Megan Fischer

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On GPS: Inside a refugee's struggle to come to America - CNN Video

Aya, a refugee fleeing war in Iraq and Syria, tells Fareed her harrowing story. They are joined by Brandon Stanton, creator of the Humans of New York blog which featured her story.

World Affairs: Afghanistan War Veteran on Terrorism, Muslims, Islam

Have you ever had an experience that hit you so hard it made you question everything you had ever learned or believed about something?<p>That was me six …

Religion

Why Muslims Should Never Have To Apologize for Terrorism

<b>Picture this:</b> You wake up in the morning to hear your wife screaming at you because it's pouring rain outside. She hates the rain and now her day is ruined because of you. You go downstairs only to hear your children yell at you because they broke the toaster. They can't have waffles now and it's …

Dad's Explanation Of Paris Attacks To Son Brings Comfort To Us All

A video of a father explaining the Paris attacks to his son has captured our hearts.<p>In Friday’s aftermath, French news broadcast Le Petit Journal …

Isis kidnapped my best friend. But when I met its fighters, I couldn’t hate them

As a journalist based in northern Iraq for the past six years, I’ve seen the war with the Islamic State closer than I’d like. In the summer of 2014, …

Iraq War Vet Matt Gallagher Talks Debut Novel, Combat Experience in Reddit AMA - "If we were serious about combatting militant Islamic extremism we'd have a giant-ass State Department ... it's easier to just bomb things."

<b>In 2008, Matt Gallagher</b> was ordered to discontinue his blog <i>Kaboom</i>—but on Thursday, almost eight years later, he candidly reflected on his time in …

The Israel-Palestine conflict is not just about land. It’s a bitter religious war | Anshel Pfeffer

Israel,Palestinian territories,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Religion,Binyamin Netanyahu,Mahmoud Abbas<p>For decades, Arab and Jewish movements claimed they were secular. It is now clear this was a charade

Israel and Palestine: ‘Discovering the Heart of the Other’

<i>Video by Megan Fischer</i>.More than compliments on the food and laughter at short stories, two people from different cultures and backgrounds came …

Hamas shuts up critical Palestinian journalists in Gaza

A Palestinian journalist once openly critical of the Hamas terror movement's rule over Gaza <i></i>will no longer write about politics after being brutally …

Palestinian Authority

Husband of Otniel terror victim: Jews and Palestinians must look at what unites us

The husband of Dafna Meir, the mother of six who was killed in her home while fighting off a Palestinian assailant, called on Jews and Palestinians …

Israel

If You Don’t Know! News & Politics Roundup: 13-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Shot Dead By Israeli Guard, & More

A 13-year-old Palestinian girl was reportedly shot and killed by an Israeli security guard on Saturday. According to reports, the guard was standing …

Justice

France considers recognition of a Palestinian state

PARIS (AP) — France will recognize a Palestinian state if its efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at an international conference fail, …

Palestinian doctor named Person of the Year by French Oumma Media

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian doctor, Samah Jabr, head of the psychiatric unit in the Palestinian Ministry of Health was named Person of the Year …

Psychiatry

14-year old Palestinian arrested in Jerusalem for carrying knife

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- A Palestinian teenager was detained in Jerusalem on Monday after Israeli police forces found a knife on his person.<p>Israeli …

Israel

Israelis near Gaza fear Hamas is tunneling right underneath them

The Israeli government says its investigations have not come up with any evidence the night-time noises reported by villagers living near Gaza emanate from tunnels, but assertions by Hamas of extensive cross-border digging has only fueled concern.<p>"The fear among everyone here is constant," Hakmon …

16-Year-Old Turns the 'Whip/Nae Nae' Into a Global Campaign for Pediatric Cancer Awareness: 'Love Is International'

<i>Know a hero? Send suggestions to heroesamongus@peoplemag.com. For more inspiring stories, read the latest issue of PEOPLE magazine</i><p>Jordan Belous is …

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