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  1. Iraqi forces push toward ISIS-held TikritRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... protect civilians and allow them to flee the combat zone," said Joe Stork, the group's deputy Middle East and North Africa director. "Past fighting raises grave concerns that Tikrit's civilians are at serious risk from both ISIS and government ...

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  2. Why battle for Tikrit will defeat ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CNN

    Hayder al-Khoei is associate fellow in the Middle East and North Africa program at Chatham House . The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.

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  3. Ash Carter, Martin Dempsey List Top 3 Threats Facing the U.S.Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... amid reports its recruiters have popped up in Afghanistan, Libya and Egypt, and that extremist groups across North Africa, the Gulf region and the Middle East are increasingly aligning themselves with the brand name. Even young people in Europe, ...

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  4. Iraqi forces push toward TikritRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    ... protect civilians and allow them to flee the combat zone," said Joe Stork, the group's deputy Middle East and North Africa director. "Past fighting raises grave concerns that Tikrit's civilians are at serious risk from both ISIS and government ...

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  5. Civilians at risk in Iraq offensive, rights groups sayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... IS. "Abadi's statement that there can be no neutrality is worrying," said Joe Stork, deputy Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch. "Any person who is not participating in hostilities directly must be regarded as a civilian, and ...

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  6. We Must All Fight Enthnocentricism-Hon. Kobena WoyomeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... above all considerations and speak against ethnocentrism to keep Ghana`s integrity as the haven of peace and hope for Africa in the liberation struggle.

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  7. Heaven Is Our Ultimate GoalRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    ... by His supreme sacrifice. In the 19th century a young Christian from England named George Atley went to central Africa as a missionary, willing to give his life for the sake of the Gospel-and that's what he ended up doing. After settling in at the ...

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  8. Empire of Ivory by Naomi NovikRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2008 | SF Site

    ... find a cure, Temeraire and Will Laurence, along with several of their colleagues, are dispatched on a mission back to Africa, in the hopes that their salvation lies somewhere in its vast depths. Once there, Will and Temeraire are plunged into an ...

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  9. Islamic State is capitalizing on chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... Uncontrollable sectarian conflict and tribal militias across a broad swath of the Middle East and North Africa make some nostalgic for the days of old-style fundamentalist outfits, such as Pakistan's Jamaat-i-Islami and Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. ...

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  10. Noam Chomsky: Edward Snowden a True Patriot Who Should be HonoredRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    ... al-Qaeda, and we have succeeded in spreading it over the whole world. Now they're all everywhere-you know, West Africa, Southeast Asia-simply generating more and more terror. And I think it's-you know, it's not that the U.S. is trying to generate ...

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  11. Cleveland Museum of Art corrects a case of mistaken cultural identity ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Plain Dealer

    That, however, is the major storyline behind "Senufo Unbound," the Cleveland Museum of Art's gorgeous, fascinating and deeply humbling exhibition on cultural misunderstandings and misinterpretations that accompanied the French colonization of West Africa -- and that still shape how the classical arts of the region are viewed today. The "we" at fault is not the exhibition's curators, Constantine Petridis, the museum's curator of African art, and Susan Gagliardi, an assistant professor of art history at Emory University.

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  12. Political reformation upending global orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Uncontrollable sectarian conflict and tribal militias across a broad swath of the Middle East and North Africa make some nostalgic for the days of old-style fundamentalist outfits, such as Pakistan's Jamaat-i-Islami and Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. ...

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  13. Chomsky on Snowden & Why NSA Surveillance Doesn't Stop Terror While the U.S. Drone War Creates ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Democracy Now

    ... al-Qaeda, and we have succeeded in spreading it over the whole world. Now they're all everywhere-you know, West Africa, Southeast Asia-simply generating more and more terror. And I think it's-you know, it's not that the U.S. is trying to generate ...

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  14. Roots of Islamic State don't lie in religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    ... Uncontrollable sectarian conflict and tribal militias across a broad swath of the Middle East and North Africa make some nostalgic for the days of old-style fundamentalist outfits, such as Pakistan's Jamaat-i-Islami and Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. ...

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  15. a Jihadi Johna belongs to a forgotten, stateless peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... protests: saying tens of thousands of stateless people could be offered citizenship in the Comoros islands off East Africa. Brian Murphy joined the Post after more than 20 years as a foreign correspondent and bureau chief for the Associated Press in ...

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  16. The problem with Iraq's offensive against the Islamic StateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Juan Cole

    ... supported by the government but operate without any official oversight. Joe Stork, deputy Middle East and North Africa director at Human Rights Watch (HRW) said he worried this trend would be aggravated during the assault on Tikrit. "We are very, ...

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  17. Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne CrueltyRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... at the "is it really true" points about your dad, stepdad, mom, grandparents, grandmother, their tribal attire in Africa, etc. Keep in mind that I told my buddy - knowing his personality - that it is curious that having millionaire trust fund babies ...

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  18. Pankaj Mishra: Look outside religion for the roots of the Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Post

    ... Uncontrollable sectarian conflict and tribal militias across a broad swath of the Middle East and North Africa make some nostalgic for the days of old-style fundamentalist outfits, such as Pakistan's Jamaat-i-Islami and Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. ...

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  19. S nchez: Alice NderituRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    ... for Human Rights Education in Montreal, Canada. I was with Group 6 consisting of participants from Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Aside from being human rights educators, Roman and Alice are mediators. I readily connected with both ...

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  20. Our Evolving Black American Naming TraditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Psychology Today

    ... the New World as slaves with another 19 million taken to the East Coast and the Red Sea for the Muslim slave trade. Africa was literally bled of its human resources. The horrific history of slavery is as old as that of mankind. Every religion ...

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