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Kimberly Jones is a global nomad with a special interest in the Middle East and North Africa. She grew up in Saudi Arabia and traveled throughout the MENA growing deeply attached to the people and the culture.

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The Unheard Story of Nabek Massacre

Following claims on Thursday that regime forces used chemical agents against civilians in Nabek in Damascus province, the Qalamoun Media Center report that medics in the town are attempting to get samples from the suspected chemical victims out
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Libya Gone Wild

The Eastern uprising is only one of many pockets of malcontent the Central Government has faced, including the kidnapping and return of the PM. Libyans are calling for leadership.
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Enriched Uranium Is Red Line For Iran

Kimberly Jones says there are many players in the nuclear Iran game, some have a positive view, while Israel and others say Iran cannot be trusted. Kerry is being persistent.
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Palestinians Need ‘A Fair Settlement’

In a statement issued by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson, it stated he condemned Israel's proclamations of 'settlement plans in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem,'
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Geneva 2 Dissolving Via The Politics That Conceived It

On November 1st, Mr. Brahimi reported he had been meeting with senior officials in various countries, including Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, and Syria itself, where he met with President Bashar al-Assad, with 'the aim of creating the conditions to hold the
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Syria – A Collusion Theory?

It was bad enough that Syria was Russia's puppet prior to the revolution, but there was no eminent threat to Israel, but they don't want to have Iran as a next door neighbor.

Palestinians – Israelis – Are they ‘Doing Peace’

Palestinian negotiators must not give up. If they continue to walk out on principle every time they get offended or when Israel pulls a stunt, they will always be walking away.
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A Week of Political Posturing For Syria

Syrian Activists rally against Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Malaki at the White House, to send a message that supporters of the Assad regime are not welcome in Washington D.C.
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Palestinian – Israeli Conflict: The Power of ‘Doing Peace’

We stand a better chance of achieving peace and stability when we try to find common ground with those who may disagree with us, and stand by a statement or a project.
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Republican Candidate For Virginia Lt. Governor Holds Strange Ever-Changing Views

Too bad government leaders can't run the government on conservative attitude, borrowed quips and twisted quotes from famous dead guys.
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Polio Virus: Infectious Outbreak In Syria?

On October 19, the World Health Organization reported it is investigating a possible outbreak of the highly contagious Wild Polio Virus in Syria.
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SYRIA: Stop Blocking Humanitarian Aid

Many areas in Syria are suffering terrible consequences due to lack of humanitarian aid. Many, such as Homs, have been under constant attack by the Assad regime for more than two years.
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The Assad Regime Gives Up Chemical Weapons For Human Shields

While securing Syria's Chemical Weapons may seem like a major achievement to the International Community, for Assad it is like a gift. The very people who were talking about removing him from his throne - now are just removing his Chemical Weapons.
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Mecca and MERS – Pandemic in The Making?

Virus experts say they've linked MERS to bats, but say it's unlikely bats are directly infecting people. Another animal may be involved.
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Does The Israeli – Egypt Relationship Balance the Middle East?

According to the New York Times, 'one Israeli official, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the delicate diplomacy involved, warned that the implications of punitive cuts in Egypt's aid could go far beyond the issue of Israeli-Egypti
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Nobody Likes A Tyrannical Dictator

Dictators put on different facads. Some of the dictators in Africa and the Middle East in the last few years clearly fall into the category of 'Monster at Large.'
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What Does Art Have To Do With The Syrian War?

The humanitarian crisis is urgent, with 7 million Syrians needing humanitarian support, but preserving the rich history is more than just an art project.
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Palestinian – Israeli Conflict: What If …

An impacting piece of the story focuses on two owners (husband and wife) of the Majda Cafe just outside of Jerusalem in the Judean Hills, (otherwise known as a remaining part of Palestine).

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