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Under went a major change today. Cut my long hair and donated it. For those interested, it was 16 inches.

International Politics


– Reporters are not allowed to sit in on an international meeting dealing with Chevron’s actions in Ecuador

– Major Hollywood figures called the CEO of Al-Jazeera America a member of “Hamas,” based on documents leaked by Wikileaks

– Natasha Lennard: “Why protesting with a hologram is pathetic and dangerous

– Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the U.S. created a myth of Iranian nuclear weapons

Middle East

– On Saturday, alleged Islamic State militants killed at least 35 people and wounded 125 in Afghanistan

– As a result of clashes along with air strikes, at least 25 people were killed in Yemen

– The leader of the Houthi in Yemen vowed not to “give in” to the Saudi-led forces

– Iraq was able to push back ISIS forces from capturing the country’s largest oil refinery

– For Iraqi youth, leaving Iraq is their best and safest choice as major instability in the country is not something they want to deal with

– Rania Khalek: “Israel “directly targeted” children in drone strikes on Gaza, says rights group

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.