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25 April 2015

Stories from 25 April 2015

Question Time: How Many Jihadists Have Military Backgrounds?

Taking the cue from a Der Spiegel report on the mastermind behind the structure of ISIS, Palestinian blogger Iyad El-Baghdadi tweets: After that Spiegel story about the "mastermind" behind ISIS's...

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated in Egypt

Although Egypt does not recognise the Armenian Genocide, Egyptian Armenians marked the genocide's centennial in Cairo. Bloggers weigh in on the history and contribution of the community to modern-day Egypt.

Millions of People Around the World Commemorate the Armenian Genocide

Millions of Armenians and supporters around the world commemorated the Armenian Genocide Centennial.

Tunisia Looks to Tap Into Its History and Push Its Olive Oil Front and Center

The so-called Arab Spring gave Tunisia international name recognition. Now Tunisia wants to be known for something else — its olive oil.

At Least 115 Children Killed as a Result of War in Yemen

At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as a result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March, according to UNICEF. The number is likely to rise.

Mapping Cambodia's Land Concessions

Licadho, a Cambodian human rights group, has released its dataset of land concessions approved by the government in the past years. The group is now urging the government to release...

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