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After UAE law change, out-of-wedlock babies still in shadows
Middle East

After UAE law change, out-of-wedlock babies still in shadows

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Over a dozen unmarried women huddled in a jail cell south of Dubai last…
New UAE criminal code among 40 legal changes in reform push
Middle East

New UAE criminal code among 40 legal changes in reform push

DUBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates on Saturday said a new criminal code would come into force…
Biden bound for global summits as domestic agenda in limbo
World

Biden bound for global summits as domestic agenda in limbo

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden promised to show the world that democracies can work to meet the challenges of…
Sisi ratifies Law for Protection and Development of Lakes and Fisheries
Egypt

Sisi ratifies Law for Protection and Development of Lakes and Fisheries

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified Law #146 of 2021, promulgating the Law for the Protection and Development of Lakes and…
High court divides 5-4 to leave Texas abortion law in place
World

High court divides 5-4 to leave Texas abortion law in place

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Supreme Court is allowing a Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in…
China cracks down on celebrity fan culture after scandals
World

China cracks down on celebrity fan culture after scandals

SHANGHAI, Aug 27 (Reuters) – China cracked down on what it described as a “chaotic” celebrity fan culture on Friday,…
Egypt’s new parking attendant law puts end to outlaws’ bullying: MP
Egypt

Egypt’s new parking attendant law puts end to outlaws’ bullying: MP

A new parking attendant (Sayes) law will set a rate for each car to park in front of houses, regulate…
New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage
World

New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage

HAVANA, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Cuba introduced tighter controls on the use of social media this week, including a ban…
Egypt tightens sexual harassment punishment
Egypt

Egypt tightens sexual harassment punishment

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified new amendments to Egypt’s law against sexual harassment, which take effect on Thursday. MP…
Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further
Middle East

Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — For Ali Hedieloo, a 40-year-old making wooden furniture in Iran’s capital, Instagram is more than just…
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