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Expert: ‘Significant Risk’ Libya Will Become Second Islamic State ‘Caliphate’

Libya, located a few hundred miles from the European coast, is facing a “significant risk” of becoming the “new” home of the Islamic State’s “caliphate,” a London-based expert from the Chatham House think-tank’s Royal Institute of International Affairs cautioned in an editorial published by the Dallas Morning News on Sunday.

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Iran Foreign Minister’s London Lecture ‘An Insult To British Values’

The presence of Iran’s Foreign Minister in London this week to speak on Middle East security challenges has been slammed as “an insult to British values” by local Jewish community leaders. Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was instrumental in negotiating the nuclear deal

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Meat Tax: Influential Report Calls For Meat To Be Taxed Like Cigarettes

An influential think-tank with close ties to government has co-authored a report advocating so called meat tax as a means to lower meat consumption worldwide. Tackling climate change and improving public health can be achieved by forcing consumers to eat less