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Iran tells French President Emmanuel Macron not to "blindly follow" Donald Trump

Tensions between Iran and France have risen in recent months after Macron said Tehran should be less aggressive in the Middle East, citing its involvement in Syria's civil war.

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Hubba, chitanee, alu makallah: A guide to the cuisine of India’s Jewish communities

For centuries, India has been home to Jews. The Bene Israel, the Cochin Jews and the Baghdadi Jews are the three main groups of the Jewish community in India, and they've adapted their original cui...

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That $300 million chateau? One more jewel for a Saudi reformer

It turns out that the paper trail leads to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, heir to the Saudi throne and the driving force behind a series of bold policies transforming Saudi Arabia and shaking up...

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Raja Kumari: How an LA-bred singer-songwriter became the queen of desi hip-hop

What is it like being an American-born Indian delivering a stick-in-your-head refrain about slums and gullies when you’ve known privilege all your life? Los Angeles-bred rapper and singer-songwrite...

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UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution affirming that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, in response to the US decision to recognize ...

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Iranian missile programme ‘aggressive’: UAE minister

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan stand near the new air defense missile system Bavar-373, in Tehran. (Source: Reuters) A senior official of the United Arab Emira...

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