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World news is all reports on stories involving politicians, conflict and revolutions outside of the United States and Israel that affect the world and the Jewish state. 'World news' helps the global environment set the political agenda through journalists situated in conflict regions reporting on the important facts.

US charges Venezuelan doctor with selling ransomware used by Iran group

Moises Zagala, 55, allegedly licensed his software to cybercriminals who deployed it to extort victims for money.

By REUTERS
16/05/2022

US official addresses decision to delist Kahane Chai from FTO

"The circumstances that were the basis of the designation have changed in such a manner as to warrant a revocation,” said a US official.  

Biden approves redeployment of under 500 ground troops to Somalia

Prior to Trump's withdrawal, the United States had about 700 troops in Somalia focused on helping local forces defeat the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgency.

By REUTERS
16/05/2022

Indian court limits Muslim gatherings at mosque after Hindu idols found -lawyer

The court ordered the survey of the mosque after five women sought permission to perform Hindu rituals in one part of it, saying a Hindu temple once stood on the site.

By REUTERS
16/05/2022
Salman Rushdie

Iranian Oberlin professor urged murder of author Salman Rushdie

Iran’s former ambassador to the UN Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, now of Oberlin College, has now been confronted with an additional allegation about his role in a plot to assassinate Rushdie.

French PM resigns, Macron appoints Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Jean Castex handed in his resignation, paving the way for a cabinet overhaul after Macron's re-election in April.

By REUTERS
16/05/2022
Norway, sweden, nordic flags

Nordic states vow to protect Finland, Sweden during NATO application

Norway, Denmark and Iceland strongly support Finland and Sweden joining NATO and will support the two countries "by all means necessary" if they come under attack.

16/05/2022

Pussy Riot member placed on Russian wanted list after escape

In March, Lucy Shtein escaped from house arrest in Russia by disguising herself as a food courier.

16/05/2022

Is Russia running out of missiles? US, Russia send mixed messages

Russia has dismissed US claims that it is depleting its stock of precision-guided missiles, and continues to use the weapons in its campaign in Ukraine.

Azovstal defenders appear to signal end of siege

Ukraine wary of Belarusian troops on its border * Russia continues to consolidate control of Kherson and Mariupol

16/05/2022
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