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Opportunistic Erdogan Makes A Move - Report Claims Turkey Aiding Al Nusra in Syria....

Al Nusra is a front for, and has openly aligned with, al-Qaeda in Syria –¬†which is essentially ISIS.

It is not a secret that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has tried to deliver the maximum benefit to ISIS (in Northern Syria) in direct opposition to the Kurds who are trying to formulate their own independent nation of Kurdistan. 751 more words

Book review: Mysterious Traveler, by Mal Peet & Elspeth Graham, illustrated by P.J. Lynch

Peet, Mal & Graham, Elspeth. P.J. Lynch, ill. Mysterious Traveler. Candlewick Press, 2013. $15.99. ISBN 9780763662325. Unp. Ages 5-8. P8Q9.

The lovely mixed media illustrations and simple, uplifting story will make this a popular book with children. 104 more words

Book Reviews

Musical MENA: Traditional Music from Mauritania to Egypt (Part I)

Ever wondered what traditional Djiboutian, Mauritanian or Tunisian music sounded like? Find out below! Part Two (From Palestine to Qatar) coming tomorrow!


Traditional music from Mauritania is called Neifara. 177 more words


Nuclear Proliferation in MENA

The topic of Weapons of Mass Destruction has long been issue of debate and concern in the Middle East and North Africa. To begin Weapons of Mass Destruction… 467 more words


Moroccan families have been welcoming into their homes and lives for the past 3 years. I cannot tell you how many Moroccan mamas and babas have called me, “bnti,” or “my daughter.” Moroccan hospitality is like no other I have encountered, and I am so thankful to have so many families who support me. 975 more words

ISIS Coalition SITREP #80

I do this so my readers do not have to……..if there is something they need to know…..they will.

Good day……the events in the Middle East especially in Iraq are slowing down…..airstrikes continue but the assault on Tikrit has slowed due to heavy resistance……. 690 more words

International Situations