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Ethiopia's Lost City

0 Visits: 28 | Sunday June 25, 2017 - 14:06:45
The residents of Harlaa, a small town in eastern Ethiopia, have always suspected there was something special about their city. For years farmers have been unearthing Chinese coins, old pottery, and building stones so massive that local lore has said that only giants could have moved them.

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UAE Wants Parting of Ways If Qatar Does not Accept 13 Demands by Arab Countries

0 Visits: 33 | Sunday June 25, 2017 - 08:43:27
DUBAI — A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by fellow Arab states which imposed a boycott this month on the tiny Gulf Arab nation, there would be a "parting of ways".

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Syria's Assad Makes Rare Trip from Damascus for Eid Prayers

0 Visits: 34 | Sunday June 25, 2017 - 08:38:17
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad delivered prayers for Islam's Eid al-Fitr holiday in Hama on Sunday, state media reported, in a rare trip outside Damascus and what seemed to be his first visit there since Syria's war began in 2011.

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Saudi: Bomber Planning to Attack Mecca's Grand Mosque Blows Himself up

0 Visits: 68 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 23:19:24
RIYADH — Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.

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Tens of Thousands Have Fled Violence in Congo Republic

0 Visits: 63 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 23:10:43
BRAZZAVILLE — More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation there last year, a joint U.N. and government statement said.

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Egypt's Sisi Ratifies Agreement Transferring Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia

0 Visits: 63 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 19:20:05
CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a maritime demarcation agreement that sees his country cede sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, the government said in a statement on Saturday.

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IFJ: Demand of Closure of Al-Jazeera is Restriction of Freedom of Speech

0 Visits: 89 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 09:24:52
BRUSSELS (Somali Update Online) — Saudi Arabia led coalition today sent an ultimatum to Qatar with 13 demands to be met within the next 10 days in order to end Qatar crisis, including the closure of Al Jazeera and other news outlets funded by Qatar.

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Rescuers Made 'Scapegoat' for Italian Frustration with Migrant Crisis

0 Visits: 35 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 15:35:59
Anne Marie Loof has devoted her life to humanitarian work but says she understands why some Italians have started painting people like her as villains.

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Arab States Demand Qatar Closes Jazeera, Cuts Back Ties to Iran

0 Visits: 120 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 13:46:32
DUBAI — Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran, an official of one of the four countries said.

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KENYA: Three Killed in Gun Attack on Bank in Kenyan Northeast

0 Visits: 112 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 13:41:04
NAIROBI — Attackers shot and killed three people in a raid on a commercial bank in northeast Kenya's on Friday, police said.

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