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Syria Is Now the Biggest Threat to Britain's Security
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, politics, middle-east, news, europe )

Cal
- 3 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Returning fighters from the Syrian civil war now pose greater threat than al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan and Afghanistan
Number of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Passes 1 Million, U.N. Says
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, violence, Syria, Lebanon, war, middle-east, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 10 days ago - cnn.com
The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has passed 1 million, the United Nations' refugee agency said making up almost a quarter of the country's resident population.
Why Kerry's Mideast Peace Effort Failed
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, violence )

Kit
- 10 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Analysis: Goal of simply keeping the two sides talking did not reckon with changing political geography on the ground
How I Will End the War: Notes From An Officer on His Way to Afghanistan
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', afghanistan, Afghanistan war, conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, middle-east, politics, usa, violence, world )

Kit
- 12 days ago - thedailybeast.com
An American military officer leaving on one of the last deployments to Afghanistan before the war ends, writes about his experiences in a new feature for The Daily Beast.
Egyptian Doctor: Stop Exploiting Palestine as Wedge Against Jewish Israel
World  (tags: Muslims, Islam, Palestinians, Israel, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 14 days ago - youtube.com
Dr. Tawfiq amide is an Egyptian doctor and also has a master's degree in psychology. In his youth was a Muslim radical terrorist organization and joined the islmsti-El 3 Al islamia, along with Dr. Ayman al zaaouri, who later became Deputy to bin Laden
Palestinians Dream of Destroying Israel, Peace Treaty or Not
World  (tags: Palestine, Gaza, usa, conflict, corruption, death, israel, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, Islam, Muslims, peace, lies )

Ge
- 14 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry may be able to force Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, under threats and pressure, to sign a "framework agreement" with Israel. But as this week's rally of hatred in the Gaza St
Herzog and Jordan's King Abdullah Talk Mideast Peace in Amman
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, news, israel, peace talks, world, society )

Cal
- 14 days ago - jpost.com
The Leader of the Opposition was the first Israeli to meet the king since IDF soldiers killed a Jordanian judge earlier this month.
Turkey Downs Syria Military Jet 'in Airspace Violation'
World  (tags: conflict, governments, humanrights, middle-east, politics, Syria, Turkey, media, society, violence )

Kit
- 23 days ago - bbc.com
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says its armed forces have shot down a Syrian military jet which had violated its airspace.
Turkey's Restrictions on Press Freedoms Just Got Tighter
World  (tags: humanrights, politics, freedoms, Turkey, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, middle-east )

Cal
- 27 days ago - globalpost.com
A new law targeting independent and social media can now make dissent disappear so discreetly that users may not even notice.
Israel Watches Warily as Hezbollah Gains Battle Skills in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Hezbollah, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, israel )

Cal
- 33 days ago - nytimes.com
Hezbollah's distracting and costly engagement in the Syrian civil war has offered some practical benefit to Israelis. It has also been a source of foreboding.
Syria's Unknown Victims: The Thousands Missing or Dead in Regime Custody
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Syria, Refugees&Relief, humanrights, government, death, middle-east, war )

Cal
- 35 days ago - theguardian.com
Among the more than 100,000 dead in the three years since the Syrian civil war began are at least 11,000 disappeared into the Assad regime's custody. But the true number may be much higher,
Sources: Egypt to Revoke Citizenship of Nearly 14,000 Palestinians Affiliated With Hamas
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Hamas, terrorism, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 39 days ago - jpost.com
Security forces say that Hamas members that became Egyptian citizens have taken part in terrorist attacks.
Israel Intercepts Ship With Weapons Headed to Gaza
World  (tags: politics, world, society, conflict, violence, israel, iran, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 40 days ago - cnn.com
The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday it intercepted an Iranian shipment of "advanced" weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaza.
Iranian Women Push To Tighten Gender Gap
World  (tags: Iranian women, women's rights, activism, world, politics, news, middle-east, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, freedoms )

Cal
- 42 days ago - npr.org
On a recent afternoon in north Tehran two professional women huddle with an adviser to the Ministry of Mines and Trade. They are building a strategy for promoting jobs for women in government and the private sector.
OP-ED: There Are Encouraging Signs That Some Arab Views of Israel Are Changing
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, israel, society, ARABSTREET, POLLS, OP-ED, conflict, interesting )

Cal
- 43 days ago - globalpost.com
Public sentiment is softening and the power of Israel's military and high-tech capacity is recognized throughout region.
 

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