Iran woman’s hanging draws protests

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Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.
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Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist – euronews

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Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist
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DUBAI (Reuters) – A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared. Reyhaneh …
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School Shooter Identified as Freshman Football Player – Wall Street Journal

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First Patient Quarantined Under Strict New Policy Is Cleared of Ebola – New York Times

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First Patient Quarantined Under Strict New Policy Is Cleared of Ebola
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Yoda Has Left the Building

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Andy Marshall, 93, has been the Pentagon’s futurist in chief for over 50 years. He hasn’t had a new idea since the 1970s.
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Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

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By Mehrdad Balali DUBAI (Reuters) – A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared. Reyhaneh Jabbari walked to the gallows at dawn on Saturday in Tehran’s Evin prison after failing to secure a reprieve from the murder victim’s relatives within the 10-day deadline set by sharia law in force since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The death sentence sparked U.S. …
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Attacks ‘threaten Egypt’s existence’

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Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.
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Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign

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Reyhaneh Jabbari was arrested for the murder of a former intelligence official in July 2007Iran hanged Saturday a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her, defying international appeals for a stay of execution. Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, who had been on death row for five years, was put to death at dawn, the official IRNA news agency quoted the Tehran prosecutor's office as saying. Amnesty International condemned her killing, describing it as "a bloody stain on Iran's human rights record" and "an affront to justice". A message posted on the homepage of a Facebook campaign set up to try to save Jabbari noted the "sad news" of her death, adding the words "Rest in Peace" alongside pictures of her as a young child.

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Iran hangs woman despite campaign

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Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
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WWI: Remembering how Europe Blockaded Lebanese Civilians & Killed 200,000 with Famine

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“Unknown to many, a third of the Lebanese population [then West Syria] died of famine and disease during World War One. BBC Arabic’s Carine Torbey recounts the horrifying story of the Famine of Mount Lebanon.”

The famine of Mount Lebanon during WW1 – BBC News

Note: Contrary to what Ms. Torbey alleges, the Ottomans entered WW I for defensive purposes, being afraid of Russian expansionism, not for aggressive ones. -JRC

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