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Syria Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as U.S. mulls response Fox News. Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say Fox News.New Deals in Washington  Senate passes last-minute $19.1 billion disaster relief package Axios. Congress reaches deal on disaster aid: California gets funds, Trump’s border request doesn’t Los Angeles Times.Assange Charged …

Iranian soccer player faces backlash after posing with Israeli counterpart

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A chance meeting between Israeli and Iranian soccer players which culminated in a photo and social media post that has since gone viral, is causing a commotion across the web. Israeli international midfielder Maor Buzaglo, 30, who plays for the Maccabi Haifa team was in London where he was receiving treatment for an injured knee…

Iran hijab protester sentenced to two years in prison

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Authorities have sentenced an Iranian woman to two years in prison after alleging she was guilty of “encouraging corruption” for removing her headscarf, Tehran’s judiciary announced Wednesday. The woman, whose identity is not clear, was arrested during a protest on Tehran’s Enghelab Street in December. Judicial sources in Iran say the woman intends to appeal…

Evolution of the Hijab Movement: Iran’s Next Revolution?

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More than two months after economic pressures ignited mass protests against Iran’s government, the last hope of a grassroots movement against the regime remains with a spark lit by Iran’s women and their courage to remove mandatory hijab, the Islamic head covering. Over 35 women have been detained in just capital-city Tehran since December 2017…

Ahmadinejad harshly criticizes Iran regime’s handling of protests, prison ‘suicides’

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Alongside the backdrop of ongoing tensions on the streets of Iran, former President Ahmadinejad entered the scene once again, lashing out at the regime’s handling of recent protests with criticism aimed directly at Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Referring to the recent spate of detainee deaths labeled “suicides” by government authorities, Ahmadinjad publicly accused Iran’s Revolutionary…