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Iran ready to play constructive role in Geneva talks

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 22 2013, 8:46pm CST | by IANS

Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) Iran has expressed its readiness to play a "constructive" role in upcoming Geneva II conference on Syria if it is invited.
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Why America is Duty-Bound to Help Iraqi Christians

Jul 22 2014 3:55pm CDT | Source: Big Government

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This opinion piece ran originally in the magazine The Week: Just 11 years ago, there were 1.5 million Christians living in Iraq. Since the U.S. war there, that number has plummeted to approximately 400,000 — and it is still falling fast. The chaos created by the U.S. invasion, occupation, and withdrawal, as well as the ongoing Syrian civil war and insurgent-fueled unrest in much of Iraq, has dramatically increased the persecution and pressure on Iraq's Christians and other religious minori ...
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Iceland donates humanitarian relief funds to Palestinians
Rekjavik, July 23 (IANS) Icelan's Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson announced here Tuesday that his country will donate $104,000 to the Palestinians suffering from the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. | by IANS
 
Israel to destroy Hamas tunnels before ending offensive
Jerusalem, July 23 (IANS) The Israeli army Tuesday said that it will not cease its Gaza offensive before rooting out the "terror tunnels" that Hamas are using to sneak into Israel, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon tried to broker a peace between the Jewish state and the Islamist Hamas movement. | by IANS
 
Over 100 candidates to compete for Iraqi presidency
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) More than 100 candidates are vying for the Iraqi presidency as lawmakers prepare to choose the nation 's new leadership, and build an inclusive government while the country is severely divided by sectarian rifts and grappling with an ongoing Islamist insurgency. | by IANS
 
 

Monkey Cage: ‘Foreign Fighters’ for Israel

Jul 22 2014 3:06pm CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

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The deaths on July 20 of two Americans serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) provided an opening for critics of Israel to compare them to the foreign fighters of the Islamic State, formerly referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Similar complaints have already called for other governments to criminalize volunteering for Israel to create equivalence to the prosecution of would-be ...
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Syrian Girl: ISIS True Purpose Revealed

Jul 22 2014 2:50pm CDT | Source: Infowars

Alex invites geopolitical analyst and Syrian activist Mimi Al-Laham, AKA Syrian Girl, to talk about how ISIS is reshaping the Middle East, and how the west uses the terror group to divide and conquer nations, bringing about order out o ...
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Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Modano Asks, 'Where is Ronald Reagan?'

Jul 22 2014 1:31pm CDT | Source: Big Government

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Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Modano stirred a Twitter hornets' nest when he tweeted "Where is Ronald Reagan?" on Monday bringing out the Reagan haters and riling the Obama apologists of the Twitterverse. The former Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars center waded into oblique political commentary with a July 21 Tweet asking in all caps, "'Where is Ronald Regan?" Not long afterward he corrected his spelling in another ...
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Vladimir Putin’s Awkward, Hypocritical Relationship With Separatists

Jul 22 2014 1:28pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Will Freeman is an intern with Think Progress. CREDIT: AP Images Russia just passed a new law promising increased penalties, including heavy fines or up to four years in prison, for making public calls for separatism — the ultimate irony for a country that is actively fueling a separatist movement just over the border in Ukraine. Over the years, President Vladimir Putin has made it his trademark i ...
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AIPAC Is the Only Explanation for America's Morally Bankrupt Israel Policy

Jul 22 2014 12:59pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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The official name for Israel's latest assault on Gaza is "Operation Protective Edge." A better name would be "Operation Déjà Vu." As it has on several prior occasions, Israel is using weapons provided by U.S. taxpayers to bombard the captive and impoverished Palestinians in Gaza, where the death toll now exceeds 500. As usual, the U.S. government is siding with Israel, even though most Am ...
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Turkey's Top Cleric Calls Islamic State 'Caliphate' Illegitimate

Jul 22 2014 12:13pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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(Reuters) - The declaration of a "caliphate" by Islamist militants in Iraq lacks legitimacy and their death threats to Christians are a danger to civilization, Turkey's top cleric, the successor to the last caliph's most senior imam, said. Islamic State, an armed group formerly allied to al Qaeda that has captured swathes of territory across Iraq, last month declared its leader, Ibrahim al-Baghdadi, "caliph ...
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