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Israel Secretly Agrees to Fund Vaccines for Syria as Part of Prisoner Swap

Israel Secretly Agrees to Fund Vaccines for Syria as Part of Prisoner Swap

Israel Secretly Agrees to Fund Vaccines for Syria as Part of Prisoner Swap Israel Secretly Agrees to Fund Vaccines for Syria as Part of Prisoner Swap JERUSALEM — When a young Israeli woman was released from detention in Syria this week, after having been arrested for crossing illegally into Syria, the official story was that she had been the beneficiary …

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Israel and Syria Complete a Prisoner Swap, Mediated by Russia

Israel and Syria Complete a Prisoner Swap, Mediated by Russia

Israel and Syria Complete a Prisoner Swap, Mediated by Russia Israel and Syria Complete a Prisoner Swap, Mediated by Russia JERUSALEM — Israel and Syria have fought several wars, never had diplomatic relations, and still contest the sovereignty of a tract of land, the Golan Heights, that was seized by Israel from Syria in 1967. But on Thursday, the two …

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Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election

Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election

Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election MOSCOW — A populist politician and convicted kidnapper won a landslide victory on Sunday in a snap presidential election in Kyrgyzstan triggered by a popular uprising against the previous government. Sadyr Japarov, the winning candidate, got nearly 80 percent of the vote, …

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Biden’s win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released Joe Biden Guantanamo prisoner Saifullah Paracha Barack Obama

Biden Guantanamo

Biden’s win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released Joe Biden Guantanamo prisoner Saifullah Paracha Barack Obama Biden’s win means some Guantanamo prisoners may be released Joe Biden Guantanamo prisoner Saifullah Paracha Barack Obama The oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center went to his latest review board hearing with a degree of hope, something that has been scarce …

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Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap

Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap

Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap Iran Frees British-Australian Scholar in Prisoner Swap Iran released a British-Australian scholar, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, detained since 2018 on charges of spying for Israel, in a prisoner swap conducted Wednesday for three Iranian men described by Iran’s official media as businessmen who had been held abroad. Iran did not reveal the identities of the …

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Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa team up on new single ‘Prisoner’

Miley Cyrus releases “Prisoner” featuring Dua Lipa

Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa team up on new single ‘Prisoner’ Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa team up on new single ‘Prisoner’ Miley Cyrus and pop perform Dual Lipa have teamed up for new song “Prisoner,” which is set to appear on Cyrus’s forthcoming seventh studio album, Plastic Hearts. Showcasing a glam-rock aesthetic that has come to define Cyrus’s new …

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Seeking Restart With Biden, Palestinians Eye End to Prisoner Payments

Seeking Restart With Biden, Palestinians Eye End to Prisoner Payments

Seeking Restart With Biden, Palestinians Eye End to Prisoner Payments Seeking Restart With Biden, Palestinians Eye End to Prisoner Payments JERUSALEM — In a bold move to refurbish their sullied image in Washington, the Palestinians are laying the groundwork for an overhaul to one of their most cherished but controversial practices, officials say: compensating those who serve time in Israeli …

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A Prisoner Release Stuns 2 American War Widows

A Prisoner Release Stuns 2 American War Widows

A Prisoner Release Stuns 2 American War Widows A Prisoner Release Stuns 2 American War Widows Eight years ago, Peggy Marchanti and Holly Loftis were told that their husbands, serving as military advisers in Afghanistan, had been fatally shot by an Afghan policeman. This week, the two military widows received another shock: Abdul Basir Salangi, the police officer who admitted …

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U.S. Returns Iran Scientist in Possible Precursor to Prisoner Exchange

U.S. Returns Iran Scientist in Possible Precursor to Prisoner Exchange

U.S. Returns Iran Scientist in Possible Precursor to Prisoner Exchange U.S. Returns Iran Scientist in Possible Precursor to Prisoner Exchange An Iranian scientist detained in the United States was flown back to Iran on Tuesday, a possible precursor to a prisoner exchange between the countries despite their intensifying hostility since President Trump took office more than three years ago. Iran’s …

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Iran Seeks Unconditional Talks on Prisoner Swap

Iran Seeks Unconditional Talks on Prisoner Swap

Iran Seeks Unconditional Talks on Prisoner Swap Iran Seeks Unconditional Talks on Prisoner Swap Iran says it is ready for unconditional talks with the United States on a prisoner swap because of fears that the coronavirus is endangering inmates, the Iranian news media reported Sunday. An Iranian news website, Khabaronline.ir, quoted the cabinet spokesman Ali Rabiei as saying there is …

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