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Saudi Arabia delivers arms to Aden airport, first landing at airport in months

Saudi Arabia delivers arms to Aden airport, first landing at airport in months

Jul 22, – “This marks the start of the airport operation,” Yemen’s Transport Minister Badr Basalma said at the airport on Wednesday, according to the Saudi-owned broadcaster Al Arabiya television. “Planes carrying humanitarian assistance are expected to arrive at the airport in the coming two days.” A Saudi Arabian military aircraft carrying arms for pro-government […]

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Twin bombs kill 10 people outside Pakistani church

Twin bombs kill 10 people outside Pakistani church

Mar 15, – In the tense aftermath, angry mobs burned to death one person they believed was involved in the attack and tried to lynch another, said the Deputy Inspector General for Lahore, Haider Ashraf. Two police who were protecting the church were also killed in the explosions, he said. Twin blasts exploded near a […]

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Did torture really help U.S. find al Qaeda chief Hambali?

Did torture really help U.S. find al Qaeda chief Hambali?

Dec 11, – But the U.S. Senate report on CIA interrogation methods released this week suggests that more mundane steps – email monitoring, a tip off from a CIA source and help from Thailand – may have been what brought down Hambali, head of militant group Jemaah Islamiah. Hailed as a major success in the […]

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Female suicide bombers kill four at busy Nigeria market

Female suicide bombers kill four at busy Nigeria market

Dec 10, – Boko Haram has been accused of deploying a wave of female bombers in recent months, including in Kano, and blame for the latest violence will likely fall on the Islamist insurgents. Two female suicide bombers killed at least four people at a busy market in northern Nigeria’s largest city Kano on Wednesday, […]

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Delhi city government bans Uber after alleged rape

Delhi city government bans Uber after alleged rape

Dec 08, – Uber is banned from operating in the capital with immediate effect and the company will be blacklisted from providing transport services in future, a government statement said. The Delhi city government on Monday banned Uber from operating in the Indian capital after a passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, dealing […]

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Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadists

Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadists

Sep 07, – US President Barack Obama outlined the plan at a NATO summit on Friday, calling for a broad coalition to defeat the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group which led an offensive that overran chunks of five Iraqi provinces in June and holds significant territory in neighbouring Syria. Iraq welcomed Obama’s plan for an […]

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