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Facebook blocks trailer of film on Palestinian women’s role in the first intifada

By | 2018-10-19T11:03:10+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Middle East|

Facebook only lifted its ban on the advertisement of the documentary after Haaretz contacted the company, which told distributors it would not allow 'advertising that includes derogatory or sensational content'

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Israel bars Gazans from getting medical care in West Bank if they have relatives staying there without a permit

By | 2018-10-19T09:01:06+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Middle East|

Until recently, such a ban was imposed on Gazans who have family members who are affiliated with Hamas. Now Israel expands the ban, claiming patients may use treatment as a ploy to avoid going back to the Strip

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Revealed: Israel’s cyber-spy industry aids world dictators hunt dissidents and gays

By | 2018-10-19T06:54:27+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Middle East|

Haaretz investigation spanning 100 sources in 15 countries reveals Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians. Dictators around the world – even in countries with no formal ties to Israel – use them eavesdrop on human rights ...

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Egyptian intel delegation presses Hamas to curtail clashes in Gaza border protests

By | 2018-10-18T23:15:01+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Middle East|

Security officials from Cairo return to the Strip to meet again with Hamas chief Haniyeh as part of final effort to head off regional escalation, fearing Friday's activities would trigger a harsh Israeli response

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Shaked to ‘Post’: November’s U.S. sanctions will hurt Iran a lot

By | 2018-10-18T18:09:04+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Middle East|

Shaked, who is part of the inner security cabinet, added that Israel is ready “to do everything,” to stop the Islamic Republic from obtaining a nuclear bomb.

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For women across the Arab world, #MeToo remains an elusive dream

By | 2018-10-18T17:54:10+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Middle East|

There are laws against sexual harassment and abuse, but women who complain are usually treated with contempt by law enforcers

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Turkey’s top oil refiner appeals to U.S for waiver from Iran sanctions

By | 2018-10-18T06:40:02+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Middle East|

During 2017, Iran was Turkey's top crude oil source, accounting for 11.5 million tonnes of its total purchases nearing 26 million tonnes, followed by Iraq and Russia.

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