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Israel root cause of violence in occupied Palestine

: Israel’s occupation and discrimination against Palestinians are the main causes of “persistent cycles of violence,” a UN report said on Tuesday.A team of investigators appointed last year by the UN Human Rights Council to examine “all…
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Iraq’s Moqtada Al Sadr calls on MPs to write letters of resignation from Parliament

Iraq’s populist Shiite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr on Thursday called on parliamentarians who are part of his political bloc to prepare their letters of resignation due to political deadlock.Mr Al Sadr’s political group, known as the Sadrists,…
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Iran says it expects confiscated oil cargo to be returned in full

Iran said it expects oil cargo confiscated by the United States off the coast of Greece to be returned in full following a Greek court decision overturning an original ruling to allow its seizure.The case arose when Greece in April impounded…
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Afghanistan facing acute hunger crisis while US holds £5bn of country’s assets

Afghanistan is facing an acute hunger and starvation crisis while the United States continues to hold some $7 billion (£5.5bn) of the poverty-stricken country’s assets, a new coalition warned today.A group including families of victims…