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Eastern Christians celebrate Christmas – Egypt Copts mark Christmas after church bombing

BETHLEHEM, Palestinian Territories, Jan 7, (AFP): Thousands of Christians from the eastern tradition gathered in Bethlehem Friday for Christmas Eve celebrations, with a procession to …

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Turkey closing in on club gunman – Izmir blasts claim 2

ANKARA, Jan 5, (AFP): A car bombing blamed on Kurdish militants rocked the Turkish city of Izmir on Thursday, killing at least two people and …

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Car bomb kills at least ten in Syrian coastal town: state TV

AMMAN, Jan 5, (Agencies): At least ten people were killed in a car blast on Thursday in the Syrian coastal Mediterranean province of Latakia where …

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Egypt arrests four over church bombing – 11 people still in hospital

CAIRO, Jan 5, (Agencies): Egyptian police have arrested four people in connection with the bombing that killed dozens of Christians at Cairo’s Coptic Christian cathedral …

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TURKEY IDENTIFIES CLUB GUNMAN STILL AT LARGE – Police detain 20 suspect extremists

ISTANBUL, Jan 4, (Agencies): Turkish police detained 20 suspected Islamic State militants thought to be of Central Asian and North African origin in the Aegean …

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Germany arrests Tunisian in raid – ‘Same gun used in hijack, shootout’

BERLIN, Jan 4, (Agencies): German authorities have taken into custody a 26-year-old Tunisian man and are investigating whether he played a role in the truck …

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UAE, Qatar and Oman hike gasoline prices – Kuwait in fifth place with $0.28 per liter

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Oman have announced their gasoline prices for the month of January, reports Al-Shahed daily. These …

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Kuwait monitors wounded – Selfie shows alleged Istanbul attacker

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3, (Agencies): Kuwaitis who were injured in the terrorist attack on a nightclub in Reina, Istanbul, Sunday, are receiving treatment at a …

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With tourists scarce, Egyptians ‘struggle’ to maintain heritage

CAIRO, Jan 3, (AFP): With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled …

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Dozens of foreign workers have been sentenced to flogging and jail in Saudi over unpaid wages protest

RIYADH: Dozens of foreign workers have been sentenced to flogging and jail for unrest during protests over unpaid wages by Saudi Binladin Group several months …

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