 june 2014 by   Paul Phillips
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  • Thursday Thrust – Rent-A-Rebel Pops Oil Over $106 Just in Time for the Holidays

    Thursday Thrust Rent-A-Rebel Pops Over $106 Just Time Holidays

    The boyz are back in town! By boyz, I mean al-Qeada and by town, I mean Tikrit, which is about 40 miles from Baghdad which has "dad" in it and Father's day is... Read more

    The 12 june 2014 by   Phil's Stock World
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  • Book Mini-Review – I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

    Book Mini-Review Pilgrim Terry Hayes

    Title: I Am Pilgrim Author: Terry Hayes ISBN: 9781439177723 No. of Pages: 624 Genre: Thriller Origins: Atria Books Release Date: 27 May 2014 Bottom Line:... Read more

    The 07 june 2014 by   Whatsheread
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  • June 6, 1944

    June 1944

    On this day 70 years ago the greatest invasion force in the history of the world, led by the United States of America, set out to liberate Europe from barbarism. Read more

    The 06 june 2014 by   Fsrcoin
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  • China and Islam

    It is generally assumed that confrontations between Islam and the West are one of the most critical clashes of civilizations since the battle of Tours and... Read more

    The 03 june 2014 by   Shahalexander
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  • Exploring Northern Israel with Avi

    Exploring Northern Israel with

    0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pin It Share 0 StumbleUpon 0 Reddit 0 0 Flares × Exploring Northern Israel with Avi. Read more

    The 03 june 2014 by   Latitude34
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  • Changing Times?

    Changing Times?

    [courtesy Google Images]thAlthough the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda was officially blamed for the attacks, much of America still believes that 911 was a... Read more

    The 01 june 2014 by   Adask
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  • Concerning Conspiracies

    Concerning Conspiracies

    In this day we see many conspiracies, some real, some imagined. Sometimes we waste time chasing down one or another line of reasoning, only to find it was... Read more

    The 31 may 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Soldiers Without Borders: A Modest Proposal

    Soldiers Without Borders: Modest Proposal

    My daughter, Elizabeth Robinson, is studying International Relations at Tufts and will spend this fall with an NGO (“non-governmental organization”) in Jordan... Read more

    The 27 may 2014 by   Fsrcoin
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  • Links 26/05/14

    Politics: With most of the results in from the European Union Parliament elections that took place over the last week, the Guardian has the results from the 28... Read more

    The 26 may 2014 by   Cathy Leaves
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  • The Dagger and Sheath of King Tutankhamun

    Dagger Sheath King Tutankhamun

    Daggers were used by the ancient Egyptians from predynastic times onwards, though examples dating from the Old Kingdom are exceedingly rare. Read more

    The 26 may 2014 by   Egyking
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  • Days of the Future Are Here.

    Days Future Here.

    So I got up bright and early this morning and went and saw X-Men: Days of Future Past. When I first heard of the film and saw the previews and trailers, I... Read more

    The 25 may 2014 by   Jamesswezey
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  • “New Cold War,” Same Old Imperialism

    This guy is a Trotskyite, but I often agree with his analysis of capitalism and US imperialism, which is 100% right on.First of all, he is correct that the US... Read more

    The 24 may 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Stabilize and Reinforce the US-Japanese Alliance Beyond Partisanship

    It is often said that the US-Japanese relationship is good under the Republican rule, but cools down when the Democrats take office. The reason for this is... Read more

    The 21 may 2014 by   Shahalexander
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  • Neanderthals Were Just Really Old People: Disproven

    Neanderthals Were Just Really People: Disproven

    Whenever I write a post about Neanderthals I typically get three kinds of comments. There are the people who ask “just how smart were the Neanderthals?” After... Read more

    The 19 may 2014 by   Reprieve
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  • Obama Backed Boko Haram

    Obama Backed Boko Haram

    Michael L.Joel Gehrke of the Washington Examiner writes the following: When congressional leaders asked the State Department to tailor American assistance to... Read more

    The 16 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • An Aging Adult TCK

    Aging Adult

    by Robynn. You can follow Robynn on Twitter @RobynnBlissI used to think of myself as a Missionary Kid…an MK. My parents were missionaries. I was their kid. The... Read more

    The 16 may 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
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  • The Arab World: The Ilusion and the Truth

    Oneofmany writes:I wouldn’t compare the Arab states and Iran to the Western and Asian ones in terms of socialism or economics. Read more

    The 16 may 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Police State Rising

    Police State Rising

    Cops shoot to death homeless man for camping Russia is warning us about the police state conditions inside America! What have our police become? Read more

    The 15 may 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • Save The Date

    Save Date

    Ayyam Gallery is pleased to announce Syria's Apex Generation, an exhibition featuring recent works by artists Nihad Al Turk, Abdul Karim Majdal Al-Beik, Othman... Read more

    The 15 may 2014 by   Rasha M.
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  • Tyrannical Government--the Reality

    Tyrannical Government--the Reality

    This is Homs in Syria: The headline which accompanied this picture reads: Syrian army crushes key rebel stronghold in Homs There is this description of the... Read more

