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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 The scene of the shooting was “no longer active,” according to Alameda County Sheriff spokesperson Lt.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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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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Iranian dissidents deserve UN seat, coalition head argues

  • CHICAGO: The coalition of Iranian dissidents who are challenging the regime of President Ebrahim Raisi should have a seat at the UN to counter the government’s lies and support of terrorism, a leading pro-democracy activist argued Wednesday. Dr. Ramesh Sepehrrad said the coalition led by the ...
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In northeast India, music gives a lifeline to dying languages

  • NEW DELHI: When the Tetseo Sisters began their career in the 1990s, they had the choice of singing in English, but it soon became clear to them that music, a universal language, could serve a purpose more important than fame by helping to save Chokri, their dying native tongue. Chokri, a Sino...
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In northeast India, music offers dying languages a lifeline

  • NEW DELHI: When the Tetseo Sisters began their career in the 1990s, they had the choice of singing in English, but it soon became clear to them that music, a universal language, could serve a purpose more important than fame by helping to save Chokri, their dying native tongue. Chokri, a Sino...
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Increasing role of women at UN is one of this year’s priorities, spokesperson says

  • CHICAGO: One of the priorities of the new president of the 77th UN General Assembly, Csaba Korosi, and this year’s meetings is to increase the presence and involvement of women, his spokesperson Paulina Kubiak told Arab News on Wednesday. The 77th Annual General Assembly of the United Nations...
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Leading Chicago mayoral candidates vow to defend rights of Arab, Muslim citizens

  • CHICAGO: Arab and Muslim Americans have been the victims of “bad policies” by Chicago’s mayors over recent years but two of the leading candidates running in the Feb. 28, 2023, election vow to change that if they win. Alderman Raymond Lopez and Dr. Willie Wilson told Arab News in separate int...
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Arab Americans can improve their image by telling their own stories, Egyptian-American actor says

  • Chicago -- Amr El-Bayoumi began his life as a successful but overworked lawyer on the East Coast when he was asked by friends to fly to Los Angeles to enjoy a party with other law firm colleagues. El-Bayoumi had booked a flight on American Airlines 77 to travel to LA, but as he prepared to le...
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