Tag: middle east

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EditorAugust 4, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Jordan just repealed the law that makes women marry their rapists

Jordan’s ‘marry the rapist’ clause has been repealed by its parliament. pic.twitter.com/GFzB5W2DRA — Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) August 1, 2017 ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 19, 2017

Trump’s son-in-law Kushner to travel to Middle East for peace talks

White House senior adviser and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will travel to Israel and Ramallah later this week. Kushner is ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 22, 2017

Trump plans return trip to the Middle East with President of Egypt

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump, Sunday, said that he is planning a return trip to the Middle East with Egypt ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

Israel demands explanation from White House over Western Wall territory

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Israel demanded an explanation from the White House Monday after U.S. official reportedly questioned the country’s claim ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 24, 2017

The Thread: Nigeria is just like the Middle East

No, not in the way Igbos believe their ancestry can be traced to Israel. This thread below explores parallel between ...

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ItunuoluwaMarch 21, 2017

Trump bans electronic devices on select US bound flights

All passengers traveling to the United States from 10 airports in eight Muslim countries will be prohibited from bringing laptops, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Opinion: Why Women’s rights may never be guaranteed In Africa and the Middle East

by Nimi Princewill The large craving for gender equality and a continuous upgrade in affirmative action for women may yield a ...

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AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

“We won’t allow killing of Christians anymore!” – Trump

US President Donald Trump has shown solidarity to Christians in the Middle East. In a tweet on Sunday, Trump tweeted ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 2, 2017

Church Crawler: That Sunday when we stormed The Apostolic Church crossover service

by Damilola Fowowe Yes! It’s a new year and how best to start a year than in Church. So in ...

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Mallam YeroSeptember 3, 2015

Contrasting the opulence and indifference in the Gulf

Abu Dhabi will host the 19th and final Grand Prix of the 2015 Formula 1 season in November. Earlier in ...

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April 9, 2014

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award (PHOTOS)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Okonjo-Iweala was joined by a list of high profile personalities such as the late Nelson Mandela, Kofi ...

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September 19, 2013

Opinion: Sweet relief from the Middle-East

by Ochereome Nnanna The recent events in Iran and Syria are pointers to the fact that the power of diplomacy ...

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May 29, 2013

100,000 Christians are killed every year for their faith – Vatican official

Around 100,000 Christians are killed every year around the world because of their faith according to a top Vatican official. Monsignor ...

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May 16, 2013

Meet Arwa Al-Hujaili: Saudi Arabia’s first female lawyer

As Arwa Al-Hujaili begins her legal career, she has not only her own expectations to live up to, but those ...

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December 24, 2012

Christianity ‘close to extinction’ in Middle East

Christianity faces being wiped out of the “biblical heartlands” in the Middle East because of mounting persecution of worshippers, according ...

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December 3, 2012

O dear: What happened to Kim Kardashian’s flawless face? (LOOK)

by Isi Esene Kim Kardashian’s face was laid bare without make-up at the Miami International Airport on her arrival from ...

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November 30, 2012

Syria Executions: Rebel reportedly films himself shooting 10 prisoners (WATCH – GRAPHIC CONTENT)

New footage posted on the Internet appears to have been filmed by a Syrian rebel who points the camera along ...

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November 4, 2012

Femi Fani-Kayode asks: Can Obama be trusted?

What is Obama’s relationship with the elemental forces? What is his relationship with God or some lesser deity? What is ...

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October 19, 2012

Hauwa Gambo: What the world desperately needs now (YNaija FrontPage)

It kind of answers the question as to why, these days, leaders continue to chose easy fame over hard-slog decisions. ...

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September 15, 2012

Opinion: I tell fellow Egyptians and fellow Americans it’s about us, not about them

by Mona Eltahawy When my fellow Americans ask me that tired question, “Why do they hate us?”, my initial response ...

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September 14, 2012

US authorities identify filmmaker behind anti-Islam movie

by Isi Esene A man named Nakoula Basseley Nakoula has been identified by a U.S law enforcement agent as the ...

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August 2, 2012

We have (more than) 83 million fake users – Facebook

by Hauwa Gambo If you’ve observed a Facebook account – especially Corporate – suddenly expand overnight or been promised ‘Facebook ...

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June 3, 2012

17-year-old Noor al-Malki is first female Qatari Olympian

by Tolu Orekoya The 2012 London Olympics will be the first time ever that the women to men ratio will be ...

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