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Palestinian Journalist Mohammed Omer: Lifting the Blockade Isn't a Hamas Demand--It's a Human Right | Democracy Now!
World  (tags: HumanRights, children, conflict, ethics, violence, war, iraq, palestine, Refugees&Relief, israel )

Wild
- 3 hours ago - democracynow.org
The Palestinian death toll has topped 1,100 after one of the deadliest 24-hour periods since the Israeli assault on Gaza began 22 days ago. Most of the dead have been civilians. More than 180,000 Palestinians have been displaced over the past three weeks
Hamas Kills 160 Palestinian Children, Building Terror Tunnels
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, israel, media, middle-east, palestine, news, politics, iraq, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, vi )

Rahman
- 2 days ago - tabletmag.com
Instead of using money and concrete given to Palestine to build schools and hospitals, Hamas uses that money to build tunnels to terrorize Israelis, and Hamas killed 160 Palestinian children making them build those tunnels. Where is the global outrage?
Iraqis Protest Treatment of Minority Christians
World  (tags: Iraq, Kurdistan, Arbil, Christians, Islam, forced conversions, executions, displacement, ISIS, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, terrorism )

Lynn
- 3 days ago - france24.com
Hundreds of people demonstrated Thursday in Arbil, capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, to condemn the forced displacement of Iraqi Christians and call for their protection.
Iraqi Christians Flee for Their Lives After ISIS Ultimatum
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, violence, ISIS, Christians )

Ge
- 8 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has emptied Mosul of Christians, Christian leaders lamented earlier this week, after the Islamist group issued them an ultimatum: convert to Islam, pay non-Muslim jhizya taxes - or die.
Have The Islamist Militants Overreached In Iraq And Syria?
World  (tags: ISIS, society, violence, iraq, middle-east, politics, conflict, news, world )

Cal
- 24 days ago - npr.org
The Islamist radicals who have declared an Islamic caliphate on land they control straddling Iraq and Syria are waging an audacious publicity stunt, according to some analysts.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: No Military Force in Iraq
World  (tags: politics, usa, iraq, violence, ACTIVISM, NO WAR, DON'T BOMB IRAQwar, world )

Cal
- 32 days ago - activism.thenation.com
United States military intervention is not the answer. US military force of any kind would inflame sectarian divisions in the country and almost certainly kill civilians. We implore you not to bomb Iraq.
Mosul To Baghdad, Iraq's Worst-Case Scenario Unfolds
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, iraq, middle-east, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 34 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Mosul To Baghdad, Iraq's Worst-Case Scenario Unfolds How did a city known for its ethnic and religious mix roll over for a band of Islamist radicals? In the wake of the ISIS conquest of Mosul, the spectre of it spreading to the capital looms.
The 5 Big Winners in Iraq, Land of Opportunity
World  (tags: world, society, politics, middle-east, news, violence, iraq, death, freedoms, humanrights )

Cal
- 36 days ago - globalpost.com
The ISIL isn't alone in making the most of a messy situation.
Conflicts in Syria and Iraq Raising Fears of Contagion in Divided Lebanon
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, violence, Lebanon, Syria, iraq, society )

Cal
- 37 days ago - ipsnews.net
With jihadists leading a Sunni uprising against Iraq's Shiite-dominated government, the conflicts in Syria and Iraq are beginning to reverberate across the region, raising fears of contagion in divided Lebanon where a suicide bombing took place on Friday
Meet the Elusive Man Responsible for Today's Middle East Mayhem
World  (tags: Lieutenant Muhammad Sharif Al-Faruqi, Iraq, Great Britain, middle-east, world, politics, interesting, government, violence )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - nationalinterest.org
"It began as a mistake." Charles Bukowski's terse opening line in his debut novel Post Office succinctly summarizes the dubious beginnings of Arab-West discussions on the future of the Middle East in 1915 during the First World War.
Iran Offers Iraq 'Everything It Needs' to Fight ISIS
World  (tags: U.S., Iraq, Iran, ISIS, government, violence, war, politics, world, freedoms, conflict, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 42 days ago - thedailybeast.com
"We face an existential threat. Unfortunately, when people are desperate, they will take desperate measures. We will go to whomever we can partner with to deal with the immediate threat."
Gertrude of Arabia, the Woman Who Invented Iraq
World  (tags: Iraq, British spy, Gertrude Bell, politics, government, ethics, violence, interesting, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The story of the British intelligence agent who rigged an election, installed a king loyal to the British, drew new borders--and gave us today's ungovernable country. It was a hundred years ago, a few months before the outbreak of World War I.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Don't Bomb Iraq
World  (tags: politics, iraq, violence, world, society, obama, usa, acitvism )

Cal
- 44 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Insurgents in Iraq have taken Mosul, the country's second largest city, and they are making their way to Baghdad. Events are unfolding so rapidly in Iraq that this email may be out of date before you read it.
Humanitarian Crisis Grows as ISIS Advances in Iraq
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, ISIS, middle-east, iraq, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 46 days ago - breitbart.com
While the advances by jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claim most headlines regarding the current turmoil in Iraq, a growing humanitarian crisis threatens hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians
ISIS: The First Terror Group to Build An Islamic State?
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, war, middle-east, ISIS, iraq, syria, al Qaeda, jihadists, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 47 days ago - cnn.com
The aim of ISIS is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and in Syria. With the seizure of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, and advances on others, that aim appears within reach.
 

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