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Hezbollah, Amal end boycott of Lebanon’s cabinet amid economic crisis
Middle East

Hezbollah, Amal end boycott of Lebanon’s cabinet amid economic crisis

BEIRUT, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Powerful Lebanese groups Hezbollah and Amal said on Saturday they would end a boycott of…
Egypt releases jailed Palestinian activist Ramy Shaath
Middle East

Egypt releases jailed Palestinian activist Ramy Shaath

Egyptian authorities have released Ramy Shaath, an activist and son of a prominent Palestinian politician, his family said on Saturday.…
Lebanese businesses pay steep price for standoff with Saudis
Middle East

Lebanese businesses pay steep price for standoff with Saudis

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese DJ was days away from moving to Riyadh to play for a month in one…
Black Eyed Peas frontman defies Israel boycott calls
Middle East

Black Eyed Peas frontman defies Israel boycott calls

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am said Monday that politics don’t dictate his actions, with pressure from pro-Palestinian…
UK Conservatives back down on lobbying plan overhaul
World

UK Conservatives back down on lobbying plan overhaul

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative government backed down Thursday on plans to overhaul lobbying rules for lawmakers amid a backlash…
Germany and Netherlands join Norway in Qatar World Cup human rights message
Middle East

Germany and Netherlands join Norway in Qatar World Cup human rights message

With the tournament less than two years away, players are now joining human rights campaigners, fans and sections of the…
Qatar seeks to restore warm relations with Egypt: minister
Egypt

Qatar seeks to restore warm relations with Egypt: minister

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman said that his country seeks to restore relations with Egypt to their…
‘No restrictions’ on bikinis for beach volleyball in Doha
Middle East

‘No restrictions’ on bikinis for beach volleyball in Doha

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — There will be “no restrictions” against female beach volleyball players wearing bikinis during a tournament in…
Anti-China activists in Japan call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Games
World

Anti-China activists in Japan call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Games

TOKYO (Reuters) – A group of anti-China activists campaigning for human rights in Tibet and support for ethnic Uighurs called…
Saudi Arabia has suspended Turkish meat imports – Turkish union
Middle East

Saudi Arabia has suspended Turkish meat imports – Turkish union

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia formally suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey earlier this month, the…
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