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Lebanon’s Hariri steps away from politics, upending election landscape

  • BEIRUT: Lebanese Sunni Muslim leader Saad Al-Hariri said on Monday he was stepping back from political life and would not run in the parliamentary election, turning Lebanon’s sectarian politics on its head as the country grapples with a financial crisis. Hariri, three times prime minister, als...
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Meta to integrate WhatsApp with Workplace

  • DUBAI: Meta will launch the integration of WhatsApp with its Workplace platform, with the aim of easing communication between business and employee, especially front-line workers. The new update, which will release later this year, will allow companies to share posts from Workplace over Whats...
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The emergence and significance of the Baloch Nationalist Army

  • On January 20, a little-known Baloch separatist group, the Baloch Nationalist Army (BNA), claimed responsibility for the IED blast at Lahore’s bustling Anarkali market, claiming three lives and wounding 28 others. The Anarkali blast coupled with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) targeted ass...
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Liverpool hospital bomber was rejected for asylum 6 years before attack

  • LONDON: A man who blew himself up in an attempted attack on a women’s hospital in England was rejected for an asylum application six years before the failed bombing, it has emerged. Iraqi-born Emad Al-Swealmeen died after his homemade bomb detonated in a taxi outside Liverpool Women’s Hospita...
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Burkina Faso’s President Kabore is held by mutinous soldiers

  • OUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kabore is being held by mutinous soldiers, two of the soldiers told The Associated Press by phone early Monday. They did not say where Kabore is being held, but said he is in a safe place. Gunshots were heard late Sunday night near the ...
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Severe weather brings snow to Athens, Greek islands

  • ATHENS, Greece: A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands.Authorities have warned the public to limit their movements outdoors to the essential on Monday and Tuesday,...
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Review: Netflix’s ‘The House’ shows that home is where the art is

  • LONDON: Netflix is going big on adult animation. Not only has the streaming giant built its own studio in Los Angeles, but it continues to partner with some of the biggest names in the business –its first animated anthology film, “The House,” sees Netflix link up with London’s Nexus Studios to ...
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Iran rights defender sentenced to 8 years jail

  • PARIS: An Iranian court has sentenced leading human rights campaigner Narges Mohammedi to eight years in prison and over 70 lashes, her husband announced on Sunday, following her sudden arrest in November last year. Her husband Taghi Rahmani, who is based in France, wrote on Twitter that the s...
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Why we should worry about Iran’s ties to China

  • The Iranian regime has been improving its ties with China on several fronts, which could pose a threat to the region.  China and Iran announced, in January 2022, the launch of the implementation of a comprehensive cooperation plan between the two nations after the Iranian Foreign Ministe...
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Lebanon has too many dictators to be a democracy

  • A coalition of civil society groups under the name Shamaluna has launched election primaries in Bcharreh, Zogarta, Koura and Batroun, which together comprise the third voting district in northern Lebanon. The district is a stronghold of three well established Christian parties — the Lebanese Fo...
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