He’s a Palestinian man, and he has one of those very Muslim-sounding names with “Abu” in it (it means “father of”). Any time his name is mentioned in the media it tends to be quickly lined up with phrases like “violent clashes.” If the article is more than one paragraph long then somehow or other the topic of suicide bombing will make its way into the discussion. 1,908 more words
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Israeli tank shells killed six Palestinians at a United Nations-run school in the northern Gaza Strip on Saturday, Palestinian medical workers said, as Israel was poised to call a unilateral ceasefire to its 22-day-old assault that has left more than 1, 300 people dead. 145 more words
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Astronomical observatories are teaming up for an unprecedented quest to find out whether there is life in outer space.
The project, led by Japanese astronomers, will bring together a dozen or more observatories from all over the country to study one star that researchers see as a potential home to an extraterrestrial civilization. 67 more words