Turkish activists slam Google for financially rewarding pro-government media group

Turkish activists slam Google for financially rewarding pro-government media group Google News Initiative to help fund Erdogan-aligned Demiroren Group journalism project with as much as $ 150,000 Alex MacDonald Wed, 02/19/2020 – 17:11 Turkish national flag flies near logos of Kanal D television station and More...

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US Democratic senator defends private meeting with Iranian foreign minister

US Democratic senator defends private meeting with Iranian foreign minister Senator Chris Murphy’s meeting with Iran’s top diplomat has outraged Trump; Murphy says it was ‘important’  More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Yemeni activist who exposed UAE prison network wins top human rights award

Yemeni activist who exposed UAE prison network wins top human rights award UAE is not a ‘country you want to stain your name with’, Huda al-Sarari said as she won the 2020 Martin Ennals More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Oxfam aid workers killed in southern Syria during aid delivery

Oxfam aid workers killed in southern Syria during aid delivery An unidentified armed group targeted the charity’s vehicle in the Daraa governorate MEE staff Wed, 02/19/2020 – 15:42 More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Syrian activists say pro-rebel propaganda campaign may have been counterproductive

Syrian activists say pro-rebel propaganda campaign may have been counterproductive Covert western backing for Syrian opposition-aligned media was required to counter state media and Russian and Iranian More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Tripoli government suspends Libya talks after Haftar’s forces attack capital’s port

Tripoli government suspends Libya talks after Haftar’s forces attack capital’s port Government of National Accord halts ceasefire talks in Geneva after three people killed during shelling  More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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Bernie Sanders calls Saudi Arabia’s rulers ‘murderous thugs’

Bernie Sanders calls Saudi Arabia’s rulers ‘murderous thugs’ Sanders says he would bring Tehran and Riyadh together to resolve issues, promising more balanced policy in Middle East  More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
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US threatens to cut aid to Houthi-held areas of Yemen

US threatens to cut aid to Houthi-held areas of Yemen Washington says it could cut aid to the rebel-held north by as early as March, unless the Shia movement stops hampering the work of aid groups  More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Aleppo hospitals bombing may be a war crime, UN warns

Aleppo hospitals bombing may be a war crime, UN warns Pro-Syrian government forces pursue relentless bombardment of western Aleppo countryside, where two medical facilities were shelled the day before  More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Saudi Arabia detains more Palestinians in latest arrest campaign

Saudi Arabia detains more Palestinians in latest arrest campaign The arrests come a year since the Gulf kingdom first started cracking down on Palestinian residents with alleged or confirmed ties to More...