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  1. Out of the Minds of BabesRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    Elif Bilgin , a 16-year-old Turkish girl has developed a method to convert banana peels into usable plastic, for which she won the 2013 $50,000 Science in Action award, part of the third annual Google Science Fair. This is the kind of science story that the media love.


  2. Arab League agrees to create joint Arab military forceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The leaders of countries in the 22-nation Arab League agreed to the principle of creating a joint Arab military force at a summit in Egypt on Sunday. The decision was announced in the closing session of a two-day meeting in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.


  3. India to airlift nationals from Yemen, sending shipRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    India said on Sunday that it would airlift its nationals from unrest-hit Yemen and is also sending a large ship to the Yemeni capital as Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition warplanes continued airstrikes against the Shia Houthi rebels for the fourth consecutive day. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted: "Today we got permission to fly from Sanaa for three hours a day.


  4. Thais to be evacuated from Yemen over unrestRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Thai Embassy in Oman, which covers Yemen, is preparing to evacuate Thai residents there as Saudi Arabia escalates air strikes against Iran-allied Houthi fighters. The embassy is concerned that the violence in Yemen has increased and has a high tendency of worsening, as scores of lives have been lost and many people maimed as hostilities intensify.


  5. Poland studying possibility of investing in AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Polish government is considering the possibility of making investments in Azerbaijan and especially, the agricultural sector, food production are regarded as promising spheres, Polish Ambassador to the country Marek Calka told Trend on Mar.29. Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Janusz Piechocinski intends to discuss these issues during his visit to Baku in May. He will also take part in opening of the annual exhibition of agricultural products in Baku on May 21-25.


  6. Baha'is seek Modi's help to overcome Iranian persecutionRead the original story

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    Disheartened by Iran accepting just two of the 10 recommendations made by a UN rights panel on ending the persecution of Baha'is, the community hopes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can help ensure their safety in that country. According to Shatrughun Jiwnani, director of the capital's iconic Baha'i House of Worship or the Lotus Temple, Iran, where the Baha'i faith was born in the 19th century, was still engaged in "state-sponsored persecution of the community".


  7. Around 50% of voters cast ballots in Uzbek presidential election in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trend

    Around a half of the registered voters have cast ballots in Uzbekistan's presidential election at the polling station in Baku, Uzbek embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend on Mar.29. The consular register at the embassy includes about 200 Uzbek citizens eligible for voting.


  8. Saudi Arabia: Yemen rebels pushed out of air basesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Central Ohio

    Saudi Brig. Gen. Ahmed bin Hasan Asiri said the strikes continued to target Scud missiles in Yemen, leaving most of their launching pads "devastated," the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported.


  9. White House hobbling media coverage of Obama's shameful golf outing as world spins toward crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | American Thinker

    President Obama ought to be ashamed at bugging out of town to play golf at a fancy resort with a celebrity as the Middle East spirals toward an all-out Sunni-Shia war and negotiations with Iran are in critical condition. And perhaps he is, judging by the efforts to prevent media reporters accompanying him on the trip from getting any pictures or information.


  10. BAKU: Journalist who illegally visited Nagorno Karabakh: It seems...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    BAKU: Journalist who illegally visited Nagorno Karabakh: It seems that I won't be further allowed to enter Azerbaijan - INTERVIEW APA, Azerbaijan March 25 2015 Journalist who illegally visited Nagorno Karabakh: It seems that I won't be further allowed to enter Azerbaijan - INTERVIEW [ 25 March 2015 15:47 ] Alexander Kolesnichenko: I will familiarize myself with the requirements of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry in case of visiting Nagorno Karabakh again Moscow. Farid Akberov - APA.


  11. Arab Ahwaz must be liberated from IranRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Arab Times

    Whenever the Arab World is discussed, forgotten are the five million Arabs struggling to survive under the Persian yoke in an Arab region bordering Iraq and the Arabian Gulf, rich with oil and gas. Once an autonomous area, separated from Persia by the Zagros mountain range, under the governance of Sheikh Khazaal bin Jabber whose family had ruled for over a century, it was grabbed by Shah Reza Pahlavi in 1925 with a nod and a wink from Britain eager to preserve its relationship with Iran due to its oil interests.


  12. On the Need to Re-Establish Sensible Diplomatic Relations Between...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OpEdNews

    Dr. Hall, Professor of Globalization Studies, University of Lethbridge, Canada, promotes the radical idea that the process of Globalization should be one that respects national and international laws, the rights of First Nations, and democratic self-determination. In short, the opposite to our current system of globalized poverty and war in the service of corporate monopoly predation and supranational totalitarianism.


  13. Pakistan prepares citizens evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Pakistan Saturday said it was preparing to evacuate its citizens and diplomatic staff stranded in Yemen, with two planes on standby. "Pursuant to the directive of the prime minister, the government of Pakistan is making all necessary arrangements for immediate evacuation of Pakistani community members and embassy personnel from Yemen," said a statement from the foreign office.


  14. The Evidence Of Faith's Substance Pray for the Peace of Israel through the Prince of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lee's Summit Tribune

    At the close of her March 19th interview with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Megan Kelly asked one last question: 'What does it mean to you personally to wake up each day knowing that Israel's enemies' stated goal is to destroy the people and the country that you love?' He gave a profound response that highlighted their precarious position: 'I was once asked: what's the difference between the President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Israel?... I said, 'The President of the United States is always concerned about the security of the United States, but the Prime Minister of Israel, and I can speak personally in the nine years that I've been in office, there's not been a day that I haven't thought about the things I have to do to protect the survival of Israel.'


  15. EUROBulgaria19:45ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sporting Life

    Italy will be hoping to take sole possession of first place in Group H when they take on Bulgaria in Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier. The Azzurri are unbeaten in qualifying and travel to Sofia level on 10 points with Croatia, who lead the group on goal difference.


  16. In fight for Tikrit, US finds enemies on both sides of the battle linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    As the United States opens another front of battle in Iraq, it finds itself on the same side as an array of armed groups that not only consider the United States an old enemy but also accuse it of actively supporting Islamic State militants they are fighting on the battlefield. After the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State launched its first airstrikes in the city of Tikrit on Wednesday night, Kitaeb Hezbollah, which was responsible for numerous bombings and rocket attacks against U.S. soldiers during the Gulf War, was quick to say it would treat their planes as targets.


  17. MoreRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    From March 13 to June 3, 2015, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is presenting the first comprehensive exhibition in the United States of the celebrated Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian . In recognition of a lengthy career, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility.


  18. Futures File: Conflict boosts oil prices; juice jumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Oil prices again claim a lead role in this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up: An orange juice company employee works at a plant in Cuautitlan, Mexico. Frozen concentrated orange juice futures staged the biggest one-week rally in over a decade, climbing nearly 23 percent a few trading sessions.AP File Photo MARCO UGARTE - AP Crude oil prices spurted higher Wednesday night after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes against rebel forces in neighboring Yemen.


  19. Close But Different: Armenia, Georgia Look For More Tourism Opportunities In Competitive MarketRead the original story

    Friday | Groong

    Today, 24 years after the Soviet Union's collapse, the two South Caucasus nations are known also in the international tourism market. The Armenian and Georgian governments saw tourism as a major economic branch and developed clear strategies to develop the field.


  20. Sixty Lebanese residing in Sanaa seek embassy's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Around 60 Lebanese in Sanaa are fine and are in continuous contact with the Lebanese Embassy there, the director general of Immigration told The Daily Star Friday. "They are not being targeted, but the situation there is tense and some of them want to leave.