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Islamic State looting on industrial scale: UNESCO

Islamic State militants are looting ancient sites across Iraq and Syria on an industrial scale and selling on treasures to middlemen to raise cash, Irina Bokova, the head of the U.N. 41 more words

Discover Dubai’s past

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was once a desert land, home to Bedouin tribes, date farms and fishing villages. Today, it is a major centre of trading and finance, international tourist hub, rapidly advancing technological leader and one of the safest countries in the world, with over 200 different nationalities calling it home. 438 more words

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Texas College Students Want Removal of George Washington Statue: ‘He’s Like Hitler’

I’m not a fan of Info Wars, but this is a great video.

So, what is the difference between these “students” and ISIS forces who are going through portions of the Middle East destroying historical sites that are thousands of years old and desecrating graveyards?

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The Scar of Jeju Island: The Jeju April 3 Incident

This is a travel diary of a Trazer Hyoseung Allyson W from Jeju Island. 

The April 3 Incident

To me, Jeju used to be a beautiful island where everybody wanted to visit for their either romantic or exciting vacation. 768 more words


Yemen, its historical sites, and war.

Yemen is an ancient civilisation; its location in the centre of the three continents of Africa, Asia and Europe, and adjacent to seas that link those three continents; plus its relatively moderate climate in the highlands and high rainfall comparative to other parts of the Arabian peninsula meant that it had people who were able to trade and develop sophisticated and wealthy settlements.   666 more words


Mount Rainier National Park History

Mount Rainier wasn’t the first National Park, but it was the first park created from an already established National Forest (then called National Forest Reserves). At the time, the Forest Reserves were intended to protect land under Gifford Pinchot’s philosophy of “conservation through use,” which conflicted with John Muir’s preservationist mindset. 592 more words

Lights in Jerusalem Festival

by Shawn J, Calling Out Community
Posted June 8, 2015

From June 3-11, the Old City of Jerusalem was illuminated with a spectacular, outdoor light festival presenting light exhibits, sculptures and artistic structures in combination with onstage and street performances, light and sounds, in various locations. 135 more words