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A journalist who was held prisoner in Iran explains why the regime fears people like Jason Rezaian

Rezaian, who has dual citizenship with the US and Iran, was convicted of espionage in October in a secret trial, according to Iranian state media. And on November 22, the Washington Post reported that Rezaian had been sentenced to a prison term of some unspecified length.<p>The reporter's arrest, …

The Latest: Empire state goes dark for Paris

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly shootings and explosions in Paris. (All times local):<p>2:31 a.m.<p>The Empire State Building is dark in sympathy for …

The women who fought to be war correspondents

Photojournalist Dickey Chapelle was wearing combat boots, a bush hat and her signature pearl earrings when she was hit by shrapnel from a Viet Cong land mine near Chu Lai Air Base on Nov. 4, 1965. She was the first female American war correspondent to be killed in action. "When I die, I want it to …

The ultimate psychology reading list

<i>Every month since January 2008</i> The Psychologist <i>has featured a One-On-One interview page in which leading psychologists are asked, among other things,</i> …

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Obama: Muslim Support Needed To Counter Extremism

(Adds response from Muslim leader)<p>By Julia Edwards<p>WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday called on American Muslim communities to do more to counter what he called "violent extremism," speaking at a three-day White House summit on the issue.<p>Critics have accused the …

Here is the Army's declassified Iraq prison file on the leader of ISIS

The records come from time Baghdadi spent in US Army custody in Iraq. They were released through a Freedom of Information Act request. In these files, Baghdadi was identified by his birth name, Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim Al Badry.<p>There have been conflicting reports about the time Baghdadi spent as a US …

US not at war with Islam, Obama says | DW | 19.02.2015

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called on world leaders to disregard the "twisted ideology" of terrorist groups like the "Islamic State" and …

ISIS Snuff Films’ Sleight of Hand

A horrifying video of Jordanian pilot Muadh al-Kasasbeh being set ablaze inside a cage by his ISIS captors shocked the world Tuesday and rocked …

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