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Saudi man held for assaulting female domestic worker

RIYADH: A video of a female domestic worker being physically harassed by a man went viral and sparked outrage on Saudi Twitter couple of days ago. According to Sabq News site, the victim, who is of Filipino origin, uploaded the video she secretly filmed to her own Facebook page. The …

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Iraqi PM declares ‘end of war against IS’ in Iraq

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Baghdad: Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi yesterday declared victory in a three-year war by Iraqi forces to expel the Islamic State jihadist group that at its height endangered Iraq’s very existence. “Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border and I therefore announce the end of the war against …

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Muslims pray outside White House to protest Trump Jerusalem move

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WASHINGTON DC: Responding to the call of American Muslim organizations, worshippers laid out their prayer mats at a park in front of the president’s residence. Wearing traditional Palestinian keffiyeh scarves or the colors of the Palestinian flag, protesters also held placards denouncing Israeli occupation of East Jerusalem and the West …

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Trump’s Middle East advisor Dina Powell quits

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump´s deputy national security advisor Dina Powell has announced to resign, the White House said on Friday. As per details, The Egyptian-born Powell’s announcement of resignation comes just two days after Trump’s  controversial  declaration of  Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, that move has sparked protests …

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Israel strikes kill two in Gaza as Trump rage simmers

GAZA CITY :  Retaliatory Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed two Hamas fighters yesterday, as unrest simmered across the Palestinian territories over US President Donald Trump s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel s capital. A total of four people have now been killed and dozens wounded since Trump …

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Israel ‘state of occupation’: Erdogan

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday described Israel as a “state of occupation” which used “terror” against the Palestinians, as he stepped up his criticism of the US recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. Erdogan has been bitterly opposed to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise …

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Trump calls out Clinton, Bush, Obama on Jerusalem

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump rewound the videotape Friday to show how three predecessors – Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama – made promises on Jerusalem that they later backtracked on. “I fulfilled my campaign promise – others didn’t!” he boasted on Twitter, posting a video montage of …

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Relics of 800-year-old ship found under water

YANGJIANG: Archaeologists have recovered around 21,000 relics from Nanhai No. 1, a cargo that sank in the South China Sea some 800 years ago. The ship was made during the time of the Song Dynasty. Hoards of porcelain, silver, gold, lacquer and wooden relics have been recovered from the shipwreck. …

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