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Wednesday , August 21 2019


Third of west Mosul recaptured

MOSUL, Iraq, March 12, (RTRS): Iraqi forces have retaken around 30 percent of west Mosul from Islamic State militants, a commander of the elite Counter …

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Saudi women ‘hope’ green light to hit the gym will improve lives – Female-only gyms to be introduced next month

RIYADH, March 12, (RTRS): Pounding on a cross-trainer in a Riyadh gym, Heelah Abdulaziz is one of many Saudi women hoping the licensing of female- …

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Dutch PM seeks to de-escalate tensions – Ankara pledges harsh retaliations

ANKARA/ROTTERDAM, March 12, (Agencies): Turkey told the Netherlands on Sunday that it would retaliate in the “harshest ways” after Turkish ministers were barred from speaking …

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Kuwaitis in Germany city safe after attack

BERLIN, March 11, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Consulate General to Germany has assured safety of all Kuwaitis living in the German western city of Dusseldorf which …

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Prisoners freed as DAESH loses Mosul grip – Nearly half of western part of city retaken

BAGHDAD, March 11, (Agencies): Islamic State has released dozens of prisoners held in jails in the districts of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul that …

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Saudi women unite to inspire new generation

RIYADH, March 11, (RTRS): Saudi women from adventurers to inventors hope a unique conference in Riyadh on Saturday will highlight their changing roles and inspire …

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Deal with Islamist ‘militants’: Duterte

MANILA, March 9, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday pleaded for help from mayors in Muslim parts of the south to deal with Islamist …

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Few thousand militants still fight – Hope Mosul free within month

SULAIMANIYA/MOSUL, March 9, (Agencies): Iraqi forces aim to dislodge Islamic State militants from west Mosul within a month, despite gruelling urban combat in densely populated …

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CIA won’t discuss ‘breach’; Will WikiLeaks help tech companies?

WASHINGTON, March 9, (AP): The CIA has gone dark about the WikiLeaks dump of nearly 9,000 pages of purported US intelligence files, even as the …

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IPHRC calls for protecting rights of migrant and ‘refugee women’ – ‘Provide tailored legal and socio-economic assistance’

JEDDAH, March 8: OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC), in observing the ‘International Women’s Day’, highlighted the increasing challenges faced by migrant and refugee …

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