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88 Amazing Photography Links That You Won't Want to Miss

With another terrific week in the world of photography passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low in all corners …

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Syrian fighting threatens site of earliest known urban warfare

<i>By Owen Jarus<br>LiveScience</i><p>An ancient city in Syria, which was the site of the earliest known case of urban warfare, now finds itself threatened by the effects of a modern-day war.<p>Around 5,500 years ago, before writing was even invented, the people of an ancient city called Hamoukar, located in …

Syria sides head for neither victory nor defeat

<b>With relentless logic, and despite all the dire predictions and alarm bells that have been echoing for so many months, the Syrian crisis seems to be sliding inexorably over the brink, crashing onto the rocks below in a struggling mess into which much of the region is inevitably being dragged.</b><p>A …

Lebanese army battles cleric as Syrian civil war spills across border

Lebanon's third-largest city of Sidon was turned into a battle zone Monday as the military fought heavily armed followers of an extremist Sunni Muslim cleric holed up in a mosque.<p>Residents of the southern port city fled machine-gun fire and grenade explosions that shook the coastal area in one of …

Syria War Crimes Go from Bad to Worse to Even More Awful

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As the Syrian civil war drags on into its third summer, the conflict only grows larger and more …

Religious Oppression Rises Despite Arab Spring, Pew Study Shows

<b>By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service</b><p>WASHINGTON (RNS) People who hoped the Arab Spring would lead to greater religious freedom across the Middle East have been sorely disappointed, and a new Pew study confirms that the region has grown even more repressive for various religious groups.<p>“In 2011, …

How To Know If You’re Working With Mammals Or Reptiles (And Why It Matters To Your Creativity)

By Drake Baer5 minute Read<p>Can you pick out the reptiles in your workplace (And no, not the ones who do finger pistols and prey on interns)? According …

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US scrambles to find Edward Snowden and urges Russia to co-operate

The attempt by Edward Snowden to escape the clutches of US authorities descended into farce when the 30-year-old surveillance whistleblower outpaced …