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Analysis: At the World Cup, the Saudi Crown Prince returns to the world stage

Saudi leader shielded from US lawsuits Participated in summits around the world Winning Argentina improves its image among Saudi youth DOHA, Nov 22 (Reuters) – When Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman took a seat next to the FIFA President at the opening of the World Cup in Qatar, it …

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World leaders discuss ways to help developing countries avoid climate catastrophe on day two of COP27

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: African and Caribbean leaders demanded more funding and technical support from wealthier countries in the fight against global warming in a series of speeches at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Egypt, or COP27. Speaking at COP27 in the Red Sea city of Sharm el-Sheikh, South African …

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Iranian architects and designers ‘do not work’ in protest against oppression

Architects and designers are finding ways to support ongoing protests against the oppression of women in Iran despite a violent crackdown by security forces. “Some of the studios, they’ve closed their practice right now,” the executives of an architecture studio in Iran, who preferred not to be named for their …

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Iran Crisis Update, November 9

November 9, 5 p.m. ET Iran crisis updates are produced by the American Enterprise Institute’s Critical Threats Project (CTP) with support from the Institute for the Study of War (ISW). To receive Iran crisis updates by email, please subscribe here. Iran and its proxies may attack US positions in Iraq …

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Louisiana Architects Present Awards, NORLI Announces Leadership Class | Company

The Regional Leadership Institute of New Orleans selected 51 individuals for its annual Regional Leadership Program. The institute educates and connects leaders from across southeast Louisiana to discuss key challenges and opportunities for the greater New Orleans area. The members of the class of 2023 are: Chad AlfonsoPBF Energy; Keyona …

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Over two million visits to Lorestan tourist sites recorded in H1

TEHRAN — Tourist attractions in the western province of Lorestan attracted more than two million visitors in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year 1401 (started March 21), the provincial tourism chief said. A total of 2,305,000 people visited historical sites and natural sites across the province during …

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Iran: 45th Day of National Uprising

Iran Protest-No. 94 Student uprising across Iran continues despite threats from IRGC commander Hossein Salami and brutal IRGC crackdown Sunday, October 30 marked the 45e national uprising day. Students from dozens of universities across the country staged protests and sit-ins, despite the IRGC and Basij brutally attacking them in university …

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US missile defense can end the arms race in the Middle East

US policymakers can slow the arms race in the Middle East while protecting US interests in the region by linking missile defense assistance to missile and bomb reduction. During a tour of the Middle East in July, US President Joe Biden set out to restore relations with key leaders in …

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards will never step down

Iran is going through an identity crisis. For nearly a month, in the streets and neighborhoods of the country, people have been rebelling against the Islamic Republic, calling for the death of its supreme leader and an end to the 43-year rule of the theocratic regime, after the death of …

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From the Palaeolithic to the Mongols; a fragment of Iranian history

TEHRAN–Some of the earliest archaeological expeditions to Iran began in the mid-19th century, when British and French archaeologists investigated Susa and its surroundings in southwestern Iran. In the decades that followed, excavations were conducted primarily by American, British, French, German, and Iranian sponsored expeditions throughout Iran. However, many of these …

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BACKGROUNDER: Biden-Harris Administration Working to Strengthen US Cybersecurity

The Biden-Harris administration has relentlessly focused on improving America’s cyber defense, developing a comprehensive approach to “lock our digital doors” and taking aggressive steps to strengthen and protect America’s cybersecurity. our country, including: Improve the cybersecurity of our critical infrastructures. Much of our nation’s critical infrastructure is privately owned and …

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The history of the hijab in Iran

international office Sat Oct 8 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Sat Oct 8 2022 2:56 AM During the period from 1975 to 1980, the chador or burqa was used as a symbol of resistance against the Shah’s regime. Photo: collected “> During the period from 1975 to 1980, the …

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Iran: Rats and Regime Change

Because the Iranian regime justifies its malign activities and agenda by resorting to long-standing grievances sanctified by faith, it is impervious to reasoned discourse and cannot be trusted to keep its word. As a result, any effort to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the 2015 nuclear treaty …

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The end of political Islam in Iran

