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The Washington Post : Middle East
30  novembre     07h00
Saudi Arabia resumes executions of drug offenders after two-year reprieve
Sarah Dadouch    Twenty men were put to death for drug related crimes earlier this month as the Saudi government appeared to backtrack on a vow to limit the use of capital punishment
    01h38
U.S. victory over Iran in Qatar closes the loop on 1998 defeat
Ishaan Tharoor    For two nations that have no diplomatic relations and no shortage of political enmity there were plenty of tensions that had nothing to do with qualification
    00h33
After enduring insults and threats, Iranian team exits World Cup
Kareem Fahim    The players on Iran s national soccer team braved a firestorm even before they were defeated by the United States on Tuesday
    07h00
Saudi Arabia resumes executions of drug offenders after two-year reprieve
Sarah Dadouch    Twenty men were put to death for drug related crimes earlier this month as the Saudi government appeared to backtrack on a vow to limit the use of capital punishment
    01h38
U.S. victory over Iran in Qatar closes the loop on 1998 defeat
Ishaan Tharoor    For two nations that have no diplomatic relations and no shortage of political enmity there were plenty of tensions that had nothing to do with qualification
    00h33
After enduring insults and threats, Iranian team exits World Cup
Kareem Fahim    The players on Iran s national soccer team braved a firestorm even before they were defeated by the United States on Tuesday
25  novembre     17h33
Iran’s World Cup victory stirs joy, but tensions over protests persist
Kareem Fahim    The looming backdrop to Iran s World Cup campaign is a nationwide protest movement back home targeting its clerical leadership and the tensions are spilling onto the field
    12h07
Gaza gas deal could make improbable partners out of Israel and Hamas
Hazem Balousha    The lucrative global energy market makes the deal between the Palestinian Authority and the Egyptians even more attractive
24  novembre     20h35
Iran arrests soccer’s Voria Ghafouri amid scrutiny of World Cup team
Kareem Fahim    The player Voria Ghafouri is a critic of the government Players are under scrutiny for statements in favor of Iran s antigovernment protest movement
23  novembre     22h51
U.S. calls for de-escalation as Turkey threatens ground assault into Syria
Louisa Loveluck    Turkey s Erdogan has blamed the Kurds in Syria for the deadly bombing in Istanbul and warned that a ground assault could be imminent
    15h53
Twin blasts in Jerusalem kill one, injure 18 in morning bus station attacks
Shira Rubin    The explosions are being treated as a terrorist attack and recall the grim days of the second intifada when a campaign of explosions in the early s rocked Jerusalem
22  novembre     23h29
Victory at World Cup caps a triumphant month for Saudi crown prince
Ishaan Tharoor    Saudi Arabia s stunning upset over Argentina is the latest in a string of wins on the global stage for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
    23h16
Rights groups say Iran is escalating crackdown in Kurdish areas
Miriam Berger    Nearly four dozen people have been killed in the northwest region in recent days amid efforts to suppress weeks of protests human rights groups said
    21h46
At Qatar’s World Cup, Biden’s envoy balances firmness and flattery
John Hudson    Secretary of State Antony Blinken s World Cup appearance represents the Biden administration s difficult balancing act with regard to Qatar
    16h54
Saudi World Cup win over Argentina unites divided Mideast in celebration
Sarah Dadouch    People in the soccer obsessed Middle East witnessed the incredible spectacle of one of their own nations beating the team whose jerseys are must have fashion items for their children
    15h04
What should LGBTQ soccer fans expect at the Qatar World Cup? A guide.
Leo Sands    FIFA the tournament s organizer says everyone is welcome at the event but LGBTQ people are criminalized in the conservative Persian Gulf state
21  novembre     22h11
Europe teams won’t use LGBTQ armbands at World Cup after FIFA threats
Leo Sands    Captains from England Wales Belgium Germany and other teams planned to wear rainbow armbands to support the LGBTQ community until FIFA threatened yellow cards
    18h21
In the spotlight, Iran’s World Cup team silently nods to protests at home
Kareem Fahim    The appearance of Team Melli in Qatar is being closely watched and not just for how it performs as each side in the divided country looks for their support
    05h01
At the World Cup, Wales finds itself
Ishaan Tharoor    Wales is back in the World Cup for the first time since and its return has been made all the more tantalizing by the group in which they will compete which includes the United States and its neighbor England
19  novembre     23h32
For Qatar, the World Cup is a high-stakes test and a show of clout
Kareem Fahim    For all Qatar s progress the country will be tested over the next month as it hosts the World Cup inviting a rare degree of scrutiny and criticism
18  novembre     21h36
U.S. declares Saudi crown prince immune from Khashoggi killing lawsuit
Karen DeYoung    As Saudi Arabia s head of government Mohammed bin Salman has immunity under international law the Biden administration said in a court filing
    18h16
The killing of a 9-year-old boy further ignites Iran’s anti-government protests
Babak Dehghanpisheh    Kian Pirfalak is believed to be the youngest victim of the bloody crackdown by Iran s government during two months of nationwide protests
    14h58
Families of migrant workers who died in Qatar are waiting for answers
Niha Masih    The unexplained deaths of thousands of migrant workers during Qatar s preparations for the World Cup have tarnished the tournament human rights groups say