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Wednesday , February 26 2020


German hostage abducted in Philippines appears in video – Surrender or die: Police chief

MANILA, Jan 12, (AFP): Philippine Islamic militants have released a video showing an elderly German sailor abducted at sea late last year is alive, according …

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Travel restricted for minors over jihadi fears – Belgium charges 2 over Paris attacks

BRUSSELS, Jan 12, (Agencies): Belgium has charged two suspects with providing false documents to a man linked to the November 2015 Paris attacks, who later …

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‘Yes we did’ … Obama bids farewell

CHICAGO, Jan 11, (Agencies): President Barack Obama has bid farewell to the nation in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge …

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British Muslims welcome new Hajj-Umrah rules of S. Arabia

LONDON, Jan 11: Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK (ABH) — a National organisation working for the welfare and wellbeing of Hajj/Umrah pilgrims — welcomes …

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5 UAE diplomats killed – Bombings death toll hits 57

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Jan 11, (Agencies): Five UAE officials were among 57 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday, as …

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Burqa ban in Morocco

RABAT, Jan 10, (AFP): Morocco has banned the production and sale of burqa full-face Muslim veils, apparently for security reasons, media reports said Tuesday. While …

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Saudi detains two rights activists – ‘No charges have been filed’

DUBAI, Jan 10, (AFP): Saudi Arabia has arrested two human rights activists, one of whom tweeted a depiction of the birth of Christ on Christmas …

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Thousands bid farewell to Rafsanjani – Iranians in a show of unity to honor ex-president

DUBAI, Jan 10, (Agencies): Hundreds of thousands of Iranians massed in central Tehran on Tuesday for the funeral of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in …

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Amir condoles on Sinai attack – Militants kill 12 in Egypt

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences on Monday to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah …

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Huge crowds stage procession

MANILA, Jan 9, (Agencies): Masses of Catholic devotees in the Philippine capital braved sizzling weather and terrorist fears on Monday in a frenzied bid to …

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