The fading hopes of a revival of the 2015 international accord that curbed Iran’s nuclear program potentially puts another nail in the coffin of a regional security architecture that would include rather than target the Islamic republic. The potential demise of the nuclear deal, coupled with America’s redefinition of its …

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SCO grows from regional body to global force for common development and security

Chinese President Xi Jinping poses for a group photo with other leaders of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states ahead of the restricted session of the 22nd meeting of the SCO Heads of State Council at the Samarkand International Conference Center, Uzbekistan, Sept. 16, 2022. (Xinhua/Li Tao) As Chinese President …

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Kishwar Rizvi appointed Professor Robert Lehman

Kishwar Rizvi (Photo by Dan Renzetti) Kishwar Rizvi, a leader in the study of art and the built environment in Islamic cultures, has been named the Robert Lehman Professor of Art History, Islamic Art and Architecture, from July 1. She is a member of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences …

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Holland’s Greenbox Museum Brings Saudi Art to Northern Europe

AMSTERDAM: It all started with a yellow cow and a leap of faith. In 2008, Aarnout Helb, a young Dutch lawyer who studied at Leiden University, was reading the Holy Quran while trying to piece together a larger global narrative from a legal and artistic perspective. Going through the various …

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How Iranian-American Shahla Ettefagh moved to Rishikesh to open a school for underprivileged children

Ten years ago, Shahla Ettefagh moved to Rishikesh, India, with the aim of establishing a school for underprivileged children. She knew the path was not easy but she did it anyway. Starting by teaching just nine children in his apartment in 2002, Ettefagh completed his school’s flood-free four-storey school building …

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India’s Expansion in West Asia – OpEd – Eurasia Review

The inaugural I2U2 Leaders’ Summit held between India, Israel, the United States and the United Arab Emirates marked the building of the security architecture in West Asia that spans from Strait of Malacca to the Suez Canal to create a balance of power in the three countries. polar region of …

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Lawmakers push back on Biden’s effort to shut down probe into Iran nuclear sites

national security Biden is making a ‘serious mistake’ by ignoring Iran’s nuclear offenses Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (Getty Images) Adam Kredo • August 31, 2022 12:45 p.m. Republican foreign policy leaders in Congress oppose an effort by the Biden administration and its European partners to quash an International Atomic Energy …

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Iranian Queen in Exile Plans to Reclaim Peacock Throne to Stop Nuclear March | World | New

Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi before the 1979 Iranian Revolution (Image: GETTY) Farah Pahlavi would argue that the basis for the Islamic Republic’s 1979 takeover was illegal, making her position as “Shahbanu”, or Empress Regent, the only legitimate head of state under Iran’s 1906 Constitution. Exiled to Paris for more …

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Rushdie wasn’t the first novelist to suffer an attempted murder by someone who hadn’t read the book.

Hadi Matar, the man charged with the attempted murder of famed novelist Salman Rushdie, admitted he had ‘only read two pages’ of satanic verses, Rushdie’s 1988 novel that angered fundamentalist Muslims around the world. Iran’s former Supreme Leader Ayatalloh Ruhollah Khomeini, who announced a fatwa calling on all Muslims to …

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The war in Ukraine has made Iran and Russia economically isolated allies. Here’s how.

Iran Source August 25, 2022 • 11:27 a.m. ET The war in Ukraine has made Iran and Russia economically isolated allies. Here’s how. By Alam Saleh and Zakiyeh Yazdanshenas Russia’s invasion of Ukraine turned the country into a heavily ostracized state and opened up new opportunities for Iran to forge …

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I2U2 needs muscle. Cairo and Riyadh can help

On July 14, President Joe Biden convened the first leaders’ summit between the United States, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and India, now officially dubbed “I2U2”. While the summit focused primarily on economic issues like food security and clean energy investment, this new diplomatic framework marks the beginning of a …

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INTERVIEW: No great expectations for Palestinians under Biden – Region – World

Ahram Online: More than a month has passed since US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East. It is not yet clear what impact this visit is likely to have on improving the status quo of the Palestinian situation. Do you think we should expect any? Khaled El Guindy: …

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Israel and Turkey restore full diplomatic relations – The Forward

