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December 30, 2013 


8 Chinese Muslims Killed by Police in Xinjiang,  the Region Rich in Oil and Gas, December 30, 2013


14 Russians Killed in Volgograd, in a Second Bombing Attack in 24 Hours, December 30, 2013


4 More People Killed, in More Christian Militia Attacks on Muslims, in the Central African Republic, December 30, 2013


13 Iraqis Killed by Police Forces in Ramadi During Break Up of Protest Camp, December 30, 2013


19 Syrian Opposition Fighters Killed in Dair Ez-Zoar Military Base, December 30, 2013  


Chuck Hagel Voiced Concern to Sisi About the Political Climate in Egypt, Police Crack Down on Protesters Continue, December 30, 2013



December 24, 2013


14 Egyptians Killed, 130 Injured in Bombing Attack on Mansoura Police Headquarters, December 24, 2013


Brutal Syrian Regime Air Campaign on Aleppo, Using Barrel Bombs, Kills 480 People, Including Dozens of Children, December 24, 2013  


Two Palestinian Civilians in Gaza, Including 3-Year-Old Girl, and Israeli Soldier Killed, in Attacks, December 24, 2013


The Mother of All Jokes: Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Pretends to Protest US Spying on Israeli Officials!, December 24, 2013  


December 19, 2013


Nearly 1,000 killed over 2 days in Central African Republic, Amnesty International Report, December 19, 2013  


29 Iraqis Killed, 36 Injured in Sectarian and Anti-Government Attacks, December 19, 2013  


2 Palestinians Killed in Jenin and Qalqilia, Several Injured, Kidnapped, Gaza Shore Shelled by Israeli Occupation Forces, December 19, 2013  


Brazil to Purchase 36 Swedish Fighter Jets, worth $4.5 Billion, Rejecting Boeing Deal After US Spying, December 19, 2013


An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away, for Adults Over 50 to Avoid Heart attacks and Strokes, a New BMJ Study, December 19, 2013


December 18, 2013


400-500 South Sudanese Killed as Fighting Spreads to Near Flashpoint Town of Bor, December 18, 2013


Afghan Taliban Suicide Bombers Attack US Base Near Pakistan Border, December 18, 2013


Ousted Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, to be Tried for Alleged 2005 Brotherhood Collaboration with Hamas and Hizbullah! December 18, 2013


American Studies Association Boycotts Israel Academically  


December 15, 2013


Haniya Appeals to Arab, World Leaders to Help Palestinians in Besieged Gaza Strip, After Bad Weather Conditions, No Power, December 15, 2013  


Middle East Gets Rare Blanket of Snow, Amnesty Slams EU for Failing Syrian Refugees, December 13, 2013


Ukrainians Hold New Anti-Government Rally, EU Suspends Trade Talk


Spaniard Protesters Demonstrate Against Government in Madrid and Barcelona, December 14-15, 2013


China's Rover Lands on the Moon, "Jade Rabbit" Separates from Lander, December 15, 2013


December 9, 2013


73 Iraqis Killed, Hundreds Injured in Attacks, December 8-9, 2013  


After Fighting Muslims in Mali, Hollande Sends French Imperialist Forces to Fight Muslims in the Central African Republic, December 9, 2013  


Palestinians in Gaza Suffer 18 Hours of Electric Cuts Daily, Jewish Settlers Spray Anti-Islam Graffiti, Israeli Occupation Soldiers Storm Jenin, December 9, 2013  


Egypt Tunnel Blockade Takes Toll on Gaza People and Business, December 9, 2013



December 5, 2013


20 Yemenis Killed in an Attack on the Defense Ministry, December 5, 2013  


10 Iraqis Killed, 75 Injured in Attacks on Kirkuk Police Headquarters, 31 Killed, 73 Injured in bomb attacks in Other Cities, December 3-5, 2013  


18 Syrians Killed in Aleppo Rocket Attack, 20 Killed in Helicopter Barrel Bomb Attack on Al-Bab, UN Falls Short of Feeding Syria's Hungry as Winter Bites, December 4, 2013  


Car Bomb Hits Armed Convoy in Northern Somalia, December 5, 2013


Biden Mediates Between Japan and China Over Declared Chinese Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea, December 4, 2013


Thai Protest Leader Explains Demand for "People's Council", December 4, 2013


Ukraine PM Calls for End to Tension, But Police Brace for Action, December 4, 2013


Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders By Denise Spellberg, a Book Review








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