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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    A law unto himself

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm

    ... are again dominated by the conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Gaza, which feels appropriate because one reading of A Song of Ice and Fire is that war and border disputes are almost inevitable to human ... and evil on both sides. But it’s not an allegory. If I wanted to write a novel about Vietnam or Syria, that’s what I’d do.” Despite the disclaimer, one reason for the huge success of both the book ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology

    Latest platform for Syria’s president: Instagram

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 10:32am by AP

    ... Zeina Karam in Beirut Syria’s embattled president already has a Facebook page, Twitter account and a YouTube channel. Now Bashar Assad is turning to the popular photo-sharing service ... it is causing,” she told reporters in Washington. “To see what’s really happening right now in Syria, to see the horrific atrocities in Homs and elsewhere, we would encourage people to take a look ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - MIDDLE EAST

    Book review: The Good Spy, by Kai Bird

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by MCT

    ... element disappeared after the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982, the embassy was left vulnerable just as radical Shiite groups backed by Iran and Syria were ascendant. That vulnerability ...

  4. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    China and Syria named as worst for online spying

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 02:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris China, Syria, Iran, Bahrain and Vietnam are flagrantly spying online, media watchdog RSF said on Tuesday, urging controls on the export of internet ... netizens are in prison.” Syria’s estimated five million internet users are subject to rampant state spying, Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF, Journalists without Borders) said in the report, which ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Lebanese chef brings lifetime of experience to private kitchen in Aberdeen

    Posted May 30th 2014, 12:50am by Charley Lanyon

    ... resulted in cuisine is which can be difficult to pin down. Bizri grew up mainly in Lebanon and Syria, and learned to cook from her mother and grandfather. But she is adamant that her food should ... to follow the postings of her academic father. They also moved to dodge conflict in Lebanon, Sudan, and finally to Syria; her mother is still active assisting Syrian refugees in Lebanon. What ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Hillary Clinton's memoir short on revelations or laughs but offers insight into what makes her so formidable

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by GDN

    ... stronger action in Afghanistan, Libya and Syria, though more cautious than some of the excitable young people around him when it came to the Arab Spring (his aides, she says, "were swept up ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

    Book review: North Korean Nuclear Operationality, edited by Gregory Moore

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... nuclear technology with Syria and Iran. Would it draw the line at al-Qaeda? North Korean Nuclear Operationality: Regional Security and Nonproliferation brings together some of the most ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Syrian artists safe from horror of war but not its sorrows

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... traded gossip from Syria and checked their smartphones for news from the civil war. So goes the divided world for a cadre of Syrian artists brought to the safety of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ... as a window into the effort to save one niche of Syria's artistic community from the civil war that has already claimed more than 100,000 lives. "It's a tragedy what is happening ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Breast cancer blog: Facing reality when thrown life's lemons

    Posted May 27th 2013, 11:48am by Amy Wu

    ... that there are so many people worse off than me. “Like the people in Syria,” the father said. “At least you are not in Syria.” But Syria is worlds away. Or what about kids with cancer, many of whom never ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Government sells another US$811m in GM stock

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:25pm by AP

    ... more than double the current trading price. GM shares closed Tuesday up 52 cents, or 1.4 per cent, at US$37 as the markets rallied on Syria’s decision to give up its chemical weapons. ...




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