One Backpack for Every Bedouin: Protests Against West Bank Village School’s Demolition Continues

Anti-occupation group protest to stop demolition of famous school at Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin village in the West Bank

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Israeli Women Rally From Across the Border in Solidarity With Gaza Women’s March

‘Our leaders and their leaders don’t want to make the change so it’s up to us,’ according to one Israeli peace activist who marched in solidarity with the first planned women’s march of the ongoing Gaza protests

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Coney Island Teens Take First Steps Into Anti-violence Movement

Instead of hanging out, 35 Coney Island teenagers spent their midwinter vacation last week learning to cope with everyday trauma and avoid dating violence.

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Bosnian Muslims: “How did we deserve this?”

Eldin Elezovic dreamed of becoming a football star while growing up in Stolac, in what was then the Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and part of Yugoslavia. In June 1993, he remembers spending a hot summer’s day playing football with friends. It would be his last day of freedom for the next nine months.

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“Irrational Optimism” and Bosnia’s IT Ticket to a Stronger Economy

Bosnia and Herzegovina emerges as a new tech hotspot with high hopes that it can soon compete on a global scale

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Media Reports Prompt Accusation that California Congressman Violated Magnitsky Sanctions

A complaint filed on July 21 accuses a California congressman and his staff director of lobbying against a US law that sanctions Russian officials linked to the 2009 death of a whistleblower.

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Largest Dark Web Marketplace for Illicit Drugs, Firearms, Malware and More Shut Down

The largest criminal marketplace on the dark web for the illicit trade of drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and more was shut down Thursday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced.

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Bedouin Sisters Find Their “Superpower” as Small Business Owners in Israel’s Negev

TEL SHEVA, Israel – Just after sundown, a lone birdcall is carried on the desert wind into a Bedouin tent where Sohayla Abo-Rkeek has prepared an iftar meal for her first group of paying guests. She pours tea brewed with mint and lemongrass, and arranges a tray of tamarind pastries as the guests laugh and serve each other rice, chicken and tahini from heaping silver platters.

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Italian Police: Mafia and Nigerian “Vikings” Gang Collaborating in Palermo

Italian police say the Sicilian Mafia Cosa Nostra is allegedly collaborating with a Nigerian organized criminal group called the Vikings, which is now controlling drug and prostitution rings in Palermo, media reported Wednesday.

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