RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Middle Eastern Christianity Here and There
One of the panels at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) concerned Middle Eastern Christianity and it was very very good. Aaron Sokoll's paper, of interest to those of us studying Orthodoxy in Amer... Posted on 11/19/12 at 12:43 AM
THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND PETA
Evidently PETA isn't satisfied with their work in the US and Europe, now they are taking their 'mission' to the Middle East. "you" can have PETA. Stay there. Here's the scoop:
PETA is ... Posted on 7/29/10 at 11:49 AM
Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi clashed Friday in the worst violence since he took office, while he defended a decision to give himself near-absolute power to root out what he called "weevils eating away at the nation of Egypt."
Aya Batrawy and Maggie Michael
, November 23, 2012
There will be no peace in the Middle East unless they adopt some form of democracy that guarantees religious freedom. But we cannot impose democracy on them. They will have to find it themselves, just like we did.
A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff's station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday.
After nearly a decade of warnings that the world’s oil supply was running out, Americans now are hearing about technology breakthroughs that can unlock vast U.S. deposits of natural gas, help reverse a 40-year slide in domestic oil production and perhaps transform America into the next Middle East.
The Obama administration called today's statement by the U.N. Security Council on Syria a "positive step" toward bringing peace and change after a year of bloodshed, urging the Arab country's opposition groups and even President Bashar Assad to embrace the global body's plan for a cease-fire and political dialogue.
A gang of gunmen disguised in military-style uniforms and carrying forged arrest warrants killed 25 police today, then hoisted the battle flag of al-Qaida in a carefully planned early morning shooting spree in western Iraq, officials said.
Syrian rebels retreated Thursday from a neighborhood in Homs that they had held for months, saying they were running out of weapons and humanitarian conditions were catastrophic after almost four weeks of government bombardment. The army promptly moved in, a government official said.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article A French photojournalist and a prominent American war correspondent working for a British newspaper were killed Wednesday as Syrian forces intensely shelled the opposition stronghold of Homs.
Bassem Mroue and Brian Murphy
, February 22, 2012
Food and water are running dangerously low in the besieged Syrian city of Homs, with frantic cries for help from residents amid government shelling that pounded rebel strongholds and killed at least 30 people today, activists said.
Syria's military sent tanks and other reinforcements toward the resistance stronghold of Homs today for a possible offensive to break the opposition's grip even as Red Cross negotiators tried to broker a cease-fire for emergency aid to areas wracked by fighting.
New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, whose dispatches captured untold stories from Baghdad under "shock and awe" bombing to Libya wracked by civil war, died Thursday of an apparent asthma attack in Syria while reporting on the uprising against its president.
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