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Rania Abouzeid book excerpt: Revisiting the beginnings of Syria's chaos

Rania Abouzeid book excerpt: Revisiting the beginnings of Syria's chaos

10 hours ago   |   National Post

In No Turning Back, Rania Abouzeid revisits the beginnings of unrest in Syria. This is part of a series of excerpts from books shortlisted for this year's Lionel Gelber Prize...
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Australia police say they didn't know Bahraini was refugee

3 days ago   |   ABC News

Australian police say they did not know a Bahraini soccer player was a refugee who feared persecution when they alerted Bahrain and Thailand that he was on a flight bound for...
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Warsaw conference: Gulf ministers slam Iran in leaked video

6 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Deleted clips show Bahrain's FM saying Iran poses 'more toxic challenge' to Middle East than Israeli occupation.
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Refugee footballer thanks Australian leader for freedom

8 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

CANBERRA, Australia - A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain came to the Australian capital on Thursday to...
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Refugee footballer thanks Australian leader for freedom

8 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain has come to the Australian capital to shake hands with the prime...
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How one soccer player's honeymoon turned into an extradition nightmare

8 days ago   |   NBC News

The Middle East nation calls him a fugitive; the professional athlete who fled Bahrain said he would be tortured if he were sent back there.
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Supporters Greet Bahraini Refugee Soccer Player Upon Long-Awaited Return to Australia

9 days ago   |   Time

Bahraini refugee and professional soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi returned to his home of Australia Tuesday to crowds of supporters after spending two months in a Thai prison...
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Refugee footballer freed by Thailand returns to Australia

Refugee footballer freed by Thailand returns to Australia

10 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

CANBERRA, Australia - A refugee soccer player has returned home to a celebrity welcome in Australia hours after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted three months...
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Refugee footballer freed by Thailand returns to Australia

10 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A refugee soccer player has returned home to a celebrity welcome in Australia after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted three months after he was detained in Thailand
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Bahrain refugee soccer player freed by Thailand, heads home

Bahrain refugee soccer player freed by Thailand, heads home

10 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BANGKOK - A refugee soccer player was freed by Thailand and left on a flight to Australia early Tuesday after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to...
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Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday. They won the the $29.5... Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

NEW YORK - When Jusuf Nurkic went to the bench, the Portland Trail Blazers inserted a player who barely knew their offense. Read more ...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. A... Read more ...

Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider made 30 saves in posting his first shutout since November 2017 and Devils beat the undermanned Senators 4-0 on Thursday night at Prudential Center in Newark in a... Read more ...