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US officially ends Gaza floating pier operations

US officially ends Gaza floating pier operations The pier was marred by breakdowns and criticised by aid groups as a distraction from Israel’s restriction of aid  MEE staff Wed, 07/17/2024 – 21:22 A truck carries humanitarian aid across the temporary US-built pier off the Gaza Strip, on 25 June 2024 (Reuters/Amir Cohen) The US military […]

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UAE official calls for international force to provide ‘law and order’ in Gaza

UAE official calls for international force to provide ‘law and order’ in Gaza Senior Emirati diplomat Lana Nusseibeh said ‘temporary international presence’ in Gaza could be deployed at invitation of Palestinian Authority Sean Mathews Wed, 07/17/2024 – 17:52 Lana Nusseibeh speaks during a meeting at UN headquarters in New York City, on 23 February 2023 […]

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Paris Olympics 2024: Amnesty denounces France’s hijab ban as ‘discriminatory’ against Muslim athletes

Paris Olympics 2024: Amnesty denounces France’s hijab ban as ‘discriminatory’ against Muslim athletes The rights group criticised the International Olympic Committee for failing to urge French sporting authorities to lift the headscarf ban on athletes MEE Wed, 07/17/2024 – 13:39 Despite being authorised by the International Olympic Committee, the hijab will be banned for French delegations […]

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Burhan and Abiy’s secretive talks signal shifting Ethiopian position on Sudan

Burhan and Abiy’s secretive talks signal shifting Ethiopian position on Sudan Visit of Ethiopia’s prime minister to Port Sudan reveals growing engagement with the war following RSF advances on its border Mohammed Amin Wed, 07/17/2024 – 14:24 General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan (L) welcomes Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, as he arrives for an official visit […]

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Labour Friends of Israel backs UK’s restoration of Unrwa funding with caveats

Labour Friends of Israel backs UK’s restoration of Unrwa funding with caveats The influential group wants the UN agency for Palestinian refugees to eventually transfer its functions to the Palestinian Authority MEE staff Wed, 07/17/2024 – 14:08 Palestinians flee from a Unrwa school targeted by an Israeli air strike (Reuters/Ramadan Abed) Labour Friends of Israel […]

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JD Vance slams Biden’s ‘weak little bombing runs’ against Iran, vows to deepen support for Israel

JD Vance slams Biden’s ‘weak little bombing runs’ against Iran, vows to deepen support for Israel Trump’s vice presidential running mate explained how former president’s America First foreign policy would apply to Israel’s war on Gaza MEE staff Tue, 07/16/2024 – 19:33 JD Vance was once an opponent of Donald Trump, calling him ‘America’s Hitler’ […]

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US Senator Bob Menendez found guilty in Egypt-linked corruption trial

US Senator Bob Menendez found guilty in Egypt-linked corruption trial Menendez faces sentencing in multi-layered bribery scheme involving Egyptian-American businessman and Egyptian officials MEE staff Tue, 07/16/2024 – 19:05 US Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey walks out of the courthouse at Manhattan Federal Court in New York City, on 16 July 2024 (Timothy […]

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