Brian Robertson

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Egypt votes in parliamentary poll set to strengthen President Sisi

A milestone in the road-map to democracy.<p>That is how Egypt’s long-awaited parliamentary election, which began on Sunday, is being presented.<p>But there is little suspense or voter enthusiasm about a poll set to reinforce President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi who, as army chief, ousted elected leader Mohamed …

10 Simple Photography Hacks with Household Things

If you’d like to experiment with some do-it-yourself photography hacks and tricks, check out this new video by DigitalRev. Over the course of 10 …

A Canadian Businessman Inspired by Oskar Schindler Is Buying Back Christians and Yazidis Captured by Islamic State

A Canadian Jewish businessman inspired by the work of Oskar Schindler during World War II has successfully rescued some 120 Christian and Yazidi girls seized by the Islamic State group, a British Christian publication reported.<p>“We liberate children from their captors through the use of …

Israeli Preemptive Action, Western Reaction

Will Israel do the unthinkable to stop the unimaginable?<p>The Obama administration seems peeved that almost everyone in Israel, left and right, has no …

Israel

FBI called in after Texas police officer shoots dead unarmed 19-year-old

Texas police on Sunday were trying to figure out what prompted a black teenager to drive his car into a car dealership, and why a white police officer still in training shot the unarmed 19-year-old four times.<p>Texas officer who killed unarmed college athlete never shot gun before<p>Read more<p>Christian …

Law Enforcement

Israel jails two Jewish extremists for six months without charge

Israel has imprisoned two high-profile ultranationalists for six months without charge and arrested additional suspects in West Bank settlement outposts, security authorities have said.<p>The crackdown on Jewish extremists follows the firebombing of a Palestinian home in the West Bank last month that …

Israel

Atomic War: Who Can Push the Button? - Photographs by Justin Barton | LensCulture

70 years ago, the United States of America launched the Nuclear Era by dropping atomic bombs on Japan. Since those terrible moments, the nagging dread and fear of more nuclear attacks and mass devastation has haunted the thoughts and imaginations of people and cultures around the world. The recent …

War