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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
- 9 hours 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
- 9 hours 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
- 1 day 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
- 2 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 4 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
- 4 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.
Palestinian Killed By Israeli Police During Negev Funeral
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, freedoms, Israeli police, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, politics, government, news, society, violence, conflict )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli police entered the funeral ceremony, despite an agreement with Rahat municipality to stay clear of the area, and fired plastic bullets and tear gas at mourners as Raed Salah was delivering a eulogy.
ISIS Gives Japan 72 Hours to Save Hostages
World  (tags: middle-east, ISIS, Japan, hostages, beheadings Asia threat )

Barbara
- 4 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Japanese men become latest hostages in pre-beheading video, the first time ISIS has threatened Asia instead of the West.
French Terror Attacks Contribute to Israeli's Isolation
World  (tags: Human Rights, Paris attacks, world, Europe, Israel, Palestine, Jews, Zionism, violence, politics, government, freedoms, news, middle-east, society, crime, ethics, interesting )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
There are two big opposing political memes touching on Zionism in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. One is that Europe is unsafe for Jews. The other meme is a bit quieter, but it's out there: Israel is losing legitimacy in the eyes of the world.
Netanyahu Attacks ICC Prosecutor's Decision to Investigate Possible War Crimes
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, war crimes, ICC, Human Rights, politics, government, ethics, death, crime, corruption, society, middle-east, news, violence )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Saturday lashed out at a decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to begin an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the Palestinian territories.
Crucified Again: Persecution of Christians Becomes More Widespread
World  (tags: world, Christians, Christianity, Muslims, Islam, africa, asia, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence )

Penny
- 5 days ago - speroforum.com
Approximately 100,000 Christians die every year because of their faith. One thousand Nigerian churches destroyed in 2014.
 

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