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Thursday , March 21 2019


Duterte says he’s ‘not a fan’ of US – ‘Indonesia can chase pirates into Philippines waters’

DAVAO, Philippines, Sept 10, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, saying he was “not a fan” of the United States, vowed Saturday to steer an independent …

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Woman held in Paris ‘IS follower’ – 19-year-old preparing imminent attack

PARIS, Sept 9, (AFP): A 19-year-old woman arrested in a probe into a car found laden with gas cylinders in Paris had pledged allegiance to …

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Kharafi group abandons bid for Gaddafi plane

TOULOUSE, France, Sept 9, (AFP): A Kuwaiti conglomerate has given up a prolonged battle for Muammar Gaddafi ’s luxury personal jetliner, which has been parked …

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Nearly two million pilgrims in Saudi for Hajj

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept 9, (AFP): Close to two million pilgrims have converged on western Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj where new measures aim …

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Muslims are first ‘victims’ of terrorism: Moroccan minister

BRUSSELS, Sept 8, (Agencies): The first victims of terrorism are Muslims themselves, Moroccan Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad told the European Parliament here Wednesday night. “Virtually …

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Muslims crowd Makkah ahead of Hajj – Male guardianship should apply only to marriage: Saudi cleric

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept 8, (Agencies): Close to 1.5 million Muslims from around the world had descended Thursday on Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj …

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US arms offers to Saudi top $115bn – Rights groups slam Obama administration

WASHINGTON, Sept 8, (RTRS): US President Barack Obama’s administration has offered Saudi Arabia more than $115 billion in weapons, other military equipment and training, the …

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27 dead in Egypt bus, train accidents before holiday

At least 22 people were killed in a bus collision and five died when a train derailed in separate accidents south of Cairo Wednesday during …

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Over 100 offices of MQM demolished – Father, woman’s ex to be tried

ISLAMABAD, Sept 7, (AP): The Pakistani police are recommending that the ex-husband and the father of a British woman who was killed while on a …

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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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