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Chechnya plays big in rebuilding of Syria – ‘Forced to contribute’

MOSCOW, July 19, (AP): Russia’s mostly Muslim republic of Chechnya is becoming a major player in rebuilding war-ravaged Syria. And ordinary Chechens are likely to …

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Miniskirt woman freed without charges – Saudi prosecutor closes case

DUBAI, July 19, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that a woman who was detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has …

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Cairo visas Qataris, Erdogan for Kuwait

CAIRO, July 18, (Agencies): Egypt will end visa-free entry for Qatari nationals with some exceptions, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, the latest measure …

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Global warming melts ice, alters fabled Northwest Passage

More than a century has passed since the first successful transit of the treacherous, ice-bound Northwest Passage by Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen in 1906. Now …

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2 more GOP sens oppose bill – Bill collapse leaves divided party at crossroads

WASHINGTON, July 18, (AP): The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare” was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican …

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TRUMP KEEPS IRAN DEAL BUT SANCTIONS ON BALLISTICS – MPs mandate millions more for missiles, foreign Guard ‘Quds’

TEHRAN, July 18, (Agencies): Iran’s parliament voted Tuesday to urgently work towards increasing funds for the country’s missile programme and Revolutionary Guards in response to …

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S.Arabian police question woman who wore miniskirt – Videos posted on Snapchat

RIYADH, July 18, (AFP): Saudi police said Tuesday they were questioning a woman who appeared in an online video in a miniskirt and crop top …

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Washington Post reports, UAE denies Qatar hacking – ‘Sparked crisis’

DAILY CITES U.S. INTELLIGENCE WASHINGTON, July 17, (Agencies): The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in …

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US-backed forces take neighbourhood in Raqa

JAZRA, Syria, July 17, (Agencies): USbacked forces said Monday they had seized a new neighbourhood from the Islamic State group in the jihadist stronghold of …

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Islamic leaders boycott holy site – Protests after Israel sets up metal detectors

JERUSALEM, July 17, (Agencies): Islamic leaders called on Muslims on Monday to boycott a Jerusalem holy site at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in …

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