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PNN/ Washington/ The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the US House of Representatives yesterday appro
A recent report in Haaretz paints a picture of Gazans as dehumanised, but denies a voice to Palestinians surviving an Israeli siege that the reporter fails to even acknowledge
France is getting more involved in the political crisis in Lebanon, but experts say its diplomacy has limited influence.
CAIRO: Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military — the largest standing Arab army — into the crisis if needed. But Egypt clearly has no desire to be dragged into a military conflict or to see the tensions spiral into another Saudi-Iran proxy battle like the many that are already tearing up the Middle East. Its reluctance could lead to frictions between Cairo and Riyadh.
The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to make a public statement on the issue.