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Wednesday , February 26 2020


World’s eight richest as wealthy as half humanity: Oxfam

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 16, (Agencies): Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam said on …

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Amir condoles Kyrgyz crash that kills 37

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Monday sent a cable of condolences to Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev …

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Court rejects islands transfer to Saudi Arabia – ‘Tiran, Sanafir sovereign Egyptian territories’

CAIRO, Jan 16, (AFP): Egypt’s top administrative court upheld on Monday a ruling voiding a government agreement to hand over two Red Sea islands to …

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WORLD DIPLOMATS IN PARIS URGE PEACE TALKS – Kuwait push for final ME settlement

PARIS, Jan 15, (Agencies): Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said that the international conference for …

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Bahrain executes 3 convicted in deadly police bombing – Executions draw swift condemnation from human rights groups

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan 15, (AP): Bahrain on Sunday carried out its first executions since an Arab Spring uprising rocked the country in 2011, …

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Burqa sales ban splits Morocco

RABAT, Jan 15, (AFP): Morocco’s ban on the sale and production of burqa fullface Muslim veils beloved of Salafists has sharply divided opinions in the …

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30 dead as Islamic State attacks city in east Syria – Anti-IS fight going on as fast as possible: Pentagon official

BEIRUT, Jan 14, (Agencies): The Islamic State group launched a ferocious assault Saturday on a city in eastern Syria, leaving more than 30 jihadists and …

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Spain, Hungary hold 5 tied to IS – Paris attacks suspect says he isn’t ashamed

MADRID, Jan 14, (Agencies): Five people with suspected links to Islamic State jihadists were arrested Friday in separate incidents in Spain and Hungary, with several …

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US arrest in the beating death of Saudi student

MADISON, Wisconsin, Jan 14, (AP): A Minnesota man with a string of domestic violence convictions was charged in the death of a Saudi Arabian college …

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Defense pick Mattis wary of Iran – ‘Eager for fight’

WASHINGTON, Jan 12, (Agencies): In November 2012, shortly before the White House ended his tenure commanding US forces in the Middle East, Marine Gen James …

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