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In Saudi Arabia, An Uphill Fight To Out-Shout The Extremists (Satire as a Weapon)
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Islam, liberal, satire, "Selfie', Nasser al-Qasabi, ISIS, Daesh, religious extremists, mindless militants )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - npr.org
A new Saudi TV series created by a popular comedian, Nasser al-Qasabi, mocks ISIS and religious extremists. The title is Selfie, and it pokes fun at mindless militants who are interested only in sex and violence.
Congress Oppose IMF Assault on Greek Democracy - Petition
World  (tags: Greece, petition, austerity, IMF, Congress )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Greece is experiencing a financial crisis imposed by the hardline austerity demands and dangerous brinkmanship of its official creditors, especially the International Monetary Fund.
US, Cuba Reach Agreement to Open Embassies
World  (tags: government, GoodNews, US-Cuba relations, interesting, world, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - heraldonline.com
The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities.
France Prepares Sanctions Against Settlement Policy
World  (tags: Human Rights, world, France, EU, Israel, Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, BDS, sanctions, freedoms, government, politics, news, humans, interesting, middle-east )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - al-monitor.com
France is considering sharp economic measures against Israeli goods and businesses east of the Green Line, and might implement these measures once the agreement with Iran is signed.
Another Proof That Israel and ISIS Are on the Same Side
World  (tags: ISIS, Islamic, state, Gaza, Israel, topple, Israel, same, side, created, by )

Sam
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza.
Islamic State Beheads Two Women in Syria for 'Witchcraft and Sorcery'
World  (tags: violence, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, middle-east, Human Rights, women, executions, news, freedoms, death, ethics, corruption, crime, humans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The extremist group has become infamous for gruesome executions and mass killings, but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the two women were the first female civilians to be beheaded by IS.
CrowdFunding a Bailout Fund for Greece. By the People, for the People.
World  (tags: GREECE, bailout, crowdfunding, Europe, finance ministers, IMF, Troika, austerity policy, EU, injustice )

Angelika
- 2 days ago - indiegogo.com
Let's just get Greece sorted All this dithering over Greece is getting boring. European ministers flexing their muscles and posturing over whether they can help the Greek people or not. Why don't we the people just sort it instead?
This Dilemma Is No Dilemma at All
World  (tags: International, community, two—state, solution, Palestine, Security, Council, resolution, France, deadline )

Sam
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The international community can fix in 2015 what it broke in 1947.
R.I.P. Hisham Barakat - Car Bomb in Cairo Kills Egypt's Top Prosecutor
World  (tags: Egypt, Terror, Assassination, Prosecutor General, Muslim Brotherhood Terrorism )

Eleonora
- 3 days ago - mail.com
A car bomb killed Egypt's top prosecutor on Monday, ripping through his convoy in a Cairo neighborhood, in the first assassination of a top official in the country in a quarter century, marking an apparent escalation by Islamic militants ...
Brave Islamists Destroy Church
World  (tags: Islamic State Church Destruction )

Beth
- 3 days ago - video-atl1-1.xx.fbcdn.net
The video speaks for itself
UK: Police Foil Bomb ISIS Bomb Attack on a Military Parade in London
World  (tags: Islamic State terrorism attack thwarted. )

Beth
- 3 days ago - msn.com
Britain's terrorism threat remains at "severe," meaning an attack is considered highly likely. Domestic terrorism-related arrests increased by about 1/3 last year, as police try to halt those joining Islamic extremists in Syria, about 700 Britons.
VIDEO: Former CIA Director Exposes Hamas as Child Killers   video
World  (tags: Former CIA Director Woolsey, Hamas kills children, maximizes collateral damage )

Beth
- 3 days ago - youtu.be
Woolsey repeatedly explains to this anti-Iisrael biased interviewer how Hamas operates, using innocent Palestinian civilians as human shields with the intention to inflate their own casualties, while firing at Israeli civilians.
Welcome to Israel
World  (tags: Flotilla, Gaza, israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, conflict, corruption, death, ethics, terrorism, world )

Penny
- 3 days ago - jwire.com.au
I would like to commend the sailors and commanders of the Israel Navy for their determined and efficient action in detaining the passengers on the ship that tried to reach the Gaza coast in contravention of the law. This flotilla is nothing but a de
Rapists Can Go Free in Malta If They Marry Their Victims. Help End This! ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', women's rights, crime, ethics, government, politics, violence, world, society, terrorism )

Beverly
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Maltese law reduces the penalties for abduction if the kidnapper states he will marry his victim. If he then marries his victim, he is exempt from punishment.
Marital Rape Is Legal in the Bahamas. Take Action to End It! ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: violence, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Womens Rights, death, ethics, freedoms, society, terrorism )

Beverly
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Join with Equality Now in calling for a world where women and girls enjoy equal rights and can live as equal partners in society

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