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Hezbollah V. ISIS, A Showdown Looms In Lebanon
World  (tags: Hezbollah vs. ISIS, Lebanon, Lebanon politics, world, violence, society, politics, war, conflict, middle-east )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - worldcrunch.com
There's a 140-kilometer strip of land on top of the mountains just north of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley that marks the border with Syria. It's here that ISIS has dug in, appropriating a remote corner of Lebanon where the terror group has accumulated militants
Diaspora Jews, It's Time to Step Up
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, Jews, diaspora, peace activists, A. Daniel Roth, Achvat Amim, All That's Left, American Jewry, Center for Jewish Nonviolence, diaspora Jewry, diaspora jews, direct action, J-street, Peter Beinart )

Evelyn
- 5 hours ago - 972mag.com
For years there have been calls for on-the-ground opposition to the occupation. Now there are a growing number of Jewish platforms - and voices - seeking to make it happen. An important shift is beginning to take place - right now.
Thousands Bury Ramallah Youth Slain By Israeli Soldiers
World  (tags: Ali Mahmoud Safi, occupation forces, death, endtheoccupation of palestine, impunity, justice, racism-zionism, funeral, Palestinian human rights, media, middle-east, news, freedoms, usa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society )

Jess
- 6 hours ago - maannews.com
Safi was shot on March 18 when Israeli forces opened fire on protesters in the camp as they were reportedly working to build a wall to divide it from the nearby Jewish settlement of Beit El.
Australia Has Won Its 5th Cricket World Cup Title
World  (tags: sports news, Cricket World Cup, New Zealand vs Australia, Australia news, society )

MJ
- 7 hours ago - foxnews.com
Australia won a 7-wicket victory over 1st time finalist New Zealand
Carving Up Africa - Aid Donors and Agribusiness Plot the Great Seed Privatization
World  (tags: Africa, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, biodiversity, corporate takeover )

Kathy
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
A secretive conference, co-organised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), one of the world's largest donors, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place in London on Monday this week.
Supreme Court Clears Way for Release of Secret Prince Charles Letters
World  (tags: UK, Prince Charles, Black Spider Memos, Supreme Court Ruling, Political Intrigue, Constitutional Monarchy, Abuse of Power, Influence, Manipulation )

Brian
- 14 hours ago - theguardian.com
The verdict... the culmination of a 10-year legal fight by the Guardian... is a significant blow for the government, which has been battling to protect the Prince of Wales from scrutiny over his "particularly frank" interventions on public policy.
Get Happy in the World's Happiest Countries - CNN.Com
World  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, world )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - cnn.com
These countries are about as close to paradise as you can get.
China Plans to Build An 8,000 Mile Railroad to Alaska
World  (tags: China plans to build an 8, 000 mile railroad to Alaska )

Andy
- 16 hours ago - inhabitat.com
According to multiple news outlets, China plans to build an 8,000 mile railroad connecting China, Russia, Canada, and the U.S. that includes a 125 mile undersea tunnel spanning the Bering Straits
Arab States Should "Strike" Gaza Like Yemen, Says Advisor to Mahmoud Abbas
World  (tags: Human Rights, suffering, ethics, middle-east, Palestine, Gaza, Arab States, crime, government, humans, politics, freedoms, violence, corruption, conflict )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Arab states have a duty to "strike those who have violated legitimacy with an iron fist, regardless of the place, time or circumstances, beginning with Palestine," said Mahmoud al-Habbash, religious affairs advisor to PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
Why I Think This World Should End   video
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, ethics, government, world, violence, freedoms )

Olga
- 16 hours ago - youtube.com
Posted already. But this message is worth listen to again and again. By Prince Ea
Netanyahu's Sorry Excuse for An Apology
World  (tags: Politics, Middle East, Israel, Netanyahu, racism-zionism, discrimination, elections, Israel, media, palestine, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, usa, world )

Jess
- 19 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Netanyahu's disingenuous apology didn't cut it with the people he insulted with his election-day comments.
Wow. Complete Underground City Discovered By Accident, in Turkey
World  (tags: Turkey, interesting, humans, history, archeology, society, history, ancient )

MJ
- 1 day ago - foxnews.com
As much as 5,000 years old, potentially. Complete with chapels, wineries, kitchens, staircases, water channels, grindstones. Perhaps 30 percent larger than the largest one previously known in the region.
Zyan Malik Says GoodBye to One Direction
World  (tags: zyan malik, music, news, one direction, world, conflict, media )

Julia
- 1 day ago - hilyts.com
It is debatable whether Zayn Malik would ever return to the popular boy band One Direction. This week it was announced that Zayn let short the Asian part of the 1D tour because http://www.hilyts.com/2015/03/25/zayn-malik-has-qu it-one-direction/
Petition to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Calling for An Immediate End of Forced Organ Harvesting
World  (tags: humanrights, unitednations, freedoms, violence, ethics )

Andrea
- 1 day ago - dafoh.org
Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) initiated a petition to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights calling for immediate action to end the unethical practice of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China.
Arab Women's New Face in the Knesset
World  (tags: Israeli elections, Knesset, Arab women )

Hilary
- 1 day ago - al-monitor.com
Among Arab Israelis, Aida Touma-Sliman is a symbol of an independent, strong and assertive woman. For many Israelis, however, she was quite an anonymous figure until she was named second on the Hadash Party slate and fifth on the joint Arab slate.
Human Traffickers May Face Life Sentence Under Britain's Tough New Slavery Bill
World  (tags: Britain, slavery, human trafficking )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The law also aims to protect those at risk of being enslaved by the $150bn-a-year industry, amid concerns that the measures don't go far enough.
   

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