Allies vow to destroy IS as attacks overshadow talks

March 23, 2017 5:46 pm0 comments
Allies vow to destroy IS as attacks overshadow talks

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group vowed to crush the jihadists Wednesday at a meeting overshadowed by an attack in London and civilian deaths in Syria. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson welcomed his counterparts from the mainly Western and Arab 68-nation alliance to Washington with […]

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Muslims coming for Hajj will be honoured equally: Saudi Arabia

March 22, 2017 4:28 pm0 comments
Muslims coming for Hajj will be honoured equally: Saudi Arabia

) – Saudi Arabia has announced that honour of all the Muslims coming from around the world for Hajj and Umrah will be ensured without any discrimination. An important cabinet meeting of Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud was held in which it was decided that Saudi government […]

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North Korea missile test fails, U.S. and South say, as tensions simmer

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North Korea missile test fails, U.S. and South say, as tensions simmer

SEOUL (Reuters) – A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region. The launch attempt was made from […]

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33 dead in US-led north Syria air strike

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33 dead in US-led north Syria air strike

BEIRUT (AFP) – At least 33 people were killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school used as a centre for displaced people near a militant-held Syrian town, a monitor said Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike south of Al-Mansoura, a town held by the […]

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Trump will cause more troubles for Pakistani-Americans: Boston University professor Dr Adil Najam

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Trump will cause more troubles for Pakistani-Americans: Boston University professor Dr Adil Najam

Renowned intellectual and Boston University Professor Dr Adil Najam has said that Donald Trump’s government is not good for Pakistani-Americans as it will bring more troubles for them. He suggested that Pakistanis should play their role in US society and build their status in it. “Pakistanis are worried and they […]

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Saudis to tighten curbs on foreign workers in local jobs push

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Saudis to tighten curbs on foreign workers in local jobs push

TIYADH / DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia plans to tighten restrictions on foreign workers to pressure companies into hiring more Saudi citizens and reduce unemployment among Saudis, government sources said on Monday. The new policy could help the conservative kingdom achieve one goal of economic reforms launched last year to […]

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