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Why West responds so differently to murders in Palestine, Iran

  • Do the issues of who you are and where you are murdered impact the coverage given to your case by the mainstream American news media and US politicians? It seemingly does have relevance when you compare the tragic recent killings of two women, one a Palestinian and another an Iranian. Mahsa Am...
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Without write offs, Pakistan can’t ever be rid of its loans

  • If it was only a ‘magic solution’ to Pakistan’s economic problems that led to the appointment of Ishaq Dar as the country’s new finance chief, then that solution could have been provided to ex-finance minister Miftah Ismail for implementation too. Instead, there is ostensibly a bigger political...
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US withdrawal doomed Afghan women to a dire future, says rights expert

  • Women in Afghanistan are in a dire situation as a result of the US withdrawal from the country last year, an official from leading international aid and advocacy group Women for Afghan Women said on Wednesday. Of all the people in Afghanistan, it is women who are suffering the most and face t...
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Receding ice leaves Canada’s polar bears at rising risk

  • CHURCHILL Canada: Sprawled on rocky ground far from sea ice, a lone Canadian polar bear sits under a dazzling sun, his white fur utterly useless as camouflage. It’s mid-summer on the shores of Hudson Bay and life for the enormous male has been moving in slow motion, far from the prey that keep...
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At least 6 people wounded in shooting at school in Oakland

  • OAKLAND, California: At least six people were wounded in a shooting at a school in Oakland on Wednesday, officials said. The scene of the shooting was “no longer active,” according to Alameda County Sheriff spokesperson Lt. Ray Kelly. Paramedics had transported six patients to hospitals, all w...
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Abbas needs Lapid to fulfil promise of peace, two-state solution

  • Israel’s Prime Minister Yair Lapid used his time at the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly to paint a glowing portrait of his nation. During his address on Thursday Sept. 22, he detailed the many positive achievements of the Israel and emphasized that it has chosen “not to dwell on the p...
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Tunisia promises democratic reform in UN address

  • LONDON:  Tunisia is working on democratic reforms through parliamentary elections in the wake of months of civil unrest, the country’s foreign minister told the UN General Assembly on Monday. Othman Jerandi said Tunisia’s development goals remain in line with UN ambitions, describing the...
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Why the Middle East Green Initiative is so important

  • The Middle East Green Initiative, launched last year by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has united top leaders from nine nations to coordinate their efforts in countering climate change. Everyone agrees that the future survival of humanity depends on green solutions and each country has now t...
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UN and US have failed to deliver promised support for Syrian refugees, says expert

  • Promises by the UN and US to take action to help ease the worsening global refugee crisis have not be fulfilled, according to an expert playing a leading role in efforts to provide healthcare services to displaced people. Zaher Sahloul, president of humanitarian organization MedGlobal and fou...
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Plight of Middle East’s Christians deserves more attention

  • The global refugee crisis continues to grow, with these impoverished and helpless people left to wander without much fanfare from the international community. At the end of 2021, there were more than 89 million displaced people in the world — those who have been forced from their homes but rema...
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