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From Jewish Ghettos to Palestinian Ghettos; Elias Khoury on His New Novel
Offbeat  (tags: Jewish ghettos to Palestinian ghettos, Europe, Russia, Interviews, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, ghettos )

Fly
- 449 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
After the Holocaust, in Israel, the survivors were degradingly called sabonim (soap). People would say that they did not fight back and that they âEUR~let themselves be taken to the slaughterhouse in silenceâEUR(TM)
Iran Tests Missile Despite Trump Pressure
Offbeat  (tags: Missile Testing, Trump, Iran, Middle East )


- 606 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Iran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump.
The President Just Told a Room of Israelis That He Just Got Back From the Middle East
Offbeat  (tags: Donald Trump, Israel, Middle East, omg )

Sheryl
- 727 days ago - slate.com
President Donald Trump, who is in Jerusalem meeting with Israeli leaders who, I guess, he does not consider Middle Eastern because they are not Arabs
Syria 'Chemical Attack': What We Know
Offbeat  (tags: Syria War, Chemical Attack, Middle East )


- 775 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At least 80 people have been killed in a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in north-western Syria.
UN's Rima Khalaf Quits Over Report Accusing Israel of Apartheid
Offbeat  (tags: Palestinians, apartheid, Israel, UN, Middle East )


- 794 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A UN official has resigned after saying the UN had pressured her to withdraw a report accusing Israel of apartheid over its treatment of Palestinians.
Tahrir Al-Sham: Al-Qaeda's Latest Incarnation in Syria
Offbeat  (tags: Tahrir al-Sham, Syrian jihadist group, Middle East )


- 829 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The group's leader, Abu-Jabir, has called on other rebels to join his group and topple the Syrian government , The Syrian jihadist group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS),
Dead Sea Drying: A New Low-Point for Earth
Offbeat  (tags: Dead Sea, Water Shortage, Environmet, Middle East )


- 1069 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The surface level of the Dead Sea is falling by more than a metre a year , The Dead Sea, the salty lake located at the lowest point on Earth, is gradually shrinking under the heat of the Middle Eastern sun.
Iran Will Not Co-Operate With the US, Khamenei Says
Offbeat  (tags: USA, UK, Tehran, Middle East )


- 1083 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Iran's Supreme Leader has said Tehran will not co-operate with the US and UK on regional issues.
We Con the World: "The Three Terrors"   video
Offbeat  (tags: humour, propaganda, dubbing, montage, Middle East )

Evelyn
- 1209 days ago - youtu.be
A brilliant example of using humour to pass a biased subliminal message. But who are wecontheworld.com? Yes - they are transmitting Netanyahu's message behind a highly entertaining skit. Enjoy - but don't swallow the hidden message, think for yourself!
The Hell of Yazidi Women Kept in ISIS Dungeon UNDER the Desert: Female Captives Were Forced to Lie in Cramped Pitch Black Cells
Offbeat  (tags: ISIS, women, rape, abuses, Middle East, suffering, women, ethics, protection, safety, society, women )

Gillian
- 1249 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Horrifying photographs show underground prison where ISIS held women Women were Yazidis, members of the minority people persecuted by ISIS Heart~breaking drawings on the cell walls document the women^s lives
This Unusual River of Ice in the Desert Looks Like Fun. But the Reason It's There Isn't So Funny.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, desert, environment, hail, climate change, strange, Middle East )

Robert
- 1269 days ago - upworthy.com
The video appears to have first hit YouTube in early November and has been making its rounds on social media. There have been a lot of guesses as to what it is, ranging from a flowing sand dune to a river of quicksand.
International Farhud Day
Offbeat  (tags: Farhud, Islam, Muslims, violent dispossession, Middle East, UN, racism, anti-Semitism, crime, culture, government, society, world )

Gillian
- 1410 days ago - speroforum.com
While I was speaking to the packed room, a woman I did not know, sitting in the front row, slowly shook her tear-stained head in disbelief and muttered softly âEUR¦ barely audible âEUR¦ I never thought I would hear these words in this building.
Syria: Catastrophe as Islamic State Seizes Yarmouk Palestinian Camp
Offbeat  (tags: world, Syria, ISIS, conflict, middle east )

AWAY AWHI
- 1501 days ago - greenleft.org.au
Fears over the safety of the 18,000 civilians trapped in Yarmouk, south of the Syrian capital of Damascus, have grown following reports that the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has taken control of large areas of the Palestinian refugee camp.
Clear & President Danger: Poll Shows Republicans More Scared of Obama Than Putin
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Asia, Drugs, Hacking, Information Technology, Middle East, North Korea, Politics, Russia, Security, Syria, Terrorism, USA )


- 1514 days ago - rt.com
A third of Republicans in the United States believe President Obama is a more imminent threat to their country than Russian President Vladimir Putin. They believe the same about SyriaâEUR(TM)s Bashar Assad, a poll has revealed.
 

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