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Texas Muslims express support for hostages in synagogue assault

  • CHICAGO: Leaders of the Muslim community in Texas and activists around the US expressed support for members of a synagogue in Colleyville which came under attack on Saturday, sparking a 10-hour hostage crisis. A SWAT team breached the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue at around 9:30 p.m. in ...
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Turkey lifts PCR requirement for unvaccinated in some areas

  • ISTANBUL: Turkey will no longer require unvaccinated individuals to take a PCR test for COVID-19 before using planes, buses or other transportation, or before attending events such as concerts, plays or movies, the state-owned Anadolu Agency said on Saturday. Citing the Interior Ministry, Anad...
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Expect more worrisome variants after omicron, scientists say

  • DUBAI: Get ready to learn more Greek letters. Scientists warn that omicron’s whirlwind advance practically ensures it won’t be the last version of the coronavirus to worry the world. Every infection provides a chance for the virus to mutate, and omicron has an edge over its predecessors: It sp...
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Saudi snowboarder aspires to reach Beijing Winter Olympics

  • Attempting to inspire a six-man squad from Saudi Arabia to next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after less than a year of training is ostensibly an unachievable quest. Yousif Kurdi, captain of Saudi Arabia’s first Winter Olympics squad, is also in the process of setting up his own busin...
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Israeli killings of Palestinians are brushed aside unless victim is American

  • Coverage of violence by Israeli soldiers and armed settlers follows a distinct pattern in which the Israelis defend their actions and describe the victims as “terrorists.” With the “terrorist” label applied, the US — Israel’s biggest financial benefactor to the tune of more than $3.3 billion a...
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Illegal Amazon gold seeps into supply chains

  • SAO PAOLO: The medals were billed as the most sustainable ever produced. To match the festive spirit of South America’s first Olympics, officials from Brazil, the host country for the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro, boasted that the medals hung around the necks of athletes on the winners’ ...
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US turns a blind eye to Israeli violence against Palestinians

  • Last year was the deadliest for Israeli violence against Palestinians since 2014, when Israel invaded the Gaza Strip and killed more than 2,310 Palestinians, according to B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights watchdog. Data that exposes Israel’s propaganda lies is one reason Israel wants to outl...
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A candidate who deserves Arab American support

  • Of the 435 members of the US House of Representatives, fewer than 10 percent vote to support Palestinian rights and only slightly more support pro-Arab issues. Those speaking out for Palestine in Congress are a small and lonely group. The largest proposed legislation in support of Palestinian...
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Doctors rescue Saudi child by extracting bracelet from his stomach: report

  • RIYADH: A team of doctors managed to extract a potentially dangerous bracelet from the stomach of a Saudi six-year-old child. A team of medical specialists at King Abdulaziz Hospital in Jeddah conducted a two-and-a-half hour operation to save the child, who was admitted to hospital a few days ...
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Egypt ‘digitally unwraps’ mummy of famed pharaoh

  • CAIRO: Egypt has “digitally unwrapped” the mummy of famed Pharaoh Amenhotep I, revealing its secrets for the first time since it was discovered in 1881 without disturbing his funerary mask. Thanks to the advanced digital 3D imagery, researchers unearthed new mummification techniques used for t...
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