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Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

Saudi airstrikes leave five more civilians dead in southern Yemen

 Muslim Times(Web Desk) – At least five civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out airstrikes against a residential area in Yemen’s strategic western province of Hudaydah as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious bombardment campaign against its southern neighbor. Saudi fighter jets conducted aerial assaults ...

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Bangladesh sets death penalty for drug offenses in draft law

(Reuters) – Bangladesh’s cabinet has approved a draft law prescribing the death penalty for drug offenses, despite widespread criticism over a drugs crackdown in which police have shot dead more than 200 people since May. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched the campaign ahead of a general election due by December, ...

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US Electoral College ‘shadow of slavery power’: NY Dem

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The US Electoral College is a vestige of slavery and needs to be abolished altogether, says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic socialist who is running to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District. “It is well past time we eliminate the Electoral College, a shadow of slavery’s power ...

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Ex-US top diplomat says political dysfunction has ‘broken’ Washington

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has blasted the political dysfunction in Washington, saying Congress is “torn apart ideologically” due to the partisanship plaguing the Democratic and Republican Parties in the nation’s legislature. “Washington is broken. Most Americans understand that. It’s a mess. The Congress ...

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