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South Sudan in Focus The governor of West Darfur declares a state of emergency following weekend attacks in the state capital, El Ginena; Boda Boda Association officials are accused of blackmailing motor bike taxi operators in Juba; and in Jonglei State, doctors in Bor expres
Voice of America | 10 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Abbas Announces Palestinian Elections After Years of Paralysis The decree by President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority was viewed by analysts as a bid to lift his standing with the Biden administration. Skeptics expressed doubt the vote would happen.
New York Times | Jan 15, 2021 11:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Blacklisting of Yemens Houthis May Cause Large-Scale Famine, U.N. Warns U.N. officials say that the designation of the Houthis as a terrorist organization could choke food deliveries to Yemen, where millions face starvation.
New York Times | Jan 14, 2021 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US blacklisting of Houthis 'could tip Yemen into huge famine' The UN's aid chief urges the US to reverse a plan to designate the Houthis as a terrorist group.
BBC News | Jan 14, 2021 3:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok Convicted of inciting debauchery and violating family values, the women were caught up in a conservative backlash as the authorities tried to enforce strict social norms.
New York Times | Jan 13, 2021 11:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Famed Saudi racehorse owner Khalid Abdullah dies Prince Khalid Abdullah, owner and breeder of great racehorses including Frankel and Enable, has died aged 83.
BBC News | Jan 12, 2021 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli 'jackpot' mining deal billionaire on trial Beny Steinmetz denies allegations of corruption over a major mining deal in Guinea.
BBC News | Jan 11, 2021 06:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Strong Views and Close to the Boss: How U.S. Envoy Reshaped a Conflict David Friedman, President Trumps bankruptcy lawyer-turned-ambassador, leaves his post having radically overhauled policy toward Israel and the Palestinians.
New York Times | Jan 10, 2021 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Britain's Johnson Says Trump Was Wrong in 'Encouraging' Storming of US Capitol Prime minister says he is glad Joe Biden has finally been confirmed as president-elect
Voice of America | Jan 7, 2021 7:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend