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Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan

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Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan

Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan This month, John DeBlasio, Executive Director of the GPD Charitable Trust, co-founder and longtime supporter of Syria Direct visited Syria Direct’s office, headquartered in Amman, Jordan. There, DeBlasio met with the Syrian editorial team and heard firsthand about Syria Direct’s recent work and upcoming projects. DeBlasio…

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New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement

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New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement

New documentary “Jihadists” explores extremist movement New documentary “Jihadists” travels deep into Jihadi controlled territory to reveal the inner workings of extremist Islam, on DVD & Digital April 2, Directed by François Margolin & Lemine Ould Salem While the impending defeat of Islamic State’s caliphate is being celebrated by media pundits, the ideology of Islamic extremism that…

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Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy

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Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy

Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Is Lebanon ready to introduce civil marriage legislation?  Not soon. But talk about responding to youth aspirations, political reform and voice of civil society is pure rhetoric as long as civil marriage is not allowed on Lebanese soil. Lebanese couples seeking secular marriage…

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Arab Radio: Middle East Monitor writer Hanaa Hasan on Syria

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Arab Radio: Middle East Monitor writer Hanaa Hasan on Syria

Arab Radio: Middle East Monitor writer Hanaa Hasan on Syria THE ARAB STREET Radio & Podcast broadcast from Chicago through 690 AM WNZK Radio in Detroit Michigan and live online … Friday Jan. 18, 2019 … interview with Hanaa Hasan, a researcher and writer at Middle East Monitor, specializing in the Levant and North Africa….

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Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war

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Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war

Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz With diverse backgrounds Arab and Muslim Americans vote in unpredictable ways; however, in these midterm elections the majority are likely to favor Democrats. Feelings are hurt. President Trump has managed to insult many minorities; and for Americans with Middle Eastern or Muslim backgrounds the provocation has been exceptional….

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Smithsonian Channel features new season of archeology including in Middle East

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Smithsonian Channel features new season of archeology including in Middle East

Smithsonian Channel features new season of archeology including in Middle East Season Five premieres Monday, Sept. 24 at 8 pm with details on a 2,700-year old temple tied to the Biblical tale of Jonah and the Whale discovered in Iraq that was destroyed by ISIS. Archaeologists investigating a site in Iraq destroyed by ISIS have…

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