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Russian journalist who fled house arrest says she is innocent

  • Russian TV journalist Marina Ovsyannikova, accused of spreading fake news after staging a series of lone protests against the war in Ukraine, said on Wednesday she had fled house arrest because she had no case to answer. “I consider myself completely innocent, and since our state refuses to co...
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Trial date set for man accused of threatening to kill Queen Elizabeth

  • LONDON: A man accused of making a threat to kill the late Queen Elizabeth after being arrested at her Windsor Castle home on Christmas Day last year will go on trial next year, London’s Old Bailey Court heard on Wednesday. Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, who has been charged under Britain’s Treason A...
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Liverpool edge Rangers, Napoli underline Champions League credentials

  • PARIS: Liverpool eased to a comfortable 2-0 win in the ‘Battle of Britain’ against Rangers in the Champions League group games on Tuesday while Napoli underlined their credentials with an impressive 6-1 thrashing of Ajax in Amsterdam. On a night when a minute’s silence was held before every m...
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Indonesia pins hopes on UAE trade pact to open new export markets

  • JAKARTA: Indonesia is hopeful that a wide-ranging economic pact with the UAE will open more markets in the Gulf region to the country’s exports, the Trade Ministry said on Tuesday, as officials aim to ratify the agreement by November. Indonesia and the UAE signed the Comprehensive Economic Pa...
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How Iran is manipulating the online narrative to cover up its violent crackdown on protests

  • DUBAI: As anti-government protests in Iran enter their third week, the death toll has continued to rise, with more than 90 people reportedly having lost their lives in the wave of unrest sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini. The 22-year-old’s death at the hands of Iran’s morality police, the G...
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Many in West misunderstand Iranian women’s protests

  • For the third consecutive week, demonstrations are taking place across Iran following the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old from Iranian Kurdistan, by the so-called morality police in Tehran. Amini collapsed at a detention center, where the police had detained her for violating the strict la...
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Palestinian citizens’ apathy may hand Netanyahu victory

  • As Israeli voters head to the polls on Nov. 1 for a fifth Knesset election in the space of four years — one that some say could lead to an end of Israel’s democracy — one question is being asked by pundits over and over again: Will the Arab vote matter this time around, as it did in March 2021?...
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Schoolgirls across Iran remove hijabs in protest against government

  • LONDON: Iranian schoolgirls have joined demonstrations against the death of Mahsa Amini, sparking Iran’s largest civil uprising in three years.  A series of videos, verified by the BBC, show teenage students across Iran waving their headscarves in the air and chanting anti-government slo...
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EU pushes to impose Iran sanctions over Mahsa Amini ‘killing’

  • PARIS: The European Union said Tuesday it was weighing tough new sanctions on Iran over a lethal crackdown on protests sparked by the “killing” of Mahsa Amini, after a similar move by the United States. Amini, 22, was pronounced dead on September 16, days after the notorious morality police de...
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Iran branded ‘brutal police state’ by leading arts festival

  • ROME: Iran has been branded a “brutal police state” by one of the world’s biggest cultural festivals for its crackdown on protests and freedom of expression. Organizers of the Venice Biennale said that the Iranian regime was crushing “the most elementary human and civil rights” in its reactio...
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