Day: 10/06/2019

Jared Kushner’s Patronizing, Colonial Attitude Shines Through | Opinion

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Kushner’s suggestion that the Palestinian people must prove their right to freedom, justice and equality is part of a lengthy—and offensive—tradition.

Source: Jared Kushner’s Patronizing, Colonial Attitude Shines Through | Opinion

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Israel Arms Expo Hosts Myanmar Military Officials Despite Saying it Banned Weapons Sales Over Alleged Genocide

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Israel claims to have distanced itself from Myanmar. So why are Myanmar’s military officials attending a state-run weapons conference?

Source: Israel Arms Expo Hosts Myanmar Military Officials Despite Saying it Banned Weapons Sales Over Alleged Genocide

US sanctions Iran’s petrochemicals industry in latest round of pressure

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Fresh sanctions come as part of Trump administration’s ‘maximum pressure’ strategy on Iranian government

Source: US sanctions Iran’s petrochemicals industry in latest round of pressure

US politicians ask Pompeo to clarify policy on Libya

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Bipartisan legislators say Libyan armed groups are using confusion over US policy to justify fighting in Tripoli.

Source: US politicians ask Pompeo to clarify policy on Libya

Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral wealth?

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Poor security, weak legislation and corruption plague mining in Afghanistan, investors and experts tell Al Jazeera.

Source: Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral wealth?

No, it’s not over for the Sudanese revolution

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The counter-revolution has struck and temporarily cleared the streets, but it has not broken the revolutionary spirit.

Source: No, it’s not over for the Sudanese revolution

Two Sudanese rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopian PM, sources say

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Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy.

Source: Two Sudanese rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopian PM, sources say