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Iran‘s Zarif wishes ‘happy Rosh Hashana‘ to Jews worldwide

Iran‘s Zarif wishes ‘happy Rosh Hashana‘ to Jews worldwide

Iran‘s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to social media Sunday to wish Jews in Iran and around the world a happy New Year. As the sun gives way to the moon, I wish all my Jewish compatriots and Jews worldwide a very Happy New Year filled with peace and […]

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After years of abuses, Qatar alters asylum and migrant laws

After years of abuses, Qatar alters asylum and migrant laws

Qatar passed two laws recently that allow for the granting of asylum and also end a system of abusive “exit permits” that kept migrants in modern day servitude. Amnesty International praised Qatar for “partially scrapping” a law that “prevented migrant workers from leaving the country without their employer’s permission.” According […]

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Reports: Washington might halt military aid to Lebanon

Reports: Washington might halt military aid to Lebanon

Hezbollah’s growing influence on Lebanon’s government might lead Washington to stop providing military aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and other Lebanese security agencies, a move which could have important implications for Israel. The report by the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat comes after a similar report in Kuwait’s Al-Jarida which […]

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Turkey to open Paraguay embassy after policy shift on Israeli capital

Turkey to open Paraguay embassy after policy shift on Israeli capital

ASUNCION – Turkey will open an embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay, the South American country said on Thursday, a day after President Mario Abdo reversed the previous administration‘s decision to move its Be the first to know – Turkey‘s ambassador to Paraguay has been operating out of Buenos Aires. Turkey has […]

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Syria and Russia strike in Idlib as leaders meet in Tehran

Syria and Russia strike in Idlib as leaders meet in Tehran

Syrian and Russian jets struck anti-Assad forces in Idlib on Friday as the leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey – the three main nations with boots on the ground in the war-torn country – started their summit meeting in Tehran. The conquest of Idlib will allow Syrian leader Bashar Assad […]

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