    The 14 may 2014 by   Mikeb302000
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  • State of the World’s Mothers 2014 #SOWM

    State World’s Mothers 2014 #SOWM

    I was 13 when I first witnessed the miracle of birth at a women’s and children’s hospital in Pakistan. Ever since I have had a part of my heart reserved for... Read more

    The 14 may 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
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  • 05.11.14 Don’t Carry Assad’s Water

    An old friend of mine (call him “Joe”) withholds a small part of his federal income taxes every year to protest various US policies and writes an annual letter... Read more

    The 11 may 2014 by   Keith Berner
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  • The Rialto Disgrace

    Michael L.CBS reports:RIALTO (CBSLA.com) — School district officials in Rialto (California - editor's note) have received death threats in connection to a... Read more

    The 09 may 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • America’s Best Friends Never Violate Human Rights

    Let’s read about the BFF forever of Uncle Sam, the Saudi monarchy:Here.“The victim’s sentence was increased because her lawyer had spoken out…” When the... Read more

    The 08 may 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • Mocking Posters Greet Obama in L.A.

    Mocking Posters Greet Obama L.A.

    The POS is in Los Angeles today to receive a “humanitarian” award from butt-kisser director Steven Spielberg. This is the poster that greets the POS, plastered... Read more

    The 07 may 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • History of the 21st Century, Part II

    From the BBC, the BBC and the BBC: Ukrainian government forces have retaken the rebel stronghold in the Syrian city of Homs in the south-eastern oil hub of... Read more

    The 07 may 2014 by   Markwadsworth
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  • "Reponstible Is Not A Word!"

    "Reponstible Word!"

    Well somehow I finished surviving the month of April. If it weren't my vacation, I think grad school and my job would have killed me by now. Read more

    The 07 may 2014 by   Jamesswezey
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  • Traveler Alert: Polio Is Making A Comeback

    Traveler Alert: Polio Making Comeback

    This is not a story we thought we’d be working on. Polio, the disease that ravaged children around the world in the mid-20th century, is making a comeback, and... Read more

    The 06 may 2014 by   Healthytravelblog
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  • On Polio (and When It’s All Too Much to Bear)

    Polio (and When It’s Much Bear)

    Afghanistan – where war, Taliban, drones and mudslides keep this country of hospitality, amazing people and amazing food on its knees and in its cemeteries. Read more

    The 06 may 2014 by   Marilyngardner5
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  • Egypt's Elections 2014

    Egypt's Elections 2014

    Secretary of State Kerry, and my old boss, Nabil Fahmy, now Egyptian Foreign Minister. Things do not look so good in Egypt. The country has strayed fairly far... Read more

    The 05 may 2014 by   Warigia
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  • Save The Date

    Save Date

    Ayyam Gallery is pleased to present Contemporary Uprising: Art from the Middle East, a collective exhibition of ten renowned artists from Syria, Palestine,... Read more

    The 05 may 2014 by   Rasha M.
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  • World Press Freedom Day: Don’t Shoot the Messenger

    World Press Freedom Day: Don’t Shoot Messenger

    As you read this, three Al-Jazeera journalists remain behind bars in Egypt, accused of false reporting and aiding the Muslim Brotherhood. Read more

    The 04 may 2014 by   Monicasarkar
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  • Americans Are Sick of U.S. Wars – Here, There, and Everywhere

    Americans Sick U.S. Wars Here, There, Everywhere

    Poll after recent poll find that the American people are simply sick of it. We are sick of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: A USA Today/Pew Poll from January... Read more

    The 03 may 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • The Worried Optimist: A “Broken Windows” Theory of World Order

    Worried Optimist: “Broken Windows” Theory World Order

    David Brooks’s 4/30 column helps crystallize my own thoughts. I’ve argued here, and in my 2009 book, The Case for Rational Optimism, that in the big picture... Read more

    The 03 may 2014 by   Fsrcoin
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  • Terrorism, Number of Al Qaeda Affiliates Both Surged from 2012 to 2013: State...

    Terrorism, Number Qaeda Affiliates Both Surged from 2012 2013: State Department

    NYDailyNews: A surge in the number of aggressive al-Qaida affiliates and like-minded groups the Middle East and North Africa poses a serious threat to U.S. Read more

    The 02 may 2014 by   Eowyn
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  • America Must Continue to Engage with Afghanistan After Karzai

    The presidential election in Afghanistan is a dead heat between Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah and Former Finance Minister Asraf Ghani, and neither o... Read more

    The 30 april 2014 by   Shahalexander
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  • Our Harvest is Your Heads

    Harvest Your Heads

    Michael L.In an April 24 piece for Palestinian Media Watch by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik we read:A video broadcast on Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV yesterday... Read more

    The 27 april 2014 by   Mikelumish
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  • HuffPost: British Jihadis – Turning Mothers Into Informants Is No Solution

    HuffPost: British Jihadis Turning Mothers Into Informants Solution

    You can read the piece on the HuffPost site hereIn the government’s latest Orwellian measure, mothers and wives of “would-be jihadists” are ‎being urged to... Read more

