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The UN has set itself some ambitious new goals
GlobalPost August 04, 2015
No. 1? End poverty in all forms everywhere.
Agence France-Presse
Mitigating Sunni-Shia conflict in 'the world’s most charming police state'
GlobalPost August 04, 2015
Oman is living proof that the conflicts in the Middle East have more to do with economics and geopolitics than religion.
Agence France-Presse
Americans and Middle Easterners are scared of the same thing after all
GlobalPost July 15, 2015
Turns out ISIS really brings the world together.
Agence France-Presse
Global warming will fuel mass migration and terrorism
Agence France-Presse July 13, 2015
Extreme competition for water and productive land will likely be a source of conflict in the future.
Agence France-Presse
UAE executes woman convicted of US teacher's murder
Agence France-Presse July 13, 2015
Alaa Bader al-Hashemi was sentenced to death last month for stabbing to death mother of three Ibolya Ryan in a restroom of an Abu Dhabi shopping mall.
Commentary
Women and girls endure unspeakable horrors during war and the UN isn't doing enough about it
GlobalPost July 09, 2015
Commentary: The international organization's efforts to prevent sexual violence has failed to stop abductions and forced marriages by extremists.
Politics
4 times the Israeli government tried to explain complicated issues with crude cartoons
GlobalPost July 02, 2015
War, terrorism, the media — there are few subjects that cannot be explained with crayons.
Agence France-Presse
Syrian rebels execute Islamic State fighters while wearing the orange jumpsuits of their victims
Agence France-Presse July 01, 2015
A Syrian rebel group operating around Damascus has executed 18 alleged members of the Islamic State group in a video mimicking the extremist organisation's own productions.
Agence France-Presse
Why Iran’s Kurds don’t want US sanctions to end
GlobalPost June 23, 2015
The head of the the largest Kurdish party operating underground in Iran says the framework deal between the US and Iran over its nuclear program is not good enough.
Conflict
There are now more refugees around the world than any other time in the last 50 years
GlobalPost June 18, 2015
The world is breaking the wrong kinds of records.
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