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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Middle East

Al-Shabaab militants attack army base in Mogadishu, kill soldiers

Al Shabaab fighters have attacked a remote Somali army base northwest of the capital Mogadishu, killing several government soldiers. The Islamist group, which has launched...

Aid workers abductions, roadblock rise in Somalia – UN

The United nations says Kidnapping of aid workers and extortion at checkpoints are on the rise, hindering efforts to prevent the country slipping into...

Saudi King Orders Government Authorities to Allow Women Apply for Services...

Saudi King Salman Al-Saud on Thursday ordered concerned government authorities to allow women apply for services without the approval of their guardians, Sabq online...

Dubai becomes first city to get its own Microsoft font

Not content with having the world's tallest building and biggest shopping centre, Dubai has become the first city to get its own font. The typeface,...

Pope Francis heads to Egypt to boost ties with Muslim community

Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis will be flying to Cairo on Friday, barely a month after two church bombings killed 45 people in two Egyptian...

Pope Francis condemns attack on a convoy in Syria

Pope Francis has used his Easter message address to condemn Saturday's deadly attack on a bus convoy in Syria. Pope Francis denounced "oppressive regimes" in...

Five Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen conflict

Five Sudanese soldiers have been killed while fighting for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against Houthi forces in Yemen, a spokesman for Sudan's armed forces...

G7 rejects sanctions on Russia after ‘ Syria chemical attack’

The G7 group of nations have failed to reach an agreement over threats of new sanctions against Russia and Syria. Foreign ministers were seeking a...

U.S. Defense Secretary calls Syria poison gas attack a “heinous act.”

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that a poison gas attack in Syria was a "heinous act" before a meeting at the Pentagon...

At least 10 killed in Russia Metro blast

At least 10 people were killed in explosions in two train carriages at metro stations in St. Petersburg this Monday. Fifty people have been reported...
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