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` Pope Francis Delivers Passionate Plea for Peace in his First Easter Sunday Message '

#AceWorldNews – ROME – April 20 – Pope Francis has delivered a passionate plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message since being elected. 134 more words

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A pinch of (old) Middle East Ceramic.

Bowl Iran, Nishapur Bowl, 10th century Ceramic

Lustre-ware bowl, Basra, Iraq, late 9th century

Bowl Iran, Nishapur Bowl, 10th century Ceramic

Rare Vintage Palestinian Ceramic plate… 58 more words

Travel

Starting Tuesday: NINITI International Literature Festival in Erbil, Iraq

Now in its third year, the Erbil International Literature Festival has been renamed NINITI, after a Sumerian healing goddess, to reflect 2014′s focus on women writers: 295 more words

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The Songs of the Kings (Unsworth)

This retelling of the Iphigeneia in Aulis myth is remarkable. Unsworth unpacks the operatic plot of the story and makes it human. Here are familiar names – Odysseus, Achilles, Agamemnon, etc. 208 more words

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As I Hoped, A Personal Perspective

Thankfully, the interview answers I was most anticipating have arrived in my inbox.

This whole project was conceived as a way to honor my friend Sam. 566 more words

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Sources on Kurdistan

60 Minutes. “Kurdistan: The Other Iraq.” February 16, 2007. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/kurdistan-the-other-iraq/

American Kurdish Information Network (AKIN). http://kurdistan.org/

The Economist. “Kurdistan.” http://www.economist.com/topics/kurdistan

Encyclopedia Britannica. “Kurdistan.” http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/325241/Kurdistan

Global Security. 89 more words