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First Iraq and the Rest Will Follow – By Miaad Hassan

by Miad Hassan - 10 May 2015

The ongoing violence across the Middle East region, as well as the threat posed by the religious ideology represented by ISIS, should come as no surprise. The precursors to this aggressive unrest were weak, corrupt Arab governments that lacked stability and integration. In Iraq, the early signs of violence...

The Hacker News

This Facebook Hack Allows You to Track Your Friends On Map

This post was originally published on this siteRemember the magical Marauder’s Map from the Harry Potter books that reveal the whereabouts of characters as they roam classrooms and the halls of Hogwarts school?A student developer from Cambridge has created a Chrome extension that works similar and also named it Marauder’s Map.The extension that allows you to watch every...


Austrian police arrest 3 for smuggling people into US

This post was originally published on this site Police block the road to the villages of Grosspriel and Kollapriel near Melk some 80 km (50 miles) west of Vienna.(Sourc: Reuters)Austrian police have detained three suspects for allegedly smuggling people onto flights bound for the United States or Britain. State Prosecutor, Friedrich Koehl said on Tuesday that there had been at least 11 cases of...


Iraq: 17 troops dead in Islamic State suicide attack

This post was originally published on this site FILE – In this May 14, 2015 file photo, security forces defend their headquarters against attacks by Islamic State extremists during a sandstorm in the eastern part of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, Iraq.(Source: AP)Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing...

American Issues

Fifa officials ‘corrupted football’

This post was originally published on this siteFifa officials corrupted football – US prosecutors27 May 2015From the section US & CanadaUS prosecutors have accused several officials from football’s governing body Fifa of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over 24 years. Prosecutors said they had discovered a dozen schemes, including...


CBS ‘probably’ in Apple TV deal

This post was originally published on this siteCBS will ‘probably’ sign a TV deal with Apple27 May 2015From the section BusinessThe chief executive of CBS said that the US TV network will “probably” sign a deal with Apple TV. Apple is thought to be planning a slimmed down package of TV channels and Les Moonves said that CBS is likely to be included in that service. “We...

Lessons in Leadership

Change vs. Progress: Making the Choices That Move You Forward


This post was originally published on this siteOne of the biggest challenges in today’s society is learning how to balance all of the different areas of our lives. A hundred years ago, life seemed simpler because people’s roles seemed more defined. Today, the world is much less predictable. The unspoken expectation is that in order to be a thriving, contributing, happy and successful...

Sport News

Dorrans signs full-time at Norwich

This post was originally published on this site Dorrans came on as a 75th-minute sub in Norwich’s Championship play-off final win over Middlesbrough27 May 2015 Last updated at 16:42Norwich City have signed West Bromwich Albion midfielder Graham Dorrans for an undisclosed fee on a two-year deal.City signed Dorrans on loan in February, and the 27-year-old made...

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