After UAE-Israel Peace, Iran Warns UAE Now a “Target for the Resistance”

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The historic peace deal normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced Thursday following a call with President Donald Trump was mostly met with enthusiastic optimism around the world, but the regime in Iran has been quite vocal in opposing the deal.  “They (the UAE) better be mindful. They have committed a huge…

More Than 200,000 Child Marriages in the U.S. Since 2000

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Amid claims that COVID-19 has led to an exponential increase in child sex trafficking, government data reports the astounding increase in child marriages in just the past decade.    More than 200,000 children under the age of 18 were married in the United States between 2000 and 2015, according to the United Nations Population Fund. Frontline…

More Sanctions Against Iran, US-led Arms Embargo

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The United States is attempting to extend an international arms embargo on Iran’s regime via a second draft U.N. Security Council resolution. If this bid is unsuccessful, Washington has threatened a return of all U.N. sanctions that were previously put on Iran under a 2015 deal.   This latest development comes after Congress Republicans introduced a…

Why I Got My Concealed Weapon Permit – By The Foreign Desk Intern

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Just recently, one of our very own interns at The Foreign Desk underwent certification training for a Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW) permit.   “There has been a strain on police departments amid continuing protests, that’s why I wanted to get my CCW,” the intern, dubbed Jane Doe for privacy concerns, said, reasoning that police shortages…

Iran Women’s Defender Faces 24 Years in Prison For Not Wearing Compulsory Headscarf

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20-year-old Iranian women’s rights defender Saba Kord Afshari was arrested on June 1, 2019 and sentenced to 24 years in prison for refusing to wear a regime-mandated headscarf in public.   Afshari was sent to a prison under the jurisdiction of the Intelligence Department of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps where she was allegedly coerced into making false video confessions.   According…

Israeli Start Up Delivering Essential Goods Via Drones During COVID-19

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Israeli startup Flytrex launched a delivery service of food and essential goods via drones for residents in North Dakota in response to the coronavirus pandemic.   These drones can deliver food, medicine, and other necessary items in place of in-person shopping with the intention of preventing store overcrowding and maintaining social distancing guidelines.  With Flytrex, select customers can order supplies from a local Walmart on its online ordering app. The items are then…