Rachel Binkerd

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Photographer Shows a Journey Through Israel on Suitcases

For his project “Memory Suitcases,” Israeli photographer Yuval Yairi used his suitcases as a “canvas” for displaying his photographs. Each of the …

Israel hits back after Gaza rockets

<b>Israeli warplanes have attacked targets in Gaza after missiles were fired into southern Israel on Sunday night.</b><p>At least six rockets had been fired from northern Gaza. Two were intercepted, the military said.<p>Hours later, Israeli aircraft hit at least three sites used by militants in the Gaza Strip, …

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …

'Arab Idol' Win Unites Palestinians In Jubilant Celebration

Crowds across Gaza and the West Bank exploded in celebration Saturday night when a young Palestinian man named Mohammad Assaf won the pop star title of <i>Arab Idol</i>.<p>"Look, see, what Assaf is doing!" young men in Gaza chanted in unison, as other people honked and set off fireworks.<p>It's just the second …

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)

You’ve got millions of years of evolution rattling around in your nervous system. When you put it in an office, mammalian and reptilian traits emerge. Neurophysiologist Stephen Porges explains how to detect each behavior and become a creative animal.<p>Can you pick out the reptiles in your workplace …

US remains committed to peace talks with Taliban, top envoy insists

The United States and Afghanistan are still waiting to hear from the Taliban about opening peace talks, but remain willing to go ahead with …

Qatari emir Sheikh Hamad hands power to son Tamim

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/989000/989441_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524677449_5a3ca326b31b93e063779e81121d0f4c<p><b>The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, has handed over power to his son, the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.</b><p>In a speech …

US Student Andrew Pochter Killed During Violent Clashes in Egypt

An American college student was killed in Alexandria, Egypt, during violent clashes between government supporters and opponents, family members and …