2 More Palestinians Killed in Occupied Territories
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2 More Palestinians Killed in Occupied Territories

Israeli soldiers raided the Palestinian village of Umm al-Hayran in the Negev desert early on Wednesday to demolish a number of Palestinian houses there, prompting fierce scuffles with…

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Military operation in North Waziristan cost $1.9 billion: expert
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Military operation in North Waziristan cost $1.9 billion: expert

Speaking at the ‘2nd National Conference on the Economic Currents and Opportunities for Economic Development in Fata’ at the University of Peshawar on Tuesday, Maria Saifuddin Effendi, who…

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Deobandi cleric raising funds for Syrian militants in Pakistan
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Deobandi cleric raising funds for Syrian militants in Pakistan

Deobandi Taqi Usmani is deputy head of Deobandi sectarian seminary Darul Uloom (Korangi-Karachi) and also a banker of Pakistan with connection to Meezan Bank and some other banks.…

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US Scolds Bahrain for Execution of 3 Activists
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US Scolds Bahrain for Execution of 3 Activists

The executions have ignited major demonstrations and rekindled tensions between the protesters and rulers of the Persian Gulf kingdom, which have concerned Washington since a crackdown on an…

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Iraqi forces push into Daesh-held pocket in Mosul
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Iraqi forces push into Daesh-held pocket in Mosul

BAGHDAD: Iraqi special forces pushed into a pocket of Daesh-held territory in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, the military said, seeking to recapture the remaining districts under the group’s…

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Israel rearrests freed Palestinian hunger striker
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Israel rearrests freed Palestinian hunger striker

JERUSALEM: Israeli forces have rearrested a Palestinian journalist who was freed from prison last year after an extended hunger strike, his family and Israeli officials said on Tuesday.Mohammed…

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Israeli Arab, policeman killed in clashes over demolitions
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Israeli Arab, policeman killed in clashes over demolitions

JERUSALEM: An Israeli Arab rammed his vehicle into a group of police officers on Wednesday, killing one of them before he was shot dead during clashes in southern…

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Iran ‘hostile’ to US involvement in Syria talks
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Iran ‘hostile’ to US involvement in Syria talks

TEHRAN: Iranian officials said Wednesday they were strongly opposed to the United States joining Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan next week, local media reported.“We are hostile to their…

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Egyptian football star placed on ‘terror’ list
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Egyptian football star placed on ‘terror’ list

CAIRO: An Egyptian court has added former football star Mohamed Aboutrika to the authorities’ terror list, his lawyer said Tuesday, based on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim…

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Yemen: ‘Life in the midst of all the death’
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Yemen: ‘Life in the midst of all the death’

The Yemeni city of Taiz has been under siege since 2015 by Houthi rebels and troops loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The city and its outskirts…

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