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“Divest from war”: Yale grads abandon commencement due to the bloodshed in Gaza

A chorus of applause from other grads follows as students walk out in protest of the Israeli conflict in Gaza, their university’s financial ties to arms companies, and its response to pro-Palestine demonstrations on campus. Numerous graduating students have protested …

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‘No sign of life’ detected of Iran  Raisi’s helicopter crash — state TV

The state media reported contradicting information regarding the crash site, but rescuers discovered the helicopter carrying Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and other senior officials crashed in northwest Iran with no indications of life. Rescuers discovered the helicopter carrying Iranian President …

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Following a public snub, Netanyahu expressed cautious optimism for Biden and unity

Recognizing that hundreds of Israeli soldiers died in Gaza, the beleaguered Israeli prime minister announces Tel Aviv’s plan to install a “civilian government” in the Palestinian enclave, possibly with support from the United Arab Emirates and other allies. Following the …

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Exodus, constantly uprooted by Israel, looks once more at Rafah’s Palestinians

Palestinians in southern Gaza are currently returning northwards, caught between two land borders (with Egypt and Israel) and the Mediterranean Sea following Tel Aviv’s request for tens of thousands of residents to leave Rafah’s east. Palestinian refugee Marwan al-Masri, who …

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Nicaragua’s request to halt German arms deliveries to Israel is denied by the ICJ.

Despite Germany’s limited arms exports to Israel and its adherence to major international arms control treaties, the ICJ finds that the existing situation did not call for the court’s action. The “catastrophic living conditions in Gaza” have drawn the attention …

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