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Parts of a song and parts of me

Here’s a tidbit of a cover of a famous Israeli song פנים אל מול פנים (“Face to Face”) by יהודה פוליקר (Yehuda Poliker)



Amnesty International Confirms US Gave ISIS $1 Billion of Weapons in 2016

Jay Greenberg — NeonNettle May 26, 2017

Amnesty International has confirmed that the US Army gave ISIS $1 billion worth of arms and equipment in Iraq during President Obama’s final year in office, … 603 more words

Senator Black: CIA Lies Getting Harder to Believe

Virginia State Senator Richard Black definitively disputes the latest claims that the Syrian government attacked its own civilians with chemical weapons. What would have been their motive? 60 more words


Evacuation of rebels from Damascus district complete, city governor says

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The last group of rebels and other people who wanted to leave the besieged Barzeh district of Damascus have done so, the Syrian capital’s governor was quoted as saying on Monday by state television, bringing it under state control. 37 more words

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Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria

By Maher Chmaytelli

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – An Iraqi Shi’ite force backed by Iran said it pushed Islamic State out of several villages on the border with Syria on Monday, potentially reopening a supply route to send Iranian weapons to President Bashar al-Assad. 613 more words

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