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Egyptian group helps burn victims fight stigma
Society

Egyptian group helps burn victims fight stigma

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt Oct 11 (Reuters) – More than 20 years after suffering burns to her arms, neck and chest when…
Israel blocks law that keeps out Palestinian spouses
Middle East

Israel blocks law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament early on Tuesday failed to renew a law that bars Arab citizens from extending citizenship…
Parliament did not discuss removing religion field from Egypt’s national ID card, assures MP
Egypt

Parliament did not discuss removing religion field from Egypt’s national ID card, assures MP

A member of the Defense and National Security Committee in the House of Representatives Yahya al-Kedwany stressed that the parliament…
Pakistani police: Attackers damage Hindu temple in Pakistan
World

Pakistani police: Attackers damage Hindu temple in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Assailants in Pakistan damaged a nearly century-old Hindu temple in the garrison city of Rawalpindi before…
Iraq’s Yazidis warn of ongoing threats from extremists
Middle East

Iraq’s Yazidis warn of ongoing threats from extremists

In a landmark decision this month, Iraq’s parliament passed the Yazidi Female Survivors Law, recognizing the atrocities committed by the…
Nasr City Misdemeanor Court starts hearings against Tamer Amin on March 29
Egypt

Nasr City Misdemeanor Court starts hearings against Tamer Amin on March 29

The Nasr City Misdemeanor Court on March 29 will start its hearings into a case against TV host Tamer Amin,…
Netanyahu courts Arab voters in election-year turnabout
Middle East

Netanyahu courts Arab voters in election-year turnabout

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has spent much of his long career casting Israel’s Arab minority as…
Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants get warm welcome in Israel
Middle East

Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants get warm welcome in Israel

BEN-GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants arrived on Thursday to a festive ceremony at Israel’s international…
Survey finds race- and sex-based harassment ‘common’ at FEMA
World

Survey finds race- and sex-based harassment ‘common’ at FEMA

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a quarter of employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency said they were harassed or…
Photos: Egyptian transgender woman faces uphill battle against stigma
Society

Photos: Egyptian transgender woman faces uphill battle against stigma

Farida Aly spent decades performing blood tests, brain scans and personality tests before doctors issued the needed medical reports to…
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