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Eluned Morgan made history by becoming the first woman to lead Welsh Labour and is set to become the next first minister of Wales. The 57-year-old, a former member of the European Parliament and the current health minister, was the only contender for the role after Vaughan Gething stepped down amidst controversies. UK Labour leader Keir Starmer praised Morgan’s election and highlighted her experience and track record of delivery. However, Morgan still needs a vote in the Senedd, Wales’s devolved assembly, to officially become first minister. Morgan, born in Wales, served as MEP for 15 years and positioned herself as…

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Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Nonceba Mhlauli, delivered a scathing critique of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s opponents in parliament, dubbing them “Disneyland combatants”. During the budget vote debate on Tuesday, Mhlauli slammed MPs who labeled Ramaphosa a “sellout”. Mhlauli called out the hypocrisy of these critics, highlighting their acceptance of salaries under laws they claim to despise. She also took a swipe at the MK Party for their call to overhaul the constitution and reject Roman-Dutch law. The Deputy Minister condemned MPs with “revisionist” tendencies, questioning their commitment to true revolutionary ideals. Her remarks shed light on the political landscape and…

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The recent exchange between Druze spiritual leader Sheikh Mowafaq Tarif and Lebanese political figure Walid Jumblatt has caused a stir in the Middle East. Tarif called out Jumblatt’s ‘fluctuating’ actions, hinting at Hezbollah. This came after Jumblatt criticized Tarif for not condemning Israeli aggression towards Palestine enough. Tarif responded by emphasizing the Druze community’s respect for Israeli laws and their hope for mutual respect between Druze in different regions. Tarif’s response: ‘we don’t fluctuate’ Tarif’s pointed response highlighted the Druze community’s non-political stance and urged Jumblatt to focus on internal issues in Lebanon before addressing larger geopolitical concerns. He emphasized…

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Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced on Wednesday that his Starlink internet service is now active in a UAE-run field hospital in Gaza, with support from the UAE Government Media Office and Israel. Starlink, owned by Musk’s SpaceX, uses a network of satellites to provide internet to remote locations with limited communications infrastructure. Last February, SpaceX and the Israeli Telecommunications Ministry reached an agreement to enable the activation of Starlink in the Gaza hospital. UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed expressed gratitude to Musk for his support of the field hospital in Gaza. The Gaza Strip has been under a crippling…

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Discover the historical roots of Palestinian factions and the significance of the Beijing Declaration with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and representatives of 14 Palestinian factions in attendance. The complex history of Palestinian politics dates back to the establishment of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in 1964, solidifying Fatah as the leading party advocating for Palestinian liberation under Yasser Arafat’s leadership. Contrastingly, Hamas emerged in the 1980s, rejecting Israel’s existence and pursuing armed resistance for a Palestinian state. Despite differing views, Palestinian factions united in Beijing to sign the Beijing Declaration, emphasizing the urgent need for a Palestinian state and…

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The German Police raid on 53 properties, including the prominent mosque in Hamburg, has led to tensions between Germany and Iran. Hans-Udo Muzel was summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry, where Iran strongly protested against what they deemed as a violation of human rights. The Iranian diplomat highlighted the valuable services provided by Islamic centers in Germany, including promoting dialogue and religious toleration. They warned Germany about sponsoring notorious terrorists and propagating violence and extremism. Muzel, on the other hand, promised to convey Iran’s message to the German government immediately. German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser announced the ban on the…

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The Minister of Economy of Armenia, Gevorg Papoyan, met with Syrian Ambassador to Armenia, Nora Arisyan, to discuss economic cooperation between the two countries. Highlighting the friendly relations and strong political ties, Papoyan emphasized the potential for development in economic collaboration. Armenia is actively diversifying its economy, providing opportunities for enhanced cooperation. Our efforts are focused on creating a stable and thriving country, and potentially, a prosperous region. The discussions included topics on strengthening business relations, implementing investment programs, boosting trade, and organizing exhibitions and conferences. Additionally, they explored cooperation in tourism, with Papoyan introducing Armenia’s “Crossroads of Peace” initiative…

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Recent News Summary Hezbollah releases drone video purporting to show Israeli air base The Lebanese Iranian-backed armed group Hezbollah released a drone video showcasing Israel’s Ramat David air base. The video displayed air defense systems, aircraft, and fuel depots at the base, almost 30 miles from Lebanon’s border. This video is part of a series aiming to demonstrate Hezbollah’s surveillance capabilities of Israel. Israeli military confirmed the video was shot by a surveillance drone and didn’t affect the base’s operations. Source Netanyahu says no change to status quo at Jerusalem holy site, contradicts minister Israeli PM Netanyahu clarified that there…

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Climate Change Impacts on Business, Industry, and Agriculture In recent years, global climate change has emerged as a critical issue affecting various sectors, including business, industry, and agriculture. Rising temperatures are leading to more frequent extreme weather events like heatwaves, heavy rainfall, and droughts, posing significant threats to agriculture and water resources. Leyla Jabbarli, Deputy Chairperson of Azerbaijan’s Agrarian Credit and Development Agency, highlighted the risks posed by climate change to these sectors worldwide. She emphasized the need for efficient water resource management and continuous state support to mitigate agricultural risks. Business solutions include sustainable supply chains, investment in local…

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Far-right National Security Minister MK Itamar Ben-Gvir recently expressed his endorsement for former US President Donald Trump in an interview with Bloomberg. Ben-Gvir believes Trump’s presidency would provide Israel with the necessary support to take action against Iran and defeat its enemies. Ben-Gvir’s statement comes at a critical time as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak in the US Congress and meet with top American officials. He criticized the Biden administration for hindering Israel’s ability to succeed and accused them of fueling Hamas with their policies. Unlike other Israeli politicians who have remained neutral in the US presidential…

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