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GCC accuses Iran of politicising Hajj

RIYADH, Sept 7, (AFP): Gulf Arab states accused Iran on Wednesday of trying to politicise the Hajj after its supreme leader lashed out at Saudi …

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MEPs criticise Amnesty’s report on GCC – We need genuine dialogue: Alliot-Mari

BRUSSELS, Sept 6, (KUNA): Several Members of the European Parliament have stressed that the human rights situation in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council is improving …

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UAE tries suspect over car attack on US jogger

ABU DHABI, Sept 6, (AFP): An Emirati man with suspected jihadist links went on trial in Abu Dhabi on Monday accused of running over and …

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Radical cleric jailed 5 years

LONDON, Sept 6, (AFP): Radical cleric Anjem Choudary, long a thorn in the side of British authorities, was jailed in London Tuesday for five-anda- half …

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Saudis tighten belts for Eid in austerity

RIYADH/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Sept 5, (RTRS): A cartoon widely circulated in Saudi Arabia on Twitter last month showed three old men in traditional robes, named …

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Twin Taleban ‘suicide bomb’ blasts in Kabul kill at least 24

KABUL, Sept 5, (AFP): At least 24 people were killed Monday when two Taleban suicide bombers on foot struck close to the defence ministry in …

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Delhi settles for chilli shells

SRINAGAR, India, Sept 5, (Agencies): Police and troops in Indian Kashmir will use chilli-based shells instead of pellet guns to quell protests, a minister said …

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Saudi Arabia strives to prevent fatal Hajj crush – Pilgrims get electronic monitoring wristbands

RIYADH, Sept 4, (RTRS): A year after the worst Hajj disaster in a generation, Saudi Arabia is issuing pilgrims with electronic bracelets and using more …

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‘Now a saint … always a mother’ – Songs, celebrations in Kolkata for Mother Teresa’s sainthood

VATICAN CITY, Sept 4, (AFP): Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed Mother Teresa of Kolkata a saint, hailing her as the personification of maternal love and …

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Security tight as Islamist hanged

DHAKA, Sept 4, (Agencies): Bangladesh has executed a tycoon and top financier for the largest Islamist party for war crimes, dealing a major blow to …

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