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Video shows Iraqi MP describing actions of Islamic State, not Hamas

A video circulating on social media falsely claims to show an Israeli woman who has escaped “Hamas militants”. 

While the woman is speaking Arabic, English subtitles show her relaying the horrific treatment of other women supposedly by Hamas. 

Several posts on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) share the video with the caption: “She is an Israeli escaped from Hamas militants and interviewed by Middle East Media Research Institute Headquartered in Washington DC. Identity not disclosed by the MEMRI tv.” 

However, the clip predates recent events in Israel and Gaza, and does not show an Israeli woman. 

The video shows an interview with an Iraqi MP, Vian Dakhil, in 2017 by an Egyptian news channel called Extra News. It was shared on YouTube by the channel with…

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Full text of Xi Jinping's address at the 23rd meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday addressed the 23rd meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) via video conference from Beijing.

The following is the full text of the address:

Your Excellency Prime Minister Narendra Modi,

Distinguished Colleagues,

I wish to thank India for hosting the meeting of the Council of Heads of State as the current president of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

At this meeting, we are going to welcome Iran as a full member and sign the memorandum of obligations on the membership of Belarus. This will manifest the vitality of our SCO family. I offer my congratulations to the two countries.


Ten years ago, in view of the changes of the world, of our times and of the trajectory of history,…

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Andy Cohen regrets speculating on Raquel’s state of mind in V’pump Rules reunion

Andy Cohen, the face of Bravo, is backpedaling on his comments about Raquel Leviss during the explosive Vanderpump Rules reunion. The Bravo star has found himself in hot water after suggesting that Raquel may have been “medicated” or “out of touch” during the intense filming session. But now, Andy is admitting that he may have been wrong.

Andy Cohen, host of the Watch What Happens Live show.
Andy Cohen, host of the Watch What Happens Live show.

During an episode of his SiriusXM radio show, Andy Cohen Live, the 55-year-old host addressed the controversy, acknowledging that it was “wrong” of him to speculate about Raquel’s state of mind during the reunion. He expressed surprise at her ability to withstand the expletive-laden tirades thrown her way by her co-stars.

Andy, known for his years of experience in hosting intense reality…

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New Report Unveils Top 50 Online Stores by State and Reveals Emerging Ecommerce Niches in the U.S.

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Automotive, food and beverage, and cosmetics verticals lead in ecommerce growth

ATLANTA, May 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Nexcess, the premium hosting provider optimized for WordPress, WooCommerce, and Magento, today released a comprehensive report detailing the top 50 online stores across the U.S. by state, highlighting lesser-known sellers throughout the country.

We hope showcasing the expansive ecommerce market and its projected growth will inspire more transformation to come.

The report also evaluates 13 growing ecommerce niches and the top 20 big-brand ecommerce businesses in the U.S. overall — showcasing…

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Cal State San Bernardino baseball team hosting Division II regional at Fiscalini Field – San Bernardino Sun

The Cal State San Bernardino baseball team’s record-breaking season rolls on with another first this weekend when the Coyotes host one of two NCAA Division II West Regional tournaments.

Beginning Thursday at Fiscalini Field in San Bernardino, CSUSB will welcome Azusa Pacific and Western Oregon in for a three-team tournament. The winner advances to the NCAA Division II Super Regionals next weekend.

“It’s a huge opportunity for us and it’s something the school hasn’t done in, I don’t think, forever,” Coyotes head coach Mike Nadeau said.

The Coyotes (38-17 overall) set a program record to wins this season, were both chosen as a tournament participant and Fiscalini Field selected as regional host site for the first time, it was announced on Sunday.

“We have such a good team…

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