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Daily Archives: September 8, 2015

Egyptian soldiers kill 29 militants in volatile Sinai Peninsula

Egyptian government forces have carried out separate operations in the country’s violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula, killing more than two dozen Takfiri militants over the past 24 hours, Press TV reports. The army, in a statement released on Monday, said 29 militants were killed when the forces launched offensives against militants in ...

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Iraq demands clarifications from Doha over controversial conference

Altaf Ahmad Press TV, Baghdad Iraq’s Foreign Ministry condemns Qatar for hosting a controversial meeting attended by members of the country’s dissolved Ba’ath party and some former officials wanted on terror charges. The controversy does not stop here, as Iraq’s Parliament Speaker – Salim al-Jubouri – made an unannounced visit ...

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Top players gear up for main round action in T20 Cup

RAWALPINDI: The twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad brace for cricketing thrills and spills over the next eight days when the big boys of Pakistan cricket enter the fray at the start of the main round of the Cool & Cool presents Haier T20 Cup from Tuesday. The eight-team qualifying ...

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Rival rallies staged in Germany over refugees

Rival rallies have been held in several cities across Germany as demonstrators for and against a recent influx of refugees into the country take to the streets. A rally was held in support of refugees in the eastern city of Dresden on Monday. Some 10,000 people also participated in a ...

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Iran says ready to export 200k bpd of oil to Spain

Iran says it is ready to increase its oil exports to Spain to levels that existed before the US-led sanctions were put into place. Mohsen Qamsari, the director for international affairs of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), has told reporters that discussions to increase the level of oil exports ...

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Air strike kills 11 policemen in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR: An air attack has killed at least 11 Afghan police personnel in Helmand province, officials said on Monday, in the latest apparent case of “friendly fire”. An interior ministry spokesman said the strike on Sunday was carried out by Nato forces but another ministry official could not confirm who ...

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