Monthly Archives: January 2015

‘We are so proud’ – the #women who died defending #Kobani against #Isis | World news | The Guardian

Shireen Taher Mustafa Taher, 30, a lawyer and Kurdish language teacher, on his sister A few months after the revolution in Syria broke out, the Syrian regime permitted predominantly Kurdish towns in Syria to teach the Kurdish language in their … Continue reading

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Anti-#Syrian racism in #Turkey | openDemocracy

‘Suriyeli’ (Syrians) is a name given to people escaping from the civil war in Syria. Called‘Suriyeli’, they are seen as criminals, beggars, burglars and prostitutes, unable to adapt to Turkish culture. They are numbers, devoid of their unique stories. Some … Continue reading

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A Generational Battle Among #Egyptian Muslim Brothers – Sada

After about a year of internal conflicts, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has finally begun a comprehensive restructuring process. For the first time, the group is empowering its youth to lead the organization. This shift in approach reflects the former … Continue reading

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#SaudiKing orders massive $29.3 billion spending – Al Arabiya News

King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered a massive $29.3 billion (110 billion Saudi Riyals) spending in a series of decrees issued on Thursday, that include lavish payments of two months bonus salary to all Saudi state employees and a series … Continue reading

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#Israel halts program to end night-time arrests of #children | Maan News Agency

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Israeli military has shut down a program meant to decrease the number of night-time arrest raids targeting children in Palestinian homes after less than a year, with statistics suggesting that even when the program was active … Continue reading

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