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Isis Sets Sunset Deadline for Jordan to Free Bomber and Save Hostage
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Jordan, Japan, violence, terrorism, Human Rights, hostages, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, politics, humans, Human Rights )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Islamic State has set a deadline of sunset on Thursday for the release of a failed suicide bomber after Jordan agreed to free her in return for a Jordanian pilot being held hostage by the group. The fate of the Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ...
Israeli Navy Sinks Palestinian Fishing Boat In Gaza, Kidnaps 4 Fishermen
World  (tags: Gaza, fishermen, Fishing Boat, harassment-arrests of Gazan fishermen, Israel breaks truce 2014, kidnapped, BDS, arson, live ammunition, Israeli Aggression, media, middle-east, news, terrorism, world, usa, violence, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
A Palestinian fishing boat drowned, on Monday evening, after Israeli navy ships fired rounds of live ammunition at it in Palestinian waters, west of Gaza city. The soldiers also kidnapped four fishermen.
OP-ED: After Abdullah: Can Saudi Arabia Reform Before It Is Too Late?
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, world, SAudiArabia, reforms, government, society, news, interesting )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thenation.com
Treading water is not an option. Saudi Arabia is one of the more dynamic societies in the world, beset with rapid population growth and severe class, sectarian and regional tensions.
The Long Journey   video
World  (tags: George Nehmeh, photographic record, revisited, nakba, palestine, israel, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, United Nations, UNRWA )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - youtu.be
Moving, compiled from old films and photos, a number currently on exhibition in NY, the team pulling the photos together tracked down people and places recorded in this photographic record of Palestinian refugees over the last 67 years.
Who Is Sajida Al-Rishawi? ISIS Demands Release Of Iraqi Woman With Links To Al Qaeda, Islamic State (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, violence, suicide bomber, Human Rights, terrorism, middle-east, ethics, government, news, prisoner exchange, Al Qaeda, Iraq )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - ibtimes.com
The Islamic State group has demanded the release of an Iraqi woman named Sajida al-Rishawi, as it posted a video indicating the beheading of one of two Japanese hostages taken in Syria, Haruna Yukawa. Instead of ransom, the terror group is seeking a ...
Hezbollah Seeks Revenge But Not War Over Israeli Strike
World  (tags: Israel, Iran, Lebanon, Hezbollah, violence, ethics, government, politics, freedoms, news, middle-east, conflict )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The question hanging over an already tense region, now, is how will Hezbollah respond? The timing of the air strike and the caliber of those killed leaves its leaders feeling compelled to retaliate if they are to maintain any degree of deterrence ...
Alleged ISIS Video Claims Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa Was Executed, Issues New Demand
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Japan, Haruna Yukawa, death, sadness, politics, middle-east, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Members of the Islamic State militant group circulated an online video on Saturday claiming they have executed Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. The Japanese government is trying to verify the video, Japanese state TV said.
âEURoe[Prime Minister Shinzo] Abe,And Obama Condemn Apparent ISIS Execution Of Japanese Hostage
World  (tags: Obama, PM Shinzo, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, violence, death, crime, ethics, Human Rights, terrorism, middle-east, news, government, humans )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - buzzfeed.com
In an unverified video recording, which differs substantially from previous ISIS execution videos, a photograph of journalist Kenji Goto is shown holding a picture that claims to show the dead body of Yukawa.
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, Salman Is New Ruler
World  (tags: world, middle-east, politics, usa, Saudi Arabia )

Cal
- 7 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Saudi Arabia's elderly King Abdullah died on Friday and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam.
Jaafar Awad Released, Moved to Al-Ahli Hospital After Severe Illness, Large Fine
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Jafar Awad, illness, freedoms, middle-east, ethics, society, crime, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli authorities on Wednesday evening released a sick Palestinian prisoner who was being held at Ofer detention center, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society said.
Dubai Ruler Open to Normalizing Ties With Israel
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, Dubai, normalization, free trade )

Barbara
- 8 days ago - i24news.tv
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum says trade with Jewish state will come on the heels of peace deal
Al-Qaeda in Yemen Calls for 'Lone Wolf Attacks' in West
World  (tags: middle-east, terrorism, qaeda, lone wolf attacks, U.S., Europe )

Barbara
- 9 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Al-Qaeda's Yemen branch calls for "lone wolf attacks" against the United States and the West in new video.
Islamic State Fighters Mass on Lebanon Border and Threaten to Launch Attacks Across It
World  (tags: middle-east, ISIS, Lebanon, attacks, terrorism )

Barbara
- 9 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Exclusive: How Islamic State fighters have been training new recruits close to Lebanon - and could launch cross-border attacks
The Afghan Girls Raised as Boys
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, middle-east, Bacha posh )

Rose
- 10 days ago - theguardian.com
In Afghanistan, ranked the worst country in the world to be born a girl, some parents are bringing up their daughters as sons. Then comes puberty and the 'bacha posh' are expected to to switch back
Iran Bans Newspaper for Showing George Clooney Wearing 'Je Suis Charlie' Pin
World  (tags: middle-east, Iran, censorship, George Clooney, Je Suis Charlie )

Barbara
- 10 days ago - jpost.com
Mardom-e Emrooz (Today's People) had come under criticism after running the image of the US actor at last week's Golden Globes ceremony displaying his support for victims of a deadly attack two weeks ago on the Charlie Hebdo weekly in Paris.
 

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