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August 6, 2021 12:41 p.m. ET Alaa Al Aswany, one of the most renowned novelists in the Arab world, almost gave up writing. After the Egyptian state publisher rejected his first two novels in the 1990s, he published them himself, winning critical acclaim but few readers. When the state, which monopolizes the distribution of books, …

Marriage Law Number 4 of 2014 recognizes five types of marriages in Kenya: Christian, Civil, Customary, Hindu and Islamic marriages. [File, Standard] Did you know that nothing prevents you from remarrying with a spouse from whom you had divorced? Although it seems far-fetched, Kenyan law allows you to marry your ex-husband or ex-wife. Family lawyer …

Olympian Artem Dolgopyat returned home with a heroic welcome after winning Israel’s second gold and first in artistic gymnastics By LAURIE KELLMAN Associate Press 3 Aug 2021, 11:31 • 4 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article TEL AVIV, Israel – Olympian Artem Dolgopyat arrived in Israel on Tuesday with a heroic …

An explosion rocked the Department of Public Works and Electricity building in Union City in the early afternoon yesterday. Few people in the village have heard of what happened to cut their electricity. But the employees and a guest of DPW and the village electrical building certainly did. The explosion destroyed a key part of …

SRINAGAR, Kashmir – Manmeet Kour Bali had to defend her marriage in court. A Sikh by birth, Ms. Bali converted to Islam to marry a Muslim. Her parents opposed a marriage outside their community and filed a complaint with the police against her new husband. In court last month, she testified that she married for …

JAs soon as Mohammad wants to speak, which will come as no surprise to observers of this most ubiquitous broadcaster. After all, he’s a man who, in addition to being the main presenter of the BBC’s final score and the occasional host of the Day 2 match, has long been involved in the company’s coverage …

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – The city of Pensacola, Fla. Celebrated its 200th anniversary on Saturday as part of the United States, marking the date that the then territory passed from Spanish rule. Penscola News Journal reports that events to commemorate the occasion included re-enactments of battles, a performance of an African drumming and dancing troupe, …

European Union border protection agency Frontex was aware of human rights violations and pushbacks by Greek forces in the Aegean Sea, German newspaper Der Spiegel wrote on Thursday. Der Spiegel reported that a months-long investigation by the European Parliament led to the conclusion that Frontex had evidence of illegal push-backs by the Greek Coast Guard …

BEIJING (AP) – The Chinese government dismissed US charges of forced labor in Xinjiang and accused Washington on Thursday of harming global trade after lawmakers approved import restrictions and US companies were warned that they were exposed to legal risks if they did business with the region. The measures add to growing pressure on companies …

A group claiming that the San Diego Unified School District board’s unanimous vote in March to rename high school Junipero Serra was an illegal plan to take legal action on Wednesday. The board held the vote after students at the school demanded that Serra’s name be removed due to her treatment of Native Americans, according …