Israeli President Isaac Herzog (left) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan give a joint press conference in the capital Ankara on March 9, 2022. Photo by Getty Images By Jonathan Lis August 17, 2022 This article originally appeared on Haaretz, and has been reprinted here with permission. Sign up …

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Tehran unveils masterpieces of Western art hidden for decades

A visitor views works by German artists Bernd and Hilla Becher during a tour of an exhibition of 19th and 20th century American and European Minimalist and Conceptual masterpieces at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran, Iran , Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Some of the world’s most prized …

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How Amnesty’s Ukraine report harmed the fight for human rights

There is no more cutting commentary than an organization like Amnesty having fallen into the trap of acting like a useful fool. That’s the accusation leveled against the leading human rights organization last week, after it published a report into the conduct of Ukraine’s defense forces in orchestrating the nation’s …

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Atomic energy chief warns of risk of ‘nuclear disaster’ at Ukrainian power plant

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has expressed grave concern over the bombing of Ukraine’s massive Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, saying it increases the risk of a “nuclear disaster”. Comments by Director-General Rafael Grossi on August 6 came as Kyiv and Moscow blame exchanged for the bombing …

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President Joe Biden, Crown Prince MBS and Realpolitik

[Neil Quillam is Associate Fellow, Middle East & North Africa Programme at Chatham House and Alice Gower is Director of Security at Azure Security.] There was great interest and much speculation about the outcome of US President Joe Biden’s July visit to Saudi Arabia. Once he went from “will he, …

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Is INSTC Russia the new economic loophole? | Russo-Ukrainian War

As the world worried about the Russian blockade of Ukrainian grain exports to the Black Sea in late June, Vladimir Putin had another trade route in mind. Addressing leaders of nations that sit on the Caspian Sea, the Russian president spoke of a “truly ambitious project” as the centerpiece of …

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Khamenei backs stricter application of hijab in Iran

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has expressed support for the country’s enforcement of strict hijab laws. Speaking about the issues of women and the hijab in televised remarks today, Khamenei said: “These issues were also present at the beginning of the Islamic revolution, and lately, using the hijab as …

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Biden Bolsters Middle East Defense Strategy – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Once top secret, a multinational meeting of military leaders in March 2022 served as the basis for discussions that US President Joe Biden had during his visit to the Middle East from July 13-16, 2022. For three months, a clandestine meeting of American, Israeli and Arab military leaders remained secret. …

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Iraq against the new anti-Iranian security alliance | IJN

OASHINGTON — When President Joe Biden landed July 13 at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel for his first visit as president and his 10th since 1973, he immediately raised the issue of integrating much of the Middle East in a single security system, to keep Iran at bay. . Iraqi …

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IntelBrief: Presidential trip to the Middle East aims to reassure historic allies

Intelbrief / IntelBrief: Presidential trip to the Middle East aims to reassure historic allies AP Photo/Evan Vucci Bottom line up President Biden’s July 13-16 visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia was intended to reassure key regional allies who are wary of the US commitment to protect them from Iran and …

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Iran hopes to gain UNESCO recognition for Sasanian fortress

TEHRAN — Iran is aiming for UNESCO World Heritage listing for its Qale Falak-ol-Aflak, which is a Sasanian-era (224-651) fortress located in Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province . “The UNESCO inscription of the Falak-ol-Aflak fortress of Khorramabad is of great importance because it is a public request on the …

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Biden wants an air defense “alliance” in the Middle East. But it’s far.

Still, Biden is expected to discuss the effort when he meets with officials in Israel and Saudi Arabia this week. The United States is in talks with countries in the region on “truly more cooperative air defense” in the face of the growing threat from Iran, National Security Council spokesman …

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In the Middle East, Biden struggles to change policy after Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has taken office with the goal of reshaping U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, with an emphasis on promoting democracy and human rights. In fact, he has struggled on multiple fronts to meaningfully separate his approach from that of former President Donald Trump. Biden’s …

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Putin highlights corridor to India – The New Indian Express

Express press service GUWAHATI: The Russian government is promoting a 7,200 km long trade route that would link St. Petersburg in Russia to Indian ports like Nava Sheva in Mumbai and Mundra in Gujrat. This route will reduce the transport time of goods from the current 40 days (through the …

