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Biden risks consequences by labeling Yemen’s Houthis as ‘terrorists’ | TOME

Advocates say labelling Houthis a 'global terrorist group' risks worsening already dire humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Sierra Leone Court Grants Ex-President Koroma Permission for Medical Travel

The former leader is charged with treason for his alleged role in a failed coup in November.

Pakistan-Iran Border Tensions: Timeline | TOME

The Iranian missile attacks on Pakistan are only the latest incident of tension along their border.

Legal Case Against Joe Biden for Enabling Israel’s Gaza Genocide | TOME

As the judges at The Hague deliberate on South Africa’s indictment of Israel, a lawsuit against senior U.S. officials for supporting genocide is set to begin in federal court.

The post The Legal Case Against Joe Biden for Enabling Israel’s Genocide Against Gaza appeared first on The Intercept.

Kuwait’s New Emir and Prime Minister Establish First Government | TOME

KUWAIT: Kuwait has formed a new government headed by Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, state news agency (KUNA) reported on Wednesday. The 13-member cabinet included Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya as the new foreign minister, Imad Mohamed Al-Otaiqi as Kuwait's oil minister, and Anwar Ali Al-Moudhaf as the finance minister. Fahad Yousef Al Sabah has been appointed as acting deputy prime minister, minister of defense and minister of interior.

New Criminal Bills: Will India Become a Police State before 2024 Elections?

Parliament passed controversial laws in December that have raised concerns about civil liberties and surveillance.

UN Experts Warn of ‘Unfolding Genocide’ as Gaza Faces Widespread Hunger

NEW YORK CITY: Independent UN experts on Tuesday warned that Gazans now account for 80 per cent of all people facing famine or catastrophic hunger worldwide. It came as they highlighted the unprecedented humanitarian emergency in the Gaza Strip in the face of the ongoing Israeli assault on the besieged enclave. “Currently, every single person in Gaza is hungry, a quarter of the population are starving and struggling to find food and drinkable water, and famine is imminent,” said the group of human rights experts.

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