Seeds of Peace

Every summer, children from conflict regions all over the world come together on a lake in Otisfield, Maine, USA. They come to join a camp called Seeds of Peace. The main goal of Seeds of Peace is to “give rise to new generations of leaders uniquely inspired and equipped to build lasting peace.” This summer […]

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Missing Poultry

Missing Poultry Before the summer war in Gaza began, two thirds of the population in Gaza was receiving food assistance, since then it has increased by 700,000 people, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FOA). In August, while Gaza was still involved in the skirmishes, it is estimated that half of […]

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Back to Al-Aqsa Mosque

Just this past Saturday on October 4th Muslims worldwide celebrated one of their most religious holidays, Eid-Al-Adha.  Eid-Al-Adha , or also known as ‘Sacrifice Feast’, is celebrated to honor and  remember the willingness of  Abraham to give up Ishmael, his son, for god but then God  intervened to provide Abraham with a lamb to sacrifice […]

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Who can help Syria?

Fires have been started across the Middle East from Tehran to Tunis, Aleppo to Benghazi to Cairo, and now Gaza and Tel Aviv. The Middle East is up in flames and we probably wont see them put out in our time. No one can predict where the violence will spread, or get it under control. […]

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Egypt Leaving a Mark

Egypt may be the unlikely winner of another round of conflict between Israel and Gaza that killed more than 100 people and caused major destruction. A speculative ceasefire was announced in Cairo where the Egyptian government played a major role. President Mohammad Mursi was a key player in brokering the ceasefire last week, even after […]

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Missiles Galore

Although thousands of rockets have been fired into Israel from Lebanon and the Gaza Strip (12,000 rockets since Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005), violence recently escalated to an extreme high with the assassination of Ahmed al-Jabari, the leader of Hamas’s military wing, by an IDF air strike. Ahmed’s death remains a victory for the […]

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Too close to call

On November 14rth an airstrike was carried out by Israeli forces on  over twenty areas in Gaza. The Israeli military has stated that these attacks were in response to recent rocket strikes from Hamas militants in Gaza. The Israeli attack ended up killing a military commander of Hamas, Ahmed al-Jabari, making him the highest ranking […]

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