Dana Samh

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John Kerry warns Iran that US 'will not stand by' as Tehran backs Yemen rebels

US Secretary of State warns Iran it is tracing country's support for Shia rebels who have seized swathes of Yemen<p>The <b>United States</b> will not stand by while Iran provides support to Shia rebels who have seized much of <b>Yemen</b>, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.<p>"There have been – there are, …

Two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict slips further from becoming a reality after Likud remains largest party in Knesset in 17 March election<p>Binyamin Netanyahu’s sweeping victory in Israel’s general election is causing dismay internationally because it appears to be another nail in the …

Israel

America’s war fever is rising: How fear & bloodlust are bringing Americans together

New poll finds that the recent bump in support for war is no fluke. Americans are itching to go back to Iraq<p>Out of all of the classic scenes in “The Big Lebowski,” I’d guess that the tirade Walter Sobchak throws during a league game at his favored bowling alley, which features his unforgettable …

9 Action-Packed Books More Entertaining Than Any Movie

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>The story of the Nazis’ international bank robberies (<i>Chasing Gold</i> by George M. Taber), a New York safecracker forcibly turned secret agent (<i>King of the Cracksmen</i> by Dennis O’Flaherty), and a harrowing prison memoir (<i>Guantánamo Diary</i> by Mohamedou Ould Slahi): they are …

Q&A: Ensaf Haidar, wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi

Ensaf Haidar discusses her fight to free her blogger husband from a Saudi prison, and his sentence of 1,000 lashings<p><i>Update (Jun. 16, 2015): A</i> …

Room for improvement: 5 ways Saudi Arabia's new king can address human rights

Saudi Arabian King Abdullah's death Thursday ends a fourteen-and-a-half year reign that saw marginal policy changes, particularly as they relate to …

Human Rights

Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown …

Anna Binkovitz - "Asking For It" (CUPSI 2014)

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