Bilal Shiekh

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The blood on George W Bush's hands will never dry. Don't glorify this man

George W Bush caused far more harm to the country and planet than Trump has so far, and maybe ever will<p>For liberals across the spectrum, the temptation is real to lionize George W Bush now. Donald Trump is our child-king, slobbering over the country and embarrassing us all. He is parody made real, …

George W. Bush

Iran: The IAEA will not have access to classified information

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, stressed on Wednesday that the UN’s the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) would “by no means” …

South Asia

Modern Israeli movements

Ensemble Ka’et performs ‘Heroes’ in Tel Aviv.<p>><br>• ><p>Ka’et Ensemble. (photo credit: NAAMA DESHEVSKY)<p>There is a well-accepted theory that human movement is …

Israel

Hamas provides Egypt with information on terrorists

Hamas has provided details of terrorists operating in Sinai and in Gaza to the Egyptian security establishment, <i>Yediot Aharonot</i> reported Wednesday, …

Ismail Haniyeh
Saudi Arabia

Ankara backs Iraqi parliament's rejection of Kurdish referendum

Turkey has the region's largest Kurdish population and fears a 'Yes' vote could fuel separatism in its southeast where Kurdish militants have waged …

Middle East
North Korea

U.S. Coalition Allows ISIS Convoy Free Passage To Eastern Syria

The convoy of Islamic State militant group (ISIS) fighters that was stranded in the Syrian desert for two weeks has reached its final destination in …

Middle East

Top diplomat: Africa summit’s cancellation actually a sign of Israel’s success

This week’s sudden cancellation of a major Israel-African summit in Togo paradoxically shows that Jerusalem’s rapprochement with the continent is …

Israel

Iran’s president to address UN amid debate over nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state TV said President Hassan Rouhani will attend this year’s UN General Assembly meeting in New York and address the …

South Asia

A striking positive shift in Sunni opinion in Iraq is underway. Here's what it means.

Iraqi security forces have made great progress toward defeating the Islamic State in Iraq. Whether this military success will translate into enduring stability will depend in large part upon the attitudes of Iraqi Sunnis toward the postwar state. Since 2003, Iraqi Sunnis have viewed the political …

Middle East

Michelle Obama stunned everyone at the ESPY awards in a black cut-out dress

In her first major appearance since leaving the White House, former First Lady Michelle Obama wore a Cushnie et Ochs dress, Jennifer Fisher jewelry, and Gianvito Rossi shoes Wednesday night in Los Angeles at the 25th annual ESPY awards, where she honored the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver with the …

Michelle Obama
Creative Writing

5 Books to Keep Close to Improve Your Writing

“<b>I want to write a book</b>” is one of the most common statements made today. Everyone potentially has a book inside of them, of course. Our lives are a …

Writing

The Single Reason Why People Can't Write, According to a Harvard Psychologist | Inc.com

"Why is so much writing so hard to understand? Why must a typical reader struggle to follow an academic article, the fine print on a tax return, or the instructions for setting up a wireless home network?"<p>These are questions Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker asks in his book, <i>The Sense of Style:</i> …

Creative Writing

What's the Life of an Author Like? - Riveted

When I do school visits, one of the first questions I get asked is, “What is the life of an author like?”<p>It’s a good question.<p>History has often …

So You’ve Decided to Write: Advice from a Great and Notorious Editor

There is nothing finer than deciding to write.<p>Depending on how well you write and how often you publish or change jobs or assignments, other writers …

Creative Writing