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Thu Jul 24, 2014
U.S. Department of Defense
Odierno: Information, Instability Travel at Similar Speeds
As the world has become more interconnected and information travels faster than ever before, it also has become more unpredictable and dangerous, Army Chief of Staff Gen.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Parkersburg woman teaches in Jordan
Becky Daniel of Parkersburg learned that Jordan is trying to remain an oasis of peace in a desert of turmoil in the Middle East.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Retired Gen. Garner: We never should have gone to war with Iraq
The retired general who briefly led America's post-war Iraq reconstruction efforts said Tuesday that the war was a mistake, calling it one of many foreign-policy missteps that have emboldened U.S. enemies and contributed to unrest throughout the world.
Voice of America
Erdogan's Rhetoric Raises Diplomatic Tensions
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, July 22, 2014.
Urgent action needed to protect children against polio in Syria, Iraq and region - " UN
UNICEF has joined the World Health Organization and partners to launch a huge immunization campaign against polio in Syria.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Decision coming on bomber training area expansion
A Palestinian-American teen left with stitches and bruises from his detention by Israeli security forces hopes to return one day without incident to the Middle East, where he was beaten while visiting relatives.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Know the History & Culture: Your Keys to Getting It Right
For more than three centuries now, noted philosophers, historians and politicos-of-the-day from Edmund Burke to George Santayana to Jesse Ventura have all told us to know the history of a place or a people or "be doomed to repeat it".
Cancer Wages Its Own War Against Syrian Refugees
A higher rate of cancer among Syrian refugees is forcing doctors, patients and humanitarian organisations to make difficult decisions about who does, and does not, receive care It was just before Syrian civilians started rising up against their government in 2011 that Fayhaa al-Dahr, 22, from the northern city of Raqqa, noticed a strange swelling ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
People's Daily Online
Commentary: China's role in resolving the Iraqi crisis
The situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate. As the largest foreign investor in Iraq's oil fields, China will naturally be affected by the situation.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Obama, at Ramadan Dinner, Decries Mideast Bloodshed
By CAROL E. LEE President Barack Obama, lamenting the 'heart-wrenching' violence in the Middle East, said Monday the U.S. will work to forge a cease-fire between the Israelis and Palestinians and welcomed a proposal put forward by Egypt.
Indian Muslim youth being drawn into Iraqi conflict
Hundreds of Indian Muslim youth, mostly from poor and vulnerable backgrounds, are lining up for visas at the embassies of some of the Gulf and Middle East nations with the aim of joining the 'jehad' in Iraq, according to diplomatic sources.
The Times of Israel
Don't believe the hype: Hamas isn't desperate for a truce
Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
What Would a Psychiatrist Call This? Delusions of Grandeur?
US Secretary of State John Kerry, July 8, 2014: "In my travels as secretary of state, I have seen as never before the thirst for American leadership in the world."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Globe and Mail
No Arab democracy without Arab democrats
The sentencing of Egyptian-born Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy to seven years in prison by a court in Cairo is but one sad and alarming result of the collapse of the so-called "Arab Spring."
Wed Jul 09, 2014
3 Entrepreneurs Capitalizing on the World's Fastest-Growing E-Commerce Market
ShopGo's offices look like those of a tech startup's anywhere in the world: Young men in slouchy shirts hover over computers, ear buds inserted.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Deer Lake native working in the oil industry in Iraq
The Deer Lake native said he's always looking for "something different," and that adventuresome spirit led him to getting his pilot's licence and travelling to other parts of the world.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Al Tamimi & Company expands its partnership and prepares for further regional growth
About This Company SADDA specialize in developing "Total Brand Experience" by offering a complete range of integrated services, include: Architecture, Interior Design, and Branding Some of our clients are: Ashley, Elite Furniture, DAYA'A restaurant, Indoor cafe, Lebnani snack, Stickhouse, Steakanji, Petra visitor center, Istikbal showrooms, and ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The China Post
Airport security ramped up over US bomb fears
The stepped-up checks were ordered as the U.S. Embassy in Uganda warned of a "specific threat" to attack Kampala's Entebbe international airport on Thursday between 1800 and 2000 GMT.
NI man 'may have joined Syria fight'
A police investigation is underway into reports that a man from Northern Ireland may have travelled to Syria, amid ongoing concerns about EU citizens joining jihadi militants in the Middle East.