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Pourquoi l’Afrique Pleure et S’enfonce? Les Vraies Causes et Solutions de la Misère Africaine

Du constat général, le développement économique des pays africains est à la traîne après des décennies d’indépendance et d’essai. Pourtant, on a appliqué des...

Why does Africa Weep and Deteriorate? Real Causes and Solutions to African Impoverishment

After decades of independence, economic development in African countries continues to lag behind. However, several models and ideologies of development have been applied. Are...
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How the Saudi Oil Field Attack Overturned America’s Apple Cart

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Burning oil fields (artist’s rendering / Shutterstock) In many ways it doesn’t really matter who — Houthis in Yemen? Iranians?...
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Cousins Separated as a Result of World War II Reunite 75 Years Later in...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Morris Sana, 87, and his cousin, Simon Mairowitz, 85, greet each other after 75 years of believing the other...

Palestinians Eye Long-Delayed Election, Ask Israel to Allow Jerusalem Voting

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Palestinian Authority (PA) said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem, an...

Actors Who Fall in Love in Yiddish-Language ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Production Get Engaged,...

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Drew Seigla and Stephanie Lynne Mason. Photo: Instagram. Two actors whose characters fall in love in the Yiddish-language, off-Broadway production of Fiddler...

Netanyahu Condemns Violence Against IDF Following Yitzhar Riot

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to supporters in Tel Aviv, Sept. 18, 2019. Photo: Reuters / Ronen Zvulun. JNS.org...
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Yemeni Houthis Accuse Saudi-Led Coalition of ‘Dangerous Escalation’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Houthi militants ride on the back of a truck as they withdraw, part of a UN-sponsored peace agreement signed...

Lebanon Approves Financial Rescue Plan With ‘Painful Steps’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Lebanon’s government on Thursday approved a rescue plan to pull the country’s from its worst financial crisis in decades,...

Lemonade, Hippo Insurance Among Forbes’ Most Promising AI Companies in America

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The homepage of the Lemonade Inc. website. Photo: Screenshot. CTech – Online insurance company Lemonade Inc. was ranked at fourth place on Forbes’...

Palestinians in Gaza Say They Will Wind Down Gaza Border Riots

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Palestinian body responsible for organizing weekly violent riots on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, which began almost two years...
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British Tanker Leaves Iranian Port After July Seizure

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port, July 21, 2019. Photo:...

Hezbollah Warns of Chaos, Civil War in Lebanon

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A woman holds a Lebanese flag as riot police confront Hezbollah supporters during ongoing anti-government protests in downtown Beirut,...

IMF Calls for Mideast Sovereign Wealth Funds to Boost Local Economies

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East should be used to boost growth, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said on Monday, as regional economies struggle...

Israeli Baseball Coach Says ‘Ultimate Dream’ Came True

Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Baseball Team Israel celebrates after qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Photo: Margo Sugarman. JNS.org – With Team Israel’s 11-1 win...

Israeli Leaders Ring in Subdued Independence Day Celebrations With Messages of Unity

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israel kicked off festivities marking its 72nd Independence Day on Tuesday night with the traditional torch-lighting ceremony on Mount...

Syrian reporter Ahmed Rahal abducted by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham militant group in Idlib

Beirut, September 12, 2019 -- The militant group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham should immediately release Syrian reporter Ahmed Rahal and stop detaining journalists, the Committee...
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Syria Demands Withdrawal of US, Turkish Forces, Warns of Countermeasures

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Turkish and US military vehicles are seen during a joint US-Turkey patrol in a Syrian border village near Tel...

Good Riddance to the WTO

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The World Trade Organization (WTO) is on its last legs now that the Trump administration has blocked the appointment...
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Controversial YouTube Star, PewDiePie, Rescinds $50,000 Pledge to ADL

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News ( www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Felix Kjellberg, known as PewDiePie. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Controversial video star, PewDiePie, has reversed himself and is withdrawing a...

Eight-Year-Old Israeli Boy, Great-Grandson of Prominent Rabbi, Drowns in the Hudson River

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Hudson River. Photo: public domain. An eight-year-old Israel boy drowned on Friday when a boat capsized in the Hudson...
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As the Far Right Goes Global, So Do Anti-BDS Bills

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). (Photo: Kate Ausburn / Flickr) Israeli politics have moved into uncharted territory over the past several months, as Prime Minister...

Turkey Ready to Act After Reinforcing Syria’s Idlib: Official

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Turkey has sent major reinforcements to Syria’s northwestern Idlib region and “all options are on the table,” a senior...