Posts Tagged “Baghdad”

Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions New York, October 30, 2017– CPJ today condemned attacks against the Kurdish media in Iraq and called on all parties to refrain from targeting the press as political and military tensions escalate over a Kurdish independence bid. In recent days, attackers stabbed to death a journalist,…

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Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace

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Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace

Love Blossoms and Cultures Collide in Yasminas Necklace LOVE BLOSSOMS AND CULTURES COLLIDE IN YASMINA’S NECKLACE, ROHINA MALIK’S MODERN AMERICAN LOVE STORY, DIRECTED BY ANN FILMER, OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 19 ***IRAQI ART BY AHMAD ABDULRAZZAQ FEATURED ON THE SET—AND DISPLAYED IN THE LOBBY AVAILABLE FOR SALE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PRODUCTION*** Chicago-based playwright Rohina…

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The Middle East: Who says popular quest for change has been quelled?

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The Middle East: Who says popular quest for change has been quelled?

By James M. Dorsey A series of recent mass protests in several Arab countries have called into question suggestions that civil wars, brutal crackdowns and military coups and interventions have quelled popular willingness to stand up for rights in the Middle East. The protests, although focussed on specific social and economic demands, fundamentally have the…

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The Thousand Lights and a Light in Paris

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The Thousand Lights and a Light in Paris

By Abdennour Toumi Paris, France — Paris, known world-wide as La Ville Lumière, is a name well-earned and valid, not only for its fame as a center of intellectualism since the Age of Enlightenment, but also as the seat of inspirational education for students the world over. Countless lights shine to illuminate this sparkling city at…

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The Persian Project: A Sunni perspective on history and today’s reality

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The Persian Project: A Sunni perspective on history and today’s reality

The Persian Project: A Sunni perspective on history and today’s reality By Dr. Baheddin Shabaneh It was in a sunny day in April 1986 when Iranian supreme spiritual leader Ayatollah Khomeini was talking to the families of the Iranians who were killed or injured during the bloody Iran-Iraqi war when he said ” Lastly but…

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ISIL plans to attack Baghdad and Saudi Arabia, source close to its top leaders says

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ISIL plans to attack Baghdad and Saudi Arabia, source close to its top leaders says

ISIL plans to attack Baghdad and Saudi Arabia, source close to its top leaders says By Ali Younes #476412131 / gettyimages.com A source very close to the senior leadership of the “Islamic State” also known as ISIS or ISIL, told the Arab Daily News over the weekend from Amman Jordan that ISIL has an army…

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