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Muslim scholars union calls for law to ban insults against religions
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Muslim scholars union calls for law to ban insults against religions

The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) has called for enacting a law to ban insults against religions and sanctities,…
Delays as Israel tries to extend bill regulating civilian law over settlers in West Bank
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Delays as Israel tries to extend bill regulating civilian law over settlers in West Bank

The coalition is delaying voting on a bill to renew the extension of Israeli criminal and civil law to settlers…
law criminalising ties with Israel slammed as ‘window for normalisation’
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law criminalising ties with Israel slammed as ‘window for normalisation’

Iraqi writers and politicians have condemned a new law ratified by parliament that criminalises ties with Israel because, they argue,…
Supreme Court Blocks Texas Law on Social Media Censorship
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Supreme Court Blocks Texas Law on Social Media Censorship

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court has blocked a Texas law, championed by conservatives, that aimed to keep social media…
Iran praises Iraq for passing law against normalisation with Israel
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Iran praises Iraq for passing law against normalisation with Israel

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has praised Iraq’s parliament for passing a law that criminalises normalising relations with Israel, including business ties. According…
Florida Social Media Law Unconstitutional: Appeals Court
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Florida Social Media Law Unconstitutional: Appeals Court

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Florida law intended to punish social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter is an unconstitutional…
settlement ‘Product of Israel’ labels break law, rules federal food inspection agency
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settlement ‘Product of Israel’ labels break law, rules federal food inspection agency

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has ruled that “Product of Israel” labels affixed to wines produced in illegal West…
Transgender Medication Law in Alabama Blocked by Judge
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Transgender Medication Law in Alabama Blocked by Judge

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law that made it a felony to…
Syrians to be imprisoned for up to 15 years for minor criticism of regime, under new cybercrime law
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Syrians to be imprisoned for up to 15 years for minor criticism of regime, under new cybercrime law

Updated Syrian legislation could see Syrians imprisoned for up to 15 years over minor criticism of the regime of Bashar…
Mississippi Set to Become Final State With Equal Pay Law
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Mississippi Set to Become Final State With Equal Pay Law

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi will become the final state with a law requiring equal pay for equal work by women…
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