Daily Archives: January 22, 2022

Turkish journalist cites proverb, gets arrested for insulting President Erdogan

By | 2022-01-22T17:53:19+00:00 January 22nd, 2022|Middle East|

The law on insulting the president, which carries a jail sentence of up to four years, was used to sentence thousands of people in the seven years since Erdogan became Turkey's president

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U.S. calls for ‘urgent de-escalation’ as death toll from Yemen prison airstrike rises

By | 2022-01-22T15:14:30+00:00 January 22nd, 2022|Middle East|

The Saudi-led coalition denies targeting a prison in the northern Saada province run by Yemen's Iran-backed rebels, days after a Houthi attack on the UAE

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Russia talking to Iran about interim nuclear deal with U.S. knowledge, report says

By | 2022-01-22T14:44:08+00:00 January 22nd, 2022|Middle East|

NBC report says the United States has distanced itself from the talks as Washington does not believe the arrangement is being discussed seriously by the parties

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The Mizrahi feminist who stopped asking for permission from Ashkenazi Jews

By | 2022-01-22T09:26:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2022|Entertainment|

Loolwa Khazzoom has devoted her life to telling the story of Jews with roots in the wider Middle East and Africa. The seminal 2003 anthology of essays she edited, ‘The Flying Camel,’ is back in a revised edition

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