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Israel ‘legalises’ rogue settlement in response to murder

7 months, 22 days ago
JERUSALEM: Israel's cabinet voted Sunday to formally authorise a rogue West Bank settlement in response to last month's murder of a rabbi who lived there, officials said, in a rare move likely to spark an international outcry. The vote…

Iran MPs boost missile funds in response to US sanctions

1 year, 1 month ago
TEHRAN: Iran's parliament on Sunday approved more than half a billion dollars in funding for the country's missile programme and foreign operations of the elite Revolutionary Guards in response to US sanctions. The move follows a spike…

Qatar hands response to Saudi-led demands to Kuwait

1 year, 2 months ago
KUWAIT CITY: Qatar on Monday handed its official response to a list of demands by Saudi Arabia and its allies to the emir of Kuwait, a Gulf official told AFP. The response was delivered by Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin…

FIFA sets up human rights panel in response to criticism

1 year, 6 months ago
ZURICH: World soccer's ruling body FIFA, stung by criticism that it overlooks human rights in countries staging its tournaments, has set up an advisory panel to address the issue. South Africa and Brazil, which hosted the 2010 and 2014…