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Iran deal tantalizingly close but US faces new hurdles

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Last week’s attack on author Salman Rushdie and the indictment of an Iranian national for plotting to murder former national security...

WHO: World coronavirus cases fall 24%; deaths rise in Asia

LONDON ((DailyNews)) — New coronavirus cases reported globally dropped nearly a quarter in the last week while deaths fell 6% but were still higher...

Saudi doctoral student gets 34 years in prison for tweets

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates ((DailyNews)) — A Saudi court has sentenced a doctoral student to 34 years in prison for spreading “rumors” and retweeting...

Police: Death toll in Afghan capital mosque bombing now 21

KABUL, Afghanistan ((DailyNews)) — A bombing at a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul during evening prayers killed at least 21 people, including...

The AP Interview: Refugee head sees lesson in Ukraine crisis

GENEVA ((DailyNews)) — Europe’s embrace of millions of Ukrainians who fled Russia’s invasion showed that it’s possible to welcome large numbers of asylum-seekers, and...

High-level talks in Ukraine yield little reported progress

LVIV, Ukraine ((DailyNews)) — Turkey’s leader and the U.N. chief met in Ukraine with President Volodymr Zelenskyy on Thursday in a high-powered bid to...

Article on ‘fat’ Arab women sparks uproar over body-shaming

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates ((DailyNews)) — To Enas Taleb, the headline felt like a spiteful punch line.“Why women are fatter than men in the...

Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up

MADRID ((DailyNews)) — While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as...

Attack on Rushdie shows divisions among Lebanese Shiites

BEIRUT ((DailyNews)) — The stabbing of author Salman Rushdie has laid bare divisions in Lebanon’s Shiite Muslim community, pitting a few denouncing the violence...

Syria denies it is holding American journalist Austin Tice

DAMASCUS, Syria ((DailyNews)) — Syria denied on Wednesday it is holding U.S. journalist Austin Tice or other Americans after President Joe Biden accused the...

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