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Australia Resumes Repatriation Flights from India for Stranded Citizens Amidst Covid-19 Spread

The repatriation flights facilitated by the Australian government for its stranded citizens in India resumed from Friday. In a social media post, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that “the temporary pause on flights from India to Australia ends and facilitated commercial flights by the Australian government will resume as promised, with a strict pre-flight […]

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Israeli-Palestinian Strife Widens as Frantic Calls for Calm Go Unheeded

CAIRO — Violence between Israelis and Palestinians expanded in new directions on Friday, with deadly clashes convulsing the occupied West Bank and anti-Israeli protests erupting along Israel’s borders with two Arab neighbors. The widening sense of mayhem in Israel and the Palestinian territories came as Israeli airstrikes brought mass evacuations and funerals to Gaza, and […]

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A Press Corps Deceived, and the Gaza Invasion That Wasn’t

The Israeli military abruptly announced after midnight on Friday that its ground forces had begun “attacking in the Gaza Strip,” saying it on Twitter, in text messages to journalists, and in on-the-record confirmations by an English-speaking army spokesman. Several international news organizations, including The New York Times, immediately alerted readers worldwide that a Gaza incursion […]