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The Women of ISIS: Understanding and Combating Female Extremism
World  (tags: Foreign Affairs, ISIS, women, women's brigade, extremists, gender, safety, security, paradox, Iraq, Sri Lanka )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - foreignaffairs.com
Reports that women have formed their own brigade within ISIS have confounded experts - and worried them. The idea of women as violent extremists seems paradoxical. Why should women want to join a political struggle that so blatantly oppresses them?
Take Action : Stand With Khalida. Stand With Justice. Stand With Palestine.
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', israel, palestine, middle-east, crime )

Abdessala
- 1 day ago - samidoun.ca
Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council,Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council,
Muslim Leaders Have Roundly Denounced Islamic State, But Conservative Media Won't Tell You That
World  (tags: Muslim groups, Al-Azhar, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Islamic State, ISIS, ISIL, Imams, denounce, crimes against humanity )

Dandelion
- 19 hours ago - mediamatters.org
Media figures have accused Muslim groups and leaders of failing to denounce the violent acts of the terrorist group the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL), despite the fact that numerous Muslim religious authorities, advocacy groups, and Imams have done so.
Brazil Farmers Find GMO Corn Seeds No Longer Control Pests
World  (tags: world, brazil, gmos, health, farmers, humanrights )

Rose
- 1 day ago - naturallysavvy.com
Reuters reports that genetically modified (GMO) corn seeds are no longer keeping pests at bay for Brazilian farmers.
Death Toll Continues to Climb as Violence Resumes in Gaza
World  (tags: world, violence, death, Palestine, Israel, Gaza, human rights, middle-east, freedoms, children, politics, government, society )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - commondreams.org
A four-year-old Israeli child was reportedly killed by mortar fire in southern Israel near the Gaza border on Friday afternoon, the latest casualty of renewed violence between Israel and Hamas that has disproportionately claimed Palestinian lives.
How Big of a Blow Is It for Hamas to Lose Three Senior Leaders? (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, violence, war, world, conflict, death, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow at American Task Force on Palestine, says it's a "very serious"€
Israel Unleashes Death Ray on Gaza
World  (tags: abuse, crime, military, terrorism, middle-east, israel, palestine, war, ethics )

Abdessala
- 7 hours ago - veteranstoday.com
After these attacks, the target area is then hit with either bombs or artillery to destroy evidence of the use of an American designed and built energy weapon illegally given to Israel.
ACTION ALERT: Stand Up to Legislators Who Want to Weaken the Ivory Ban!
World  (tags: elephants, world, legalisation, legaislators, conservatin, ban ivory trade )

Simone
- 14 hours ago - action.bornfreeusa.org
The mass slaughter of elephants in Africa has reached unprecedented levels, with an estimated 86,000 killed for their tusks in the past two years
Why the Gaza Truce Failed
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, truce, military, violence, death, freedoms )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
The renewal of hostilities lies in the poor performance of the Israeli military. a poorly equipped enemy enclosed within a minuscule territory about which Israel has a half-century of comprehensive intelligence -- Israel failed to achieve any significant
PLEASE ACT NOW To Help Bring Injured Children From Gaza to Canada For Treatment
World  (tags: New Democratic Party of Canada, PETITION, Government of Canada, END THE OCCUPATION-WAR ON GAZA-Stephen H, Canada politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, crime, media, israel, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, UnitedNations, world, news, blog, usa )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tom Mulcair spoke with Dr. Abuelaish and pledged the New Democratic Party's support for this cause. Now it's time for Stephen Harper to take immediate action.
Dr. Saeb Erekat on Israeli Threats Against MP Khaleda Jarra
World  (tags: occupied West Bank, MP Khaleda Jarra, Palestine Legislative Council Member, Israeli forces-harassment-imtimidation, forced displacement, evictions, IDF human rights abuses, end the occupation, civil liberties, IDF, Palestine, middle-east, terrorism )

Jess
- 1 day ago - english.pnn.ps
Before dawn yesterday, Israeli forces raided the home of Palestine Legislative Council Member, Khaleda Jarrar. While there, the forces issued Ms. Jarrar a military order instructing her to abandon her home
What the Jihadists Who Bought 'Islam For Dummies' on Amazon Tell Us About Radicalization (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Jihadists, violence, religion, dishonesty, politics, ethics, conflict, death, middle-east, world, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
Can you guess which books the wannabe jihadists Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed ordered online from Amazon before they set out from Birmingham to fight in Syria last May?
While Gaza War Rages, Israel Quietly Speeds Up Settlement Construction in the West Bank and Jerusalem
World  (tags: israel, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal settlements, end US AID TO ISRAEL now!, BDS, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, news, middle-east, media, terrorism, unitednations, violence, war, world, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, children, death )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Israel started construction on hundreds of housing units in the West Bank and Jerusalem since its assault on the Gaza Strip began in early July
Analysis: Beit Jala Case Against Separation Wall Potential Watershed
World  (tags: israel, aprtheid regime-oppression of Palestinia, illegal occupation, illegal settlements, Int'l laws violations, Beit Jala, illegal occupation of Palestine, news, palestine, UnitedNations, terrorism, violence, world, usa, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Jess
- 1 day ago - maannews.net
In 2004, the International Court of Justice delivered an opinion in which it unequivocally stated that the route of the Wall (AKA "the Separation Wall," AKA "the Security Fence," AKA "the Security Barrier," AKA "the Apartheid Wall") violated international
 

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