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Shappi (Shaparak) Khorsandi (Comedienne)

... e of us get on the stage now without a pole...." As for the helping people understand the difference between Iran and Iraq, she says: "We're the ones WITH weapons of mass destruction." Whatever labels an ...

Angelina Jolie (Actress/UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador)

... tries that chronicle her early field missions (2001–2002). During a private stay in Jordan in December 2003 she asked to visit Iraqi refugees in Jordan's eastern desert and later that month she went t ...

Eve Ensler (Playwright/Performer/Feminist/Activist)

... ed the Karama program in the Middle East, reopened shelters, and funded over 5,000 community-based anti-violence programs and safe houses in Kenya, South Dakota, Egypt and Iraq. The 'V' in V-Day stands ...

Kathryn Bigelow (Film Director)

... m Festival in September 2008 and released in the US in June 2009. It qualified for the 2010 Oscars as it did not premiere in an Oscar-qualifying run in Los Angeles until mid-2009. Set in post-invasion Ira ...

Hillary Clinton (Secretary of State)

... ent the state. In the Senate, she initially supported the Bush administration on some foreign policy issues, including a vote for the Iraq War Resolution. She subsequently opposed the administration on ...

Ginny B. Waite (Politician)

... onsors and was referred to a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, but it was never voted upon (either by any committee or the full Congress), and it died when the 109th Congress finally adjo ...

Zainab Salbi On Women, War & Peace

...  writes of being raised in Saddam Hussein's inner circle -- her father was Saddam's personal pilot. She left Iraq for an arranged marriage in the US, which quickly became another form of tyranny. But in 19 ...

Huda Sosebee (Wife/Mom/Force for Good)

...  hard work and loving care resulted in the treatment of thousands of needy children throughout Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq. Even during her struggle with cancer, she continued to work and arrang ...

One Young Woman Dies In Tehran

...  Her struggle is over. The rest of us continue on. Just as Neda died a violent death yesterday, so did scores of others in Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and elsewhere around the world. Many of them innocen ...