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Yemenis fire missile at Saudi oil giant Aramco’s HQ in Najran

(AFP) – Yemeni forces have fired a ballistic missile at the Saudi state oil giant Aramco’s headquarters in the Persian Gulf country’s southwest in retaliation for Riyadh’s fatal campaign against Yemen. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported that the Badr 1 short-range ballistic missile was fired at Aramco’s premises in ...

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Bahraini forces arrest 10 citizens during home raids

Muslim Times(Web Desk0 – Bahraini forces have raided homes in the capital, Manama, arresting 10 citizens, amid ongoing protests against the ruling Al Khalifah regime’s crackdown on political dissidents. During the home raids on Wednesday, Bahraini forces arrested Ali Abdullah Qassim, the son-in-law of top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, ...

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Militants left over 40 tons of chemical weapons in Syria: Russia

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Militant groups have abandoned chemical arms production facilities and over 40 tons of chemical weapons after retreating from different conflict zones in Syria, a Russian defense ministry official says. “More than 40 tons of poisonous substances were found on the territories, liberated from terrorists,” Igor Kirillov, ...

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Baghdad resumes paying salaries of Kurds frozen over secession vote

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Iraq’s federal government has announced resumption of paying the salaries of Kurdish civil servants and Peshmerga security forces, which had been frozen in the wake of tensions between Baghdad government and Kurdish authorities over a non-binding Kurdish independence vote. “The finance ministry of the central authorities ...

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