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How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump

IMG_1571Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz presents President Trump with his nation’s highest civilian honor. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

 

IMG_1572By Fareed Zakaria Opinion writer May 25
This week’s bombing in Manchester, England, was another gruesome reminder that the threat from radical Islamist terrorism is ongoing. And President Trump’s journey to the Middle East illustrated yet again how the country central to the spread of this terrorism, Saudi Arabia, has managed to evade and deflect any responsibility for it. In fact, Trump has given Saudi Arabia a free pass ÄndG a free hand in the region.


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Liberia’s Ex-TRC Chair Commends International Justice Systems following Taylor’s Ex-Wife’s Arrest

Written By frontpageafricaonline

verdierjtrcMonrovia – Cllr. Jerome Verdier, the former head of Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission says the search for justice will prevail following the confirmation Friday that the Metropolitan Police Service in the United Kingdom had finally charged Agnes Taylor, the wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor with torture for her alleged involvement with atrocities committed by her former husband’s rebel group, the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), during the first Liberian Civil War. Read more →

Ethiopia shuts down internet access again, activists say

Written By news24

Ethiopia shuts down internet accessAddis Ababa – Activists and residents say Ethiopia has shut down internet access across the country amid fear of leaks during school exams.

The cut that began on Tuesday has affected the entire East African country except a few offices inside the African Union and United Nations.

Some Ethiopians abroad are expressing anger, saying they are not able to communicate with loved ones back home.

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