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World Jul 15In Iran, some women forgo hijabs in show of defiance
More women in Iran are pushing back against the dress code, trying to redefine red lines as they test the response of the ruling Shiite Muslim clergy and their security agencies.
World Apr 07Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Saturday to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if re-elected, a dramatic policy shift apparently aimed at rallying his nationalist base in the final stretch of the tight race.
World May 15Palestinians bury dead after bloodiest day in Gaza since 2014
Thousands joined funeral processions Tuesday for some of the dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in a mass march on the Gaza border, as Israelis faced growing diplomatic fallout from the use of lethal force against unarmed protesters.
World Apr 20Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians
Israeli soldiers firing Friday from across a border fence killed four Palestinians, including a 15-year-old boy, and wounded more than 150, health officials said, as several thousands of people in blockaded Gaza staged a fourth round of weekly protests on…
World Mar 30At least 14 dead, hundreds wounded during Gaza protests
It was the bloodiest day in Gaza since the 2014 cross-border war between Israel and Hamas.
Politics Feb 15Officials: CIA chief meets Palestinian leader in West Bank
Two senior Palestinian officials say CIA chief Mike Pompeo secretly held talks in the West Bank with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
Nation Jan 28‘All our hopes and dreams vanished’ — Syrian refugees devastated as Trump bans them
In an executive order Friday, Trump suspended all refugee admissions to the U.S. for four months and banned the entry of Syrian refugees indefinitely.