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Meet the activists fighting for Catalan ‘independence’

Meet the activists fighting for Catalan ‘independence’

Barcelona – Moments after Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced that Spain would assume control of Catalonia’s government, the streets of Catalonia’s capital were once again filled with noise. An…

Three issues that could derail the Fatah-Hamas deal

Last week’s talks between Fatah and Hamas for a unity government have encouraged mild optimism among Palestinians that this time negotiations could succeed.  In spite of the positive tone…

Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria FM’s drug accusation

Morocco has recalled its ambassador to neighbouring Algeria after the Algerian foreign minister accused Moroccan banks of laundering drug money in Africa, according to state media. MAP news agency…

Suicide bomb attack kills 15 army trainees in Kabul

Suicide bomb attack kills 15 army trainees in Kabul

A suicide bomber has killed 15 Afghan army cadets as they were leaving their base in the capital, Kabul, officials said, taking the death toll from attacks this week across…

Attacks in Somalia – a 2017 timeline

Attacks in Somalia – a 2017 timeline

Source Article from http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2017/10/attacks-somalia-timeline-171021144546962.html…

Muhammad Yunus: Aung San Suu Kyi 100 percent to blame

In what the United Nations has called “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, in recent weeks more than half a million majority-Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh. Myanmar’s security forces and Buddhist…

Gunmen kill 12 Niger troops in attack near Mali border

Gunmen mounted on pick-up trucks and motorcycles have killed at least 12 paramilitary police and wounded several others in a new attack in Niger’s restive southwest, near the Mali border. The…

Army Chief on Official Visit to the United States

Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun flew to the United States on an official visit and at the invitation of General Joseph Dunford, US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,…

Khoury: Country’s Economy Can No Longer Endure Burden of Displaced Syrians

Minister of Economy Raed Khoury said on Saturday that the Syrian crisis has entailed economic costs on Lebanon worth $18 billion dollars, as he urged displaced Syrians to return back…

Report: Asmar Says Time for ‘Wage Growth in Private Sector’

Head of Lebanon’s General Labor Union Beshara al-Asmar said that practical consultations have begun to raise the minimum wage level in the private sector after the latest tax hikes that…

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