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ISIS Execute Captured Syrian Soldiers at Tabqa Airbase

Islamic State militants have executed Syrian army soldiers and are holding a group of them hostage after capturing an air base in northeast Syria at the weekend, pictures posted on the Internet and on Twitter by supporters showed on Wednesday. 429 more words

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CONFUSE, DISCOMBOBULATE AND DISORIENTATE - WORDS AS WMD's

A female Muslim student at The American University of Iraq, has been posting Islamic, Pro-Hamas, Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitic propaganda photos and posters on Facebook. Unable to comment due to not being a “friend”, I private messaged her with a post deliberately designed to utilise Muslim scripture and dogma to call into question her slavish parroting of long used falsehoods to justify Palestinian actions: 337 more words

MIDDLE-EAST POLITICS

ሊቢያ- የተረሳዉ ጦርነት

ሊቢያ የስድስት ሚሊን የሚገመተዉ ሕዝቧ የነብስ ወከፍ ገቢ ከአስራ-አራት ሺሕ ዶላር በላይ ነበር።ከዘጠና በመቶ የሚበልጥ ሕዝቧ የተማረ ነበር። በነዳጅ ላይ የተመሠረተዉ ምጣኔ ሐብቷ በአመት በአማካይ 10,5 ከመቶ ያድግ ነበር።ዛሬ ሐብት ንብረት-የሕዝቧ ቅምጥል ኑሮ አይደለም አንድ ሐገርነቷም ያዉ ነበር ነዉ። 21 more words

POLITICS

Libya: Tripoli Airport Seized By Islamist Militia

Forces from the Libyan city of Misrata on Saturday seized Tripoli’s main airport after more than a month of fighting with a rival group, a spokesman said. 647 more words

International Affairs

CRY, LITTLE CHILDREN, CRY!

An article in Medscape today laments the psychological trauma inflicted on Gaza’s children and the likely high rates of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that will emerge. 293 more words

MIDDLE-EAST POLITICS

“They Pulled Me Back In”

Fezekir News  August 22, 2014

By Eric Margolis

August 16, 2014 “ICH” – Armed humanitarianism 2.0. That’s our new western version of old-fashioned 19th century imperialism, now feminized by President Barack Obama’s lady advisors, painted pink and accompanied by the kind of soft piano music you hear in ads for women’s products. 1,082 more words

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"Exodus" Now Hurling Real 5,000 Pound Bombs

by James M. Wall

Israel still retains absolute mind control over the western world, thanks to the selling of an Israel narrative which was boosted high into the literary lights and onto movie screens with the fictional Israeli narrative written by Leon Uris in 1954. 1,875 more words

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