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Bubble Wrapped

My kids shouldn’t grow up in a bubble – but I don’t want to burst theirs just yet, either

As a European now living in the Middle East, I think I can see why the attacks in Paris this week resonated more across the globe than those committed elsewhere  – whether at the hands of ISIS, Boko Haram or Al Shabaab. 920 more words


UAE Martyrs; The Pride Of The Country

As part of their national duty, the youth of the UAE did not think for a second to refuse the call of their country to stand shoulder by shoulder with their neighboring country. 333 more words


Martyr's Day Announced for November 30th, 2015

The President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed has announced that November 30th will be an official holiday and the annual commemoration day for our fallen soldiers and citizens who have given their lives in the UAE and abroad in the field of civil, military and humanitarian service. 355 more words


Martyr's Day speaks to Myanmar's diverse political history, opens doors to Secretariat

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi attends Martyr's Day, which marks the assassination of her father & 7 others – @AFPphoto pic.twitter.com/foDTKJqHVR

— Jerome Taylor (@JeromeTaylor) …

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Inside the Secretariat

The Secretariat, also known as the Ministers’ Office, was opened to the public on Martyrs’ Day last Sunday. 968 more words


Martyr's Day Again


In typical village fashion several things happened all at once. The borehole next to my house broke when the chains that pulled up the piping snapped due to rust and no grease for over a year. 178 more words


Bashar al-Assad Admits to 'Setbacks' -- Much of Syria is in ruins

Follows significant rebel advances in northern and southern Syria


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaks during a public appearance at a school in Damascus, Syria. Photo: Associated Press… 350 more words