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Syrian army shelling kills at least 11 people in Idlib’s Ariha

Al Jazeera 20 Oct 2021
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr, reporting from Beirut, the capital of neighbouring Lebanon, said the bombardment was being interpreted by some as “a retaliation” for Wednesday’s attack in Damascus ... Joseph Daher, an affiliate professor with the Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria project at the European University Institute, told Al Jazeera.
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Freed Palestinian prisoner denied entry to Gaza

Al Jazeera 19 Oct 2021
Early this morning, Nisreen cheerfully told Al Jazeera on phone that she was informed Israeli side allowed her to enter Gaza and would head directly to the crossing ... In great despair, Hazem Abu Kamil, 50, Nisreen’s husband expressed to Al Jazeera his deep anger of the Israeli authorities’ behavior with his wife.
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Does getting the flu with COVID double your risk of death?

Al Jazeera 19 Oct 2021
Many countries, including the United Kingdom, also saw record numbers of people come forward for the flu vaccine during this time – motivated in part by fears of contracting COVID and flu at the same time ... [Jawahir Al-Naimi/Al Jazeera] ... [Jawahir Al-Naimi/Al Jazeera] ... Is it safe to get my flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine at the same time?.
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Al Jazeera Digital wins Online Journalism Award

Al Jazeera 18 Oct 2021
In a year marked by ongoing pandemic disruptions, Al Jazeera Digital’s news and current affairs podcast The Take won top prize in its category in the 2021 Online Journalism (OJA) Awards ... The series is hosted by veteran Al Jazeera journalist Malika Bilal who, earlier this year, won Best Podcast Host in the 2021 Gracie Awards.
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Afghanistan’s female judges forced into hiding under Taliban rule

Al Jazeera 18 Oct 2021
Why did I do that? Why didn’t I choose any other discipline,” she told Al Jazeera from an undisclosed location in capital Kabul ... Other female judges Al Jazeera spoke to shared strikingly similar stories ... “There is no legal system in Afghanistan anymore,” Saeeq Shajjan, a lawyer who ran a well-known law firm in Kabul, told Al Jazeera.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai writes letter to Taliban, demands girls be allowed to attend school

WPTV 18 Oct 2021
According to Al Jazeera, girls will be allowed to return to school soon. “From my understanding and information, in a very short time all the universities and schools will be reopened and all the girls and women will return to school and their teaching jobs,” a spokesperson for ...
photo: Creative Commons / Marius Arnesen
Women and children, Herat, Afghanistan
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Taliban says Afghan girls will return to secondary schools soon

Al Jazeera 18 Oct 2021
Qari Saeed Khosty, a spokesman for the interior ministry, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that the exact timing will be announced by the Ministry of Education ... Khosti “indicated that it was imminent that girls in secondary schools and their female teachers would be returning very soon,” said Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker, reporting from Kabul.
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Beijing’s hypersonic blast stuns US intel chiefs

Asiatimes 17 Oct 2021
According to report in the Financial Times, China secretly tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile which orbited the globe before returning to Earth to strike its target in a technological development that would overcome US anti-ballistic missile systems ... Financial Times, The Daily Mail, Al Jazeera, FOX News, The Drive.
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Are Azerbaijan and Armenia ready to improve relations?

Al Jazeera 15 Oct 2021
Azerbaijan’s deputy foreign minister, Elnur Mammadov, told Al Jazeera from his office in Baku that it is time for a fresh start for the two countries, which currently have no diplomatic relations ... Armenia’s ministry of foreign affairs, as well as its representatives, did not respond to Al Jazeera’s requests for comment.
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France remembers Paris massacre amid tensions with Algeria

Al Jazeera 15 Oct 2021
... it is impossible to make precise assessments,” he told Al Jazeera ... Macron is expected to become the first French president to attend an official ceremony commemorating the massacre, although the Elysee, contacted several times by Al Jazeera, was unable to discuss further details.
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Home vs office: What is the best hybrid work mix for workers?

Al Jazeera 15 Oct 2021
Think about a typical office week and think about what we do,” Bloom told Al Jazeera ...I’ve seen [this] model really expand in the past year and I see [it] becoming really strong in the next year,” Choudhury told Al Jazeera ... “The elements we look at are energy, focus, coordination and collaboration,” Gurun told Al Jazeera.
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New York Times Guest Essayist Compared Israel to Nazi Germany Over 100 Times

The Algemeiner 15 Oct 2021
A taxi passes by in front of The New York Times head office, Feb ... The writer and literature professor has also been cited or interviewed by The Washington Post, The Guardian, NBC News, NPR, PBS, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Qatar’s Al Jazeera (see here, here, here, here and here).
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One year after #EndSARS protests, has Nigerian police changed?

Al Jazeera 14 Oct 2021
In the process, the baby in the car almost slipped from the woman’s hand into a nearby drainage,” Abass told Al Jazeera ... The police did not respond to Al Jazeera’s repeated requests for comment ... Al Jazeera reached out to the Ministry of Justice but did not receive a reply by the time of publication.
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Italy: Fresh pandemic woes for those jabbed with ‘wrong’ vaccines

Joy Online 14 Oct 2021
“We were in the middle of an outbreak, and I had seen what COVID had done to a few friends, so I was really scared,” he told Al Jazeera ... Al Jazeera contacted the Italian health ministry several times for a comment, but at the time of publishing, those requests were unanswered.
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Landmark studies bring elusive snow leopards back into limelight

Al Jazeera 14 Oct 2021
The new figures from various countries, using scientifically standardised techniques under PAWS, will add up to provide a reliable global estimate of the snow leopard population for the first time,” Charudutt Mishra, the executive director of the Snow Leopard Trust, told Al Jazeera.
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