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Saudi naked dancing youth gets 2,000 lashes and 10 years

Saudi naked dancing youth gets 2,000 lashes and 10 years

Oct 03, Manama: A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a young man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for dancing naked on the roof of a car. The defendant was also ordered to pay a 50,000 Saudi riyal (Dh48,956) fine for his “indecent act” committed in winter at a camp where young […]

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Syrian children return to school amid war

Syrian children return to school amid war

Sep 19, – Facing extraordinary challenges, millions of Syrian children in government-controlled areas returned to school this week despite the civil war that has left almost 4,000 schools — one in five — damaged, destroyed or sheltering displaced families. In Damascus, the Syrian capital, a frequent target of mortar shells fired by rebels entrenched in […]

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UNESCO honours Wilhelmshöhe Mountain Park as a World Heritage site

UNESCO honours Wilhelmshöhe Mountain Park as a World Heritage site

June 24, AP – On Sunday, experts with the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization added the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe to its World Heritage list. The beauty spot in Kassel, in the central state of Hesse, is the largest park built on a hillside in Europe. It took about 150 years to complete, with work […]

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