“They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.
They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, 451 more words
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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
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