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Study: Cheese Contains Chemical Substance that Triggers Addiction

Study: Cheese Contains Chemical Substance that Triggers Addiction

A group of scientists from the University of Michigan discovered that cheese contains a chemical substance found in known addictive drugs. The scientists used the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS), which measures people’s dependency on specific types of food, for their study. They asked 120 stu

Questions on al-Qaeda’s Possible Return

Questions on al-Qaeda’s Possible Return

In mid-August al-Qaeda threatened to derail Britain’s train system, urging its supporters to heed its call.

World Bank: Reforming Education in Arab World Must Be Priority

The quality of education in the Arab world has dropped in comparison to other regions in the world, which demands immediate reform to tackle development needs and employment in the future, said a recent World Bank report on education in the Middle East and North Africa. The report urged Arab coun

Syrian Schools Grow Edible Playgrounds to Boost Diets of Hungry Children

Syrian Schools Grow Edible Playgrounds to Boost Diets of Hungry Children

School playgrounds across Syria are being transformed into vegetable gardens where children whose diets have been devastated by six years of war can learn to grow - and then eat – aubergines, lettuces, peppers, cabbages and cucumbers. Traditional Syrian cuisine is typical of the region, and rich

Iran Out to Remake Mideast With Arab Enforcer: ‘Hezbollah’

Iran Out to Remake Mideast With Arab Enforcer: ‘Hezbollah’

For three decades, “Hezbollah” maintained a singular focus as a Lebanese military group fighting Israel.

Former Loyalists Lose Faith in Suu Kyi after Myanmar’s Oppression of Rohingya Muslims

Former Loyalists Lose Faith in Suu Kyi after Myanmar’s Oppression of Rohingya Muslims

As Aung San Suu Kyi launched a national struggle against decades of harsh military rule, one medical student worked tirelessly at her side, facing down gun-wielding soldiers trying to crush the surging pro-democracy movement.

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