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Saudi Arabia Fast-Tracks to Nuclear: Royal Family Plans for Nuclear to Provide 15 Percent of Power in 20 Years
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Energy, Energy Policy, Investment, Nuclear Energy, Solar Energy, Climate Change, Emissions, Zero Carbon )

Brian
- 31 minutes ago - thebreakthrough.org
"The Saudi Royal Family hopes nuclear will provide 15 percent of the Kingdom's power (18 GWe) within 20 years, together with a similar 15 percent (40 GWe) from solar (WNN). They are planning to invest $80 billion to build more than a dozen nuclear..."
Stop Sexual Exploitation of Women By Soldiers
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, sexual abuse, soldiers action please )

Rose
- 38 minutes ago - forcechange.com
get: Mohamed Sheikh Hassan, Minister of Defense in Somalia Goal: End sexual abuse against women by Somalian soldiers Sexual exploitation and abuse by soldiers of the African Union Mission is rampant, according to a Human Rights Watch repo
Scotland, Sovereignty and Corporations
World  (tags: : World, Scotland, Corporate Power, United Kingdom )

Judy
- 1 hour ago - commondreams.org
Perhaps after it gains political sovereignty and attends to its internal affairs, Scotland could engage the global rules that prevent governments from expressing the will of their citizens.
The Lonely Path of Israel's Military Dissenters
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, military, ethics, government, middle-east, world, politics, news, crime, violence, conflict, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Those who refuse to serve in Gaza war face brief jail sentences, but they believe their small number will slowly grow. The IDF was unable to answer Al Jazeera's query about the number of soldiers who'd declined to serve in Gaza, and what consequences...
Israeli Leaders Condemn Military Refuseniks as 'Criminal'
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, military, ethics, dishonesty, Human Rights, freedoms, rights, middle-east, news, government, politics, world, society )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli leaders on Monday condemned members of an elite military intelligence unit as "criminal" for signing a letter last week declaring their refusal to spy on Palestinians, local media reported.
(Official Movie) THRIVE: What On Earth Will It Take? - YouTube   video
World  (tags: Science, Consciousness, Activism, Money System, Corruption, Freedoms, Ethics, Interesting Documentary )

Victoria
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
The documentary THRIVE (using science, consciousness and activism) offers real solutions, empowering the people with strategies for reclaiming our lives and our future, free from the destructive global power structure based on the current monetary system.
Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, crimes, Chris, Hedges, Israeli, jetfighter, jets, soldiers, bodies, children, dead, bloodied, mothers, fathers, grief, AIPAC )

Sam
- 4 hours ago - truthdig.com
I like to speak about the people of Gaza. Their suffering is not an abstraction to me. I spent seven years in the region. I speak Arabic. And for much of that time I was in Gaza, including when Israeli fighter jets and soldiers were attacking it.
Israel: A Nation of Liars. Only Two Israelis Tell The Truth: Netanyahu & Ya'Alon.
World  (tags: Israeli, officials, denounce, 43, reservists, no longer, serve, military, intelligence, unit, protest, government, policies, toward, persecute, Palestinians, occupation, Netanyahu, )

Sam
- 4 hours ago - bloomberg.com
Netanyahu accuses the 43 reservists who refused to serve in the military's main intelligence unit of "airing of false accusations," while Ya'alon calls their conscientious decision "vile and reprehensible."
A Simple Primer On War Propaganda From An Unexpected Source
World  (tags: Politics )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago - zerohedge.com
Stop us when this becomes familiar: The receptivity of the great masses is very limited, their intelligence is small, but their power of forgetting is enormous. In consequence of these facts, all effective propaganda must be limited to a very few po
ISRAEL IS WINNING THE BATTLE BUT LOSING THE WAR
World  (tags: Middle East Peace, conflict )

Jan
- 5 hours ago - economist.com
HAMAS has ruled Gaza since 2007 and there is not much to admire. The Islamist party is harsh, narrow-minded and intolerant of dissent. Its charter is anti-Semitic. It fires rockets into Israeli territory and builds tunnels under it to kill or kidnap Israe
Eiffel Tower: Famous Symbol of Paris
World  (tags: travel, pariz, france )

Peter
- 6 hours ago - listofwonders.com
Eiffel Tower is a puddle iron lattice tower situated on the Champ de Mars in Paris. It is a landmark and one of the world's primary tourist attractions in Paris.
H.E. Dr. Hanan Ashrawi to Receive the 2014 HCEF Path of Peace Award
World  (tags: HCEF, Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundatio, path of peace award, Hanan Ashrawi, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 7 hours ago - thearabdailynews.com
Dr. Ashrawi has been actively engaged in the planning and implementation of programs and systems of reform, accountability, and rule of law. She has built safety and security for Palestinians through her advocacy for peace
Saudi Arabia: Christians Arrested at Private Prayer
World  (tags: Christians, Saudi Arabia )

Michael
- 8 hours ago - hrw.org
Worshipping in a private home out of site. Cavity searches mandatory. Yeah I wonder who got their jollies off?
Sweden Election: Left Turn as Far Right Soars
World  (tags: sweden, parliament, election, 2014 )

