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Gaza's Fatal Ritual: Relentless Protests, Mounting Casualties

Gaza's Fatal Ritual: Relentless Protests, Mounting Casualties

Atalla Fayoumi hobbles on crutches across the flat, sunbaked plain near Gaza border fence, gazing toward plumes of smoke rising from a clutch of burning tires in the distance. The 18-year-old Palestinian's right leg was amputated after Israeli soldiers shot him in April at one of the mass demonst

Exclusive - Overcrowded Prisons in Lebanon Leave Many Criminals at Large

Exclusive - Overcrowded Prisons in Lebanon Leave Many Criminals at Large

Overcrowding at Lebanese prisons has left hundreds of arrest warrants pending, an alarming reality in a country that is witnessing a growing number of crimes. The central Roumieh prison houses 3,395 inmates, 1,026 of whom have been convicted, while the rest are still awaiting their trial, an offi

Iraqi War Victims Turn to Social Media to Find Medical Help

It was spring 2007 in northern Iraq when 6-year-old Saja Saleem raced home from school with the good news about her excellent grades, hoping to receive the gift her father had promised her. "All of a sudden, I found myself spinning into the air with fire trailing from my school uniform after a lo

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