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Construction is under way on a major new ring road for Jerusalem that Israeli officials say will benefit all of its residents, but critics of the project say is another obstacle to Palestinian hopes to make East Jerusalem ...
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Abeer al-Howayan despaired of ever working after spending eight years trying to find a job that would put her chemistry degree to use in the Saudi Arabian town of Al Ula. Visitors tour near Rock formations that resemble ...
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Sharon Fason used to accompany her mother to their south Chicago polling place every Election Day as a little girl, watching as she joined their African-American neighbors in the hard-won right of casting a ballot. Now 47, Fason ...
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A third night of racially charged arson, looting and vandalism gripped Minneapolis as protesters vented rage over the death of an unarmed 4 black man after a white police officer knelt on his neck as he lay on ...
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The Persian Gulf Cooperation Council is witnessing an escalation of disputes among its member states now more than ever as the organization keeps failing to solve the most important cases in the Arab world. The Persian Gulf Cooperation ...
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Two diplomats are quietly leading Iran’s push to influence politics in Iraq, in a departure from the more blunt enforcement employed by Qassem Soleimani, a top commander slain in a U.S. air strike. The consensual tactics in a ...
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Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, steep recession, intensifying U.S-China tensions and rising protectionism, the WTO needs to name a leader. Only the resilient should apply. Brazilian Director-General Roberto Azevedo surprised the WTO’s 164 members last week ...
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By Karen Dabrowska in London May 13, 2020, THE MIDDLE EAST MAGAZINE “Ramadan is not cancelled. We want to keep the spirit of Ramadan alive.” That was the message from Ahmad Afzal, the Head of Operations of Open ...
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A popular Saudi talk show host told private businesses this week it was their national duty to lay off foreign rather than local employees, warning that the dominance of Saudi Arabia’s workforce by expatriates was a “real danger”. ...
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Yemen’s leading separatist group has declared self-rule in the south, complicating U.N. efforts to end a ruinous conflict and protect the country’s shattered health sector from the spread of COVID-19.   The move by the Southern Transitional Council ...
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