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Explainer: the Syrian war in one short, easy read

  • Julie M Norman
  • Research Fellow in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, Queen’s University Belfast 865 more words


    Strong evidence Saudi Arabia will go ahead with mass execution

    There is growing evidence that Saudi Arabia will go ahead with the mass execution of more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, a human rights group has claimed. 29 more words

    Death Penalty

    The Definition of Crisis: Refugees, Terrorism and a Guilty Conscious

    Over the last couple weeks there has been an increase in the clamor of opinions surrounding the United States current involvement in Syria. An estimated 4 million people have fled their homes in Syria and Iraq adding to an already high number of refugees fleeing countries in North and West Africa. 1,786 more words


    The Children of the Revolution

    I finally broke into the prison,
    I found my place in the chain.
    Even damnation is poisoned with rainbows,
    all the brave young men
    they’re waiting now to see a signal… 1,089 more words

    Paul Hemphill

    Educated, progressive Muslim youth a reason to be hopeful about Middle East's future: author

    In spite of the bad news coming out of the Middle East everyday, political scientist Bessma Momani says there are reasons to be optimistic about the region’s future. 972 more words



    The “Arab Spring” of 2011 and its hopes for democracy in the lands of Mohammed have failed. Libya replaced the government of Muamar Quadafi with two governments, one controlling the east of the country and the other the west. 253 more words


    Czech TV Exposes Hardcore Jihadis Disguised As Refugees

    With thanks to Vlad Tepes and Xanthippa:

    If there is any doubt in your mind that there are battle-hardened jihadis finding their way into Europe (and into the United States) while posing as war-frightened fleeing refugees, click and watch the below video-link from Czech Independent TV.  50 more words