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Commentary: Palestinians in Israel have new cause to fear for their future

Hastings Tribune 03 Feb 2023
to create a state where Palestinians, who make up about 20% of the population of Israel, would no longer be welcome as its citizens ... They also saw the 1948 war as an opportunity to create as large a territory as possible for Jews — with as small an Arab population as possible.
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Palestinian mosque in Israel targeted with Molotov cocktails

The New Arab 03 Feb 2023
The Sayyidna Ali Mosque is in Herzliya near Tel Aviv, where the village of Al-Haram was once located before its population was displaced during the 1948 Nakba (Arabic for "catastrophe") ... It follows a previous attack on the mosque in January 2019, The New Arab's Arabic sister site Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported ... Agencies contributed to this report ....
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Moroccan court rules to extradite Saudi man despite fears of torture, unfair trial

Press TV 03 Feb 2023
The Rabea family comes from Shia-populated eastern Saudi Arabia, where frequent protests have taken place since the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, including violent clashes between protesters and security forces there in 2017 ... Saudi regime forces arrest renowned cleric from Shia-populated Eastern Province.
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Chad leader visits Al-Aqsa before embassy opening in Israel

The New Arab 02 Feb 2023
Chad, a Muslim-majority country with a large Arab population, originally established diplomatic ties with Israeli in 1961 but later severed them, along with many other African states, in 1972 ... – as well as disapproval from most of the Arab public, according to opinion polls.
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My Word: Excusing terrorism is an outrage

The Jerusalem Post 02 Feb 2023
An Arab-Israeli, Dekidek raced to the scene in his ambulance despite the potential danger.  ... Jews save Arabs. Arabs save Jews ... Jews save Arabs. Arabs save Jews ... Dekidek, a married father of four, teaches Arabic-speaking Jerusalem teenagers how to give first aid and resuscitation.
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Israeli officials 'in Khartoum' to cement nomalisation deal

The New Arab 02 Feb 2023
Sudan and Israel are working on fully implementing the so-called Abraham Accords after an initial move toward normalisation was made three years ago ... Like in other Arab countries, most of Sudan's population remains strongly opposed to normalisation of ties with Israel ....
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Israeli officials 'in Khartoum' to cement normalisation deal

The New Arab 02 Feb 2023
Sudan and Israel are working on fully implementing the so-called Abraham Accords after an initial move toward normalisation was made three years ago ... Like in other Arab countries, most of Sudan's population remains strongly opposed to normalisation of ties with Israel ....
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London Crowned World’s Leading Cryptocurrency Hub, According to Study

Bitcoin 02 Feb 2023
According to research from Recap, a cryptocurrency tax software company, London has become the world’s leading hub for cryptocurrencies ... Key Findings of Recap’s Study on Global Cryptocurrency Hubs ... London is followed by Dubai, the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, as the second largest cryptocurrency hub ... ....
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Baghdad building surge devours green spaces

Khaleejtimes 02 Feb 2023
Baghdad, with its population of more than 7 million, is one of the largest cities in the Arab world ... Iraq, with its declining water levels, intensified droughts and population surge, has been assessed as one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change.
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My first Umrah was a life-altering experience

Gulf News 02 Feb 2023
I hadn’t really planned it. My Umrah just unfolded. I was here today and a few days later, I found myself in Medina, Saudi Arabia ... My dad and I went the Sufi way ... Sadiq Shaban/Gulf News ... What is Umrah? ... The literal meaning of Umrah in Arabic is “visiting a populated place” ... The circumambulation (tawaaf in Arabic) or walking around the Kaaba never stops ... .
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Op-Ed: Palestinians in Israel have new cause to fear for their future

The Los Angeles Times 01 Feb 2023
to create a state where Palestinians, who make up about 20% of the population of Israel, would no longer be welcome as its citizens ... They also saw the 1948 war as an opportunity to create as large a territory as possible for Jews — with as small an Arab population as possible.
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In Israel, women are still only one third of hi-tech workers - report

The Jerusalem Post 01 Feb 2023
The study also analyzed the status of Arabs and ultra-Orthodox in the start-up ecosystem. The number of start-up workers from the Arab and ultra-Orthodox sectors are significantly lower than even the number of woman. In spite of the fact that Arabs make up 20% of Israel's population, they represent only 0.2% of the start-up industry.
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Somaliland profile

Yahoo Daily News 01 Feb 2023
Map of Somaliland ... The move followed a secessionist struggle during which Siad Barre's forces pursued rebel guerrillas in the territory ... FACTS. Capital ... Population ... Somali, Arabic, English ... 2001 - More than 97% of the population votes to endorse the constitution adopted in 1997, in a referendum aimed at affirming Somaliland's self-declared independence.
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2022 Middle East Mobile Infrastructure and Mobile Broadband Report: Investing in 4G LTE Networks is ...

Yahoo Daily News 01 Feb 2023
This report provides valuable information, analyses, statistics and insights into the mobile infrastructure in markets of the Middle East, including the countries of Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen ... United Arab Emirates ... United Arab Emirates.
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Egypt fintech firm MNT-Halan securing $400 million in new finance

Reuters 01 Feb 2023
Another $60 million in primary capital is being secured from international investors, the statement said ... Video ... New legislation and regulatory changes in Egypt, the Arab world's most populous country, have been helping attract a surge in new fintech investments and change the way the country's largely unbanked citizens do business ... Gallery.
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