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Modi and Putin discuss trade, energy and food markets – The New Indian Express

By Express press service NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. The two leaders discussed the state of world energy and food markets in the context of the Ukrainian crisis, in addition to ways to strengthen bilateral trade in sectors such as agricultural …

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Negev Summit partners to meet in Bahrain to maintain cooperation

Senior diplomats from Israel, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Morocco and the United States will meet in Manama on Monday to formalize commitments made at a March summit aimed at redefining fault lines geopolitics of the Middle East, the Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday. The meeting in the Bahraini …

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Why African Leaders Complain About Wheat Imports Yet Ignore Zelensky

Media monitoring of modern diplomacy shows that only four African leaders were present for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech to the African Union (AU), the 55-member continental bloc held on June 20. Ukrainian leader Zelensky addressed world leaders, international organizations and regional associations asking for their help in ending the …

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Europeans return to Syria, fueling tourism and attracting criticism

Placeholder while loading article actions BEIRUT — Standing on the castle-like walls of Aleppo’s historic citadel, Nick White was shocked by the city’s destruction. The 63-year-old British tourist got to see how large parts had been flattened by the terrible civil war in Syria. Aleppo’s ancient citadel has never been …

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Fran Hall: Northfield Globetrotter, Airstream Photographer

The son of a lanky sheet metal worker from Northfield, Minnesota, Fran Hall grew up during the Great Depression and became an unlikely globe-trotting chronicler of the most epic road trip of all time. Mobile home company Airstream hired Hall in 1963 to shoot photos and film during a 14-month …

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Iran and Venezuela sign 20-year cooperation plan

Iran and Venezuela signed a 20-year cooperation plan on Saturday, according to live coverage by Iranian state television. The plan includes cooperation in oil, petrochemicals, tourism and culture. The signing ceremony was held at Saadabad Palace in northern Tehran, attended by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim …

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Israeli PM Bennett on whirlwind visit to UAE amid standoff with Iran

Placeholder while loading article actions TEL AVIV, Israel — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett made a surprise visit to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, the snapshot trip coming as efforts to salvage a deal over Iran’s nuclear program are locked in a deepening stalemate with Tehran. The visit was …

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Russia’s nuclear threat worked

The war in Ukraine reaffirmed the relevance of nuclear weapons as a major deterrent in global conflicts. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, a major power has publicly threatened to deploy tactical nuclear weapons. And the threat worked: the West carefully calibrated its arms deliveries …

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‘Prolonged political stalemate’ further polarizes Libya

The NATO row over Turkey’s opposition to Swedish and Finnish membership goes beyond the expansion of the North Atlantic military alliance. It’s as much about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s immediate political goals as it is about Turkey’s positioning in a new world order of the 21st century. At first …

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Biden voices strong support for Finland and Sweden’s NATO bids

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says he has “great expectations” for a second round of meetings scheduled for next week of partner countries supplying arms to Ukraine. Zelensky Told reporters on May 21 that he expects positive responses to his requests for multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) and US jets at …

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Biden welcomes ‘momentary’ bids from Sweden and Finland to join NATO

Russian troops have full control of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol and all Ukrainian fighters entrenched there have surrendered, the Russian Defense Ministry has said, as Moscow steps up its assault on eastern Ukraine. “The territory of the Azovstal Metallurgical Plant…has been completely liberated,” the ministry said. mentioned in …

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Video Games: The West’s Alt-Right Radicalization Toolkit

The radicalization of young people and adults by the alt-right has moved beyond online discussion forums and grassroots protests into the virtual reality of video games, particularly in the Western world, through avenues such as Roblox. If left unchecked, these threats can blur the lines between radicalization and terrorism over …

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Finland heads for NATO membership, Ukraine claims gains against Russian troops

Russia’s military campaign in Ukraine appears to be running out of steam as its forces struggle to take more territory in the Donbass amid fierce resistance, Western military officials have said. After initially failing to take the capital, kyiv, in the first weeks of the war, Russian forces refocused their …

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Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’: NPR

Xochitl Gomez in America Chavez, Benedict Wong in Wong and Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange. Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios hide caption toggle caption Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios Xochitl Gomez in America Chavez, Benedict Wong in Wong and Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange. Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios If you saw Avengers: Endgame in a …

