US technology company Microsoft is investigating whether the use of facial recognition technology developed by an Israeli startup it funded complies with its ethics principles, following reports that the regime is using facial recognition for surveillance on Palestinians.
Microsoft to probe Israeli company over surveillance of Palestinian
Nearly 20 people, including children, have been killed and dozens more wounded when a car rigged with explosives went off in Syria’s northern province of Aleppo, a monitor says.
Nearly 20 people, mostly civilians, killed in car bomb attack in Syria’s Aleppo
A car bomb attack in the northern Syrian city of al-Bab has claimed the lives of at least 14 people, according to media reports.
Bomb attack kills over a dozen in north Syria
The Israeli military conducted a new round of aerial attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip, targeting a couple of sites in the blockaded coastal sliver, despite an earlier cease-fire deal following Israel’s assassination of Palestinians in the enclave.
Israel pounds Gaza in violation of truce deal
One dead, several wounded in protests
Gasoline price hikes trigger protests in several cities
Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on legislators to promptly introduce a fair electoral law that would restore people's faith in elections in the wake of weeks of protests in the capital Baghdad and a host of southern cities.
Iraq's Sistani urges lawmakers to restore public faith in electoral process
Israel has launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip despite agreeing to an earlier ceasefire, arousing popular calls for continued Palestinian retaliatory strikes in response to the onslaught.
Israel bombs Gaza despite earlier ceasefire deal, Palestinians urge retaliation
Iraqi Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari says a “third party” is behind shooting at the Iraqi demonstrators, as the smoke canisters used to kill the protesters are not of the type imported by the Baghdad government.
'3rd party' behind killing protesters with deadly smoke canisters, Iraq defense minister says
Iran imposed petrol rationing and raised pump prices by at least 50 percent Friday, saying the move aims to help the needy with cash handouts.
Iran moves on ultra-cheap gasoline, starts rationing
Rouhani: Iran not seeking regional domination, but fraternity and unity
Leader: Problems of world of Islam stem from weak unity

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