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Monday , September 16 2019

International

Israelis ‘arm’ themselves after deadly knife attacks – Israel accuses Abbas of incitement

JERUSALEM, Oct 15, (Agencies): Israeli security forces deployed massively in Jerusalem Thursday as Jews armed themselves with everything from guns to broomsticks, rattled by a …

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Obama to keep military in Afghanistan beyond 2016 – Nigeria welcomes US troops for Cameroon over Boko Haram

WASHINGTON, Oct 15, (Agencies): President Barack Obama will keep 5,500 US troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, …

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Hajj toll 1,621

DUBAI, UAE, Oct 14, (AP): The toll in the deadliest tragedy to ever strike the annual Hajj pilgrimage rose Wednesday to at least 1,621 people …

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Iran deploys troops to Syria – Deployment under cover of Russian air campaign

BEIRUT, Oct 14, (Agencies): Iran has sent hundreds of troops into northern and central Syria in the first such open deployment in the country’s civil …

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IS urges jihad on Russia, US as Syrian strikes intensify

BEIRUT, Oct 14, (AFP): The Islamic State group called on Muslims Tuesday to wage jihad on Russia and the United States, as Moscow announced it …

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Religious freedom facing increased threats: report – IS, Boko Haram atrocities cited

WASHINGTON, Oct 14, (AP): The Islamic State led a campaign of attacks last year by militant extremist groups on religious freedom in large swaths of …

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Foreigners, Filipino kidnapped in Philippines – Muslim militants demand govt to stop attacks

MANILA, Oct 14, (AP): Suspected Muslim militants have posted a video purportedly showing for the first time two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino who …

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PM Modi calls beef killing ‘unwelcome’ – Intolerance concerns grow

NEW DELHI, Oct 14, (RTRS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the murder of a Muslim man over rumours he ate beef, in his …

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Syrian Qaeda call for attack on Russia over its air strikes – Nusra Front issues bounties for Assad, Hezb chief

BEIRUT, Oct 13, (AFP): Al- Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate called for jihadists to attack Russia over its air strikes in Syria, as rockets hit Moscow’s Damascus …

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Migrant arrivals 170K in Sept – Austria jails human trafficker

BRUSSELS, Oct 13, (Agencies): Some 170,000 irregular migrants entered the European Union in September, the bloc’s border agency Frontex said on Tuesday, taking the total …

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