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Iranian Motorists Hit With Cyberattack at Filling Stations Iranian news agencies reported that a cyberattack of unidentified origin had sabotaged a payment system.
New York Times | 20 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Egypts Leader Ends State of Emergency, Says Its No Longer Needed The move by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi theoretically rolls back sweeping powers the government wielded in the name of fighting terrorism, but critics called it a cosmetic change.
New York Times | Oct 25, 2021 10:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Charles on Mid-East trip for religious tolerance The Prince of Wales will visit Jordan and Egypt on the first royal tour since the pandemic.
BBC News | Oct 25, 2021 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Traveling Through a Divided Israel Two Times journalists drive the length of Israel to discover what it means to be Israeli today. They meet a kaleidoscope of people, searching for belonging but far apart on how to find it.
New York Times | Oct 25, 2021 10:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Erdogan's motivations behind the move to expel ambassadors from Turkey Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan has told his Foreign Ministry to expel 10 ambassadors, including the U.S., for demanding the release of businessman Osman Karvara, who has been imprisoned by Turkey.
NPR.org | Oct 24, 2021 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Turkish Opposition Begins Joining Ranks Against Erdogan With an eye on elections, six parties are working on a plan to end a powerful presidency and return to a parliamentary system.
New York Times | Oct 23, 2021 12:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israel Accuses 6 Palestinian Rights Groups of Terrorism The Defense Ministry said the groups work for leftist militants. Critics said the charge was aimed at quelling scrutiny of Israeli rights abuses.
New York Times | Oct 22, 2021 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syria Executes 24 People for Setting Wildfires, Calling It Terrorism The sentences shocked rights groups, who saw it as a move by President Bashar al-Assad to appear tough after a crisis that hurt his loyalists.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2021 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Glass Ceiling Cracks in Egypt, but Would-Be Judges Still Hear: No Girls On paper, women are free to apply for seats on Egyptian benches. In practice, they say, it is near impossible.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2021 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran Plans to Abandon One of Its Homegrown Covid Shots The defense ministry said there was too little demand for its Fakhravac vaccine to justify producing it, and blamed the health ministry for reneging on promised orders.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2021 7:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend