Sectarianism

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Sectarianism
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 1 reports

The limits of Hezbollah’s conciliation

As Iran continues to absorb its recent setbacks in Iraq, one place where both the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia appear to be aiming to contain any Sunni-Shiite confrontation is Lebanon. That should be good news.Hezbollah has toned down its rhetoric ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Swastikas and 'f*** Gaza' graffiti attack by loyalists on Catholic church sparks anger

Sectarian and racist graffiti on the Catholic church in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, is removed by a parishioner Sectarian and racist graffiti on the Catholic church in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, is removed by a parishioner Sectarian and racist graffiti on the ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Militia executes 15 in Iraq square

BAGHDAD: Iraqi militia executed 15 people and then hanged them from electricity poles in a public square in the town of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad yesterday.A police officer at the scene in Baquba, a mixed Sunni and Shi'ite town 65km from Baghdad, said ... [Published Gulf Daily News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Film helps Lebanese come to terms with dark past

Home News Article JJul 31 2014 31 July 2014BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Civil War ended a quarter of a century ago but the country’s filmmakers remain fixated on this dark period, seeing their movies as a kind of catharsis to help heal collective trauma. This preoccupation ... [Published Zawya.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Class struggle at root of turmoil

A confused and irresolute President Barack Obama seems trapped between the century-old imperialist policy of military control of the Middle East and a tentative new policy of disengagement. The old policy — no doubt supported by the military industry ... [Published Rutland Herald - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 6 reports

Who is Nouri al-Maliki?

When Nouri al-Maliki emerged as Iraq’s prime minister in 2006, he was so unknown that officials in the Bush administration didn’t even use his correct first name. Eight years later, his widening monopoly over Iraq’s central government draws comparisons ... [Published PBS - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Give posts on merit

Opposition group Al Wefaq claims the Bahrain government made an offer to amend voting constituencies, allowing Al Wefaq to secure 20 of 40 seats in parliament, and proposed the formation of a new government made up of six Sunnis, six Shi'ites and six ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

7/30/2014: World: Pak yet to punish attackers of religious minorities: Kerry

WASHINGTON: Pakistan is yet to take steps to bring to justice those responsible for attacks against religious minorities in the country, a US state department report has said. “In Pakistan, militants killed more than 500 Shia Muslims in sectarian... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

The End of the Arab State

Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this spaceDENVER – In a region where crises seem to be the norm, the Middle East’s latest cycle of violence suggests that something bigger is afoot: the beginning of the dissolution of the Arab nation-state, ... [Published Project Syndicate - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Millions displaced in 2013 due to religious conflicts

by AFPJuly 29, 2014 Share this:Washington – Conflicts and repression around the world last year triggered the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory, the United States said Monday, revealing millions had fled their homes.“In ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bessbrook flags were sectarian emblems that Sinn Fein wanted removed

The two tricolours believed to have upset drowning victim Oswald Bradley were erected in trees on a small island on Bessbrook Pond last week.Sinn Fein had called for their removal, saying they were seen as "overtly sectarian, intimidating and threatening" ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Is this the man who broke Iraq?

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/)KIRKUK, Iraq — Support for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is fading fast as Iran last week added its voice to international and domestic calls for his resignation.In a letter read by one ... [Published GlobalPost - Jul 29 2014]

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SDLP councillor Denise Mullen said whoever was responsible for the act should be ashamed: "To carry out a thuggish act like this on a place of worship is cowardly and, really, it is an attack on the community."
Obama told Modi by telephone that he looked forward to working closely with him to "fulfill the extraordinary promise of the U S -India strategic partnership."
The trade has been warned against buying goods from CAR. "Illicit trading in diamonds from the CAR not only undermines the efforts of the international community to restore peace in the country, but it challenges the reputation of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme and the efforts of our industry, government and civil society to eliminate the trade in conflict diamonds" the World Diamond Council president, Edward Asscher, said recently
"It is imperative that all-party talks at the political level be reconvened at the earliest opportunity."

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The United States, Turkey, and the Kurdish Regions [Published Center for American Progress National Security - 54 mins ago]
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Modi denied visa by different govt, we welcome ... [Published Yahoo! India - 1 hour ago]
World War on the Agenda? ‘Any War Can Become Nu... [Published Executive Intelligence Review - 1 hour ago]
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Mines the lifeblood of vicious African conflict [Published Abu Dhabi National - 3 hours ago]
Villiers: Parades body must not be undermined [Published The Irish News - 3 hours ago]
Iraq’s Descent [Published Nouse.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
Top ten places and things to avoid in Ireland (... [Published Irish Central - 4 hours ago]
RPF - the Political and Military Mobilisation [... [Published Individual.com - 5 hours ago]
It’s never okay for to be racist..regardless of... [Published Asian Image - 5 hours ago]
Lebanon's Arabic press digest – July 31, 2014 [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
Myanmar President Replaces Information, Health ... [Published Radio Free Asia - 6 hours ago]
Letters: July 31 [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 6 hours ago]
Peace is only ultimate choice to end violence i... [Published Sudan Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Hezbollah commander 'killed' in Iraq [Published World Bulletin - 7 hours ago]
Secularization empowers Jakarta’s elections [Published Global Times - 7 hours ago]
World Briefs: Iraq Shiite militia executes Sunnis [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 7 hours ago]
Militia executes 15 in Iraq square [Published Gulf Daily News - 8 hours ago]
Saudi Arabia Deserves Special Attention: Some P... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - 9 hours ago]
No More Mr. Tough Guy [Published New Yorker - 9 hours ago]
Iraq: Pro-Government Militias’ Trail of Death [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Film helps Lebanese come to terms with dark past [Published Zawya.com - 9 hours ago]
Meet James McGrath, Australia's New Conservativ... [Published Business Insider Australia - 9 hours ago]
Shi'ite Militias Execute 15 Sunnis North of Bag... [Published Antiwar.com - 9 hours ago]
Swastikas and 'f*** Gaza' graffiti attack by lo... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
War on heritage sparks fight back [Published The Witness - 9 hours ago]
Australia has announced August 7 as a day of mo... [Published RIN.ru - 10 hours ago]
Hashmat Karzai Assassinated, and Other Afghan News [Published Daily Kos - 11 hours ago]
7/31/2014: COMMENT: The SP should not vitiate t... [Published Hindustan Times - 13 hours ago]
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Iraq: Pro-Government Militias’ Trail of Death [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Iraq Attacks on Sunnis in At Least 3 Provinces (Baghdad, July 31, 2014) – Government-backed militias have been kidnapping and killing Sunni civilians throughout Iraq’s Baghdad, Diyala, and Hilla provinces over the ...
Veiled Mona Lisa, Missiles over Big Ben: Israel... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 30 2014]
By Lior Sternfeld It has been a month since the current war in Gaza started. The number of casualties is beyond our ability to comprehend. Every Israeli or Palestinian that dies breaks not only the heart but also any chance for rapprochement in the ...
In Orgy of Destruction, IS Radicals reduce Anci... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 30 2014]
By RFE/RL The Islamic State initially exhibited some restraint after entering northwestern Iraq in June, focusing on establishing control of the territories it held and gaining the trust of local Sunni communities. But as the self-declared caliphate ...
An original take on the study of ISIS [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Jul 29 2014]
"The Saudi response (as outlined in an opinion-piece by a top Saudi establishment commentator, Abdulrahman Al-Rashed, who heads Al-Arabiya television) is that the ISIS threat needs to be understood properly – since there is a “genuine [Sunni] revolution ...
Montaigne And Conservatism [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 29 2014]
A reader writes: Andrew, you said in your appreciation of Montaigne : Skepticism is not nihilism. It doesn’t posit that there is no truth; it merely notes that if truth exists, it is inherently beyond our ultimate grasp. And accepting those limits ...
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Supreme Court Breakfast Table [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 26 2014]
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