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3 Israeli Soldiers Killed in Rare Attack on Egyptian Border The suspect was identified by the Israeli and Egyptian authorities as an Egyptian security officer. The deadly sequence of events may be connected to a thwarted drug smuggling attempt, the Israeli military said.
New York Times | 2 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Even in Prison, Shes an Indomitable Voice for Freedom in Iran Fighting for change has cost Narges Mohammadi her career, separated her from family and deprived her of liberty. But a jail cell has not succeeded in silencing her.
New York Times | Jun 2, 2023 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Conflict With the Far Right Shrouds Jerusalems Pride Parade Much of Israels L.G.B.T.Q. community feels threatened by the right-wing government and its judicial overhaul plan even with a gay speaker of Parliament.
New York Times | Jun 1, 2023 07:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fear Sets In Among Turkeys L.G.B.T. Community After Erdogans Attacks President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vilified gay people during his re-election campaign, calling them a threat to society and rallying conservatives against them. It has left people feeling threatened, and alone.
New York Times | May 31, 2023 7:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Five members of Palestinian militant group killed in Lebanon blast The PFLP-GC group blames an Israeli air strike, but Israeli sources deny its military was involved.
BBC News | May 31, 2023 12:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israel Called Them Precision Strikes. But Civilian Homes Were Hit, Too. Palestinians in Gaza say that Israels strikes against Islamic Jihad amount to a collective punishment aimed at making them fearful about who their neighbors might be.
New York Times | May 31, 2023 11:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Plan to Avert a Vast Oil Spill Off Yemen Moves Ahead A decaying tanker holds about four times the amount of oil leaked in the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster. Experts have warned that it is an ecological time bomb that could explode or disintegrate at any moment.
New York Times | May 30, 2023 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
With a victory in Turkey's presidential runoff, Erdogan cements his power Erdogan is set to continue his run as modern Turkey's longest-serving leader. He won Sunday's runoff despite having faced widespread anger at his government's response to a devastating quake. | May 29, 2023 11:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Erdogans Victory in Turkeys Presidential Election: Key Takeaways Crises including earthquakes and inflation did not stop the re-election of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The vote was seen as free but not fair, as he used his power to tilt the playing field.
New York Times | May 29, 2023 10:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey's Erdogan secures a victory in Sunday's historic runoff election Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extends his two-decades hold on power by defeating main challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu by four points. NPR's Leila Fadel talks to analyst Asli Aydintasbas. | May 29, 2023 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend