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US aid cuts hit Palestinians, further dimming hope for peace

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP): Tens of thousands of Palestinians are no longer getting food aid or basic health services from America, U.S.-funded infrastructure projects have been halted, and an innovative peace-building program in Jerusalem is scaling back its activities. The Trump administration’s decision last year to cut more than $200 million in development aid to the Palestinians […]

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Arab Gulf states silent on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Giorgio Cafiero BEIJING: Unlike other cases of repression against Muslims around the world, such as Myanmar, the “cultural cleansing” taking place in China’s Xinjiang Province (known by separatists as East Turkestan) has not been officially condemned by the Gulf monarchies. This silence is mostly a result of their economic interdependence with China, which has prompted […]

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Woman claims luxury clothing store fired her for being Muslim

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Dean Balsamini NEW YORK: A New Jersey woman charges a luxe Manhattan men’s store forced her to use her “sexuality” to sell clothes, and then fired her because she’s Muslim, according to a federal lawsuit. Aiza Ejaz, 27, was hired in August 2017 to be operations manager for Arisoho on 471 West Broadway, which specializes […]

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