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Palestinian protests turn deadly as Israel considers the future of a new settlement Israeli settlers are pressing ahead with a new outpost on occupied West Bank land closing it off to Palestinians and posing a test for Israeli leaders who will have to rule on it.
NPR.org | Oct 20, 2021 09:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Diver Discovers 900-Year-Old Sword Dating to the Crusades The sword, recovered off the coast of Israel, most likely belonged to a knight who fell into the sea or lost the weapon in battle, experts said.
New York Times | Oct 18, 2021 9:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Nigerians wanting Israel's acceptance as Jews A small Nigerian community claims Jewish ancestry dating hundreds of years but Israel does not recognise them.
BBC News | Oct 17, 2021 11:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tunisians Recall Revolution Reluctantly, if at All: It Just Faded Away When a monument to those killed in the 2011 uprising was recently damaged, few took notice or even cared in a town, and country, where there is now more regret than a wish to remember.
New York Times | Oct 17, 2021 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How newly elected Alaa al-Rikabi wants to reform Iraq Following last week's elections, an Iraqi reformer finds himself in the parliament now - and talks about his plans to fight corruption and brave the dangers that brings.
NPR.org | Oct 17, 2021 11:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fear, panic and anger grips Beirut residents who want to see accountability NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rami Rajeh, a Lebanese father of two, about how Beirut feels days after deadly clashes erupted in the city, and how residents are coping with an economy in shambles.
NPR.org | Oct 16, 2021 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Iraqi Election, a Shiite Leader Emerges as an Unlikely U.S. Ally The U.S. once threatened to kill Muqtada al-Sadr as his militia battled occupying forces. Now, the powerful cleric is helping Washington by keeping Iran at bay.
New York Times | Oct 16, 2021 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Beirut, a City Where Everyone Gets By, Revisits Sectarian Violence Lebanons capital thrives on its religious diversity, but sectarian tensions and memories of civil war lurk just beneath the surface.
New York Times | Oct 16, 2021 2:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lebanon Observes Day of Mourning After Sectarian Clashes Kill 6 Beiruts streets were quiet a day after gun battles between Christian and Shiite Muslim militias erupted amid tensions over an investigation into the port explosion last year.
New York Times | Oct 15, 2021 12:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tunisian becomes first Arab to reach tennis top 10 Ons Jabeur will become the first Arab tennis player to reach the top 10 in the world rankings after reaching the Indian Wells semi-finals.
BBC News | Oct 15, 2021 05:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend