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  1. A Guide to Shabbat Shekalim, Zachor, Purim, and Ki TisaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Parashat Ki Tissa generally falls on the first Shabbat after Purim, and this year the connexion is closer yet. Purim falls on Thursday, Shushan Purim falls on Friday, and as Shushan Purim goes out on Friday evening, Shabbat Parashat Ki Tissa comes in.


  2. UNSC sets up sanctions regime for South SudanRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Times of Oman

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Tuesday established a sanctions regime for South Sudan but stopped short of imposing worldwide travel bans and asset freezes on officials in the conflict-torn country or an arms embargo. The unanimously adopted resolution, drafted by the United States, threatens to blacklist anyone undermining security or interfering with the peace process after Thursday and April 1 deadlines set by the regional East African IGAD bloc.


  3. East Africa: One-Day Discussion Bears Fruit for Road Travel Between Ethiopia and SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 |

    Ethiopia is to charge Sudanese public passenger buses 15 dollars as a toll fee while crossing into Ethiopian soil as it travels in from Sudan; the aforementioned fee will also apply for Ethiopian buses crossing Sudanese boarder. This came after an agreement between the two countries, which concluded that the operation of road passengers will commence within 45 days from the date of the signing.


  4. South Sudan's Kiir arrives in Ethiopia for talks with rebels - Tuesday, 03 March 2015 06:08Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Walta Information Centre

    Kiir is due to meet Machar later in the day amid hopes that the new round of talks will lead to a final peace deal, ending months of deadly fighting in the nascent country, an Anadolu Agency correspondent reported. Under an agreement signed last month by Kiir and Machar, the two sides have until March 5 to hammer out a comprehensive peace agreement, to be followed later by the formation of a transitional unity government.


  5. Libya warns of more air strikes with Egypt against ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Peninsula

    Libya's internationally recognised premier threatened new air strikes with Egypt against the Islamic State group in his country, warning Friday that the jihadists were poised to widen their presence there. Abdullah Al-Thani was referring to February 16 air strikes on the IS stronghold of Derna after the group released a video showing the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians, mostly Egyptians.


  6. Emsworth minister returns from Africa an 'optimistic realist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    She, four other local pastors and an agricultural missionary recently returned from a 13-day journey to the war-torn African country organized by the Pittsburgh Presbytery. Members of the International Partnership South Sudan Travel Team met, studied scripture and prayed with South Sudanese pastors, elders and lay people.


  7. Machar calls on Kiir to engage in direct negotiations in Addis AbabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese former vice-president and rebel leader, Riek Machar, has called on his counterpart, president Salva Kiir, to "pack his suitcase" and come to Addis Ababa for direct negotiations with him in order to quickly resolve major sticking points and end the 14-month long civil war in the country. South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar gives a joint press statement with Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta in the capital, Nairobi, on 30 May 2014 This came a week after president Kiir failed to show up at the venue for the opening of the last round of the peace talks mediated between the two warring parties by the East African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development .


  8. Egyptian delegation in S. Sudan to enhance relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's minister for electricity and dams, who led the delegation, said the visit will strengthen cooperation and partnership between the two nations. "We are here with this high profile of delegates from Arab Republic of Egypt visiting Western Bahr el Ghazal state today as part of framework of our cooperation agreement with Egypt and the Republic of South Sudan," said Jemma Nunu Kumba.


  9. New IS Video Shows Raqqa Training Camp For Young ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Weekday Magazine

    A screen capture from the nine-minute IS video titled Al Farouq Training Camp for Cubs, a term used by militants to describe young "jihadis" A new video released by the Islamic State group shows a group of young children participating in a military training camp in Raqqa, Syria. The nine-minute video, which was shared on social media on February 22, is titled Al Farouq Training Camp for Cubs, a term used by militants to describe young "jihadis" and which is a reference from the militants' use of the word "lions" to refer to themselves.


