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Putin Escalates Campaign in Ukraine, Testing Biden
April 14, 2021
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February 5, 2021
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November 12, 2020
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Amid Navalny’s Recovery, German Inaction
September 24, 2020
Doctors in Germany released Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from hospital on Tuesday, following extensive treatment for poisoning. While growing evidence indicates Kremlin involvement...
Khashoggi Murder Trial Starts in Istanbul
July 10, 2020
Turkish prosecutors began a criminal trial against 20 Saudi citizens in absentia last week for the 2018 murder of Jamal Khashoggi. While the proceedings...
Houthi Missile Fired at Riyadh Intercepted
June 25, 2020
Houthi rebels conducted drone and ballistic missile strikes on Riyadh on Tuesday, targeting military and government outposts in Saudi Arabian capital, according to the...
Iran Releases U.S. Navy Veteran
June 5, 2020
Iran released U.S. Navy veteran Michael White on Thursday, after almost two years in prison. Just days earlier, the United States had extradited Sirous...
Russia Sends Air Power to Back Libyan Rebels
May 29, 2020
Russia delivered fourth generation fighter jets to Libya in order to back its state-sponsored private military contractors (PMC), according to a Tuesday statement from...
Iraq’s Parliament Agrees on New Prime Minister
May 14, 2020
The Iraqi Parliament swore in Mustafa Al-Kadhimi as the new prime minister May 7, also approving three-quarters of his cabinet. Iraqi politicians hope the...
Germany Belatedly Bans Hezbollah’s Activities
April 30, 2020
The German government designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization Thursday, finally eliminating the distinction between the group’s military and political operations. The move may...
Trial of Former Syrian Officials Begin in Germany
April 24, 2020
The trial of two former Syrian intelligence officials began in Koblenz, Germany on Thursday, marking the first such court appearance for high-level human rights...
Russia Frees Israeli-American Citizen
January 30, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin commuted the prison sentence of Israeli-American Naama Issachar on Wednesday, allowing her to leave Moscow. The 27-year-old woman had been...
Bombing Hits Police Checkpoint in Gaza
August 29, 2019
The Hamas-run government in Gaza arrested ten individuals for involvement in Tuesday’s attacks on two police checkpoints. Senior Hamas official Moussa Mohammed Abu Marzouk...
Hamza Bin Laden Reported Dead
August 1, 2019
Multiple media outlets this week reported that Hamza Bin Laden, son of Osama Bin Laden was killed some time within the last two years....
Israelis Targeted for False Rape Accusation
July 30, 2019
Authorities in Cyprus arrested a British woman on Sunday after she admitted her rape allegations against 12 Israeli men were false. Five of the...
U.S. Cancels F-35 Sale to Turkey
July 18, 2019
The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it is canceling Turkey’s participation in the F-35 fighter jet program. For weeks, Washington had cautioned Ankara that...
Canada Accepts Anti-Semitism Standard
June 27, 2019
Canada announced that it would officially recognize the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism as part of its new anti-racism programming on...
Iran Executes Two Teenagers: Report
May 2, 2019
Amnesty International accused the Iranian government of executing two minors in late April, denying the teens due process and violating international law. The report...
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