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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
- 5 minutes 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.
'Breaking Silence' on the Slave Trade
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, slavery, human traficking )

Naoko
- 28 minutes ago - ipsnews.net
Jazz musician Marcus Miller (left), spokesman for the Slave Route Project, is using music to help educate people about slavery. Credit: A.D. McKenzie/IPS
Mozambique: Tanzanian Woman Nabbed Over Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Human Trafficking, Sex trafficking )

Rose
- 34 minutes ago - en.starafrica.com
An unnamed Tanzanian woman has been arrested in Mozambique's remote district of Montepuez, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, on charges of trafficking in women for purposes of prostitution, APA can report Sunday.
Blacklisted: The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', blog, corruption, government, media, news, politics, terrorism, world )

Sonya
- 2 hours ago - firstlook.org
Labels like crazy and prostitute also dehumanize and spread lies.
Greenwald: I Stand By Everything I'Ve Said | Politics | 3 News
World  (tags: blog, corruption, ethics, government, news, politics, UnitedNations, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Sonya
- 3 hours ago - 3news.co.nz
Maybe the New Zealand spy agency is lying to John Key?
Don't Listen to Media Hawks About the Islamic State
World  (tags: middle-east, IS, ISIS, ISIL, Syria, Iraq, media, hawks, errors )

Evelyn
- 4 hours 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.
Palestinian Migrants Fleeing Gaza Strip Drowned in Mediterranean Sea
World  (tags: Human Rights, middle-east, sadness, Israeli persecution, Palestine, Gaza, escape, migrants, humans, news, violence, death, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
The migrants' bodies were pulled from the water by the Egyptian military after they received a distress call from the vessel, Palestinian news website Maan News reported. Egyptian navy and border guards rescued at least 72 others, among them Egyptian...
Islamic State Video Shows Beheading of British Aid Worker David Haines - The Washington Post
World  (tags: England, US, Iraq, Afghanistan, middle-east, violence, war, media, HumanRights, conflict, death, crime, ethics )

Wild
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The masked man addresses British Prime Minister David Cameron, telling him that the killing is retribution for "your evil alliance with America, which continues to strike the Muslims of Iraq." The dehumanization of war in all its gory glory...
Israeli Military Demolishes West Bank Dairy Factory Benefitting Orphans Despite Court Appeal
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, dishonesty, destruction, violence, freedoms, corruption, government, politics, middle-east, ethics, news, society, terrorism, world )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The factory was built in 2011 with the help of the Kuwait government. Its sole purpose was charity, providing work for graduated orphans, aiding neighboring schools and orphanages with the sum of its revenue, and buying ethically from local farmers who..
Haniyeh Urges Abbas to Go to the ICC to Prosecute Israel
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Abbas, Haniyeh, Human Rights, war crimes, ICC, violence, war, world, society, politics, government, death, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Deputy Head of the Hamas Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, called on the Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, on Thursday evening, to sign the Rome Statute and join the ICC in order to prosecute "the Israeli war criminals".
Back to School in Gaza's Devastated Classrooms; Israelis Deny Access to Minister of Education
World  (tags: Israel Gaza, Human Rights, children, school, 'Minister of Education Khawla Shakhshir', ethics, crime, politics, government, freedoms, terrorism, middle-east )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
The Israeli authorities prevented Minister of Education, Khawla Shakhshir, from entering the Gaza Strip for the beginning of the new school year, on Sunday. The school year has been delayed by almost three weeks due to the recent Israeli aggression.
The Gaza War in 5 Minutes
World  (tags: Gazawar, Hamas, Israel, Double Standards )

