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Tensions in Paris as Pro-Palestinian Protesters Defy Police

Tensions in Paris as Pro-Palestinian Protesters Defy Police

Paris police used tear gas and water cannon Saturday to disperse a pro-Palestinian rally held despite a ban by authorities, who feared a flare-up of anti-Semitic violence during the worst fighting between Israel and Hamas in years. Several hundreds of people converged on the heavily immigrant Bar

Protesters March in Sydney, Melbourne against Israeli Attacks on Gaza

Protesters March in Sydney, Melbourne against Israeli Attacks on Gaza

Several thousand people marched in Sydney and hundreds in Melbourne on Saturday, protesting against Israeli attacks on Gaza amid days of conflict between the two sides. In Sydney, protesters gathered at Town Hall to march through the streets, chanting slogans such as “Free, free Palestine” and “F

Malaysia, Indonesia Urge UN Security Council to Stop Israeli 'Violence'

Malaysia and Indonesia on Saturday called on the United Nations Security Council to intervene and stop Israel’s strikes on Gaza, as the conflict between Israeli forces and Palestinians raged on. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said that in a phone conversation with Indonesia’s Presiden

Biden to Name New Ambassador to Israel in Late May

Biden to Name New Ambassador to Israel in Late May

White House Spokesperson Jen Psaki said Wednesday that US President Joe Biden will name a "qualified, experienced" ambassador to Israel over the coming weeks, a post that has been vacant since January.

Palestinians in Serbia Rally in Support of Gaza

Palestinians in Serbia Rally in Support of Gaza

Dozens of Palestinians living in Belgrade have staged a protest in the Serbian capital over an escalation in fighting in the Gaza Strip in recent days. The protesters on Wednesday gathered at Belgrade’s Republic Square to draw public attention to the conflict that has surged after weeks of violen

US Calls Xinjiang an 'Open-Air Prison,' Decries Religious Persecution by China

US Calls Xinjiang an 'Open-Air Prison,' Decries Religious Persecution by China

The Chinese government has turned its western Xinjiang province into essentially an "open-air prison," a US State Department official said on Wednesday as the department published a report that criticized China's persecution of religious minorities. Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Januar

Pakistan Army: Gunmen Kill 3 Troops, Wound 5 in Twin Attacks

Pakistan Army: Gunmen Kill 3 Troops, Wound 5 in Twin Attacks

Gunmen in two separate attacks ambushed vehicles carrying paramilitary troops in southwest Pakistan, killing at least three soldiers and wounding five others before fleeing, the military said Sunday night. The first attack took place in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province and it killed th

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