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Lebanese online archive chronicles Arab immigration to Latin America

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Although approximately 18 million Latin Americans can trace their ancestry to the Arab region, little effort has been made to chronicle and preserve the writings, photographs and news clippings that document the history their migration and installation – so far. Most of the Arabs who moved to …

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Iran celebrates National Shiraz Day

Shiraz, as the city of prominent Iranian poets Saadi and Hafez, and with great experience in the history and culture of this land, holds a special place among Iranians. It is one of the most historic cities in Iran, a spectacular city with many gardens and historical monuments that welcomes …

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Social housing champion wins 2022 MJ Long Award

Monkman, a design team leader in the London Borough’s Department of Architecture and a ‘great advocate’ of social housing, received the award at the W Lunch, held today (3 May 2022) at The Brewery, London. It was awarded for his collective work as part of the Islington Architects team working …

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The Development of Cyberspace Warfare in the United States, Part 6

Organic Air Force teams, cutting-edge Silicon Valley startups, or large traditional defense contractors are not mutually exclusive. Each group brings different ideas, processes, and experiences to the spectrum of cyber issues, and the development of tools driven by each team provides timely and requested capabilities to cyber forces. Additionally, the …

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US plan to decouple tech from China lacks strategy

According to a new article by Jon Bateman of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) think tank. “The United States cannot afford to become embroiled in technological decoupling, one of the most important global trends of the early 21st century,” wrote Bateman, a former senior intelligence analyst, policy adviser …

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Overestimating intelligence: the overestimating of the Russian armed forces

Organic Air Force teams, cutting-edge Silicon Valley startups, or large traditional defense contractors are not mutually exclusive. Each group brings different ideas, processes, and experiences to the spectrum of cyber issues, and the development of tools driven by each team provides timely and requested capabilities to cyber forces. Additionally, the …

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Lebanese President meets Lebanon’s envoy to Saudi Arabia ahead of his return

BEIRUT: A sudden upheaval in the exchange rate in Lebanon has angered citizens ahead of the legislative elections. Economist Louis Hobeika said the turmoil should motivate people to “vote for change and not re-elect those in power”. He told Arab News that the ruling parties had plenty of time to …

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Configuring security – Egypt – Al-Ahram Weekly

Later this spring, the UAE is set to host a new series of meetings on regional security cooperation under the Mechanism for Security and Cooperation in the Middle East (MESAC) initiative. MESAC meetings are sponsored by the Institute for Islamic Strategic Affairs, a UK-based, Gulf-funded non-profit organization whose stated mandate …

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World Cup 2022: is Qatar advancing in its best light?

The right to a free press is revered and protected in Lebanon. Constitutional freedom of expression in Lebanon is guaranteed by Article 13, which states that all forms of expression are protected “within the limits imposed by law”. For many people, the hardest path to freedom is not the path …

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Israel, US, 4 Arab countries focus on security at summit

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, center, with his Bahraini counterpart, Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani, center left, after the summit in Sde Boker, Israel, on Monday.Credit…Pool photo by Jacquelyn Martin SDE BOKER, Israel — At a groundbreaking summit in Israel on Monday, senior diplomats from Israel, the United States and four …

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After decades of status quo, can Pakistan remain a neutral actor on the world stage? – Middle East Monitor

When Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan lashed out at the European Union and Western envoys who urged him to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine, asking him if they thought Pakistan was their “slave” and asking why similar demands had not been made of India, he cemented a precedent that …

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The development of cyber warfare in the United States

Russia’s UN representative Vasily Nebenzya told the UN Security Council that Russia had discovered “at least 30 Ukrainian laboratories working on diseases such as anthrax, cholera and ‘plague’. with U.S. military funding and oversight. He said the “reckless” activity included research related to bird-borne diseases, lice and fleas. He warned: …

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Ukraine crisis: who has the upper hand?

