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International

18 dead in week of Saudi floods, rain: civil defence

RIYADH, April 14, (Agencies): Eighteen people have been killed during heavy rains and floods over the past week in Saudi Arabia, the civil defence agency …

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Al Habtoor receives Sheikh Al-Kubaisi – ‘Islam a religion of peace and tolerance’

DUBAI, UAE, April 14: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman, Al Habtoor Group welcomed Sheikh Ahmad Al-Kubaisi, at the Al Habtoor Group head office on Al …

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Islamists behead 2 hostages in Philippines

MANILA, April 13, (AFP): Philippine militants that want to ally with Islamic State jihadists have beheaded two local hostages, police said Wednesday. Police on the …

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Alarming rise in child suicide bombers by Boko Haram – UN

LIBREVILLE, April 13, (AFP): The number of children used by Nigeria’s Boko Haram to stage suicide bombings has risen more than 10-fold in one of …

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UAE ranks ‘last’ in openness, accountability of aid donations

LONDON, April 13, (RTRS): United Arab Emirates ranked last in an index gauging openness and accountability among nations and organizations that are major donors of …

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Kuwait and Saudi Arabia stop sending students to US varsity – Decision tied to alarming increase in bigotry, discrimination

KUWAIT CITY, April 13: Kuwait’s Ministry of Education recently decided to stop sending Kuwaiti students to Idaho State University, says Minister of Education and Higher …

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US, India up coordination – Bid to balance China’s military ambitions

NEW DELHI, April 12, (Agencies): The US and India have reached a preliminary agreement that will make it easier for the two countries’ militaries to …

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Germany indicts Islamic extremist over ‘terror’

BERLIN, April 12, (AP): German prosecutors say they have formally indicted one of the country’s most prominent Islamic extremists on suspicion of supporting a foreign …

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Egypt’s surrender of islands to Saudi deepens its woes – Blow dealt to pride of many Egyptians

CAIRO, April 12, (AP): Egypt’s declared intention to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has kicked off a storm …

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King Salman receives Speaker

CAIRO, April 11, (Agencies): Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at his residence on Sunday Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq Al- …

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