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British Mandate Palestine map

Israel’s Borders Explained In Maps

More than 70 years after Israel declared statehood, its borders are yet to be entirely settled. Wars, treaties and occupation mean the shape of the Jewish state has changed over time, and in parts is still undefined.
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Who Is Laura Loomer?

Laura described Islam as a "cancer on humanity" and said that Muslim candidates should not be allowed to hold office in America. She has called herself a "proud Islamophobe."
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India-Pakistan Partition Explained

In 1947, the British Raj was partitioned into two independent states, India and Pakistan. Partition led to the migration of an estimated 15 million people and left up to two million dead.
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Why More Than A Million Uighurs Are Being Held In Camps In China?

Why more than a million Uighurs are being held in 're-education' camps?
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How George Floyd Was Killed in Police Custody

George Floyd Died After Police Knelt on His Neck During Arrest

How Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells

The virus that causes Covid-19 is currently spreading around the world. At least six other types of coronavirus are known to infect humans, with some causing the common cold and two causing outbreaks: SARS and MERS.
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Delhi’s Deadly Riots Explained

The Citizenship Amendment Act fast-tracks citizenship for migrants from three neighboring countries, specifically if they are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, or Christians. It conspicuously leaves out Muslims.
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The Conflict In Kashmir, Explained

The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir is one of the longest running conflicts