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Who’s in the Middle of a Spat Between the U.S. and China? Canada

Supported by Who’s in the Middle of a Spat Between the U.S. and China? Canada Image Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, arriving at a parole office with a security guard on Wednesday in Vancouver, British Columbia.CreditCreditDarryl Dyck/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press By Catherine ...

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Jamal Khashoggi Disappears, a Mystery Rattling the Middle East

Jamal Khashoggi Disappears, a Mystery Rattling the Middle East Image Protesters held posters of the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Friday.CreditCreditOzan Kose/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By David D. Kirkpatrick and Ben Hubbard Oct. 7, 2018 LONDON — Jamal ...

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Talk of a Peace Plan That Snubs Palestinians Roils Middle East

BEIRUT, Lebanon — In a mysterious trip last month, Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, traveled to Saudi Arabia’s capital for consultations with the hard-charging crown prince about President Trump’s plans for Middle East peace. What was said when the doors were closed, however, has since roiled the region. According to ...

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Why rocks flow slowly in Earth’s middle mantle

For decades, researchers have studied the interior of the Earth using seismic waves from earthquakes. Now a recent study, led by Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration Associate Professor Dan Shim, has re-created in the laboratory the conditions found deep in the Earth, and used this to ...

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Middle Eastern Writers Find Refuge in the Dystopian Novel

Basma Abdel Aziz was walking in downtown Cairo one morning when she saw a long line of people standing in front of a closed government building. Returning hours later, Ms. Abdel Aziz, a psychiatrist who counsels torture victims, passed the same people still waiting listlessly — a young woman and ...

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