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Israel Tells U.S. It Killed Iranian Officer, Official Says Israeli officials say the officer, Sayad Khodayee, was a leader of a covert unit tasked with abductions and killings of Israelis and other foreigners around the world. Iran does not acknowledge that the unit exists.
New York Times | 1 hour, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dozens feared trapped after 10-storey building collapses in Iran Pictures showed concrete floors and steel beams had fallen on to the street below, crushing cars.
BBC News | May 23, 2022 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli Arab MP Zoabi returns to coalition after crisis Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi had quit in anger, leaving the government as a minority for the first time.
BBC News | May 23, 2022 09:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israels Political Crisis Is Resolved, but Governing Remains a Strain A lawmaker who quit the coalition last week reversed her decision on Sunday, averting the governments imminent collapse.
New York Times | May 22, 2022 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In Iran, a New Wave of Repression Hits Acclaimed Filmmakers The authorities in the Islamic Republic like to take credit for the countrys achievements in film, but are warning those who make them not to cross red lines at home.
New York Times | May 22, 2022 3:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Interfaith activists' trip to Jerusalem causes stir in home country of Pakistan A delegation of Pakistanis and Pakistani-Americans visited Jerusalem, as Israel tries to open more diplomatic relations with Muslim-majority countries.
NPR.org | May 21, 2022 9:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chaos in Israel Gives New Chance to Old Face: Benjamin Netanyahu Mr. Netanyahu, Israels longest-serving prime minister, lost office last summer. Now the coalition that replaced him is crumbling potentially leading to new elections that could return him to power.
New York Times | May 20, 2022 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israeli Government Loses Parliament Majority, Raising Prospect of Election A second lawmaker has defected from the government coalition. The move edges Israel closer to the polls for the fifth time in three years.
New York Times | May 19, 2022 2:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Qatar World Cup: Amnesty calls on Fifa to set up 350m fund for migrant workers Amnesty International calls on Fifa president Gianni Infantino to set up a 350m fund to compensate migrant workers used on Qatar World Cup projects.
BBC News | May 19, 2022 08:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hezbollah Loses Majority Bloc in Lebanon Election, Results Show Voters drove out vital parliamentary allies of the militant faction, though not Hezbollah candidates themselves. A dozen new independents won seats.
New York Times | May 17, 2022 6:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend