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Josie Ensor

Entries by Josie Ensor

Gaza, Aid and the New Arab Convoy

(38) Comments | Posted March 23, 2010 | 2:32 PM

British MP, Press TV regular and champion of the Palestinian cause George Galloway remembers telling a friend back in 1977 that Israel was a liability, a leech on the blood supply of the US and all countries that support it, and that one day the world would see.

Almost 35...

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How Anne Frank Was Sent Back Into Hiding

(112) Comments | Posted December 28, 2009 | 3:30 PM

Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah released its first manifesto in almost 25 years this month, renewing its resolute position against the Jewish State. The organization's leader Hassan Nasrallah told a captivated audience in south Beirut via satellite link from a hiding place that their resistance against Israel remained unchanged.

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South Beirut Bomb Blast Targets Hamas Official

(5) Comments | Posted December 26, 2009 | 4:02 PM

BEIRUT: Two Hamas members were killed in a bomb blast in the Hizbullah-stronghold of south Beirut Saturday coinciding with the eve of the first anniversary of the Gaza war.

Hamas leader to Lebanon Osama Hamdan named the two operatives killed as senior bodyguards Bassil Juma, 26, and Hassan Haddad, 21,...

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Maids Made Into Slaves in the Middle East

(34) Comments | Posted December 18, 2009 | 4:03 PM

It is being called modern-day slavery by human rights groups, and is claiming the lives of hundreds of women each year in the Middle East.

Domestic labor is a deadly business for migrants in the region, where up to 30 women have committed suicide, or died trying to escape intolerable...

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The Last Jews of Beirut

(60) Comments | Posted December 14, 2009 | 9:57 AM

BEIRUT: The last Jews of Beirut will have to wait longer for their only place of worship to be restored from ruin as the project runs out of support.

It has not been long since it was announced that the Lebanese capital's remaining synagogue was set to be repaired after...

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