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Friday, October 31, 2014   13:25 GMT
OPINION
The Islamic States Ideology Is Grounded in Saudi Education
Emile Nakhleh

WASHINGTON - According to an article published Oct. 21 on Al-Monitor, the Islamic State (ISIS or IS) has issued new regulations for the school systems under its control in Iraq and Syria. The announced purpose of the so-called guidelines, which carried the imprimatur of the groups Amir al-Muminin, presumably leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is to eradicate ignorance and disseminate Sharia sciences.
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Canada Accused of Failing to Prevent Overseas Mining Abuses
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON - The Canadian government is failing either to investigate or to hold the countrys massive extractives sector accountable for rights abuses committed in Latin American countries, according to petitioners who testified here Tuesday before an international tribunal.
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Panama Regulators Could Slow U.S. Approval of GM Salmon
Carey L. Biron
WASHINGTON - Officials in Panama have fined the local facility of a U.S. biotechnology company for a series of permitting and regulatory failures around a pioneering attempt to create genetically modified salmon.
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> OPINION  The Islamic States Ideology Is Grounded in Saudi Education
>   Resolving Key Nuclear Issue Turns on Iran-Russia Deal
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Civil Society
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>   Pressure Building on Obama to Impose Ebola Travel Ban
>   Ahead of Myanmar Trip, Obama Urged to Demand Extractives Transparency
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Environment
>   Canada Accused of Failing to Prevent Overseas Mining Abuses
>   Panama Regulators Could Slow U.S. Approval of GM Salmon
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Development
>   Pressure Building on Obama to Impose Ebola Travel Ban
>   Ahead of Myanmar Trip, Obama Urged to Demand Extractives Transparency
>   Most Nations Reducing Worst Forms of Child Labour
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Human Rights
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> OPINION  Contras and Drugs, Three Decades Later
>   U.S. Contractors Convicted in 2007 Blackwater Baghdad Traffic Massacre
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Health
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>   Despite Media, Rightwing Ebola Hype, U.S. Public Resists Total Panic
>   U.S. Revisiting Broken Workplace Chemicals Regulation Process
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 Resolving Key Nuclear Issue Turns on Iran-Russia Deal
 Good Twins or Evil Twins? U.S., China Could Tip the Climate Balance
 OPINION: Contras and Drugs, Three Decades Later
 U.S. Contractors Convicted in 2007 Blackwater Baghdad Traffic Massacre
 U.S. Destroys Its Own Weapons in Enemy Hands
 Despite Media, Rightwing Ebola Hype, U.S. Public Resists Total Panic
 U.S. Revisiting "Broken" Workplace Chemicals Regulation Process
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 History of Key Document in IAEA Probe Suggests Israeli Forgery
 Pressure Building on Obama to Impose Ebola Travel Ban
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 Mozambique Tackles its Twin Burden of Cervical Cancer and HIV
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