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Israel’s top court freezes demolition of Khan al-Ahmar

Israel’s supreme court ordered late on Thursday a pause on the demolition of the Palestinian Bedouin town of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank, Israeli media outlets reported. Israel has faced mounting international condemnation as its security forces continued preparations to demolish the town. On Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers[…]

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Trump’s travel ban faces Supreme Court reckoning

President Donald Trump’s administration goes before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to defend the legality of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries, one of the most contentious actions of his presidency. Trump’s travel ban – the third version of a policy he first sought to implement[…]

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US settles first Muslim ban lawsuit with campaigners

The US government will allow people barred from entering the country in the early days of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to reapply for visas following a legal settlement with campaigners. Under the terms of the agreement, announced on Thursday, the government must contact all individuals who had been turned[…]

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Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from his position as leader of the country’s government. Friday’s landmark ruling comes after months of hearings in a case instigated by the “Panama Papers” leaks, related to alleged corruption during his previous two terms in office. A five-member[…]

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Venezuela Supreme Court attacked from helicopter

A police helicopter has dropped grenades on Venezuela’s Supreme Court building and fired shots at the interior ministry in what President Nicolas Maduro called a “terror attack” against his government. Information minister Ernesto Villegas said the stolen helicopter first fired 15 shots on the ministry in Caracas, the capital, as[…]

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