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Marwan Barghouthi Moved To Israeli Occupation Prison Clinic

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities on Thursday transferred jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti from the Hadarim prison to the clinic of the al-Ramla jail for “necessary routine tests.” 182 more words

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Saudi airstrikes push Yemen from "civil war" to "whatever's worse than civil war"

Yesterday in Politico, Adam Baron, who knows a thing or two about Yemen, wrote this:

The truth is far more complex, and the solution right now should be more along the lines of: …

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China Is the New Powerbroker in the Persian Gulf

For much of its history, China has made a point of steering clear of other countries’ internal affairs. But that changed late last year, when the Middle Kingdom entered into the international arena in a way it hadn’t before, offering both money and military might to fight the terrors of the Islamic State. 1,116 more words

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The Houla Massacre Revisited: “Official Truth” in the Dirty War on Syria

By Prof. Tim Anderson | Global Research | March 24, 2015

This article examines and documents the Houla massacre of May 2012, a terrible incident in the Syrian Crisis which came closest to attracting UN intervention.

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