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Reuters journalists covering crimes against Rohingya charged in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists, who covered the ongoing state-sponsored crackdown against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, have been officially charged for breaching a colonial-era law. The two local journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, were arrested last December during a meeting with two police officials over dinner for “possessing important and ...

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US army in Afghanistan risks becoming ‘beached whale’ without Pakistani cooperation: Olson

NEW YORK (Muslim Times)  The Trump administration’s attempt at “humiliating and penalizing” Pakistan for failing to take decisive action against Afghan Taliban is unlikely to work, Richard Olson, a former American ambassador to Pakistan, said Tuesday, warning that Islamabad has greater leverage over the United States. “Pakistan, like most countries, ...

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Mossad acknowledges spying on Iran

The director of Israel’s Mossad spy agency has acknowledged that the regime is spying on the Islamic Republic, once again voicing Tel Aviv’s support for violence in Iran. “We have eyes and ears and more, even in Iran,” Yossi Cohen told an Israeli Finance Ministry conference in Jerusalem al-Quds on Tuesday, The Times ...

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US may have been involved in raids on Russia in Syria

Russia says it detected an American spy aircraft circling in the skies between Russian bases in two Syrian cities during recent drone attacks on the facilities, implying that the United States may have been involved in the raids. In a statement released on Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said 13 drones ...

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Football: Atletico, Valencia breeze into Copa del Rey quarters

MADRID (Muslim Times) Atletico Madrid booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday after seeing off third-tier Lleida, while new signing Luciano Vietto s hat-trick fired Valencia past Las Palmas. Playing in front of a sparsely populated Wanda Metropolitano, it took dominant Atletico until the 57th ...

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