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Daily Archives: September 9, 2015

Pakistan to monitor religious schools for “terror” activities

Kamran Yousaf Islamabad Pakistan has decided to regulate thousands of religious schools after reports that some of them have been involved in terrorist activities. Under the new plan, the government will register close to 20-thousand such schools and closely monitor their activities including their source of funding. Press TV’s Kamran ...

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Teachers in Seattle hold their first strike in 30 years

Teachers in Seattle, Washington, are planning to stage their first strike in 30 years. The strike was called for after negotiations broke down between the Seattle School District and its teachers over pay raises, teacher evaluations and the length of the school day. This Wednesday marks the first day of ...

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45 Kyrgyz nationals slain in fighting for Daesh in Iraq, Syria

Kyrgyzstan says more than 40 nationals from the Central Asian country have been killed while fighting alongside Daesh Takfiri terrorists in Iraq and Syria. Speaking at a press conference in the capital, Bishkek, on Tuesday, Rahim Salimov, an official with Kyrgyzstan’s Interior Ministry, said more than 400 Kyrgyz citizens have ...

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Toll from Egypt army’s anti-Daesh operation reaches 56

Egypt’s army has released a new statement, saying it has slain 56 militants with the Takfiri terrorist group, Daesh, in the Sinai Peninsula. The Tuesday statement said the fatalities came after a “major military operation” that Egyptian forces launched against the group a day earlier. A roadside bomb also killed ...

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How Pakistan clicked at India’s first pro league

KOLKATA: The Indian sports management professional, who gave India its first inter-city pro league featuring a raft of foreign recruits, says players from across the western border were “crowd-pullers” at the event. “Spectators cheered every move of Pakistani players, [made] either individually or in combination with their Indian teammates,” says ...

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Yemen forces fire rockets at Saudi troops in Ma’rib

Yemeni army forces and allied popular committees have, in retaliatory attacks, fired rockets at Saudi forces in central Yemen.   According to local media reports on Wednesday, the Yemeni forces fired Katyusha rockets at Saudi forces in the area of Sahn al-Jin in the oil-rich Yemeni province of Ma’rib, 250 kilometers (150 miles) east of the ...

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