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Saudi Arabia Blames Camels for MERS Outbreak in US

14/05/2014

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Deadly MERS Virus Detected In Egypt, First Cases Of 2014 Surface, Photo by Gullpress WNA

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 20:24 p.m. DST, 14 May 2014 SAUDI ARABIA, Riyadh— A second case of an American infected with the MERS virus has been confirmed in Orlando, Florida. As MERS breaches the US border, death tolls of those infected with the virus in Saudi Arabia continue to rise. MERS originated in Saudi Arabia, […]

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Sporting News | Saudi Women May Soon See Athletic Opportunities

10/04/2014

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"The fight for Rights" by Exchanges Photos

Michael Ransom, Senior Correspondent Last Modified: 21:36 p.m. DST, 10 April 2014 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Progress towards greater gender equality continues in Saudi Arabia. Last year, King Abdullah allowed the addition of physical education programs in private schools. 2012 saw the first Saudi female athletes competing in Olympic games. And now, the Shura Council […]

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Women’s Rights in the Middle East

04/04/2013

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Two Girls, Qalqilya, West Bank, PS, Photo Courtesy of Michael Loadenthal

Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 22:40 DST, 4 April 2013 A quick update of the recent rulings on women’s rights in the Gaza Strip and Saudi Arabia.  Hamas orders gender segregation in schools GAZA STRIP, Israel – Gaza’s Hamas-controlled parliament passed a law requiring separate classes in schools for boys and girls in public […]

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Islamists Destroy Timbuktu, Eye Pyramids of Giza

11/07/2012

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Pyramids of Giza, Photo by Neil B.

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 19:20 PM EDT, 11 July 2012 Unfortunately, radical Islamist behaving badly has dominated the news this week. This coupled with a dearth of response from moderate Muslims who should vociferously denounce these fringe groups that have hijacked their religion, has provided fertile ground for anger, mistrust, and xenophobia. Today, news […]

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