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Iran, China hold naval drill in Gulf

BEIRUT, June 18, (Agencies): Iran and China began a joint naval exercise in the Gulf on Sunday, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported. The …

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‘61’ perish in Portugal fire

PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal, June 18, (AP): A raging forest fire in central Portugal sent flames sweeping over roads, killing at least 61 people, many of …

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QATAR PUSH FOR OPEN SKIES REMAINS UNRESOLVED

Turkey terms Saudi talks ‘positive’ – London affirms backing of Kuwait mediation MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, June 17, (Agencies): Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks …

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Russia says may have killed Baghdadi

US unable to confirm death of DAESH chief MOSCOW, June 17, (AFP): The Russian army on Friday said it was seeking to verify whether Islamic …

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Facebook to be hostile on extremists

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, (Agencies): Facebook said it is ramping up the use of artificial intelligence in a push to make the social network “a …

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Philippine troops pound Islamists – Death toll passes 300

MARAWI, Philippines, June 17, (AFP): Philippine troops pounded Islamist militants holding parts of southern Marawi city with air strikes and artillery Saturday as more soldiers …

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IS claims killing of Israeli policewoman – ‘No evidence of IS link’

JERUSALEM, June 17, (Agencies): The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack in Jerusalem for the first time saying it fatally stabbed …

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UN chief, Oman affirm backing Kuwait

U.S. F-15 DEAL, SHIP VISIT ACCENT MILITARY TIES TO QATAR NEW YORK, June 15, (Agencies): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his full support for Kuwait’s …

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Qatar’s migrant workers may suffer from diplomatic ‘crisis’ in the Gulf

Expats worry about food prices, jobs DOHA, June 15, (AFP): Ajit, an Indian electrician, is just seven months into his new job but right now …

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Gulf crisis a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Qatar port

New direct shipping routes launched to cope with spat HAMAD PORT, Qatar, June 15, (RTRS): Qatar’s main seaport shows all the signs of having weathered …

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