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Arab American woman in strong position to become Boston mayor

  • CHICAGO: Tunisian American politician Annissa Essaibi George is in a tight race to become a run-off finalist as the first female mayor of the US city of Boston, recent polling has shown. Her late father, Ezzeddine, a Tunisian, met her Polish mother, Barbara, when they were studying in Paris. ...
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Remembering those killed in the 9/11 backlash

  • On Saturday, Americans will remember the 2,996 people killed in the Al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. They will mourn them, recall their lives, and remember the events of that horrific day. But few will spend any time remembering the dozens of Americans who were killed in the weeks ...
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Afghan debacle spells poll disaster for Democrats

  • The chaotic collapse of Afghanistan and rapid takeover by the Taliban as US forces withdrew from Kabul has shocked an American public clinging to the belief that America “defeated the terrorists.” With the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that took the lives of 2,996 Americans on Sept. 1...
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America’s Afghanistan fiasco leaves allies weakened, adversaries emboldened

  • LONDON: The late Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak was reportedly quoted as saying after he lost power that “whoever is covered by the Americans is naked,” in reference to how Washington abandoned him during the Egyptian uprising. This might be the best way to describe the feelings of the former ...
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Terror attack on US forces in Kabul criticized by Congresswoman McCollum

  • CHICAGO: The Taliban shared information with the US that a terrorist attack targeting its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan was “imminent” and may explain why they were trying to prevent people from fleeing to the evacuation center at Kabul International Airport, US Congresswoman Betty McCollum...
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Despite Jason Momoa, contrived thriller ‘Sweet Girl’ leaves a bad taste

  • LONDON: Netflix continues to stuff its movie slate with the biggest stars Hollywood has to offer. Jason Momoa is the latest to get a headlining gig with “Sweet Girl,” an action thriller that sees Momoa’s everyman, Ray Cooper, devastated by the loss of his wife, and galvanized by that loss to ho...
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Journalists, citizens face uncertainty in Afghanistan

  • The rapid withdrawal of US military forces from Afghanistan, two decades after the conflict there began, has left citizens and journalists concerned about their future, journalism experts said Wednesday. The Committee to Protect Journalists is receiving hundreds of appeals from journalists in...
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Pandemic is widening an increasingly bitter US political divide

  • The US is a divided country, and not just between those who hate former President Donald Trump and those who hate his successor, Joe Biden. The coronavirus pandemic has not only turned US politics upside down and on its head, but also created a new political schism that is changing lifestyles ...
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Authorities foil attempted cocaine smuggling in Dammam airport

  • RIYADH: The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority at King Fahd International Airport in Dammam has foiled an attempt to smuggle more than 2.6 kilograms of cocaine into Saudi Arabia. The illegal packages were found ingested inside the bodies of six travelers who arrived in the Kingdom through the a...
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Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near US Capitol

  • WASHINGTON: A North Carolina man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the US Capitol surrendered to law enforcement after an hourslong standoff Thursday that prompted a massive police response and the evacuations of government buildings in the area. Police did not immediately know...
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