David
- 6 hours ago - aish.com
Britain's former armed forces commander in Afghanistan talks to Jerusalem U about the double standards in the treatment of Israel during the recent Gaza conflict.
ISIS Turned Iraq Into 'Blood-Soaked Killing Fields'
World  (tags: ISIS, Muslims, Islam, murder, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, death, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, iraq, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, terrorists, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 8 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gruesome evidence has emerged of attempted ethnic cleansing by Isis, with Amnesty International claiming that the terrorist group has turned northern Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields'. The London-based rights group says that Isis, also known as
The Middle East's Friendless Christians
World  (tags: Middle East Christians )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - nytimes.com
For decades, the Middle East's increasingly beleaguered Christian communities have suffered from a fatal invisibility in the Western world.
A Risky Bet on Syrian Rebels
World  (tags: )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - nytimes.com
You can't really depend on or trust any of them. One that is moderate may turn extreme after attaining power. We just don't know. It's a crap shoot.
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
- 9 hours ago - youtube.com
Thoughts from Col. Richard Kemp Britain's former armed forces commander in Afghanistan.
'Gutter Oil' From Taiwan Sparks Regional Food Scare
World  (tags: 'Gutter oil' from Taiwan sparks regional )

Andy
- 11 hours ago - asia.nikkei.com
Taiwanese officials are struggling to contain an escalating tainted cooking oil scandal that has affected local businesses and already spread to mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau
Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas - Chapter 1
World  (tags: Hamas, Terror tunnels, Gaza, Israel )

David
- 12 hours 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
- 13 hours 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.
Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, terror tunnels )

David
- 13 hours ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Hamas brought about the isolation & blockade of Gaza because it is neither interested in peace nor in the welfare of the Palestinians. It is committed to the destruction of Israel using weapons & funding it receives from Iran & support by Qatar & Turkey.
WE ARE... 'LOVE JIHADIS'
World  (tags: India, The Citizen, Rashmi Oberoi, Love Jihadis, tolerance, love, inter-marriages )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - thecitizen.in
No tolerance for religious diversity? It has led to nothing but negative propaganda, a dreadful mess, a remorseful state of affairs. Communal tensions flare up at the drop of a hat. Most being instigated by those that bask in stirring up religious hatred
North Korea Holds Trial of American Matthew Miller
World  (tags: North Korea, prisoners, Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle, Kenneth Bae, trials, humanrights )

Nancy
- 19 hours ago - news.msn.com
A trial is also expected soon for Jeffrey Fowle, 56, who entered the North as a tourist but was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at a provincial club. A third American, Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae, is serving out a 15-year sentence for...
Israeli Officer Admits Ordering Lethal Strike on Own Soldier During Gaza Massacre
World  (tags: Ofer Winter, Rafah, Khuzaa Givati brigade, #GazaUnderAttack, Hannibal Directive )

Jess
- 19 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
It turned out later that the soldiers had never been captured, but had been killed in an engagement with Hamas fighters, on August 1st.
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster âEUR" in Pictures | Environment | The Guardian
World  (tags: Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Chernobyl disaster 1986, USSR, Ukraine, Belarus, History, Nuclear Disaster, Photograpy, Igor Kostin europe, death, humans, society )

Cat
- 22 hours ago - theguardian.com
Fantastic and terrible. In the immediate aftermath of the explosion on 26 April, 1986, few were prepared to endure the massive radiation levels and document the disaster, but Russian photographer Igor Kostin did.
The US and Global Wars: Empire or Vampire?
World  (tags: wars, foreign relations, military, invasions, coups )

Freya
- 1 day ago - 4thmedia.org
To the growing army of critics of US military intervention, who also reject the mendacious claims by American officials and their apologists of 'world leadership', Washington is engaged in 'empire-building."
Details Are Sketchy on the Reported Settlement Between the Biotech Giant and Oregon Farmers.
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, GMO's, farmers, biotech )

Rose
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
ews emerged this week about a possible settlement between Monsanto and the farmers whose wheat was allegedly contaminated by unauthorized genetically modified seeds produced by the biotech firm.
THOUSANDS OF AFRICANS ILLEGALLY DEPORTED BY ISRAEL
World  (tags: israel, refugees, news, violence, world, society, politics, death, blog, asia, freedoms, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', media )

Jess
- 1 day ago - dailysabah.com
Israeli officials say they want to make the lives of 'infiltrators' so miserable that they leave Israel, and then claim people are returning home of their own free will
 

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