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Daily Archives: October 6, 2018

Ancient artifacts go on display in Damascus

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Ancient artifacts salvaged from Syria’s war-torn cities were on display at Damascus Opera House, including two rare busts retrieved from Palmyra. The exhibit, which opened on Wednesday, also features pottery, flint tools and statues among the 500 artifacts on display. Many of the country’s archaeological sites ...

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Saudis threatening to block key UN climate report: sources

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Saudi Arabia is reportedly trying to block a key UN report meant to address global warming over speculations that it could eventually target the kingdom’s main source of revenue – exports of oil. The 500-page document explores the means of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees ...

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Pro-Russian favorite as polls open in Latvia election

(AFP) -Polling stations in Latvia opened Saturday for a general election that could propel a populist, pro-Kremlin coalition to power as the Baltic state celebrates the centenary of its birth as an independent state. Though lauded for righting the economy, the governing center-right coalition has lost ground, opinion polls suggest. ...

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Thousands rally in Caracas to slam US sanctions, support Maduro

 Muslim Times(Web Desk) -Thousands of Venezuelans have taken part in a pro-government rally in the streets of the nation’s capital Caracas to express support for President Nicolas Maduro and censure US-backed efforts to topple his administration and destabilize the Central American country. The demonstrators, waving pictures of Maduro and the ...

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Empty threats won’t affect Palestinians’ resilience: Hamas

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The Hamas resistance movement has rejected a recent warning by Israel against renewed anti-occupation protests in the Gaza Strip, saying that “empty” threats will not affect the “resilience” of the Palestinian nation. Hamas stressed on Friday that Gaza demonstrations, dubbed “The Great March of Return,” demanding ...

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Myanmar may lose EU trade privileges over Rohingya abuse

INNSBRUCK (AFP) – The European Union warned Mynamar on Friday it could lose trade privileges over its “blatant violation of human rights”, as the international backlash over the Rohingya crisis grows. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said a fact-finding mission would arrive in Myanmar soon to assess whether the highly ...

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