Tuesday , February 19 2019

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Egypt church attack prompts fears of a militant insurgency – Attempt to enflame sectarian divisions

CAIRO, Dec 17, (AP): When a suicide bomber blew himself up in a Cairo church a week ago, it marked a bloody escalation by Egypt’s …

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13 Turkish soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing

ISTANBUL, Dec 17, (Agencies): Thirteen Turkish soldiers were killed and dozens more wounded Saturday in a suicide car bombing blamed on Kurdish militants targeting off-duty …

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Tunisia wants to stop rapists marrying underage victims

TUNIS, Dec 17, (AFP): Tunisia’s prime minister said Friday that his government would seek to amend a controversial law that allows men who rape underage …

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Gulf hits Cairo claim on Qatar involvement in a church bombing

RIYADH, Dec 16, (AFP): Gulf states have condemned Egypt’s accusation of Qatari involvement in a Cairo church bombing last week that killed 25 people, a …

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Tallest Christmas tree erected in Baghdad

A Muslim businessman has erected the tallest Christmas tree in Baghdad as a show of solidarity with Christians during the holiday season. Yassir Saad told …

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German-Iraqi boy, 12, ‘tried to bomb Christmas market’

BERLIN, Dec 16, (Agencies): German prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a case in which a 12-year-old boy allegedly tried to detonate a home-made nail …

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Backing Syrians top Kuwait priority – Gulf rebukes Assad over violence in Aleppo

CAIRO, Dec 15, (Agencies): Supporting the Syrian people and alleviating their suffering come on top of the State of Kuwait priorities, affirmed the country’s permanent …

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34 Afghan deportees return home

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec 15, (Agencies): A group of 34 Afghan asylum seekers returned home on Thursday after being deported from Germany the day before, an …

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HR Group says to boycott Qatar Airways, cites poor rights record – Poor working conditions of migrants

BOSTON, Dec 15, (AP): A human rights group is hoping to persuade travelers from Boston and other cities to avoid flying on Qatar’s state-owned airline …

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‘World must take responsibilities of refugees’ – IMF’s Dr Tamirisa says some 90 mln suffering due to conflicts

DUBAI, Dec 14: During the first session of the Arab Strategy Forum, held in Dubai, Dr Natalia Tamirisa of the International Monetary Fund says the …

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