Tag archive for ‘Middle East’
By Nasir Saeed On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

CLAAS concerned about Pakistani court ordering citizens to declare religion

A Pakistani court has ruled that all citizens must declare their religion when applying for identity documents. Human rights advocates say the move is another blow for the country’s persecuted religious minorities. The More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

3 Healthcare Certifications You Can Take with You Around the World

If you have thought about eventually relocating to a different country, you have to be concerned about what you’re going to do for a living. Business owners might not be as concerned if they can operate their More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Syria crisis: Medical and Humanitarian organizations call on UN to stop violence using billboards

A coalition of medical and humanitarian organizations, some working inside besieged Eastern Ghouta, have urged the United Nations Security Council to vote for an immediate cessation of hostilities to allow urgent More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, defended by Hillary Clinton, arrested for raping two women in France

The radical Islamic scholar that Hillary Clinton let back into the U.S. after a lengthy ban over terrorist ties is in jail on rape charges. This week a judge in France denied bail for Clinton’s pal, Tariq Ramadan, More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Barbara Lee follows Hillary Clinton on ‘sexist’ climate change with ‘Women And Climate Change Act’

Yesterday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced the Women and Climate Change Act of 2018, H.R. 4932, to develop coordinated strategies to mitigate the impact of climate change on women and girls around the world. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Fifteen Syrian refugees found frozen to death trying to cross into Lebanon

Seventeen Syrian refugees, some of them children, have been found frozen to death while trying to cross the mountainous border into Lebanon. Two bodies were found Saturday after the area was hit by a severe snowstorm, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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‘Aladdin’ live-action film: Guy Ritchie is ‘committed’ and ‘passionate’, Will Smith ‘brings so much energy’

While promoting the new film 12 Strong, star Navid Negahban spoke with Dispatch Radio about his upcoming role in Disney’s live-action Aladdin film, due in 2019. “I play the Sultan,” Navid explained, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

US vetoes UN’s resolution against Jerusalem being recognized as Israel’s capital

The U.S. vetoed a U.N. resolution seeking to challenge President Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. President Trump affirmed this month that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Mumbai to Goa and More: The Independence of Self Drive

The Mumbai to Goa drive is an adventure waiting – as one leaves the skyscrapers behind and travels along the misty ghats, the scenery changes and the 10-hour-journey is filled with many stops. The Mumbai to More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Doug Laux and Ben Smith star in Discovery’s ‘Finding Escobar’s Millions’ premiering November 3

At one time Pablo Escobar — the most wanted man on the planet — buried masses of his estimated multi-billion-dollar fortune all over Colombia.  Legends say the vast majority of it has never been found.  More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Tourism industry affected by the Trump effect

US tourism is affected by the Trump effect It’s no coincidence, surely, that data pouring in from multiple sources show that America’s tourism has fallen by at least 6% since President Trump started More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 21st, 2017

Rand Paul on Afghanistan: ‘I think it is a terrible idea to send any more troops into that war’

As President Trump prepares for his speech about an hour from now, which he is expected to unveil a plan for a “strategy in Afghanistan” that will undoubtedly include increases in US troops to the country, More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Measles strikes nine members of Israel Defense Forces

The very contagious viral disease, measles, was contracted by nine members of the Israel Defense Forces, according to a Jerusalem Post report today. Measles rashImage/CDC Apparently, one case (the index case) contracted More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Mena Massoud and ‘Power Rangers’ star Naomi Scott cast as leads in Guy Ritchie’s live-action ‘Aladdin’

Disney and filmmaker Guy Ritchie may have had trouble finding their stars for Aladdin following a worldwide search, but news is that after meeting with 2,000 actors, looking for unknowns of Middle Eastern More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Eight UAE Princesses convicted in human trafficking sting linked to Belgium hotel

Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a Brussels luxury hotel More...

By Zach Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

25 dead in Yemen from Saudi air strikes as ‘civil war’ rages on

At least 25 Yemenis have been killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a market in the latest in a string of deadly bombings in the conflict, now called a civil war as the Iran-backed Houthi control of Sanaa More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

California’s Barbara Lee on Trump foreign business lawsuit: ‘This is a clear violation of the Constitution’

Congresswoman Barbara Lee along with nearly 200 Members of Congress filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against President Trump, whose ongoing failure to disclose his foreign More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Disney rumored to whitewash live-action ‘Aladdin’ with Tom Hardy as Jafar

Disney appears to be headed towards another whitewashing debacle, not learning from disasters such as Ghost in the Shell, Aloha, Pan, Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Last Airbender, or Doctor Strange –  with More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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What Travel Professionals Should Know About Europe This Summer

Europe has unfortunately been in international news headlines recently or all the wrong reasons, namely their problems with security. While there have been significant price drops in the cost of travel throughout More...

By Zach Jones On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Guy Ritchie discusses live-action ‘Aladdin’ with Will Smith as Genie, little to no music

The live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin is still years away from arriving in theaters, but director Guy Ritchie spoke about the film, the casting of Will Smith as Genie and the rumored lack of music in More...

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