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“We will leave Mosul and we will never return as long as these people are present,” he was overheard saying to his wife as they hurried away...

Recently IS group leader, al-Baghdadi, who has hardly been seen at all and who has been notoriously media-shy, was filmed by his group’s propaganda team preaching at Mosul’s landmark Great Mosque of Al Nouri.

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The song "Arab Spring" for the Hiba Tuggi Which Arabi? | June 2014


River to Sea Uprooted Palestinian   

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War On Syria

July 19th Iraq SITREP by Mindfriedo: Daashing Christians in Iraq

The Saker

Quote of the Day (Courtesy of Robert Fisk), Jonathan Whittall of the Médecins Sans Frontières referring to his job of providing medical aid to Palestinians in Gaza being akin: “to patch(ing) up prisoners in between their torture sessions “ 832 more words


Losing our way: Pakistan's journey from enlightenment to obscurantism. (1)

Between the idea
And the reality
Between the motion
And the act
Falls the shadow………(T.S. Elliot)

The dangers that lurk within the pages of our Constitution have come to haunt us in many ways. 3,236 more words


Lines of the Game: The mass suicide of Sunnis and Shia

Volunteers loyal to Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, take positions during a military advance in areas under the control of Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), in the town of Samarra, in the province of Tikrit, on July 12, 2014. 1,405 more words

War On Syria

Beyond the Sect

HARITH AL-QARAWEE — A misguided discourse hides the deep secular and political roots of Iraq’s dramatic dissolution


President Museveni receives Kasese converts (the FDC turned NRM)

16. July 2014:

President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated government’s position of neutrality as far as cultural institutions are concerned and has also maintained NRM principle of zero tolerance to sectarianism. 234 more words