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Israel Hack of Iran Port Is Latest Salvo in Exchange of Cyberattacks Israel was behind a cyberattack that disrupted a major port in Iran, done in response to an attempt by the Revolutionary Guards to infiltrate an Israeli water facility.
New York Times | May 20, 2020 01:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Abbas Declares Palestinians West Bank Security Commitments Null and Void The Palestinian leader has made such assertions before, but this may not be a mere threat. The agreements have protected Israelis and preserved the Palestinian Authoritys political hold over the West Bank.
New York Times | May 20, 2020 01:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran, an Eye on U.S. Election, Tries a New Tack: Curbing Provocations Despite the heated rhetoric on both sides, Iran has toned down its approach to the West on several fronts, and the U.S. has reciprocated.
New York Times | May 19, 2020 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Authorities Seek Forfeiture of Ancient Gilgamesh Tablet From Hobby Lobby The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet was displayed at the Museum of the Bible in Washington until the authorities seized it in 2019.
New York Times | May 19, 2020 10:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drama On Saudi Arabian TV Sparks A Debate About Relationships Between Arabs And Jews Jews and Israel are a sensitive subject in the Middle East. But a Ramadan drama about Jews in an Arab country on a Saudi Arabian TV channel has sparked a debate about Arab-Israeli relationships.
NPR.org | May 19, 2020 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Authorities Say Hobby Lobby's Gilgamesh Tablet Is 'Stolen,' Must Go Back To Iraq U.S. federal prosecutors are seeking the return of the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, purchased by Hobby Lobby for display in the Museum of the Bible, which authorities say cooperated with the investigation.
NPR.org | May 19, 2020 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkish President Keeps Pushing Forward With The Waterway Project Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing forward with the project of digging the waterway parallel to the Bosporus, despite warnings that it is not viable and could do ecological damage.
NPR.org | May 18, 2020 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Affecting The Khamenei Regime In Iran NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dexter Filkins of the New Yorker about his reporting from Iran, where the coronavirus outbreak is the latest crisis to shake the Khamenei regime.
NPR.org | May 18, 2020 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Idlib Was Their Last Refuge. They Couldnt Hide From the Bombs. Millions of Syrians have fled to Idlib Province seeking safety. During a rare reporting trip, The Times found that President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies are still bombing them.
New York Times | May 18, 2020 7:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Coronavirus crisis 'could help ease Gulf tensions' - UAE But UAE minister tells the BBC region will emerge 'weaker and poorer' from Covid-19.
BBC News | May 18, 2020 5:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend