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Sexual taboo

Up to 10 million people in Iran are living with disabilities, campaigners say, but the culture surrounding the issue is largely one of shame, writes BBC Near East Women’s Affairs journalist Feranak Amidi. One area which is particularly taboo in the socially conservative country is sex, and more so the …

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النفط: لم نبحث عقود كردستان مع وزير الطاقة الروسي

شروط نشر التعليقات والتعقيبات في “المدى” تود “المدى” أن تعلن لقرائها وزوار موقعها الالكتروني الكرام بان تعليقاتهم وتعقيباتهم على ما ينشر فيها يخضع لذات القواعد التي تحكم عملية النشر في الصحيفة الورقية والمتقيدة باخلاقيات الصحافة المتعارف عليها دولياً، وتؤكد انها لن تنشر ما يتعارض مع هذه القواعد وفقاً للآتي: 1 …

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'Soul-crushing' video of starving polar bear exposes climate crisis, experts say

Climate change Footage from Canada’s Arctic shows emaciated animal seeking food in scene that left researchers ‘pushing through their tears’ As climate change boosts Arctic temperatures, sea ice – crucial to the bears – is melting earlier in spring and refreezing later in autumn. Photograph: Lev Fedoseyev/Tass Climate change ‘Soul-crushing’ …

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Second actress alleges she was groped by Dustin Hoffman 'night after night' during Broadway show

High-profile celebrities who’ve been accused of sexual misconduct since Harvey Weinstein Getty Images, Flickr A second woman has come forward with disturbing allegations of sexual assault against Dustin Hoffman. Katheryn Rossetter co-starred with the actor in the Broadway production of Death of a Salesman in 1983-84. Writing in the guest …

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Backlash fears

The recognition by US President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has triggered more than just criticism from America’s allies. Here in Bahrain, at the annual Manama Dialogue security conference, there is an almost universal concern that the announcement will be a gift to the region’s twin adversaries – …

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Villagers oppose proposed refinery

Villagers from fourteen villages of Rajapur tehsil are agitating against proposed refinery. Mumbai: Hundreds of villagers from Ratnagiri district protested on Friday at Azad Maidan against a proposed petrol refinery in Rajapur tehsil. “We will not allow the project to take place at any cost. We will not give our …

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