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Jewish state law upheld by Israeli court

Supreme Court of Israel upheld a controversial law on July 8, 2021. This law defines the country as ‘nation state of Jewish people’. Highlights This law also rejects claims by opponents regarding discrimination against minorities. Israeli court acknowledged shortcomings in Nation State Law. However, according to court, law “did not negate Israel’s democratic character”. Opponents’ ..

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Pakistan permits Dubai Royals to hunt “Houbara Bustard”

Pakistan recently issued special permits to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and five other members of their family to hunt Houbara Bustard during the 2020-21 hunting season. Key Highlights The controversial private hunting expeditions of Houbara Bustard by the Dubai Royals date back over four decades. The hunting continued even after the Pakistan ..

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Arab League pledges $100m to Palestine

The Arab League has pledged to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian National Authority to plug the resulting gaps since Israel has blocked tax transfers earlier in the year. The Arab League has taken the measure to ensure Palestine can be isolated from the political and financial pressure it faces. Why did Israel ..

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