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Suicide Bomb At Afghanistan Bank Kills Dozens, Local ISIS Branch Claims Responsibility
World  (tags: violence, world, Afghanistan, middle-east, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, suicide bomber, conflict, news, death, government )

- 6 days ago -
A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group.
The Christian Tragedy in the Middle East Did Not Begin With Isis
World  (tags: Armenian genocide, Christians, Middle-east, Ottoman empire )

- 9 days ago -
A hundred years on from the Armenian genocide, and a Christian minority is again suffering
Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Are Having the Wrong Kind of Impact
World  (tags: world, war, politics, middle-east, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, HumanRights )

- 9 days ago -
The airstrikes âEUR" there have been more than a thousand of them âEUR" instead have had an impact of another kind: hundreds of civilians have been killed, more than a hundred thousand displaced, and access to food, water and electricity has been disrupted
PLEASE SIGN: End the Blockade on Gaza Now
World  (tags: Gaza siege Human Rights, PETITION, humanitarian crisis, U.S., europe, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, UnitedNations, media, news, middle-east, world, usa, children, palestine, violence, war, freedoms, death, politics, society, europe )

- 15 days ago -
Letter to The International Community - Demand an end to the illegal Israeli blockade
Kobane's Kurdish Heroes Are Looking for Political Payback From the West
World  (tags: Kurds, sovereignty, seeking independence, freedoms, politics, world, war, society, news, middle-east )

- 15 days ago -
Sinam Mohamad, a leader of the rebel coalition now governing Kobane and other Kurdish regions of Syria, embarked on a diplomatic offensive, traveling to the US where she met with State Department officials in Washington.
Iraq Seeks Help in Its Fight to Overcome the Toxic Fallout of War and Terror
Environment  (tags: pollution, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, war, middle-east, healthconditions, pollution )

- 16 days ago -
Iraq is working hard to remediate the environmental impacts of two Gulf wars and Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons programme,
2,000 Palestinians Evacuated From Syria's Yarmouk Refugee Camp
World  (tags: Yarmouk Refugee Camp, SYRIA, ISIL, HUMANITARIAN AID, INTERNATIONAL, SIEGE, medical, food insufficiency, evacuation, PLO, Palestinians, Refugees&Relief, media, middle-east, news, children, HumanRights, freedoms, europe, UnitedNations, world, violence )

- 18 days ago -
Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after the Islamic State group seized large parts of it
UN Warns Situation in Damascus Refugee Camp Is 'Beyond Inhumane'
World  (tags: politics, war, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, world, news )

- 18 days ago -
Palestinians refugees in Yarmouk starving and injured as aid is cut off amid intense fighting between Isis extremists and Syrian rebels
As IS Beheads Palestinian Refugees in Syria, Hamas Slams Ineffectual Abbas
World  (tags: middle-east, is, Yarmouk, palestinian beheadings, hamas, abbas )

- 19 days ago -
After Yarmouk camp falls to Islamic State, rival Gaza-based terror groupâEUR(TM)s officials says PLO stopped caring about refugees
Iranian FM: We Will Resume Nuclear Activities If Deal Is Broken
World  (tags: middle-east, iran, nuclear deal, western countries )

- 19 days ago -
Iran's FM Mohammad Javad Zarif says if West violates deal, Iran can take 'corresponding actions' and resume nuclear activity.
How Saddam Hussein's Former Military Officers and Spies Are Controlling Isis
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, violence, war, world, ISI< interesting, conflict, government, society )

- 20 days ago -
Isis defectors say the deposed Iraqi dictator's former officers and security agents are leading the group in Iraq and Syria
Yemen: Airstrike on Camp Raises Grave Concerns
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, war, Refugees&Relief, ethics )

- 22 days ago -
The airstrikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition that hit a displaced personsâEUR(TM) camp in northern Yemen on March 30, 2015, raised grave concerns about violations of the laws of war
Call on World Leaders to Turn the Lights Back on for Syria
World  (tags: war, violence, middle-east, Syria )

- 23 days ago -
Dear World Leaders: Four years since it began, the Syrian crisis continues to deepen, and the human suffering is greater than ever before.
Diaspora Jews, It's Time to Step Up
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, Jews, diaspora, peace activists, A. Daniel Roth, Achvat Amim, All That's Left, American Jewry, Center for Jewish Nonviolence, diaspora Jewry, diaspora jews, direct action, J-street, Peter Beinart )

- 27 days ago -
For years there have been calls for on-the-ground opposition to the occupation. Now there are a growing number of Jewish platforms - and voices - seeking to make it happen. An important shift is beginning to take place - right now.

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