Hillary Clinton’s ominous warning of the racial nightmare a Trump presidency would create

'[Donald Trump] is taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican party. His disregard for ...
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Netanyahu appoints former justice minister to review Israel’s conversion policy

Retired Likud politician Moshe Nissim is meant to help resolve the crisis with American Jewry over the controversial conversion bill ...
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Lebanon rape law: Parliament abolishes marriage loophole

MPs repeal a provision that had allowed a rapist to be exonerated if he married his victim ...
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“Queens Museum boycotts Israel’

NY Museum where historic UN partition vote took places cancels planned reenactment of vote at behest of pro-BDS director.

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Al Jazeera reporter loses press credentials

Government Press Office strips credentials of Arab news agency reporter who said journalism was part of anti-Israel 'resistance.'

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Iraqi Shi’ite cleric, known for attacks on U.S. soldiers, travels to Saudi Arabia and UAE

Muqtada al-Sadr's trips to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates come as the two nations want to limit Iran's ...
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UN chief says ‘determined’ for success in Cyprus talks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during a press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (unseen) on February 10, 2017 in IstanbulUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday he was "determined" to do his best to facilitate a deal to reunify the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus, declaring himself neither optimistic nor pessimistic of success. Guterres met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Istanbul for talks aimed at pushing for progress in reaching a Cyprus settlement, ahead of a whirlwind tour of five Arab countries. Asked about chances of success in solving the Cyprus problem, Guterres said: "I am not optimistic, I am not pessimistic.


Qatar slaps travel ban on rights lawyer: NGO

Authorities in Qatar barred Najeeb al-Nuaimi, a prominent human rights lawyer and former justice minister, from leaving the country, a rights group saidAuthorities in Qatar have barred a prominent human rights lawyer and former justice minister from leaving the country, a rights group said on Friday. Najeeb al-Nuaimi was also a lead defence lawyer in ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's trial, and has since voluntarily defended prisoners of conscience in the Gulf state.