News Wire | February 17, 2023 Archive

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Protests Hit Multiple Iran Cities for First Time in Weeks

By Jon Gambrell | Associated Press (free)

Protesters in Iran marched through the streets of multiple cities overnight in the most widespread demonstration in weeks amid the monthslong unrest that’s gripped the Islamic Republic, online videos purported to show Friday.

More from WPR: Iran’s Domestic Upheaval Only Makes It More Dangerous

Pentagon’s Top China Official Visits Taiwan

By Demetri Sevastopulo | Financial Times

The Pentagon’s top China official has paid a rare visit to Taiwan amid the crisis in relations between Washington and Beijing over a suspected Chinese spy balloon shot down two weeks ago.

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