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He is the Associated Press chief photographer for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Muheisen joined the Associated Press in 2001, covering major events in the Middle East, such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the funeral of Palestinian lead

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Muhammed Muheisen

Muhammed Muheisen was born in Jerusalem in 1981 and graduated with a degree in journalism and political science.
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Dollar falls, U.S. bond prices rise as Fed tone mildly dovish

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar touched its lowest in more than a year and U.S. Treasury prices rose on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and signalled it could begin to cut its massive bond portfolio in the coming months....
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Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, an action appealing to some in his conservative political base but sowing confusion about the fate of thousands of transgender service members....
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US sanctions vote 'hostile', says top Iran negotiator

Tehran (AFP) - Iran's top nuclear negotiator said on Wednesday that new sanctions approved by the US House of Representatives were "a hostile measure" that breached Washington's commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal....
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Jordanians protest against Israel at funeral of shot teenager

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AMMAN (Reuters) - Several thousand Jordanians urged their government on Tuesday to close the Israeli Embassy in Amman and scrap an unpopular peace treaty during the funeral of a young Jordanian shot dead by an Israeli security guard in the embassy.
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Article 50 was only meant in case of a European dictator, says the British man who wrote it

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...Lord Kerr is the former UK diplomat who drafted the rules to dictate how a country leaves the European Union during his time as Secretary General of the European Convention in the early 2000s....
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Hundreds of Islamic State corpses await repatriation from Libya

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MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Seven months after Libyan forces defeated Islamic State in the coastal city of Sirte, hundreds of bodies of foreign militants still lie stored in freezers as authorities negotiate with other governments to decide what to do with them, local officials say.
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Sanctions Bill: An Ode to Hypocrisy, Groupthink, Smugness, and Cronyism

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...There was no National Intelligence Estimate issued because such a document requires strict standards of evidence and also includes dissents – and, of course, no dissent on this question is permitted. ...
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The high-profile female stars who jointly wrote to BBC boss over gender pay gap

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...Presenters such as Fiona Bruce, Sue Barker, Clare Balding, Victoria Derbyshire and Emily Maitlis were among the signatories of a letter to BBC director general Tony Hall....
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10,000 evacuated over new wildfire in France

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Marseille (AFP) - At least 10,000 people were evacuated overnight after a new wild fire broke out in southern France, which was already battling massive blazes that have consumed swathes of forest, authorities said Wednesday.
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A Former Canadian Sect Leader Has Been Found Guilty of Having 25 Wives

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(CRANBROOK, British Columbia) — Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada’s polygamy laws.
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