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I Cant Imagine a Good Future: Young Iranians Increasingly Want Out Divorce is up, fertility rates are down and many from Irans younger generation are postponing weddings and searching for ways to leave the country in the face of economic and political stagnation.
New York Times | 9 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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As Tunisias President Cements One-Man Rule, Opposition Grows In the latest step to consolidate power in his hands, President Kais Saied set up a system under which he will essentially govern the country by decree, bypassing the Constitution.
New York Times | Sep 27, 2021 12:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Five Killed in West Bank Shootouts The Israeli military said the five were killed during raids to arrest members of a Hamas network planning terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians.
New York Times | Sep 26, 2021 4:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women Enslaved by ISIS Say They Did Not Consent to a Film About Them The acclaimed documentary Sabaya portrays the rescue of Yazidi women sexually enslaved by the Islamic State terrorist group. But many of the traumatized women said they never agreed to be in the film.
New York Times | Sep 26, 2021 11:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In Reversal, Israels New Government Engages With Palestinian Authority The government has held high-level meetings with Palestinian officials and aided the Palestinians economically, a sharp change from the previous government.
New York Times | Sep 25, 2021 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Government Takes Opposition Town After Weeks Of Siege The fall of a Syrian opposition town to the government this week after a siege and threats of air strikes serves as a reminder that the civil war continues.
NPR.org | Sep 25, 2021 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rebuking Biden, Irans Chief Diplomat Demands More Sanctions Relief The foreign minister for Irans new hard-line government said it would demand a higher price for limiting its nuclear program than it did in the 2015 deal.
New York Times | Sep 24, 2021 11:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How Ukraine Negotiated With the Taliban and Rescued 96 Afghans Few countries have been willing to fly rescue missions into Afghanistan since the Americans left. Ukraine is an exception. It says it has a different definition of danger.
New York Times | Sep 24, 2021 3:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cavers descend into Yemen's 'Well of Hell' for first time The 112m-deep pit has long been shunned by many local people, who believe it harbours genies.
BBC News | Sep 22, 2021 12:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen war: Outcry over executions of nine men by Houthi rebels The UN, EU, US and UK say their trial was not fair and was marred by torture allegations.
BBC News | Sep 20, 2021 5:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend