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BBC Accepts Iran’s Demand Of Blackout On Its Persian Sites Amid Regime’s Attacks On Press
A deal to not share reporting from Iran on BBC Persian has angered staffers who see it as complicity with a government that imprisons, tortures and kills journalists.
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Israel's Education Minister Defends 'Gay Conversion' Therapy
By Shahar Golan, AP
Hundreds called for Rafi Peretz's resignation after he made the controversial remarks in a weekend interview.
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Brit Ambassador Charged That Trump Killed Iran Deal Because It Was Obama's: Report
Sir Kim Darroch called Trump's actions "diplomatic vandalism," according to new cables obtained by the Daily Mail.
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Pro-Israel Democrats Coach Presidential Candidates On Handling Left-Leaning Activists
Some in the party are spooked by efforts to get the candidates to commit to pressuring Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian lands.
Nicki Minaj Drops Saudi Arabia Show Amid Outcry From Human Rights Activists
“After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest," the rapper said.
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Blame Mitch McConnell If Saudi Arabia Escapes Accountability For Khashoggi And Yemen
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
House Democrats are beginning a process to mandate the first formal pressure on Saudi Arabia through a must-pass bill. Sen. McConnell will decide if it survives.
Iran Announces New Violation Of Nuclear Deal Amid Heightening Tensions With U.S.
Tehran said Sunday that it will raise its uranium enrichment level beyond the 3.67% limit set in the 2015 nuclear deal.
Nicki Minaj Is Warned That Her Saudi Arabia Gig Would Be 'Disastrous'
The Human Rights Foundation is calling on the rapper to cancel her headlining act at the Jeddah World Fest.
Top Official Warns Iran Is Ready To Break Nuclear Agreement Again
The new threat comes days after President Hassan Rouhani said the nation could push its uranium enrichment level to "any any amount we want."
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14 Amazing Photos You Missed This Week
July Fourth celebrations and protests, plus preparations for two international sporting events, round out this week's images.
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UN: Libyan Guards Reportedly Shot At Migrants And Refugees Fleeing Airstrikes
The attack on the detention center killed at least 53 people, including six children.
Iran Threatens To Enrich Uranium In ‘Any Amount That We Want’ As Tensions Mount
A diplomatic conflict between Tehran and Washington has flared since the U.S. pulled out of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.
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Nicki Minaj To Headline Saudi Arabia Music Festival
The Black Eyed Peas, Mariah Carey and Enrique Iglesias have faced backlash for performing in the Middle Eastern country.
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Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher Found Not Guilty In Killing Of ISIS Detainee
By Marty Graham, Reuters
A military jury cleared Gallagher of murder charges in the war crimes trial, but found him guilty of posing with the detainee's corpse in a photograph.
Iran Follows U.S. In Breaking Nuclear Deal
Iran is no longer abiding by the 2015 nuclear deal that the U.S. withdrew from last year.
Iran Says It Has Broken Stockpile Limit Set By Nuclear Deal
By John Gambrell and Amir Vahdat, AP
It's a major departure from the 2015 nuclear deal, a year after the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the accord.
Thousands Of Protesters Demand Civilian Rule In Sudan, Soldiers Fire Shots In Air
By Khalid Abdelaziz, Reuters
Tens of thousands of protesters marched Sunday toward Sudan's defense ministry to demand the ruling military force hand power over to civilians.
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Trump Admits He 'Gets Along' Better With Dictators Than With U.S. Journalists
Besides, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman is going to spend $400 billion on "different things" in the U.S., according to Trump.
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The Saudi Crown Prince Has Blood On His Hands, But You Wouldn’t Know It At G-20
By Foster Klug, AP
Mohammed bin Salman shared an impish grin with Putin and Trump praised him as his "friend."
Senate Rejects Measure Forcing Trump To Seek Approval For War With Iran
The Kaine-Udall amendment failed to gain the 60 votes it needed, leaving broad presidential powers in place to launch armed conflict with Iran.
Senate Democrats To Force Vote On Trump’s Power To Launch War With Iran
After threatening a key defense bill, senators are slated to vote on an amendment to rein in the president’s ability to initiate military action.
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Trump Blew Up The Iran Nuclear Deal. Now He Wants Allies To Help Him Get An Iran Nuclear Deal.
But first he managed to insult and attack just about everyone at the G-20 summit who could help him defuse the tensions with Iran he created in the first place.
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Democratic Senators Consider Filibuster To Force Vote On Iran
Senators may block a key defense bill to force President Trump to get congressional approval for a war on Iran.
Late Night Roasts 'Cocked And Loaded' Trump
Watch as the late night comics mercilessly mock the president’s description of his decision to call off an attack on Iran.
Late Night On Trump’s Almost War
The late night hosts roasted President Donald Trump’s “cocked and loaded” description of his decision to call off an attack on Iran.
Iran Blasts New Sanctions, Calls Them 'Permanent Closure' For Diplomacy
By Nasser Karimi, AP
President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “outrageous and idiotic.”
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