Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation generated on the sun’s surface, each one many times wider than our planet. They can cause disturbances in Earth’s atmosphere, disrupting GPS and radio signals. 261 more words
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The Islamic State has issued an ultimatum to the Christians in the town of Mosul in northern Iraq, urging them to convert to Islam, pay a religious tax or face death. 327 more words
This is an essay I wrote for an English class in college (around 2001). It pertains to the book, “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down,” which is a gripping true story about an American Hmong family and their epileptic daughter, Lia, and their struggles to define what “good care” is, and the cultural clash that ensued with non-Hmong Americans who wanted to help. 2,156 more words
A stunning interview conducted by pan Arab al-Maydeen TV with Sheikh Nabeel Naiem, the former founder of the Jihad Organization and an expert in Islamist groups.
Full transcript at Syria News