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For Yazidi Women, Escaping ISIS Doesn't Mean The Ordeal Is Over
World  (tags: women, Yazidi women, ISIS, sexual atrocities, society, culture, middle east, iraq, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - npr.org
The Yazidis, a small ethno-religious minority concentrated in Iraq's north, already were a conservative, insular community. Now, families are torn between empathy for the suffering women and generations of tribal codes of honor that have never faced such
WFP Resumes Food Assistance To Syrian Refugees As Fundraising Drive Exceeds Goal
World  (tags: United Nations, World food program, WFP, Syrian refugees, Syria, Middle East )

Judy
- 7 days ago - wfp.org
GOOD NEWS! The UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it is reinstating food assistance to Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries thanks to a massive expression of support from the public, the private sector and donor countries.
Decent Respect
World  (tags: UK Parliament, Israel, Palestine, Middle East, Politics )

Eleonora
- 60 days ago - zope.gush-shalom.org
"In an atmosphere of great enthusiasm, the British parliament adopted with a huge majority (274 for, a mere 12 against) a pro-Israeli motion...Over half the seats were occupied, more than usual...the opponents of Israel were in hiding and did not dare .."
Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year -- But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, behadings, law andorder, middle east, violence, world )

Cal
- 62 days ago - news.vice.com
it is easy to forget that Saudi Arabia, a member of the UN's Human Rights Council and a close ally of America in the war against the Islamist fighters, is itself routinely carrying out the practice of beheading.
"The Terrorists R Us." The Islamic State "Big Lie"
World  (tags: USA, Middle East, Al Qaida, ISIS, Terrorism, Hegemony, Resource Theft )

Eleonora
- 80 days ago - globalresearch.ca
... who have endorsed America's campaign against the Islamic State, ..., are fully aware that US intelligence is the unspoken architect of the Islamic State, which is part of a vast network of US supported "jihadist" terrorist entities.
Hours Before Strikes, U.S. Official Says Targets Presented No 'Imminent Threat'
World  (tags: USA, ISIS, Al Qaida, Terrorism, Middle East, Hegemony, Resources Theft )

Eleonora
- 80 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Hours before the U.S. launched airstrikes ... a senior administration official told the Guardian ... that neither of the two groups targeted in the Monday night strikes ... posed an imminent threat to the U.S.
The Real Reason We Are Bombing Syria ... It's Not ISIS
World  (tags: USA, Al Qaida, ISIS, Terrorism, Hegemony, Resources Theft, Middle East )

Eleonora
- 81 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The fact can't be refuted: ISIS was born of Western intervention in Iraq and covert action in Syria. This Frankenstein-like experiment of arming the alleged freedom-seeking Syrian opposition created the monster that roams the region.
Roadside Bomb Kills 2 Policemen in Egypt's Capital
World  (tags: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Terrorism, Middle East, Violence, USA )

Eleonora
- 85 days ago - mail.com
A roadside bomb went off on Sunday on a busy downtown Cairo street near the Nile-side Egyptian Foreign Ministry, killing two senior policemen, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 101 days ago - bbc.com
Its brutal tactics - including mass killings and abductions of members of religious and ethnic minorities, as well as the beheadings of soldiers and journalists - have sparked fear and outrage across the world and prompted US military intervention.
Will Middle East Governments Ever Face International Justice?
World  (tags: ICC, Middle East, war crimes, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Human Rights, justice, ethics, government, politics, news, violence, world )

Carrie
- 109 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As with any other international body, the ICC and its authority depend on the cooperation of its members. And so far, the track record of the major powers at the ICC suggests that their commitment to seeing perpetrators prosecuted has been lacking.
The Quest to Save Syria's History
World  (tags: artifacts, monuments men, Syria, civil war, violence, governement culture, society, middle east, world, news )

Cal
- 132 days ago - spiegel.de
While the civil war in Syria has killed tens of thousands of people, it has also destroyed countless of the country's ancient treasures. Now a number of Syrians are trying to save what artifacts they can -- and are risking their lives to do so.
Glimmers of Hope: Here's Proof Middle East Peace Is Possible
World  (tags: Middle East, peace, humanrights, conflict, world, Israel, Palestine )

Nancy
- 136 days ago - takepart.com
With feelings so hurt, it's hard to see a way out. But peace is real. Peace can still happen. Peace is worth hoping for. Peace is the only thing that soothes pain on all sides. Peace is the only way that everyone really wins.
Breaking the Silence About Muslim Women's Rights Abuses
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, Middle East, children, corruption, crime, death, europe, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, politics, society, terrorism, violence, woment )

Ge
- 220 days ago - jerusalemonline.com
For many feminists in the United States, the issues at the top of their agenda are a woman's right to an abortion, equal pay for equal work, the lack of female representation in the political world, domestic violence, and the rape culture within the co
Poof! Went the "Peace Process"
World  (tags: Israel, Israeli Government, Palestinians, Middle East, Peace Process, West Bank, Annexation, US, Destabilizing Region, Imperialism, Meddling, President, Obama, Administration, John Kerry, Diplomacy, Poof! )

Brian
- 223 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The collapse of the Israel-Palestinian "peace process" has led to new assertions of Israeli supremacy and calls for annexation of the West Bank."
Israel's Peres Says Netanyahu Blocked 2011 Peace Deal
World  (tags: Israel, Zionist, occupation, Palestine, peace, middle east )

Sam
- 224 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Israeli President Shimon Peres said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blocked a 2011 peace agreement he had secretly negotiated with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas.
 

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