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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…
Sisi approves public servant dismissal law against Muslim Brotherhood
Egypt

Sisi approves public servant dismissal law against Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has approved a new law that amends some provisions of Law No. 10 of 1972 regarding administrative…
Egyptian parliament approves law dismissing Brotherhood-affiliated state employees
Egypt

Egyptian parliament approves law dismissing Brotherhood-affiliated state employees

The Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday, approved submitted a bill 10 MPs aimed at dismissing employees affiliated with the…
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…
Can Egyptian women get half of their ex-husband’s fortune?
Life & Style

Can Egyptian women get half of their ex-husband’s fortune?

Professor of Islamic Thought and Philosophy at Al-Azhar University Amena Nosair sparked wide controversy by claiming that divorced women have…
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