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‘Taking legal action’: Iraq pleads with UN to kick unauthorized US forces out of country

The Iraqi government is seeking international help after US troops withdrawing from Syria entered western Iraq without authorization, with Baghdad now taking legal action against the uninvited presence. Baghdad did not give permission for US forces to stay in Iraq, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi reaffirmed on Wednesday. “We ask the[…]

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5+1 moments to remember from UNGA 2019

World leaders gathered in New York over the last week for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). After seven days of meetings and speeches, in which world leaders addressed global challenges and highlighted the issues that matter most to their countries, the general debate at the UN headquarters concluded on Monday.[…]

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Scholars for dollars sell out Palestine and its people

By Yvonne Ridley Palestine polarises people, of that there is no doubt. Those condemning Palestinians usually do so out of their blind loyalty to the concept of the Zionist State. With today’s backdrop of real and alleged anti-Semitism, and the ever pervasive shadow of the Holocaust, it is easy to[…]

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UN concern over Kashmir lockdown as hundreds reported arrested

The United Nations chief has expressed concern over “restrictions” in Indian-administered Kashmir as the Muslim-majority territory remained under an unprecedented security lockdown and a near-total communications blackout for a fourth day. The statement by Antonio Guterres on Thursday came as Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, defended the controversial stripping of special rights from the disputed region[…]

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