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After Tyre Nichols’ beating death, Memphis police ‘SCORPION Unit’ under fire

The Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-27, 22:50

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In early 2022, as violent crime rose in Memphis, Mayor Jim Strickland set out his ideas for returning safety to the city. At the top of his plan: increase funding to the Memphis Police Department, give raises and bonuses to

Studio52 Features In Top Arab World Startups And Companies

MENA FN | 2023-01-27, 22:31

(MENAFN - Online PR Media) From experienced industry experts that come with a variety of expertise to freshers that understand the young millennial audience.Online PR News – 27-January-2023 – Dubai, ... ...

BBC Arabic radio goes off air after 85 years

Al Jazeera | 2023-01-27, 22:04

BBC Arabic Radio has gone off air since Friday after 85 years of broadcasting as part of a plan to cut costs and focus on digital programming. The corporation said it is cutting hundreds of jobs in its World Service and has been forced to make the cuts because

Auckland airport flights disrupted by torrential rain in New Zealand

The Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-27, 21:38

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Torrential rain and wild weather in Auckland on Friday caused disruptions throughout New Zealand’s largest city. Video posted online showed waist-deep water in some places, and authorities were asking residents in

Peru president gives support for elections later this year

The Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-27, 21:38

LIMA, PeruPeruvian President Dina Boluarte called on Congress on Friday to approve a proposal to move elections forward to late this year, a marked concession from the leader who has been facing daily protests that have left almost 60 people

US condemns shooting attack on Jerusalem synagogue that killed 7

Anadolu Agency | 2023-01-27, 21:26

The US condemned on Friday the "absolutely horrific" shooting attack on a synagogue in east Jerusalem that killed at least seven people. "Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to those killed and injured in this heinous act of violence," State

‘No more fascism.’ Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary as peace is again shattered by war

The Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-27, 21:20

OSWIECIM, Poland — Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners commemorated the 78th anniversary Friday of the Nazi German death camp’s liberation, some expressing horror that war has again shattered peace in Europe and the lesson of Never Again

Leaked El Salvador data confirm abuses, Human Rights Watch says

The Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-27, 21:20

SAN SALVADOR — Human Rights Watch says it has obtained a database leaked from El Salvador’s government that corroborates massive due process violations, severe prison overcrowding and deaths in custody under the emergency powers put in place last

Seven Dead in Synagogue Attack Outside Jerusalem: Israeli Officials

The Epoch Times | 2023-01-27, 21:19

JERUSALEM—Seven people were killed and 10 were injured in a synagogue shooting attack on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Friday,

US Sees Urgent Need for De-escalation in Israel, West Bank

Voa News | 2023-01-27, 21:16

The United States is deeply concerned about recent violence in Israel and the West Bank and said there is an urgent need for all parties to de-escalate in the region, White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said Friday. The United

Mubadala Health And G42 Healthcare Showcase AI-Powered Solutions At Arab Health

MENA FN | 2023-01-27, 21:04

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Mubadala Health, the integrated network of world-class healthcare facilities, and G42 Healthcare, the leading Abu Dhabi-based AI health-tech company, are jointly taking ... ...

Brazilian Firms To Expand Presence At Arab Health 2023

MENA FN | 2023-01-27, 21:04

(MENAFN - Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) Sa~o Paulo – Thirty-one Brazilian health device companies will participate in Arab Health 2023, the largest trade show of the sector in the Middle East, ... ...

Mubadala Health, G42 Healthcare Shine At Arab Health 2023

MENA FN | 2023-01-27, 21:04

(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI, 27th January, 2023 (WAM) -- Mubadala Health, the integrated network of world-class healthcare facilities, and G42 Healthcare, the leading Abu ... ...

Relics found in 23 lead boxes in Mexico City cathedral

The Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-27, 21:03

MEXICO CITY — Experts restoring the interior of Mexico City’s Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral said Friday they found 23 lead boxes containing religious inscriptions and relics like small paintings and wood or palm crosses. The lead containers

Seven dead in synagogue attack outside Jerusalem, Israel officials say

Middle East Monitor | 2023-01-27, 20:52

Seven�people were killed�and 10 were injured in�a�synagogue shooting attack on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Friday,

Arrests, Executions and the Iranian Protesters Who Refuse to Give Up

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

Who are the people taking to the streets, and why are they willing to risk their lives to confront the regime?. ...

Palestinian-Israeli conflict comes back to the fore after new round of violence

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

The raid, the latest in a near-daily series of clashes in the West Bank over the past year, came days before Blinken was due to visit Israel and the West Bank as well as Egypt.. ...

Why Saudi Arabia Doesn’t Want Iran’s Regime to Fall

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

Riyadh seeks to leverage ongoing anti-government protests to extract geopolitical concessions from Tehran—not effect regime change.. ...

Honduran government must firmly deliver on human rights agenda

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

President Xiomara Castro has not been decisive in fulfilling international human rights obligations.. ...

Iran: Quash death sentences of young protesters subjected to torture

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

The three young men and their relatives live under the shadow of execution.. ...

Women's voices: Iranian literature in times of uprising

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

Young women are driving forward the protests against the Iranian regime, which have been going on for months. Literature provides clues as to why that should be, and why the current situation was unavoidable. By Gerrit Wustmann.. ...

Justice Dept. Announces More Arrests in Plot to Kill Iranian Writer

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

Three men were enlisted to assassinate Masih Alinejad, a human-rights activist in Brooklyn who has criticized Iran’s repression of women, the indictment said.. ...

Gunman Attacks Azerbaijan Embassy in Tehran, Killing the Head of Security

Your Middle East | 2023-01-27, 20:40

Iranian officials blamed the assault, which also wounded two guards, on “personal motivations,” while the Azerbaijani authorities called it a “terrorist attack.” A suspect is in custody.. ...

Arabic-English story times offered at Dearborn Public Libraries

Press & Guide | 2023-01-27, 20:35

Dearborn Public Library is pleased to announce the return of Arabic-English Storytime with Hadil Ghoneim, author of numerous Arabic and English books for children and young adults. The bilingual storytimes will recur twice monthly through June featuring books,

U.S. sees urgent need for de-escalation in Israel, West Bank -White House

Reuters | 2023-01-27, 20:31

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned about recent violence in Israel and the West Bank and believes there is an urgent need for all parties to de-escalate in the region, White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby

U.S. charges three in Iran-backed effort to assassinate journalist

Reuters | 2023-01-27, 20:31

NEW YORK, Jan 27 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have charged three men with attempting to assassinate a prominent critic of Iran's government who was previously the target of a failed Tehran-backed kidnapping plot, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on

Ship traffic to resume at Turkey's Dardanelles Strait after brief suspension

Reuters | 2023-01-27, 20:31

ISTANBUL, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Ship traffic at Turkey's Dardanelles Strait is set to resume after a brief suspension due to a vessel's engine failure, the Tribeca Shipping Agency said on Friday. Northbound traffic will resume at 1500 GMT and

Israeli medics say gunman killed 5 near Jerusalem synagogue

The Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-27, 20:26

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian gunman opened fire outside an east Jerusalem synagogue Friday night, killing five people and wounding five others in one of the deadliest attacks on Israelis in years, medical officials said. The attack was halted when the

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