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    The Final Solution Of The Christian Arab Question In The Middle East
    Aug08

    The Final Solution Of The Christian Arab Question In The Middle East

    In 2003, as President George W. Bush unleashed his invasion of Iraq-based on the false premise of WMDs- for the overarching goal of reengineering the Arab world to conform to Western notions of governance and economics, the Christian community of that ancient Mesopotamian land numbered 1.5 million, representing some 5 percent of the Iraqi...

    Moves to Dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ Protest Tents in Kyiv Spark Clashes
    Aug08

    Moves to Dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ Protest Tents in Kyiv Spark Clashes

    Tensions flared on Thursday on Kyiv’s Independence Square, the scene of street protests that toppled a Moscow-backed president in February, when protesters still camped there clashed with city workers who tried to clear away their tents. The protesters set fire to heaps of tyres, sending clouds of black smoke billowing across the city...

    Russia And Iran Reportedly Signed A Huge Oil Deal — But No One Knows The Details
    Aug08

    Russia And Iran Reportedly Signed A Huge Oil Deal — But No One Knows The Details

    Iran and Russia may have just signed a major $20 billion oil deal, as reported by Russia’s Itar-Tass, Iran’s Fars News, and the Telegraph on Wednesday. The deal would allow Iran to circumvent western and international sanctions aimed at curtailing the country’s nuclear program. And it would allow Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    Canada will send non-lethal military supplies to Ukraine to help it protect border from Russia
    Aug08

    Canada will send non-lethal military supplies to Ukraine to help it protect border from Russia

    Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Photos August 7: Top images from around the world
    Aug08

    Photos August 7: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Buddhist monks and volunteers clean the 15-metre-tall great Buddha statue during the annual Ominugui ceremony at Todaiji Temple in Japan’s ancient capital Nara, western Japan on August 7, 2014....

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports, Ukraine Scuffles Heat Up
    Aug08

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports, Ukraine Scuffles Heat Up

    Tension on the streets of Kiev. Holdout demonstrators, angry at perceived Russian interference in Eastern Ukraine, are refusing to leave Independence Square, in an anti-Moscow protest that began last autumn. But Moscow is showing no signs of changing tack, despite the protests.. and economic sanctions imposed by the west. In fact the Russian...

    Russia retaliates on West’s sanctions over Ukraine
    Aug08

    Russia retaliates on West’s sanctions over Ukraine

    Russia bans imports of meat, fish, milk and fruit from US, EU, Australia, Canada, Norway …read more Source:...

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports In Ukraine Sanctions Retaliation
    Aug08

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports In Ukraine Sanctions Retaliation

    Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degree unseen since Soviet days. In eastern Ukraine, a Dutch recovery team called off its work at the site where a Malaysian airliner was shot down over...

    150 Jews who fled Ukraine fighting expected in Israel
    Aug08

    150 Jews who fled Ukraine fighting expected in Israel

    (JTA) — At least 150 Jews who fled fighting in eastern Ukraine are expected to land in Israel next month in one of the largest group of arrivals of its kind this year. Many of the would-be immigrants, who will arrive aboard three flights chartered by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, are staying at a Jewish summer camp in...

    MH17 Update: Ukraine Crash Site Search Suspended As Fighting Escalates
    Aug08

    MH17 Update: Ukraine Crash Site Search Suspended As Fighting Escalates

    The Netherlands prime minister has temporarily suspended search efforts at the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine forces picked up speed. Some 228 coffins carrying the remains of an unknown number of passengers have been returned to the Netherlands, but investigators continue to...