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Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner got married

By Eliza Brooke for Vox Some readers may still be reeling from Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande’s broken engagement, but today we close the week on a somewhat happier celebrity wedding note: Josh Kushner and Karlie Kloss got married. Kushner, a 33-year-old venture capitalist and founder of the health care …

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Saudi official provides a new version of Khashoggi death

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by Marwa Rashad – RIYADH (Reuters) – As Saudi Arabia faced intensifying international scepticism over its story about the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior government official laid out a new version of the death inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul that in key respects contradicts previous explanations. The …

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Tunisia’s migration dilemma

One of Tunisia’s biggest challenges is how to handle migrants illegally leaving its borders. Tunisia’s location at the tip of Africa makes it a springboard for migrants looking to set off towards the European Union (EU). By Arthur Blok* — This year’s worst migrant disaster in the country occurred in …

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Arab Countries Between Secular and Religious Narrative

By Leila Hoballah — Introduction One of the most important features of this era, one could say, is the arguments about culture, It’s relativity, plurality and even the possibility of culture to lead to “The Clashes of Civilization” as appeared in Samuel Huntington book, or the domination of one culture …

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European tourists are rediscovering Tunisia

European tourists are rediscovering Tunisia. Tour operators across Europe are taking tourists back to the country this summer for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred many people on a beach in Sousse in 2015. The only democratic country in the Arab world is considered safe again. 2018 is …

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Could Hezbollah succeed in fighting corruption?

Hezbollah formed a special unit to follow up the corruption files in the Lebanese state amid fears of a financial collapse due to the high level of public debt and the waste of public money and corruption By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem — Hezbollah faces today a series of internal and …

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U.S., North Korea enter second day of nuclear talks

by Rodrigo Campos, Daniel Bases —  NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and high-ranking North Korean official Kim Yong Chol entered a second day of meetings in New York on Thursday as they tried to settle nuclear weapons disagreements and set the stage for an historic summit …

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