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From the Euphrates to the Tigris, water matters conference in Iraq

Save the Tigris Campaign and partners announce the first alternative civil society forum for water in Mesopotamia: the Mesopotamian Water Forum will be held from 5-7 April 2019 in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and will involve civil society actors from the states of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria. It will be an open space to give voice to those who are marginalized […]

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Masjid Al-Wali mosque in NJ teaches good energy

Masjid Al-Wali, a mosque and community center in New Jersey, is using solar to reduce the electricity costs needed to run its events, while raising environmental awareness with its members. The system, designed and installed by Centrica Business Solutions, generates 100% of the community’s energy needs. Reducing environmental impact Operating as both a mosque and […]

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Spinach and Cheese Bourekas RECIPE

What’s green and leafy and makes your biceps pop up? Spinach, of course. We have many tasty ways to eat spinach, like our Moroccan Chickpea and Spinach Soup  and the elegant Roasted Tomato and Spinach Quiche. And now for another soulful and spinach-full dish: bourekas stuffed with spinach and cheese. Who can resist bourekas, those crisp, […]

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Does CBD Affect Hormone Levels?

CBD improves health and wellness by interacting  with receptors in the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS.) The ECS is a collective group of enzymes, receptors, and molecules in the body which directly influence different biological systems, including the endocrine system which is responsible for hormone production. Here’s how CBD interacts with the endocrine system and how […]

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Time to AWAKEN spirits and social change in Kuwait

The small but mighty country of Kuwait wants to wake and shake you up. Join a a new community building festival this November that will bring people together from different backgrounds to think creatively about social issues in Kuwait. The two day event will use interactive talks, stories, learning, music, theatre, art, food and more […]

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Can clay jugs clean water?

Cool, fresh drinking water. Westerners turn the faucet on and take it for granted that good water will flow out, but in many countries fresh water is a treasure, gained by hard work. In rural villages all over the globe, people – usually women and children – fill buckets and jerry cans from a communal […]

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We speak with Syrian refugees

As of April 2018, it is estimated that more than 5.6 million refugees have fled Syria and more than 6 million people are displaced internally. Many of these refugees are well educated, experienced individuals. However, they face unemployment and lack of direction as they settle in a completely foreign environment. NaTaKallam (“We Speak” in Arabic) […]

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Erratic weather toll on Syria’s agricultural output making conflict worse

Seeds for farmers, sustained humanitarian assistance needed to consolidate food security gains Extreme weather conditions during Syria’s seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced today. Wheat production this year fell to a 29-year low of 1.2 million tons, about two-thirds of 2017 levels. This was due […]

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Jerusalem in writing, the oldest inscription found!

An exciting find from Jerusalem was presented for the first time today (Tuesday) during a joint press conference of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Israel Museum: a unique stone inscription dating to the Second Temple Period (First Century CE), mentioning Jerusalem, written in Hebrew letters, and using the spelling as we know it today. […]

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How To Hire A Medical Malpractice Attorney

Not all lawyers are created the same. Some specialize in a number of laws and some only specialize in one type of law. You wouldn’t go to a burger joint and expect to get a top-notch pizza would you? Apply that same theory when you are searching out medical error lawyers. You want to choose one that specializes in malpractice suits. It might also be important to ask the lawyer if medical malpractice law is their primary focus or if they also represent other cases. A lawyer that focuses on other types of the law might not be as up-to-date with medical malpractice suits as what you require.

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Top Five Affordable Destination For Fall 2018

There is not really a specific season to travel. However, some places might be shining their glorious splendour in certain specific seasons! And by splendour, we mean a powerful exposition of culture, colours and… everything. Now, you might be confused! Should you be going to Russia? Naaa, too cold in Fall. Perhaps Egypt? Too hot? […]

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Why you should never flush your contact lenses

New research presented by the American Chemical Society at their August meeting warned of the damage disposable contact lenses cause after they’re flushed down our home plumbing, a daily habit of many of the 45 million Americans who wear them. Those flimsy, flexible lenses easily pass through sewage treatment plant filters.  Sinking to the bottom of rivers and oceans, the impacts […]

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What Are CBD Gummies and How Do They Work?

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a naturally occurring cannabinoid derivative of cannabis. Accounting for almost 40% of the hemp plant’s extract, it is one of over 100 different cannabinoids that we know about, and it is regularly used by people who are unable to access pure cannabis and the several health benefits which it […]

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Are our healthcare facilities inadequate?

It is often discussed how insurance providers make money but do not provide adequate coverage for medical bills and still find loopholes to charge extra fees and deny covering certain treatments or procedures. Healthcare costs have gone over the head throughout the globe and when insurance does not cover them, it becomes a huge burden […]

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EcoDataCenter sucks carbon from your data

With data centers expected to consume as much as 20 percent of the world’s energy within only a few years, the deployment of energy efficient data centers is crucial. Swedish developer of climate-positive data centers EcoDataCenter has taken a global lead in this segment and is now launching the first carbon positive data center in the world, […]