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Israel court rejects Amnesty petition against spyware firm NSO

Judge Rachel Barkai rejects the Amnesty International petition, claiming there was 'no evidence that an attempt has been made to monitor a human rights activist while trying to gain access to his telephone,' in a ruling on Monday

Judge Rachel Barkai rejects the Amnesty International petition, claiming there was 'no ...

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Israel court rejects Amnesty petition against spyware firm NSO

This error 'initiated a hazard chain' that saw further errors committed in the minutes ...

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Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

Thousands of Israel's self-employed are expected to protest against what they say is the ...

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Israeli police brace for rally against virus cash crisis

Saturday's vote will be on a new draft text submitted by Germany and Belgium, which would ...

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U.N. to vote on reduced extension of cross-border aid to Syria

(UPDATED) The Islamic republic has been struggling to contain the virus, which has killed ...

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Iran says cannot shut down economy despite worsening virus outbreak

Greece brands Turkey's move an 'open provocation to the civilized world'

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Erdogan says Hagia Sophia to be reopened for Muslim worship

Only Russia, China, and Iran vote against the decision at the Organisation for the ...

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Syria condemned at toxic arms watchdog over sarin attacks

The problem is rooted in the 'kafala' sponsorship system, described by critics as a ...

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'Trapped' illegal workers in Saudi look to virus for escape

Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary ...

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U.S. killing of Iran's top general 'unlawful' – U.N. expert

'For a few weeks now, our compass for dealing with the pandemic has become disoriented,' ...

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Israeli health official resigns blasting virus response