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Photos of Iraqi Beauty Queens

The beauty queen contest was once a natural part of the Iraqi society and the country is still represented in international beauty contests, at the moment being by… 108 more words

The Middle East

Remembering the Armenian Genocide

“Go ahead, destroy Armenia. See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread or water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. 343 more words


Syrian Refugees Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday

“The art of our necessities is strange,
And can make vile things precious.”

So says the eponymous King Lear in the second act of one of Shakespeare’s most celebrated tragedies. 42 more words


French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination

On April 23, the French government unveiled a dozen proposals aiming at limiting the number of French citizens travelling to Syria with the intent of fighting among Islamist radical groups. 82 more words

Middle East

"Protest Too Much, Methinks": Obama Doesn't Have A Manhood Problem — But Conservatives Certainly Do

It seems beneath my manly dignity to give David Brooks a hard time for his comments decrying Obama’s “manhood problem in the Middle East.” He made them on a Sunday talk show, after all, and we know that… 852 more words


Israel Halts Peace Talks With Palestinians

(JERUSALEM) — The Israeli government says it has decided to halt peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a new unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions. 94 more words

Middle East's Strong Construction Market

The Middle East has one of the most vibrant construction markets in the world and 2014 is expected to be the best year in value of project awards. 311 more words