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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, violence, world, usa )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
U.S. intelligence officials tracking American fighters believe that at least 140 of them have gone to fight in Syria and Iraq so far. They say the number of U.S. passport-holders now in the fight has more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
Fireworks Replace Shells in Gaza as Jubilant Palestinians Celebrate the Open-Ended Cease-Fire Between Hamas and Israel
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, palestine, celebrating, ceasefire, fireworks )

Marie
- 8 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
The bloody seven-week Gaza conflict halted last night after Israel and Hamas agreed what it was hoped would be a long-term truce.
The Truth About Palestinian Casualties
World  (tags: False Palestinian claims against Israel )

Beth
- 9 hours ago - commentarymagazine.com
Gazan clams that the IDF engaged in indiscriminate attacks on Palestinian civilians in Gaza. But, as even some of the mainstream media is beginning to acknowledge, a deep dive into the statistics that are cited to damn Israel tell a different story.
20,000 March in India in Support for Israel
World  (tags: INDIA, Sikhs, Buddhists, Hindus, show support for Israel against Hamas an )

Beth
- 10 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
In what is being called by organizers the biggest pro-Israel, anti-terrorist rally in recent years, an estimated 20,000 gathered in India on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Israel. Sikhs and Buddhists joined a massive Hindu-organized rally in solida
Video: What You Can't See on the UN's Maps of Gaza   video
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Hamas, human shields, UN, IDF )

Miriam
- 16 hours ago - youtube.com
The UN maps highlight hundreds of damaged buildings with red dots, but they only tell half the story. Hamas used many of Gaza's buildings - including houses, hospitals and schools - as sites to launch rockets and carry out other attacks.
World Must Suspend Arms Sales to Protect Civilians as Gaza Violence Escalates Again
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Conflict, Palestinians, Hamas, Violence, Arms Sales, OXFAM )

Brian
- 17 hours ago - commondreams.org
"After ceasefire talks collapsed and violence erupted yet again, Oxfam today called on all states to immediately suspend transfers of arms or ammunition to Israel and any Palestinian armed group while there is serious risk that they could be used to..."
Gazans Celebrate as Officials Confirm Open-Ended Cease-Fire
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, ceasefire, violence, world, war, conflict, freedoms, government, society )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
he deal comes after seven weeks of fighting in Gaza that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians and 69 Israelis. Although details of the agreement remain unclear, they are widely reported to include an easing of the seven-year Israeli-Egyptian economic...
Israel Destroys 2 Gaza High-Rises With Airstrikes
World  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, Human Rights, ethics, crime, ethics, conflict, world, war, violence, middle-east, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
This has raised the possibility that the Israeli military is trying to use better-off Gazans, like professionals and Palestinian authority employees, to put pressure on Hamas to end the fighting on Israel's terms.
In Occupied Bil'in, There Is No P in PTSD
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, West Bank, Human Rights, fear, violence, middle-east, society, humans, news, sadness, rights, children, family, safety, ethics, freedoms, violence, war )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Although the scale of suffering and loss pales compared to Gaza -- where more Palestinian children have been killed in the past seven weeks than in the last five years combined - violence in the West Bank lurks at a low burn.
Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Libya's political crisis deepened today when the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government, leaving the country with two rival Parliaments and leaders, each with their own armed supporters.
China Targets Ordinary Uighurs With Beards, Burkas
World  (tags: asia, china, conflict, humanrights, Uighur, burkas, beards, restrictions )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - japantimes.co.jp
The personal matter of facial hair has taken on heavy political overtones in the Uighur heartland. Also proscribed are certain types of women's headscarves, veils and "jilbabs," loose, full-length garments worn in public.
Israeli Air Strikes Level 12-Floor Apartment Block in Gaza After Giving Residents Just Ten Minutes' Warning to Get Out
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, air strikes, free Gaza, children )

Marie
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Israeli airstrikes levelled a 12-floor apartment block in Gaza City, injuring 22 people including four children, after residents were reportedly given just ten minutes' warning to get out.
Praise Coffee Shop for Solely Hiring Homeless Employees
World  (tags: world, GoodNews, Thank ACTION, hiring the homelesshumanrights )

Rose
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
et: Owners of Redtail Coffee, Seth and Kelly Kelley Goal: Thank coffee shop owners for their program to hire only homeless employees Seth and Kelly Kelley, owners of Redtail Coffee in Fort Collins, Colorado are helping the homeles
Seth Rogen, Schwarzenegger Join Hundreds of Hollywood Heavies in Support of Israel
World  (tags: Hollywood actors, Israel, Hamas, human shields )

David
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
Hamas cannot be allowed to rocket Israeli cities, nor can it be allowed to hold its own people hostage. Hospitals are for healing, not for hiding weapons. Schools are for learning, not for launching missiles. Children are our hope, not our human shields.
Seeds of Doubt
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GMO's, actvist, india )

Rose
- 2 days ago - newyorker.com
An activist's controversial crusade against genetically modified crops. arly this spring, the Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva led an unusual pilgrimage across southern Europe
 

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