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The Archaeology of Norsemen

The funniest and best-ever (and only?) TV comedy series about the Vikings is also a superb parody of Vikings. I speak of the recent Norwegian production called… 368 more words


Peace in the Middle East will be ‘the ultimate deal,’ Trump says




U.S. President Donald Trump waits to greet Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak at the White House in Washington, U.S. September 12, 2017. (Reuters Photo) 131 more words

Arab World

Weekend long read

1) At the Begin-Sadat center for Strategic Studies, Dr Alex Joffe examines the concept of ‘settler-colonialism’.

‘The settler-colonial argument against Israel posits that Zionism was an imperial tool of Britain (or, alternatively, that Zionism manipulated the British Empire); that Jews represent an alien population implanted into Palestine to usurp the land and displace the people; and that Israel has subjected Palestinians to “genocide,” real, figurative, and cultural. 517 more words

Rights group blasts Israeli banks for settlement expansion

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli banks are contributing to the proliferation of West Bank settlements by providing loans and mortgages for construction there, violating their human rights obligations, Human Rights Watch said in a report Wednesday. 783 more words

Middle East

MK's controversial plan nixes two-state solution, calls for annexation

Bayit Yehudi MK Bezalel Smotrich hopes to use his powers of persuasion, as in this November 2015 photo, to sell a new right-wing diplomatic plan.. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) 368 more words

The Muslim Times

Of Bears and Men

By Judge Dale Tipps, Murfreesboro

Becoming a workers’ compensation judge included a few unexpected benefits. For instance, due to avoidance of ex parte communications, my phone rarely rings while I’m trying to draft that next order. 621 more words

Carpe Diem

Human Rights Activist Arrested for Facebook Post

Issa Amro declares hunger strike as he remains under detention by the Palestinian Authority because of Facebook post.

By Ariel Gold / Youth Against Settlements… 557 more words