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Iraqi court bars veteran Zebari from running for presidency

Feb 13, 2022

Zebari’s bid was suspended last week by the Supreme Court, citing corruption claims dating back to 2016. Published On 13 Feb 2022 13 Feb 2022 Iraq’s Supreme Court has barred veteran politician Hoshyar Zebari from running for presidency after a complaint filed against him over corruption charges. Zebari was previously “suspended” from the race on February 6, on the eve of the scheduled presidential vote in parliament, in which he was the favourite. MPs submitted a complaint a ...read more

French Demonstrators Converge on Paris, Inspired by Canadian Trucker Protests

Feb 13, 2022

Europe | Inspired by Canadian protests, thousands of French demonstrators converge on Paris. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/11/world/europe/vaccine-mandate-protests-paris.html Video transcript transcript Thousands Join Convoy to Paris to Protest France’s Covid Measures Inspired by trucker-led protests in Canada, French demonstrators set out from cities across the country in thousands of vehicles to oppose virus restrictions. [cars honking] Because of the tru ...read more

Pro-Dbeibah forces rally in Libya as political crisis deepens

Feb 13, 2022

Tobruk-based HoR parliament named Bashagha the new PM but incumbent Dbeibeh rejected the move. Published On 13 Feb 2022 13 Feb 2022 Libyan joint operations forces have rallied in the country’s capital to support Abdul Hamid Dbeibah’s claim to legitimacy as the head of the Libyan government as the country’s political schism deepens. On Saturday, joint armed forces from Misrata, Khoms and Zlitan converged on Tripoli’s Martyrs Square with about 300 armed vehicles. On Thursday, ...read more

Recovery of treasure from "holy grail" of shipwrecks moving forward

Feb 13, 2022

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Chelsea maintains European domination of Club World Cup

Feb 13, 2022

The Blues have become the third English side to win the global tournament after Manchester United and Liverpool. Published On 12 Feb 2022 12 Feb 2022 Kai Havertz scored a penalty deep into extra time as Chelsea defeated Brazil’s Palmeiras 2-1 in the football Club World Cup final on Saturday. Romelu Lukaku’s superb header gave the European champions the lead on 54 minutes but Raphael Veiga levelled from the spot for the Copa Libertadores winners just past the hour in Abu Dhabi. H ...read more

New Zealand tries old earworm hits to flush out protesters

Feb 13, 2022

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Walmart Says Vaccinated Workers No Longer Have to Wear Masks

Feb 13, 2022

World | Walmart says vaccinated workers no longer have to wear masks in most states. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/12/world/walmart-mask-mandate-for-vaccinated-workers.html The retailer said it was taking action after governors from Connecticut to California ended mask mandates recently. Ringing up a customer’s purchases at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, N.J., in 2020. Credit... Eduardo Munoz/Reuters Feb. 12, 2022 ...read more

Sudan's top general lauds recent ties with former foe Israel

Feb 13, 2022

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Hijab ban in Indian state violates religious freedom: US official

Feb 13, 2022

US ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom slams hijab ban by the southern Indian state, drawing a sharp response from India. Published On 12 Feb 2022 12 Feb 2022 A US official has voiced concerns about the controversial banning of the headscarf at schools and colleges in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, prompting a strongly worded rebuttal from New Delhi. Rashad Hussain, the US ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, said in a tweet on Friday ...read more

Man whose home was bombed by police holds off on rebuilding

Feb 13, 2022

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Barely in job, new chief feels heat from Amir Locke shooting

Feb 13, 2022

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Once Lebanon's center of glamour, Hamra Street goes dark

Feb 13, 2022

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Canada Live Updates: Crossings at Blockaded Canadian Bridge May Resume Soon as Police Move In

Feb 13, 2022

Get alerts for live updates. Image A protester being detained Sunday on the road leading to the Ambassador Bridge. Credit... Carlos Osorio/Reuters The Canadian police in Windsor, Ontario, began making arrests on Sunday morning near the Ambassador Bridge, clearing a roadway to a vital border crossing to the United States and one of the most visible sites of an anti-government protest movement that has roiled Canada for weeks. For the momen ...read more

Tunisia: President issues decree to create new judicial watchdog

Feb 13, 2022

In a new decree, President Saied granted himself additional powers to rule over a reformed Supreme Judiciary Council. Published On 13 Feb 2022 13 Feb 2022 Tunisia’s president has issued a decree establishing a new provisional Supreme Judiciary Council, effectively replacing the body he abolished and granting himself additional powers to control the country’s top judicial organisation. The decree, published on the official gazette on Sunday, says the president controls the select ...read more

Latest updates: Biden, Zelenskyy agree to pursue diplomacy

Feb 13, 2022

Russia could invade Ukraine at any time and might create a surprise pretext for an attack, the US national security adviser warned on Sunday, reaffirming a pledge to defend “every inch” of NATO territory. Russia has more than 100,000 troops massed near Ukraine, which is not part of the Atlantic military alliance, and Washington – while keeping open the diplomatic channels that have so far failed to ease the crisis – has repeatedly said an invasion is imminent. Moscow denies any such pla ...read more