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Sheikh Jarrah activists included in Time Magazine most influential list

By | 2021-09-17T15:26:44+00:00 September 17th, 2021|World|

Mohammed El-Kurd and Muna El-Kurd made Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list for 2021, but the decision has been met with heavy criticism from NGOs and Israeli activists.

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Blinken: US will help foster further Israeli ties with Arab states

By | 2021-09-17T15:18:59+00:00 September 17th, 2021|World|

The event held with Secretary of State Antony Blinken's counterparts from Israel, the UAE, Bahrain and Morrocco was the first of the Biden administration's embrace of the Abraham Accords.

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Taliban replaces women’s ministry with ministry of virtue and vice

By | 2021-09-17T13:26:28+00:00 September 17th, 2021|World|

During the Taliban's reign from 1996-2001, girls were not allowed to attend school and women were banned from work and education.

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UN envoy of ousted Afghan government asks to keep New York seat

By | 2021-09-17T12:54:27+00:00 September 17th, 2021|World|

It was not immediately clear if the Taliban, who seized power last month as US and foreign forces withdrew after a 20-year war, would put forward their own envoy to the United Nations.

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New Jersey moves to divest from Ben & Jerry’s over anti-Israel boycott

By | 2021-09-15T12:48:52+00:00 September 15th, 2021|World|

New Jersey has issued a 90-day divestment warning to Unilever following its decision to cease ice cream sales in West Bank settlements.

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Polish ruling party set to renew bid for passage of media reform bill

By | 2021-09-15T10:48:11+00:00 September 15th, 2021|World|

The bill outlines reforms that would strengthen a ban on companies from outside the European Economic Area controlling Polish broadcasters. There are concerns it will infringe upon media freedoms.

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China shows off defense diplomacy with multinational peacekeeping drill

By | 2021-09-15T06:14:31+00:00 September 15th, 2021|World|

About 1,000 troops from China, Pakistan, Mongolia and Thailand participated in the 10-day exercise at a People's Liberation Army training base in Queshan county.

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