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Shrinking Asia could make for a very different world

The Keene Sentinel 29 Jan 2022
In the politics of population, the magic number is 2.1 ... Except for the Arab oil states and a couple of middle-income countries like South Africa and Iran, unfortunately, none of these countries has a per-capita GDP of more than $5,000 a year, and their incomes are barely keeping up with population growth.
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One third of Biden’s Cabinet are Jewish Zionists

Dissident Voice 28 Jan 2022
Jewish Americans total 6.4 million people, or 1.9% of the total US population of 333 million ... Asian Americans (mainly Chinese, Indian, and Filipino Americans but also notably including Korean, Vietnamese, Afghan, Arab and Japanese Americans) total 24 million or 7.2% of the US population, but comprise 2 out of 25 or 8% of the Biden Cabinet.
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As Humanitarian Situation in Syria Worsens, Emergency Relief Coordinator Tells Security Council ‘Failure Each Year Cannot Be Our Strategy’

Reliefweb 28 Jan 2022
France’s representative urged an end to hostilities, pointing out that 90 per cent of Syria’s population lives under the poverty line and its children only know of war ... Also speaking today were representatives of Norway, Ghana, Albania, Kenya, China, Mexico, India, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Gabon, Turkey and Iran.
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Morocco signs agreement for Amazigh language use in courts

The New Arab 27 Jan 2022
Tamazight was recognised as an official language in the 2011 constitution, but its use is limited to signs on public buildings, while administrative paperwork, media, and school programmes are still mostly in French and Arabic ... Amazigh activist Abdellah Badou told The New Arab.
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The ‘Afterlives’ of German Colonialism in East Africa

Consortium News 27 Jan 2022
While German violence frequently shocks the local population, it remains equally incomprehensible ... Gurnah, who himself was born under British colonial rule on the island of Zanzibar, pays particular attention to the lives of the coastal population and its African, Indian, and Arab influences.
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Millions suffer in camp squalor as Yemen war escalates

La Prensa Latina 27 Jan 2022
The Yemen humanitarian crisis is the worst in the world, according to the United Nations, with 80 percent of the Arab country’s 30 million-population in desperate need of relief and protection, including millions of internally displaced people who lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation.
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Five-Year $70 million Tech and Innovation Program for Arab Sector Launched by Ministry of Science, ...

The Algemeiner 26 Jan 2022
... five years through different programs that the authority is formulating, including those that boost innovation, encourage new tech entrepreneurs to branch out — especially those from the Arab sector or peripheral communities — and promote innovation among the Arab population.
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Urban Warfare Devastates 50 Million People Worldwide, Speakers Tell Security Council, Calling for Effective Tools to End Impunity, Improve Humanitarian Response

Reliefweb 26 Jan 2022
Citing recent documented attacks, among them seven air strikes by the Saudi Arabia/United Arab Emirates-led coalition, she said civilians in Yemen have been made victims by explosive weapons used in populated areas ... but also in peaceful havens like the United Arab Emirates.
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CAL THOMAS: A problem of the spirit

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 26 Jan 2022
Is a terrorist a terrorist only when a law enforcement officer or politician says he is? ... "Unfortunately, despite the fact that there has been a huge thawing of relations between Israel and many of the Sunni Arab nations, in far too many pockets of the Muslim population the old prejudices and conspiracy theories of the past are lingering ... .
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Thomas: A rabbi, a terrorist and the FBI

Yahoo Daily News 26 Jan 2022
Is a terrorist a terrorist only when a law enforcement officer or politician says he is? ...Unfortunately, despite the fact that there has been a huge thawing of relations between Israel and many of the Sunni Arab nations, in far too many pockets of the Muslim population, the old prejudices and conspiracy theories of the past are lingering ... ....
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From oil to aerospace – a spotlight on UAE manufacturing

The Engineer 26 Jan 2022
Mike Farrish reports. With a population of just under 10 million, most of them expatriates, and a location on the southern fringes of the Arabian Gulf the United Arab Emirates (UAE) does not have the reputation of being a centre of advanced manufacturing ... Skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Image. Oleg Zhukov via stock.adobe.com ... .
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Survey: Israelis Expect Rise in European Antisemitism, With Eye on France, Poland and Germany

The Algemeiner 25 Jan 2022
The survey, conducted among the Jewish Israeli and Israeli Arab adult population, found that 53 percent of Jewish Israelis believe the situation of Jews in Europe will worsen, while 25 percent said that antisemitism levels will stay the same ... Against this, 53 percent of Israeli Arabs polled see no connection between EU policies and antisemitism.
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Syrian Kurds say Islamic State militants surrender after prison raid

Gulf Daily News 25 Jan 2022
Arab tribal figures in touch ... Elders say support for Islamic State has grown with rising local resentment against the Kurdish-led administration they accuse of discriminating against the majority Arab population it rules, many of whom reject its policy of forcible conscription.
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Egyptian arrested for taking footballer's place at exam

The New Arab 25 Jan 2022
The imposter was arrested ... Mohamed, a forward for Turkey's Galatasaray, is registered at the Cairo institution ... Many on social media in football-mad Egypt, the Arab world's most populous nation, poked fun at the incident ... ....
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Game's up: Egyptian arrested for taking footballer's place at exam

Independent online (SA) 25 Jan 2022
The imposter was arrested ... Mohamed, a forward for Turkey's Galatasaray, is registered at the Cairo institution ... Many on social media in football-mad Egypt, the Arab world's most populous nation, poked fun at the incident ... AFP .
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