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Missile kills 18 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo- monitor

Missile kills 18 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo- monitor

Jul 21, – “The missile struck when people were still inside their homes in the Maghayir district. It killed 18 civilians, including one child, and wounded dozens of others,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. A missile fired by Syrian forces killed at least 18 civilians on Tuesday in […]

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Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Jun 23, – The Kurdish march deep into the heart of Islamic State territory follows their capture of a town on the Turkish border last week, reversing the momentum of militants who had seized major towns in both Syria and Iraq last month. Kurdish-led forces in Syria seized a town from Islamic State on Tuesday […]

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 27 in Chad capital

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 27 in Chad capital

Jun 16, – At least 100 people were injured in two simultaneous attacks at around 9:00 a.m. (0400 ET) on a police headquarters and training school. It was the first strike of its kind in the central African nation, which has emerged as a firm Western ally against Islamist groups in the Sahel. Suspected Islamist […]

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Hamas demands release of hunger-striking prisoners

Hamas demands release of hunger-striking prisoners

Jun 14, – Gaza’s former Hamas premier Ismail Haniya appealed for the release of Khadar Adnan, who was imprisoned without trial by Israel and has been refusing food for about 40 days. Palestinian militant group Hamas on Sunday called for the immediate release of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He also […]

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Israel opens probe into Palestinian beating video

Israel opens probe into Palestinian beating video

Jun 14, –In the footage, which was widely disseminated by Palestinian media, men in Israeli military uniform were seen repeatedly striking the Palestinian civilian, including with a rifle butt near the back of the head and a punch in the face. Seven Israeli soldiers were to face a disciplinary hearing on Sunday after video emerged […]

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Ukraine soldiers killed, wounded in continued skirmishes

Ukraine soldiers killed, wounded in continued skirmishes

Jun 13, – Six Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 14 others wounded in clashes across rebel-controlled regions in Donetsk and Luhansk provinces over the past day, Ukraine’s chief military spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, said on Saturday. Ukraine’s army has reported the death of six soldiers in the past 24 hours amid a pro-Russian insurgency in […]

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US Christians back emerging private war on Iraq jihadists

US Christians back emerging private war on Iraq jihadists

Apr 07, – VanDyke, who rose to fame as a foreign fighter backing Libyan rebels against Moamer Kadhafi, has just finished leading his new military contracting firm through its first assignment — training Christian volunteers to take on jihadists. After fighting with rebels in Libya and embracing the revolt in Syria, Matthew VanDyke has rolled […]

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India police- Robbers gang rape nun in her 70s at school

India police- Robbers gang rape nun in her 70s at school

Mar 14, – The nun was hospitalized in serious condition after the attack, which was committed by seven or eight men at the Convent of Jesus and Mary School in Nadia district, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal state, a police officer said. A nun in her 70s was […]

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German court overturns ban on headscarves for Muslim women teachers

German court overturns ban on headscarves for Muslim women teachers

Mar 13, – The Constitutional Court struck down its own 2003 ban on headscarves for teachers, which had led some German states to forbid Muslim headscarves in schools while permitting the use of Christian symbols such as crucifixes and nuns’ habits. Muslim women teachers can wear headscarves as long as it does not cause disruption […]

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