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Palestinians protest Trump move, more unrest feared

Thousands of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, demonstrators in the Gaza Strip burned U.S. flags and pictures of President Donald Trump, and a top Palestinian official said Vice President Mike Pence would not be welcome in the West Bank, in a show of rage Thursday over the American decision to recognize Jerusalem ...

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US warns Pakistan of ‘repercussions’ for not re-arresting Hafiz Saeed

The US on Saturday threatened Pakistan with “repercussions for bilateral relations” if Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who wasreleased from house arrest on Thursday midnight, was not immediately re-arrested and charged. “The United States strongly condemns the release of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba leader Hafiz Saeed from house arrest in Pakistan and calls for his immediate re-arrest and prosecution,” the ...

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Egypt mourns more than 300 killed in mosque attack

Egypt mourned on Saturday as the death toll from a gun and bomb assault on a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula soared above 300, including children, in the deadliest attack the country has witnessed.The army said warplanes had struck militant hideouts in the insurgency-wracked North Sinai in retaliation. According to the state prosecution, up to 30 militants in camouflage flying the Islamic ...

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10 killed in clashes as Pak govt cracks down on hardliners

ISLAMABAD/26 Nov 2017:- Ten persons were feared killed and more than 250 injured in clashes as the Pakistani government cracked down on protesters from hardline religious groups who had been blocking the busiest highway between Islamabadand Rawalpindi for the last three weeks demanding the resignation of law minister Zahid Hamid Late Friday night, even as the government had suspended the crackdown, the Army had to ...

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Arrest Hafiz Saeed and charge him for his crimes, US tells Pakistan

Hindustan Times, Islamabad/Washington/25 Nov CNN The US on Friday asked Pakistan to arrest Hafiz Saeed and charge him for his crimes, hours after the Lashkar-e-Taiba founder’s release from house arrest brought into focus Islamabad’s failure to act against terrorists operating from its soil. Saeed, freed days ahead of the ninth anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai attacks that he is accused ...

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Egypt mosque attack: At least 235 killed in bomb blast, gunfire during Friday prayers

Egyptians walk past bodies following a gun and bombing attack at the Rawda mosque on Friday.(AFP Photo) Updated: Nov 25, 2017/By Reuters, AFP, Cairo Militants killed 235 people at a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai region on Friday, detonating a bomb and shooting at fleeing worshippers and ambulances, the state television reported, quoting the public prosecutor. It was one of the ...

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Pakistani graft court declares Finance Minister an absconder

IANS .Islamabad,Nov 21 2017:Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was declared an absconder by an accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday in a corruption reference filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). During the hearing, NAB’s investigating officer Nadir Abbass told the court that a team had visited the minister’s residence in Lahore and Islamabad after non-bailable arrest warrants ...

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United Nation Passed resolution on Self Determination of Kashmir

New York: The UN General Assembly has unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution reaffirming that the universal realisation of the right of peoples to self-determination was a fundamental condition for the effective guarantee and observance of human rights. The resolution, co-sponsored by 75 countries was adopted on Thursday without a vote in the 193-member Assembly’s Third Committee, which deals with social, ...

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Five dead, thousands flee as floods hit Malaysia’s Penang

By: AFP | Kuala Lumpur | Published:November 5, 2017 9:32 pm Five people have been killed and over 3,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding on Sunday in Malaysia’s Penang, with the state’s historic capital under murky brown water. The army was deployed to provide help after a torrential downpour lasting for 15 hours sparked the worst inundations in the northern state ...

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Iran’s supreme leader appoints new navy chief

By: Saleem | 05 Nov CNN Iran’s state TV reported on Sunday that the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has appointed a new navy chief. The report by the TV’s website said that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Admiral General Hossein Khanzadi as Iran’s new navy commander. His predecessor, Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, served in the post for 10 years. Brigadier ...

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