The Independent
Researchers become prime targets in Mideast power plays
Paris, France | AFP |  Authoritarian governments in the Middle East are increasingly willing to seize researchers and academics, who are seen as valuable bargaining chips in their joustings with Western nations, analysts warn. “The risks now facing researchers in the Middle East...
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The Independent
Iraq weighs larger NATO role to replace US-led coalition
Baghdad, Iraq | AFP | Iraq is considering a larger role for NATO at the expense of the US-led coalition, Iraqi and Western officials told AFP, after an American drone strike on Baghdad that sparked outrage. The January 3 strike which killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and a t...
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The Independent
Thunberg, Trump to offer competing visions at climate-focused Davos
Davos, Switzerland | AFP |  The starkly opposed visions of US President Donald Trump and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on climate change will clash in Davos on Tuesday as the World Economic Forum tries to face up to the perils of global warming on its 50th meeting. The fou...
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New Vision
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The Independent
Iran’s Rouhani urges ‘unity’ after plane protests
Tehran, Iran | AFP | President Hassan Rouhani appealed Wednesday for “unity” and flagged the need for radical changes to the way Iran is run, after a wave of angry protests over the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner. The Kiev-bound Boeing 737 was shot down in a catastrop...
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The Independent
Under pressure, Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing
Tehran, Iran | AFP | Iran announced Tuesday its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week, as it struggles to contain the fallout from the disaster that sparked three days of protests. The Ukraine International Airlines plane was brought down by a mis...
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