Tag Archives: Middle East

Will the ‘Enemy of my Enemy’ Strategy Foster Cooperation in the Middle East

04/02/2016

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Anshuman Kukreti, Middle East Correspondent Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:06 a.m. EDT, 4 February 2016 ISRAEL, Jerusalem – Israel is a country which is well-recognized by both economists and global experts because of the extraordinary pace of the development in its technology, business, and tourism sectors. This economic growth has benefited Israelis as well […]

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The Complicated Dynamic of Arab’s Love-Hate Relationship with the Rest of the World

19/08/2015

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry & Arab League Secretary-General Dr. Nabil Elaraby,, Photo by U.S. Department of State, February 19, 2015

Vinita Tiwari, Middle East Correspondent Last Modified: 02:55 a.m. EST, 19 August 2015 MIDDLE EAST – The relationship the Middle East maintains with other global nations is complicated. Whether political relations or social ties, trying to understand the depth of Arab’s love-hate relationship with other countries sometimes seems like an impenetrable task. Without taking into […]

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Karachi Heat Wave, Hottest in Recorded History, Death Toll Surpasses 1,100

27/06/2015

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Ice Seller, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, Photo by Raja Islam

Victoria Copeland, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 02:09 a.m. EST, 27 June 2015 KARACHI, Pakistan – As the temperature approached 100 degrees Fahrenheit civilians struggle to stay dehydrated. Now that temperatures have surpassed 112°F or 45°C people are dying in the streets. This heat wave is one of the highest recorded temperatures since another deadly heat […]

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MERS Outbreak in South Korea Hits Record High, 3 New Cases, 2 More Die

22/06/2015

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WHO Says South Korea's MERS Outbreak Large and Complex, Photo Courtesy of Ritika Patel

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:46 a.m. EST, 22 June 2015 SOUTH KOREA – An outbreak of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) in South Korea has led to 138 confirmed cases and 14 deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Just 17 hours ago news outlets reported 3 new cases with 2 […]

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Egyptian Policeman Receives Life Sentence for Raping Disabled Girl in Police Station

16/06/2015

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Egyptian Trial, Photo by Middle East Voices

Victoria Copeland, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:43 a.m. EST, 16 June 2015 CAIRO, Egypt – According to the activist Engy Ghozlan of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR), nearly 200,000 rapes occur annually in Egypt. This figure was presented in response to a 2008 U.N. report which quoted Egypt’s Interior Ministry’s figure which was […]

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