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Woman keeps school going in Qaeda-run region

Kisar keeping militants’ influence at bay ISTANBUL, July 17, (AP): When Syria’s uprising broke out, Rania Kisar left her job in the United States and …

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Baghdadi ‘likely’ alive, say Kurds

SULAIMANIA, Iraq, July 17, (Agencies): A top Kurdish counterterrorism official said on Monday he was 99 percent sure that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi …

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Amir, French FM tackle Qatar crisis

CONCERNS RAISED OVER IMPACT ON BI-NATIONAL FAMILIES KUWAIT CITY, July 16, (Agencies): French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian held talks with top officials in Kuwait …

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‘War in Syria kills over 330,000’ – Shells hit Russian embassy in Damascus

BEIRUT, July 16, (Agencies): More than 330,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it started six years ago, around a third of …

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Crash kills 16 pilgrims in India

SRINAGAR, India, July 16, (AFP): At least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed and many more injured Sunday in a bus crash in northern India, police …

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Israel reopens sensitive holy site – Security forces shoot Palestinian gunman dead

JERUSALEM, July 16, (AFP): Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site Sunday closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to …

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Doha mall’s $1b-plus refinancing loan frozen amid Qatar boycott

Diplomatic crisis hurt bank’s appetite for deals DUBAI/DOHA, July 16, (RTRS): The refinancing of a $1 billion loan by Doha Festival City, a retail and …

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Two German women stabbed to death – Kuwait condemns Egypt attacks HURGHADA, Egypt, July 15, (Agencies): Police on Saturday questioned the suspected jihadist who stabbed …

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Kuwait condemns Al-Aqsa Mosque closure by Israel

GCC, Europol to boost security cooperation KUWAIT CITY, July 15, (KUNA): Kuwait strongly condemned Israel’s closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque and thus banning of Palestinian worshippers …

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Saudi police kill wanted terrorist – Kuwait condemns Qatif attack

RIYADH, July 15, (Agencies): Saudi police have killed a wanted “terrorist” in the Shiite-majority eastern district of Qatif, where there has been a string of …

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