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Report: Armed Conflicts Kill More than 100,000 Babies Annually

An estimated 274 babies are killed each day on average in just ten countries located in the Middle East and Africa where children are believed to be most affected by armed conflict, the non-governmental organization (NGO) Save the Children revealed in a report on Friday.

Nurse arrested after US woman gave birth in vegetative state

NGO: Venezuela’s Press Crackdown Worsened in 2017

Last year saw a steep rise in crackdowns against press freedom in Venezuela, which involved a decline in freedom of expression, censorship, and the closure of independent media outlets, according to a new report.

Venezuela opposition out in the cold as Maduro eyes second term

Iran Gets $215 Billion, West Gets Cheap Oil

The termination of nuclear sanctions means Iran will pocket about $215 billion in cash, sell another million barrels of oil a day (bpd), and produce 5 million more bpd within 10 years; while the West gets 20 years of cheap oil.

The Associated Press

U.S. Advocacy Group Claims Russia Bombed Its Syrian Office

A U.S. non-governmental organization called the Syrian Emergency Task Force told Foreign Policy their field office in the Idlib province was hit by a Russian airstrike on Saturday. Other civilian damage in the area has been reported, and the strike is being cited as evidence Russia is not focusing its attention on Islamic State targets, as it frequently claims.

Syrian Emergency Task Force

Israel Asks UK And Other EU States To Stop Funding Anti-Israel Organisations

Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Tzipi Hotovely has told European foreign ministers, their deputies and several European ambassadors that their governments, including the UK’s, provide financial assistance to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that “actively blacken Israel’s name around the world.” The European Jewish Press reports Hotovely (below

Jonathan Hoenig