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African health official: Ebola in Uganda is under control
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African health official: Ebola in Uganda is under control

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is under control, a top public health official in Africa said Thursday, noting that local health authorities are doing well to trace most contacts. “The situation is not getting out of control,” said Dr. Ahmed Ogwell, acting director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We have...

15 killed, 40 injured in terrorist attack claimed by ISIS in Iran
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15 killed, 40 injured in terrorist attack claimed by ISIS in Iran

CNN  —  At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured Wednesday in a “terrorist attack” at the Shahcheragh Shrine in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran, according to state-run media and Iranian officials. Two children were among the victims, according to state-run Press TV. Iranian security forces have arrested two of the...

Israeli PM Lapid claims Lebanon ‘recognises’ Israel in landmark sea border deal
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Israeli PM Lapid claims Lebanon ‘recognises’ Israel in landmark sea border deal

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 10:41Modified: 27/10/2022 – 10:46 Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday claimed Israel’s foe Lebanon de-facto “recognises” the Jewish state, due to a sea border deal the two states are set to sign imminently.  “This is a political achievement — it is not every day that an enemy state recognises the State...

Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death
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Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death

CNN  —  Clashes broke out throughout Iran Wednesday as thousands of people came to the burial site of Mahsa Amini in Saqqez, a city in the Kurdistan province, to mark 40 days since her death, semi-official Iranian state news agency ISNA said. Protests have swept through the Islamic Republic following the death of the 22-year-old...

Gunmen attack major Shiite holy site in Iran, killing 15
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Gunmen attack major Shiite holy site in Iran, killing 15

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gunmen attacked a major Shiite holy site in Iran on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens. The attack came as protesters elsewhere in Iran marked a symbolic 40 days since a woman’s death in custody ignited the biggest anti-government movement in over a decade. State TV...

Israeli President says he is ‘extremely pleased’ with Kanye West fallout after antisemitic remarks
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Israeli President says he is ‘extremely pleased’ with Kanye West fallout after antisemitic remarks

CNN  —  Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Wednesday said he is “extremely pleased” with the “overwhelming reaction” to recent antisemitic comments from rapper and fashion designer Ye, also known as Kanye West. “We’re all concerned by antisemitism all over the world. It’s antisemitism, it’s racist, it’s racism, xenophobia – these are the challenges of the...

Iran ‘terror attack’: 15 killed, 40 injured – state news
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Iran ‘terror attack’: 15 killed, 40 injured – state news

CNN  —  At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured Wednesday in a “terrorist attack” at the Shahcheragh Shrine in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran, according to state-run media and Iranian officials. Two children were among the victims, according to state-run Press TV. Iranian security forces have arrested two of the...

US special envoy for Iran: ‘We’re announcing a slew of new sanctions’
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US special envoy for Iran: ‘We’re announcing a slew of new sanctions’

Issued on: 26/10/2022 – 18:21 In an interview with FRANCE 24, the US special envoy for Iran announced “a slew of new sanctions” on Iranian officials who are “directly involved” in the current deadly crackdown on protesters. Robert Malley was speaking 40 days after the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini, a young woman arrested for...

Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death
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Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death

CNN  —  Clashes broke out throughout Iran Wednesday as thousands of people came to the burial site of Mahsa Amini in Saqqez, a city in the Kurdistan province, to mark 40 days since her death, semi-official Iranian state news agency ISNA said. Protests have swept through the Islamic Republic following the death of the 22-year-old...