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More Than 126 Killed in Taliban Attack on School
World  (tags: middle-east, Pakistan, talban, school massacre )

Barbara
- 15 hours ago - time.com
Pakistani troops are still trying to eliminate the gunmen and rescue students
How Islamic State Is Redrawing Mideast Rivalries and Allegiances
World  (tags: GEOPOLITICS, ISI, violence, politics, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thestar.com
Unlikely new friends and enemies are being created in the Mideast as the Islamic State insurgency deepens, blurring the line between uncertainty and hostility.
Is It Time for Israel to Talk Peace Within the Region?
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, interesting, israel, regional peace )

Cal
- 3 days ago - csmonitor.com
With the shared regional threat of the Islamic State and a nuclear Iran, some top Israeli security officials say now's the time for peace talks with Israel's moderate neighbors.
Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty
World  (tags: poverty, violence, Yemen, world, violence, society, politics, humanrights, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thenation.com
Since 2012 a little over half of Yemenis have been below the poverty line. About half of children are malnourished and a third are estimated to go to bed hungry each night.
Tell the President of Iran: Halt Execution of Blogger - PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, iran, HumanRights, freedoms, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, terrorism )

Beverly
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop the execution of an Iranian blogger who allegedly insulted a religious figure via social media.
OPINION: Netanyahu More Vulnerable Than He Seems (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, U.S., Palestine, Gaza, politics, economy, government, ethics, elections, society, freedoms, world, middle-east, violence, conflict, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - cnn.com
On Tuesday, Netanyahu accused Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, the main centrist leaders of his center-to-far-right coalition, of disloyalty and of undermining his authority, publicly criticizing his policies and conspiring...
Israeli Elections 2015: It's Everyone Vs. Netanyahu
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, elections, government, freedoms, interesting, politics, society, middle-east, news, ethics, world )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - haaretz.com
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened his election campaign Tuesday night with a televised speech in which he detailed, at excessive length, all his woes as head of a nasty government full of ministers who insulted him, provoked him and plotted a...
15 Reasons Why Netanyahu Could Lose the Next Israeli Elections
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, U.S., Europe, world, violence, politics, government, ethics, corruption, news, middle-east, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - haaretz.com
The news that Israel is heading for new elections - confirmed on Tuesday with the sacking of both Yair Lapid and Tzipi Livni from the cabinet - has been greeted with a collective groan, especially on the left.
Pssst! Is Israel Going Crazy?
World  (tags: Israel, government, freedoms, Human Rights, Palestine, Hamas, politics, violence, ethics, society, middle-east, interesting, conflict, corruption )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Fabricated images of the president of Israel, top ministers and the police chief dressed in Nazi uniforms were published on the Internet on Sunday as a protest against their objection to a controversial bill that defines Israel as a Jewish state...
'Netanyahu Deliberately Torpedoed Meeting With Lapid'
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, Lapid, government, politics, elections, ethics, freedoms, corruption, society, middle-east, conflict )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Yesh Atid accuses PM of planning in advance to worsen coalition crisis; Livni's party says he has already cut deal with ultra-Orthodox parties."Netanyahu was planning [to torpedo the meeting] all along, even before Lapid opened the door to his office,"...
Jordan Sending Refugees Back Into Syria, Human Rights Watch Says
World  (tags: society, politics, Refugees&Relief, war, Syria, world, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 18 days ago - latimes.com
Jordan has sent Syrian refugees, including wounded civilians and unaccompanied minors, back across the border in violation of international responsibilities, Human Rights Watch said
UPDATE: Israeli Cabinet Backs Bill Enshrining 'Jewish State' Into Law
World  (tags: Human Rights, Netanyahu, Israel, Arab citizens, violence, society, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, world, corruption )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
Critics, who include the government's top legal adviser, say the proposed change to the laws that act as Israel's effective constitution could institutionalize discrimination against its 1.7 million Arab citizens.
This Cycle of Death Will Only Continue
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, israel, middle-east, palestine, house demolitions, violation of International Laws )

Eleonora
- 24 days ago - dailystar.com.lb
The escalating cycle of tensions in recent weeks, Israeli settlements expansion, murderous attacks by both Israelis and Palestinians, and reprisal demolitions of Palestinian homes may well escalate into something much more vicious and terrible.
Hashtags and Holy War: Islamic State Tweets Its Way to Success
World  (tags: war against terror, social media, ISIS, strategy, politics, interesting, conflict, middle-east, violence, world, society, media )

Cal
- 26 days ago - spiegel.de
Ali Soufan, the former FBI agent who was a key figure in the arrest of the mastermind behind al-Qaida's 9/11 attacks, discusses Islamic State's massively successful social media strategy and serious errors made in the war against terror.
Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Can't Control the New Wave of Violence in Jerusalem
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, israel, middle-east, government )

Cal
- 27 days ago - globalpost.com
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
 

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