Johan
- 10 hours ago - bbc.com
Swedish voters have turned away from the centre-right Alliance coalition of Fredrik Reinfeldt after eight years, and Social Democrats leader Stefan Lofven says he is prepared to form a government with other parties on the left.
Islamic State's Funding Exceeds That Of Any Other Terrorist Group In History
World  (tags: ISIL, money, oil smuggling, human trafficking, world, terrorism, violence, middle-east, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
IS militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence...
Australia: Sydney Hospital Evacuated Due to Fear of Terror Attack
World  (tags: Australia, terrorists, terrorism, ISIS, Muslims, Islam, hospitals, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, society, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 11 hours ago - jerusalemonline.com
After the Australian government raised the terror alert level out of the fear that ISIS will implement terror attacks within the country, the Sydney Police evacuated four hospitals after the warnings were received. The alert level was raised due to the
The Fear of Terror Attacks Against Jews and Israelis in Europe
World  (tags: Anti-Semitism, racism, terrorists, terrorism, Muslims, Islam, Europe'CIVILLIBERTIES!', crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, HumanRights, society, violence )

Ge
- 11 hours ago - jerusalemonline.com
In the wake of the Jewish high holidays, counter-terrorism experts warned of attempted terrorist attacks against Jewish and Israeli targets. For the first time, ISIS was mentioned as a potential threat and the counter-terrorism bureau warned that "foll
Send Tweet or Message- Trilllion Dollar Scandal
World  (tags: )

Chrissy
- 11 hours ago - one.org
On 20 September, Finance Ministers from the world's 20 most powerful countries will meet in Australia. Tell them to take urgent action to end this Trillion Dollar Scandal. .
A Yes Vote in Scotland Would Unleash the Most Dangerous Thing of All. Hope
World  (tags: A yes vote in Scotland would unleash the )

Andy
- 12 hours ago - theguardian.com
It would understand that hope is the most dangerous of all political reagents. It can summon up passion and purpose we never knew we possessed. If Scotland becomes independent
Arab Nations Offer to Fight ISIS From Air
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, politics, news, humans, conflict, iraq, iran, israel, Arab nations, ISIS, obama administration, Islamic State, military )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - nytimes.com
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Sunday that "several" Arab nations had offered to join in airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq & Syria, but any sustained military campaign does not appear imminent, and is likely to require an even. . .
U.S. Intelligence Agencies Remain Uncertain About Danger Posed By Islamic State
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, UnitedNations, terrorism, society, politics, news, middle-east, media, israel, iraq, iran, humans, conflict, freedoms, U.S. intelligence, Islamic state, counterterrorism, congress, al-qaeda )

Darren
- 18 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Hours before President Obama announced a new U.S. military offensive against the Islamic State, one of his top counter­terrorism officials testified to Congress that the al-Qaeda offshoot had an estimated 10,000 fighters.
North Korea Sentences American Matthew Miller to 6 Years at Hard Labor
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, middle-east, media, humans, conflict, crime, Northe Korea, american, Matthew Miller, hard labor, Pyongyang )

Darren
- 18 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
TOKYO -- North Korea has sentenced Matthew Miller to six years of hard labor for committing "hostile acts," after the American reportedly ripped up his tourist visa upon arrival at the Pyongyang airport in April.
Middle East Updates / Iran: U.S. Strikes in Syria Will Set Middle East Ablaze
World  (tags: conflict, death, freedoms, government, humans, israel, middle-east, news, palestine, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, usa, syria, Iraq, Iran )

Frank
- 23 hours ago - haaretz.com
Obama: Fight against Islamic State can't be America's alone; Qatar expels Egypt Muslim Brotherhood members; Family of Syria hostage issues plea to captors.
Don't Listen to Media Hawks About the Islamic State
World  (tags: middle-east, IS, ISIS, ISIL, Syria, Iraq, media, hawks, errors )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
The IS is a lesson in U.S. intervention that Americans, thanks to our media thought leaders, refuse to learn. Journalists have tracked the flow of U.S. weapons and training as it runs from elements of the discordant Syrian opposition to the IS.
The Middle East's Friendless Christians
World  (tags: Middle East Christians )

Michael
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
For decades, the Middle East's increasingly beleaguered Christian communities have suffered from a fatal invisibility in the Western world.
The Gaza War in 5 Minutes   video
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, Human Rights, israel, middle-east, Gaza, Muslims, Islam, terrorists, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Thoughts from Col. Richard Kemp Britain's former armed forces commander in Afghanistan.
Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas - Chapter 1
World  (tags: Hamas, Terror tunnels, Gaza, Israel )

David
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
After Hamas's coup in June 2007, & the heavy rocket attacks that followed, Israel imposed more extensive sanctions on Gaza. Rocket attacks against Israeli civilians were not a response to Gaza's increasing isolation, but the cause.
Anger in Jerusalem After Israel Kills Another Palestinian Teen
World  (tags: militarized policing, racism-occupation, IDF-IOF violence against Palestinian civ, end all US aid to Israel, Children Rights-Welfare, violence against Palestnian civilians-ch, BDS, Obama, congress, freedoms, news, media, war, ter )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
On 31 August, Sinokrot was shot in the head by Israeli police on his way to the Abdeen mosque in Wadi al-Joz, a neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem.
 

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