The military operation in Ukraine raises the question of the balance of losses and gains of major participants, as well as global players. Such a balance has not yet been found for Russia and Ukraine. Hostilities continue and no political settlement has been reached, meaning it is still unclear to …

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New York’s Grand Capitol is slowly awakening from pandemic slumber

ALBANY, NY – The pace inside this huge pile of stone was once frenetic. Lobbyists seeking to influence legislation in the New York State Capitol would stand sentry outside its doors, seeking to bend the ears of lawmakers who rushed out of debates or closed-door negotiating sessions. Activists raced its …

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Lebanese political factions prepare for May elections

BEIRUT: More than 500 candidates, including 69 women, have applied to take part in Lebanon’s May 15 legislative elections, with the country’s interior ministry expecting the number to rise significantly before the midnight Tuesday deadline. By Friday evening, a total of 517 candidates had applied. The 2018 elections were contested …

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Outdoor Voices founder Ty Haney is launching a new venture in the NFT space

It would probably be an overstatement to say that Ty Haney changed the way we work. She didn’t start a boutique fitness craze; it’s not Jane Fonda. But Outdoor Voices, the athletics company she founded in 2014, has helped popularize a fitness paradigm that has more to do with daily …

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We’ve tested Samsung’s new ultralight laptops

Photo: Matías S. Zavia / Gizmodo Samsung has just announced two new ultra-light laptops: the Galaxy Book 2 Pro, in the traditional format, and the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360, a 2-in-1 with a folding touchscreen. In agreement with last year models these iterations integrate even better with Samsung’s device …

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Thought leaders inspire global citizens in TED-style talk series in Seoul

Former LegalZoom CEO John Suh speaks at Dulwich College Seoul. Renowned Korean American serial entrepreneur John Suh said children must be allowed to fail in order to succeed, as he addressed parents in Seoul in the second installment of a thought leadership series inspired by TED Talks. The …

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The consequences of Ukraine, 2022

So much has been written about the Russian invasion of Ukraine that it is not necessary to know more about the situation on the ground. Admittedly, it is premature to make a post-mortem on the causes and responsibilities of a conflict that arose so quickly and unexpectedly. But now is …

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Beyond Ukraine, Putin is looking at what he calls America’s ’empire of lies’

PARIS — President Vladimir V. Putin ordered Russian troops into Ukraine, but made clear his real target went beyond his neighbor to the American “empire of lies” and he threatened “consequences.” that you’ve never faced in your history” for “anyone who tries to interfere with us. In another rambling speech …

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How Expo 2020 Dubai showcases Arab achievements, heritage and ambitions

DUBAI: In 1851, the Great Exhibition aims to bring culture, history and innovation together in one place – London – for the whole world to see. Since that inaugural World Expo, however, more than 85% of global events have been hosted by European or North American cities. A few notable …

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Biden should aim for better diplomacy with Iran, not a ‘better deal’

As the international community eagerly watches the final stages of negotiations on the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, in Vienna, senior officials from the United States, Europe and Iran attend the Munich Security Conference This weekend. While the presence …

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House GOP moves to overturn Biden’s Iran nuclear diplomacy

Nearly 200 House Republicans have written to President Biden warning him that any nuclear deal reached with Iran without Congressional approval “will meet the same fate” as President Obama’s 2015 deal later scrapped by President Trump. Why is it important: The Biden administration has been working feverishly to secure a …

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Israeli Prime Minister Bennett meets the King of Bahrain and the Crown Prince in Manama | Politics News

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met the King of Bahrain during a historic visit to the oil-rich Gulf country, 17 months after establishing relations under a US-sponsored deal in 2020, based in part on shared concerns about Iran. Bennett was on a day-long visit to the island kingdom on Tuesday, …

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A classic Parisian apartment with a modern design

In the fall of 2019, architect and designer Sophie Dries, 35, and her companion, sculptor Marc Leschelier, 37, moved into a two-bedroom Haussmann apartment in Paris’ 11th arrondissement, not far from the historic Place des Vosges. For several months, they lived almost entirely without furniture or home comforts except for …

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Ukraine News: Airlines suspend flights as German leader warns of ‘serious threat to peace’

Jake Sullivan, President Biden’s national security adviser, in Washington on Friday.Credit…Leah Millis/Reuters Jake Sullivan, President Biden’s national security adviser, said Sunday that US officials still believe Russian President Vladimir V. Putin could invade Ukraine at any time, despite continued diplomatic efforts. “The way they built up their forces, the way …

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