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Saudi Writers Dream Comes to Life Two Years After His Killing Democracy for the Arab World Now, or DAWN, was the brainchild of Jamal Khashoggi, whom Saudi agents killed in 2018. The group is to be launched in Washington on Tuesday.
New York Times | 22 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia to host first women's Golf events Saudi Arabia is to host its first professional tournaments for women in November, with two Ladies European Tour events scheduled to take place.
BBC News | Sep 28, 2020 11:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lebanese Flee Their Own Country Amid Economic Crisis NPR's Scott Simon asks journalist Nada Homsi why and how desperate Lebanese are trying to flee their country. | Sep 26, 2020 11:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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At Least 22 Die in Ukraine Military Plane Crash Most aboard the aircraft that went down in the country's Kharkiv region were Air Force cadets
Voice of America | Sep 26, 2020 06:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Options Dwindling, Palestinian Leader Calls for U.N. Peace Conference President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority asked the United Nations to convene a conference in early 2021 to help solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
New York Times | Sep 25, 2020 11:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What Does It Take For A Palestinian American Baby To Travel From Israel To The U.S.? The Palestinian Authority has refused since May to register Palestinian births with Israel, so the infants are blocked from leaving the country, as one Palestinian American family recently learned. | Sep 25, 2020 7:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghan Woman Earns Top Marks In University Exam After Militants Attack Her Academy Shamsia Alizada, the daughter of a coal miner has received the highest test score in Afghanistan's university admissions exam. She will attend medical school. | Sep 25, 2020 11:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gaza Peace Activists Face Prison for Holding Video Call With Israelis The Palestinian activists were charged after organizing a virtual discussion as a part of a bridge-building initiative focused on peace and empowering young people.
New York Times | Sep 24, 2020 11:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Famine Emerges as U.N. Theme, Crystallized by Yemen Disaster Starvation again threatens war-afflicted Yemen, where the U.N. has halved food rations for lack of funding. If we get the money, we still may have famine, the head of the U.N. anti-hunger agency said.
New York Times | Sep 24, 2020 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Behind The Kingdom's Veil' Offers Insights Into The Lives Of Ordinary Saudis NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with correspondent Susanne Koelbl of Der Spiegel about her book, Behind the Kingdom's Veil: Inside the New Saudi Arabia Under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. | Sep 24, 2020 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend