Posts Tagged “Iraq”

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further away Arab…

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In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just?

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In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just?

In International Law subsidiary: Can war be just? When political leaders say they hate war, they should not capitalize on war to get elected and govern. By Abdennour Toumi Carl von Clausewitz, an experienced general and well-known military theorist, proposed that the conscious conduct of war — strategy and tactics in geo-politics — should be…

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint Beirut, February 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of Iraqi freelance journalist and political commentator Samir Obeid and called on Iraqi authorities to release him immediately. Men who identified themselves as Iraqi security forces arrested Obeid at a checkpoint on the outskirts of…

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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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Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq

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Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq

Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq In wake of the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum election, Professor Ahmet Uysal has accepted kindly to share his insights with the Arab Daily News. By Abdennour Toumi “Turkey supported the survival of the Iraqi Kurds as an autonomous and proto-state economically and politically. However, an independent Kurdish state…

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Iraqi government threatens journalists over criticism

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Iraqi government threatens journalists over criticism

Iraqi government threatens journalists over criticism Iraqi regulator threatens TV satirist with legal action Iraqi authorities should stop threatening the pro-Kurdish broadcaster NRT and political satirist Ahmed al-Basheer, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In a letter NRT received August 10, the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission inquired whether the broadcaster’s Arabic-language channel would…

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