Day: 09/08/2018

A tweet, then a trade freeze: latest row shows Saudi Arabia is asserting new rules

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Riyadh’s actions against Canada are a signal that any criticism of its domestic policies is unacceptable

Source: A tweet, then a trade freeze: latest row shows Saudi Arabia is asserting new rules

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Watch Heather Nauert try to defend Saudi foreign policy

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The State Department delivered an awkward defense of Saudi’s involvement in Yemen’s civil war.

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Back from hell: The Yazidi women who survived the Islamic State

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Four years after the Yazidi genocide in Iraq, survivors suffer from suicidal tendencies, depression and post-traumatic stress disorders

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PressTV-N Korea: US reimposition of bans on Iran ‘wrong, illegal’

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Speaking In Tehran, the Asian country’s foreign minister criticizes the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal and the restoring of sanctions against Iran.

Source: PressTV-N Korea: US reimposition of bans on Iran ‘wrong, illegal’

Trump’s sanctions against Iran are a clear breach of international law | Gholamali Khoshroo

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The community of nations has a duty to stand up to lawlessness and contempt for agreed norms, says Tehran’s ambassador to the UN

Source: Trump’s sanctions against Iran are a clear breach of international law | Gholamali Khoshroo

Druze revolt: Why a tiny, loyal community is so infuriated by nation-state law

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While the Druze have been heavily integrated into Israel’s security sector, their communities have not reaped the same benefits as neighboring Jewish towns, experts say

Source: Druze revolt: Why a tiny, loyal community is so infuriated by nation-state law