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Thursday , August 22 2019


Ethiopia says army killed 101 jihadists – ‘Militants killing 43 Ethiopian soldiers is an absolute lie’

MOGADISHU, June 9, (AFP): Ethiopia has said that its soldiers deployed in Somalia killed 101 Shabaab fighters who on Thursday attacked an army base used …

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US apologises to Qatar over military video

DOHA, June 9, (AFP): The US ambassador in Doha on Thursday formally apologised to Qatar after a video was posted online showing laughing American soldiers …

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Kuwait dips in Global Peace Index – Second in MENA

LONDON, June 8: Kuwait is ranked as the 51st most peaceful country in the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2016 released Wednesday, a deterioration of 15 …

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Tax fears in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH/DUBAI, June 8, (RTRS): Expatriates in Saudi Arabia and their Saudi employers alike voiced unease about a proposal the government is studying to impose income …

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12 people killed, 50 abducted in E. Afghan highway attacks

GHAZNI, Afghanistan, June 8, (RTRS): Suspected Taleban insurgents in Afghanistan killed 12 people after stopping their vehicles on a road in the east of the …

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Daughter burned alive for marrying for love in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan, June 8, (AP): A Pakistani woman was arrested Wednesday after dousing her daughter with kerosene and burning her alive, allegedly because the girl …

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Amir condoles Turkey on Istanbul terror attack – 11 killed in bomb targeting police

KUWAIT CITY, June 7, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Tuesday a cable of condolences to Turkish President Recep …

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Saudi-led coalition taken off blacklist

UNITED NATIONS, June 7, (Agencies): Following a vehement protest from Saudi Arabia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday removed the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in …

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Boko Haram retakes Niger town of Bosso, says mayor – Niamey vows to avenge deadly raid by rebels

NIAMEY, June 7, (Agencies): Boko Haram retook the town of Bosso in southeastern Niger on Sunday night after clashes with soldiers from Niger and Nigeria, …

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Crackdown on Bangladesh Islamists – Death penalty sought for 24 over massacre

DHAKA, June 7, (AFP): Bangladesh police on Tuesday launched a deadly crackdown on Islamist militants as a 70-year-old Hindu priest became the latest victim in …

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