  10. On Native GroundIS the 2012 Election the Last Gasp of White Male Privilege?Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | American Reporter

    As a onetime foreign correspondent who wrote from places like Northern Ireland, Iran, Pakistan, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, I see the riots in Cairo, the assassination in Benghazi and the friction in U.S-Israeli relations as part of one picture: a portrait of the Middle Eastern world preparing for war between Iran and Israel. There is no glue between the events in Libya and Egypt, and today's demonstrations in Yemen, Morocco, Sudan, Iraq, Iran and Tunisia, except a deluded Israeli-American's amateurish, offensive film about the Prophet Mohammad - in one scene the director has the Prophet put his head between a woman's legs to see for himself there is no "devil" there.


  11. US Government Eases Sanctions to Allow Export of Personal Communications Tools to SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


  12. One in seven Britons claim to have taken wrong currency when...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | This Is Money

    An incredible one in seven British holidaymakers admit to have accidentally taken the wrong currency away with them on a break, research claims. When asked 'have you ever accidentally taken the wrong currency with you on holiday?' a whopping 14 per cent of 2,173 people who have gone abroad in the last three years said 'yes' when surveyed.


  13. Life away from home: The Asian wives of GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 |

    Asian women who moved to Gaza with their Palestinian husbands continue to pine for home, especially during festive seasons like Chinese New Year. Zhang Xiaobu, who now goes by the Arabic name of Dina al-Haj, in her shop in Gaza which she runs with her husband.


  14. CAF Confederation Cup Round up: Petrojet win away; RS Berkane, URA stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 |

    Visiting Egyptian side, Petrojet nicked a crucial away win in their first leg clash of the preliminary round of the 2015 Orange CAF Confederation Cup, beating Al Ghazala of South Sudan 1-0 on Friday in Juba. Midfielder Mostafa Shebeita scored the only goal on the half-hour mark to give Petrojet a seemingly firm cushioning ahead of the return leg in a fortnight in Suez.


  15. Going to Europe on holiday? You will have a few more Euros in your pocket this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | IcNetwork

    UK tourists will get almost A 52 more cash than last year, on a A 500 exchange into Euros, but will be up to A 39 less if they go further afield UK tourists travelling to Europe for their holidays this year will find themselves better off than last year, but those venturing further afield may find themselves a little lighter in the pocket. Holidaymakers changing A 500 into euros will get A 53, or a 67.50, more than they would have done last year, according to a report by Post Office Travel Money.


  16. S. Sudan's warring parties facing further action should peace deal fail: US diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Sudan Tribune

    The US has warned South Sudan's warring parties to respect the 5 March deadline for a final agreement to resolve the conflict or it may face action from the international community. South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace deal in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 9 May 2014 aimed at resolving conflict in the country peacefully Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, the US embassy's chargA d'affaires in Juba, Charles Twining, called on the rival parties to set their differences aside to reach a lasting agreement, saying the international community is not expecting "a failure".


  17. Sale of French jets and frigate to Egypt as Cairo eyes regional instabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    The office of French President Francois Hollande has announced a big defense deal with Cairo. The deal for 24 Rafale jets and a frigate comes amid growing crises in the Middle East.


  18. Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah leads Sudanese side Al Khartoum in CAF Confederation CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 |

    Former Ghana national coach James Kwesi Appiah faces a new test as he leads Al Khartoum against Zambia's Power Dynamos in a 2015 CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round tie this weekend. Appiah, who was the Black Stars assistant coach between 2007-2012 before leading the team to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, has only been in-charge of the Sudan side for two months.


  19. Kenyan president tells South Sudanese governors to embrace peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Sudan Tribune

    Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the visiting governors from the troubled South Sudan to embrace peace by honouring agreements signed to end the 14-month old civil war in the country. Governors representing six of the country's ten states of Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal and Upper Nile were dispatched by president Salva Kiir's government to explain to the regional countries their stance against proposal of leadership structure and power-sharing at the peace talks in Addis Ababa.


  20. Turkey summons Egyptian envoy over Arabic TV issueRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 |

    The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned the Egyptian Embassy's Charge d'Affaires, Hussein El-Saharty, to the ministry on Wednesday evening over his country's allegations against Turkey regarding Egyptian TV channels broadcasting from Turkey. El-Saharty was informed about Turkey's discomfort caused by "groundless claims" consisting of allegations by Egyptian authorities, according to Turkish diplomatic sources.