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Publishing on the Web is a fairly iterative process. ...NYT The problem is that everyone has a different heroic truth-teller, because we’re all preoccupied by different bullshit. William Davies, Guardian ...Not too long ago, reporters were the guardians of scarce facts delivered at an appointed time to a passive audience. Today we are the managers of an overabundance of information and content, discovered, verified and delivered in partnership with active communities. summer 2012 issue of Nieman Reports from Harvard, --- THE FIX by Chris Cillizza, WAPO blogger, quoting Matt Drudge: “We have entered an era vibrating with the din of small voices,” he said in the speech. “Every citizen can be a reporter.” Later, he added: “The Net gives as much voice to a 13 year old computer geek like me as to a CEO or Speaker of the House. "

Iraq: Iran-based Ayatollah forbids U.S. in Iraq

  BAGHDAD (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq was confirmed by U.S. officials The July 19 attack targeted Amirli in the northern Salaheddin province A leading Shiite Muslim cleric issued a public religious edict, … Continue reading

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Mali: tit-for-tat violence

Five troops were killed in central Mali on August 21 2019 when their convoy was ambushed by jihadists on a road between the villages of Boni and Hombori, “the jihadists… burned at least two military vehicles. At least two soldiers … Continue reading

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Yemen: U.S. drone downed

VIDEO: #Saudi Air Force F-15 Eagle shoots down an #Iranian made IED-drone, Qasef-2K, over #Yemen. It’s worth mentioning that RSAF F-15s have intercepted & destroyed around 20 drones over the last 12 months. pic.twitter.com/TuNZhDoNLN — محمد بن خالد (@MbKS15) August … Continue reading

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Mali: Koutougou barracks raided

More than 40 jihadists aboard pickup trucks and motorcycles laid assault to Koutougou barracks close to the Mali border. Overnight August 14 to August 15 2019 armed men described as jihadists raided a village in the restive north, killing 24 … Continue reading

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Syria: Assad planes hit strategic town

Syrian government warplanes targeting the Turkish convoy heading toward the northern Idlib town of Saraqeb. Syrian state TV indicated that the convoys were carrying military equipment for what it called “terrorist groups” fighting the Syrian government around the strategic town … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Tahrir Square November 18 2011 protest seen today

      The shadow of the Arab Spring looms. A cynic could point to the fact that in Egypt Hosni Mubarak is at home, acquitted of all charges, and his democratically elected successor, Mohamed Morsi, is dead, ground down … Continue reading

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Sudan: PM Mohammed Abdalla Hamdok

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan’s Forces of Freedom and Change, the country’s main opposition alliance, has nominated economist Mohammed Abdalla Hamdok to serve as prime minister in the country’s transitional government. Economist Mohammed Abdalla Hamdok is expected to be appointed prime … Continue reading

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