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A U.S.-Iran Soccer Showdown Intensifies With Protests as a Backdrop The unrest that has gripped Iran for the past two months has heightened what would already have been a tense encounter at the World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday between the two geopolitical foes.
New York Times | 19 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Comoros Security Court Sentences Ex-President to Life in Prison A court in Comoros, the island nation off Mozambique, has found former President Ahmed Abdallah Sambi guilty of treason for selling passports to people from the Middle East. A state security court in Comoros gave a life sentence to former President Ahmed
Voice of America | 22 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Sudanese Activists Call for Protection of Women in Conflict Areas Sudanese women protested outside U.N. offices in Khartoum on Sunday in conjunction with a campaign against gender-based violence (GBV). The protesters called for better protection of women and children in Sudans conflict areas and for justice and accounta
Voice of America | 22 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Japan Filmmaker Freed from Myanmar Prison Vows to Tell Story Toru Kubota, a Japanese journalist who was arrested while covering a protest in military-ruled Myanmar and detained for more than three months, said his experience made him more determined to tell the story of people there. "I feel I can understand their
Voice of America | 22 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Amid Israeli Blockade on Gaza, a Fishing Fleet Limps Along An Israeli blockade that restricts the movement of Gazans out of the strip and limits imports or bans them completely has been devastating for the enclaves fishing industry.
New York Times | Nov 27, 2022 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Woman wearing Mahsa Amini top stopped at World Cup game Mahsa Amini's death in police custody in Iran sparked anti-government protests in the country.
BBC News | Nov 25, 2022 5:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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An Israeli Schoolboy Died in the West Bank. To Find His Body, Foes Joined Forces. After Palestinian gunmen refused to hand over a dead Israeli teenager on Tuesday, officials on both sides of the conflict worked together to recover his abducted body.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2022 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Qataris Say Criticism of Country Amid World Cup Is Rooted in Stereotypes Many in the country say the barrage of criticism about its human rights record and the exploitation of migrant workers is laced with discrimination and hypocrisy.
New York Times | Nov 25, 2022 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Two Bomb Attacks in Jerusalem Kill 1 and Wound at Least 18 They were the first bomb attacks on Israeli civilians since 2016, and they prompted calls by far-right leaders for the swift formation of a new government that would be tougher on terrorism.
New York Times | Nov 23, 2022 10:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lebanese Shepherds Accused of Spying Along Disputed Border With Israel Lebanese herders say that Israel crosses an ill-defined frontier to abduct and interrogate them. Israel accuses the herders of espionage on behalf of Hezbollah.
New York Times | Nov 23, 2022 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend