Their presence is currently the basis of controversy, debate, fear and in some parts of Europe, outright hatred

In which the . There is increasing fear and opposition to European Muslims, who are perceived as a threat to national identity, domestic security and the main-stream social fabric.

Muslim Brotherhood members and sympathisers have moved to Europe and slowly but steadily established a wide and well-organised network of mosques, charities, and Islamic organisations yet secretly funding terorism

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The WHO on Tuesday cited adverse effects in pediatric patients receiving the drug, and said that its product alert referred to a batch of substandard Methothrex (methotrexate), which had been identified in Yemen and Lebanon.

The drug, an immunosuppressant used to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases, is on the WHO model list of essential medicines.

“It is important to detect and remove this contaminated product from circulation to prevent harm to patients,” the WHO alert said.

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Earlier this month, Iran executed two men in connection with the protests, an escalation in the authorities’ crackdown that activists say is meant to instil public fear.

Also IHR identified 100 detainees facing potential capital punishment, including at least 11 already sentenced to death. Five detainees on the IHR list are women.

476 protesters had been killed since the demonstrations began. Iran’s top security body in early December gave a toll of more than 200 people killed, including security officers.

At least 14,000 people had been arrested since the nationwide unrest began, the UN said in November.

Majidreza Rahnavard, 23, was hanged in public from a crane on 12 December after being sentenced by a court in Mashhad for killing two members of the security forces with a knife.

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Bullet marks reveal the spot where a rights lawyer was shot in the head at the height of clashes in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir between Kurdish militants and security forces in 2015.

Much of the Kurdish-majority city of over one million had to be rebuilt after the street battles, in which Tahir Elci, the president of the local bar association, died near a famous mosque.

But the wounds still fester as Turkiye heads into an election due by June from which the main pro-Kurdish party could be excluded.

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The tycoon had promised to bring the satellite Internet network to the country in September as Iranian authorities imposed increasingly severe access restrictions, in a move activists called a campaign to limit information about protests that had broken out nationwide.
“Approaching 100 Starlinks active in Iran,” Musk tweeted Monday.
Starlink has more than 2,000 tiny satellites orbiting just a few hundred kilometers above Earth, providing Internet access to users below.
The land-based terminals are then wired up to basic routers that create small wifi spots.

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Lebanon’s powerful Hezbollah group has handed over a man suspected of killing an Irish United Nations peacekeeper earlier this month, a security official told AFP on Sunday.
Private Sean Rooney, 23, was killed and three others injured on December 14 when their UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) vehicle was attacked near the village of Al-Aqbiya in the country’s south, a stronghold of the Iran-backed group.
UNIFIL acts as a buffer between Lebanon and Israel and operates near the border.
“The main shooter has been arrested by security forces after Hezbollah handed him over hours ago,” the security official said, declining to be identified because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

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The head of Turkiye’s main medical union went on trial on Friday on “terror” charges linked to her calls for a probe into the army’s alleged use of chemical weapons against Kurdish fighters in Iraq.

Sebnem Korur Fincanci was detained on Oct. 26 after becoming one of the most prominent public figures to draw attention to reports that first surfaced in media outlets close to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party.
The militia said 17 of its fighters had died in Turkish chemical weapons attacks in the mountains and caves of northern Iraq.

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Zachary Weaver

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