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Bahrain court sentences 4 dissidents to 15 years in prison

A court in Bahrain has upheld 15-year jail terms handed down to four citizens and revoked their citizenship as the Manama regime relentlessly continues with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. On Tuesday, Bahrain’s Court of Appeal found the defendants guilty of collaborating ...

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Israel approves plans for nearly 1,292 settler units in WB

Israeli authorities have approved plans for construction of 1,292 settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a settlement watchdog NGO reports. Peace Now reported that the Israeli authorities approved the plans on Tuesday, noting that further approvals were likely on Wednesday The Israeli committee which oversees the settlement construction in ...

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Turkey’s mine collapse leaves 7 dead, 1 missing

Seven miners were killed and another was missing after part of a coal mine in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak collapsed on Tuesday, government spokesman Bekir Bozdag said. Search and rescue teams were looking for the missing worker who was trapped at the site. Turkey’s energy ministry said the coal ...

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