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Son and brother of Assad’s chemical chief granted UK citizenship

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Son and brother of Assad’s chemical chief granted UK citizenship

The relatives of Amr Armanazi, the head of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC), have been reportedly granted British citizenship despite Armanazi’s role in running the Assad regime’s chemical weapons program. The U.S. government accused Armanazi of being involved in the regime’s production of sarin gas which was used in last week’s chemical […]

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Security forces storm building, kill over 30 IS members in western Mosul

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Security forces storm building, kill over 30 IS members in western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A Counter-Terrorism officer revealed, on Sunday, that security forces stormed a building that was used by suicide bombers belonging to the Islamic State as a stronghold, west of Mosul. Colonel Hashim Fadel said in a press statement that forces from the elite Counter-Terrorism Service stormed a building that was used by dozens of […]

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Three Egyptian police died preventing suicide bomber from entering Alexandria cathedral

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Three Egyptian police died preventing suicide bomber from entering Alexandria cathedral

Alexandria’s St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral proximity after a suicide bomber blew himself up on Sunday. Policemen stopped the attacker from entering the Cathedral. (Photo: Ahram Online) Three Egyptian police officers were killed when a suicide bomber they had prevented from entering St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria blew himself up. The dead officers […]

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Running for their lives with starving babies on their back

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Running for their lives with starving babies on their back

Like hundreds of thousands of Somalis, Medina Abdimanurshego, 22, are looking to find a safe haven where they can provide their children with food, clean water and basic humanitarian needs. (Yunus Paksoy/Daily Sabah) Hungry bellies and perished children are not unfamiliar sights in Somalia and all the burden of staying alive is rests on the […]

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Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran not cowed by U.S. attack on Syria

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Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran not cowed by U.S. attack on Syria

    MTEHRAN – Reacting to the U.S. missile attacks on an airfield in Syria, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Iran won’t “retreat from the field”. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has shown that it does not retreat from the field by such irrelevant remarks and […]

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One Briton, one Belgian, two Swedes killed in Stockholm attack: police

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One Briton, one Belgian, two Swedes killed in Stockholm attack: police

Stockholm police official Jan Evensson announces the nationalities of the Stockholm truck attack victims. Photo: Maja S Two Swedes, one Briton and a Belgian were killed in the Stockholm truck attack that also left 15 people injured, Swedish police said Sunday. “We have confirmed the identities of the dead, and their families have been informed,” […]

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Gone in 31 seconds! Dubai gang steals jewellery worth Dh2m

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Gone in 31 seconds! Dubai gang steals jewellery worth Dh2m

Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, praised the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, for his endless follow-up and diligence on all security issues, and Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister […]

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Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation, manage differences

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Xi, Trump pledge to expand win-win cooperation, manage differences

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R, Front) and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump (L, Front) take a walk to further discuss bilateral cooperation issues in the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, the United States, April 7, 2017. The two leaders held their second round of talks here on Friday. CHINESE President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, […]

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Indian, Chinese navies rescue ship hijacked by Somali pirates

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Indian, Chinese navies rescue ship hijacked by Somali pirates

The navies of India and China carried out a joint operation on Sunday to rescue a merchant ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian defence ministry said. After receiving a distress call on Saturday night, the Indian warships established contact with the captain of the merchant vessel who had locked […]

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At least 21 killed and 40 injured in explosion at Coptic Church in Egypt’s Tanta, says ministry

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At least 21 killed and 40 injured in explosion at Coptic Church in Egypt’s Tanta, says ministry

  An explosion ripped through the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in the central Delta city of Tanta on Sunday morning as parishioners attended a Palm Sunday service, leaving dozens killed and many more injured. At least 21 people were killed and 40 injured in the blast, the Health Ministry said. The death toll is expected […]

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