The Fraying Chains

Almost a year ago, a 22-year-old woman named Mahsa Amini died while in the custody of Iran’s so-called morality police. Her offense was refusing to wear her hijab – a headscarf – contrary to the Islamic Republic’s harsh laws. Amini’s death triggered “a tsunami of unrest”...

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Fed Up

Hundreds of Syrians protested in the country’s southern regions this week, the latest expression of defiance against the autocratic government of President Bashar Assad amid a worsening economic crisis, Al-Monitor reported. Protesters marched in the southern city of Suwayda and the surrounding areas to demonstrate against...

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The Big Cheese

Italian producers of the famous Parmigiano Reggiano cheese are putting microchips in their products, as a part of an effort to fight copycats and enforce their dairy product’s protected status, CBS News reported. Parmigiano Reggiano – also known as parmesan – is one of the world’s...

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Too Dry

Planting more trees to absorb carbon dioxide might not be the go-to solution to resolve the impact of climate change, according to a new study. A research team recently found evidence that global photosynthesis levels have slowed down in recent decades and plants are having a...

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