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Pence trip to Middle East overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem decision

 Reuters International

This content was published on December 15, 2017 

U.S. vice-president Mike Pence becomes emotional addressing a prayer vigil for the victims in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs shooting in Floresville, Texas, November 8, 2017. 673 more words

Americas

EU says 15,000 migrants to exit Libya in two months

By AFP – Dec 14,2017 – JORDAN TIMES

Migrants stand in a detention centre run by the interior ministry of Libya’s eastern-based government in Benghazi, Libya, on Wednesday (Reuters photo) 419 more words

Europe

Dare to give away your dream

“Twelve dirham.”

I picked eight dirham out of my coin purse. “Here you are.”

The produce vendor looked down at the coins in his palm and waited. 344 more words

North Africa

Foreign Policy Round-Up--Dec2017

I realize that it is that time of year where people like to think of peace and good will toward men….well that is not happening…..while we are wishing people the best of the season the rest of the world is going to crap…..so you feelings of goodwill mean nothing in the larger scheme of things. 729 more words

International Situations

EU leaders complicit in torture of refugees and migrants, Amnesty says

Rights group claims EU is financing Libyan system that routinely acts in collusion with militia groups and people traffickers 730 more words

Africa

Saudi Arabia, UAE pledge $130m towards G5 Sahel force

with Agencies

12 hours ago

France

*Saudi Arabia has pledged $100 million towards the five-nation anti-terror force in the Sahel region of West Africa. The pledge was confirmed by French president Emmanuel Macron who also announced that the United Arab Emirates has offered $30 million. 447 more words

Africa

Muslim heritage: Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr

By:

Tom Verde

Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before. 2,499 more words

Africa