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US Marine among first ‘in’ to liberate Kuwait up for Defense – Retired general James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis eyed as Pentagon chief

NEW YORK, Nov 21, (Agencies): US President-elect Donald Trump prepared Monday to announce a new slate of cabinet picks some time soon, following a busy …

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French police foil terror attack – 7 alleged plotters arrested

PARIS, Nov 21, (AFP): Police have broken up a terror ring plotting an attack in France after arresting seven suspects in Strasbourg and Marseille, Interior …

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Suicide blast at mosque kills 27

KABUL, Nov 21, (AFP): A massive suicide blast targeting Shiites killed at least 27 people and wounded 35 as worshippers gathered at a Kabul mosque …

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Kuwait continues offering humanitarian aid to Iraqis

IRBIL, Nov 20, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait on Sunday continued offering urgent humanitarian aid to the people in Mosul as part of the “Kuwait …

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Flynn critic of Muslim culture – ‘Appointment signals support of anti-Muslim policies’

WASHINGTON, Nov 20, (AP): Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and intelligence officer who is Donald Trump’s pick to serve as his national security …

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Train derails, 120 killed – Death toll set to rise

PUKHRAYAN/NEW DELHI, India, Nov 20, (RTRS): At least 120 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in northern …

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‘ISIS has 60-80 operatives in Europe’

NEW YORK, Nov 19, (AP): Intelligence experts estimate that the Islamic State extremist group has between 60 and 80 operatives planted in Europe to carry …

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Fish vendor victim of alleged police abuse – Egypt sentences scribe union head to two years’ jail

CAIRO, Nov 19, (Agencies): While riding his horse-drawn cart, an Egyptian street vendor was allegedly seized, beaten, and tortured to death by the Egyptian police, …

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Bahrain launches two new visas for 114 countries – New rule includes introduction of single and multiple re-entry e-visas

MANAMA, Nov 19: Bahrain today launched the fourth phase of its new visa policy, with the announcement of a new single entry visa and oneyear …

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Iraqis expand foothold in Mosul as civilians escape – IS pledges more suicide attacks

MOSUL, Iraq, Nov 18, (RTRS): US-backed Iraqi troops expanded their foothold on the eastern side of Islamic State’s stronghold of Mosul on Friday, as the …

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