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By bmcsr On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Emergency surveillance law to be brought in

Controversial emergency laws will be introduced into the Commons next Monday to reinforce the powers of security services to require internetand phone companies to keep records of their customers’ emails More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Al-Sisi Wins Egyptian Presidential Election

 Detailed election results:  27,668,183 total votes 1,764,195 voided ballots Hamdeen Sabahi        854,634  Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi  23,789,354    More information: Voter turnout after two days of More...

By bmcsr On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Iran drug addiction rate highest in world

UN statistics estimate that roughly 2.2 percent of Iranian adults are hooked on drugs, the highest rate in the world. Here’s how Iran is fighting back. In late June, as part of the United Nations’ International More...

By bmcsr On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Modernization is not Westernization

According to the latest Arab Youth Survey, 46 percent of respondents believe that traditional values are outdated and wish to embrace modern ideals and beliefs. This belief has risen steadily over the years- only More...

By bmcsr On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Is Russia reviving its empire?

A great many experts, observers and pundits are missing the point in their analyses of events in and around Ukraine by making two flawed assumptions. One, that the personal traits and characters of Russian President More...

By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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A Middle Eastern ‘Perfect Storm’

 In July, the world will commemorate the centennial of World War I, also known as,” The war to end all wars.” In addition to its horrendous human cost of 37 million casualties, the war led to the demise of More...

By bmcsr On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Kofi Annan: Syrians pay with their lives while regional powers wage proxy wars

The world has let down the people of Syria, leaving tens of thousands to die as neighbouring nations wage proxy wars instead of working to prevent the bloodshed that has engulfed the country for the past three More...

By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Syria Death Toll Reported to Rise By 10,000 in Less Than 2 Months

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The death toll in the three-year Syrian conflict has risen to about 162,000, an increase of more than 10,000 in less than two months, according to an antigovernment monitoring group that is one More...

By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Pentagon chief arrives in Saudi Arabia

By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Tuesday, 13 May 2014 U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in the Saudi Arabia Tuesday, the first leg of a regional tour focusing on Iran’s nuclear program and Syria’s More...

By bmcsr On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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1,500 girls under the age of 10 were forcibly married in Iran

More than 1,500 girls under the age of 10 were forcibly married in Iran last year, according to rights campaigners who accused judges in the country of sanctioning child rape. Activists also condemned a law passed More...

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