    The 26 april 2014 by   Mfrancoiscerrah
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  • It Begins… ‘I Won’t Kill Or Die For This’

    Begins… Won’t Kill This’

    By Susan Duclos It begins. Just as some members of the US Military started a campign of holding up signs saying they refused to fight for al-Qaeda Syrian... Read more

    The 26 april 2014 by   Susanduclos
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  • Without Gloss: Francis of Assisi and Western Catholicism

    Without Gloss: Francis Assisi Western Catholicism

    By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Speech at the Catholic Center of New York University, New York City, April 25, 2014 I want to start with a simple... Read more

    The 25 april 2014 by   Stjohnpa
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  • America’s Best Friends in Syria

    America’s Best Friends Syria

    Say hello to America’s best friends in Syria – Al Qaeda!Some Armenians were killed during the assault. At least one was beheaded and others were given a choice... Read more

    The 24 april 2014 by   Calvinthedog
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  • A Step Closer To WW3 – Obama Sends Paratroopers To Poland

    Step Closer Obama Sends Paratroopers Poland

    By Susan Duclos "Fresh signs the situation in Ukraine may be unraveling." In response to the situation in Ukraine, the US has "expanded" their military exercise... Read more

    The 23 april 2014 by   Susanduclos
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  • The Almond Tree: the Promise and the Beauty, a Symbol of Resurrection

    Almond Tree: Promise Beauty, Symbol Resurrection

    Most of us aren't farmers. Many of us don't garden. Having lost our connection to the land, sometimes the biblical symbolism of certain agricultural meanings ar... Read more

    The 20 april 2014 by   Elizabethprata
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  • Friday Good?

    Friday Good?

    This is the script of this morning's Pause for Thought on the Chris Evans Show on BBC Radio 2 with Zoe Ball.When I was a kid in Liverpool I always felt I must b... Read more

    The 18 april 2014 by   Nicholas Baines
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  • The West Marches East, Part 1: The U.S.-NATO Strategy to Isolate Russia

    West Marches East, Part U.S.-NATO Strategy Isolate Russia

    By: Andrew Gavin Marshall17 April 2014Originally posted at The Hampton InstituteIn early March of 2014, following Russia’s invasion of Crimea in Ukraine, the Ne... Read more

    The 17 april 2014 by   Andrewgavinmarshall
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  • Moving on

    Moving

    This is a poignant week. Not only do we we in the church consciously walk with Jesus and his bizarre group of friends through acclamation, popularity,... Read more

    The 16 april 2014 by   Nicholas Baines
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  • "A Dramatic, and Often Untold, Religion Story of the Early 21st Century — the...

    Dramatic, Often Untold, Religion Story Early 21st Century Global Christians."

    Fruit from John Allen's recent move to the Boston Globe, coverage of that which has largely been ignored: Dutch Jesuit priest Frans van der Lugt, killed in Syri... Read more

    The 15 april 2014 by   Brutallyhonest
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  • Reality Check Time of Mideast Peace Process

    Reality Check Time Mideast Peace Process

    The Mideast peace process is now on the edge of collapse and the parties desperately are looking for a package of measures which would be the basis for extendin... Read more

    The 15 april 2014 by   Arirusila
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  • Reality Check Time of Mideast Peace Process

    Reality Check Time Mideast Peace Process

    The Mideast peace process is now on the edge of collapse and the parties desperately are looking for a package of measures which would be the basis for extendin... Read more

    The 15 april 2014 by   Arirusila
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  • The Social Media Revolution

    Social Media Revolution

    Image from westsidevelocity.com The advent of social media has served as one of the largest revolutions that have ever befallen human civilization. Read more

    The 14 april 2014 by   Candornews
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  • Lebanese Beer Market Yet to Brew

    Lebanese Beer Market Brew

    Ever since the first Lebanese beer was produced eighty years ago, the local beer market has been dominated by a single brand for the majority of its history.... Read more

    The 14 april 2014 by   Nogarlicnoonions
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  • Why We Didn’t Attack Syria: Highlights of Sy Hersh’s Investigation

    Didn’t Attack Syria: Highlights Hersh’s Investigation

    Last year, the U.S. came very close to involving itself in another unpopular war in the Middle East by attacking Syria over its government’s reported use of... Read more

    The 08 april 2014 by   Paul Phillips
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  • Muslim Persecution of Christians, December, 2013

    Muslim Persecution Christians, December, 2013

    By Findalis of Monkey in the Middle As happens at Christmas every year throughout the Muslim world, Christians and their churches were especially targeted—from... Read more

    The 08 april 2014 by   Susanduclos
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  • ‘Shield’ing the People from Independent Journalism

    ‘Shield’ing People from Independent Journalism

    Image Courtesy of FreePress.netCurrently being debated by the Senate, but rarely discussed on mainstream television, is the Shield Law. Read more

    The 07 april 2014 by   Devondb
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  • Convince Me There’s A God – Archaeology 10

    Convince There’s Archaeology

    I used to think that Christians were ignorant to believe the “stories” in the Bible. I was taught those stories as a child, but I grew up to “know” they... Read more

    The 06 april 2014 by   Mmcgee
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