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British jets bombed Syrian forces in Tanf last month

(News Desk) – A British warplane directly attacked Syrian forces near the border with Iraq and Jordan last month, killing an army officer and injuring seven others, the Sunday Times daily has reported. A Typhoon fighter jet dropped a 500-pound (226-kilo) bomb on Syrian forces who were fighting Takfiri terrorists ...

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Qatar tells UN top court about UAE ‘climate of fear’

Muslim Times(Web Desk) -The United Arab Emirates has spread a “climate of fear” among Qataris living in the Persian Gulf state during a year-long blockade, and caused “substantial pain,” the UN’s top court has heard. British barrister Peter Goldsmith, acting for Doha, made the remarks during a hearing at the ...

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Turkey arrests former opposition lawmaker on terrorism charges

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of a former lawmaker from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on several charges, including aiding a movement led by US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt ...

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Turkey sees no progress with EU under Austria’s presidency

Muslim Times(Web Desk) -Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu believes that no positive steps will be taken with the European Union this year as Austria will take over the bloc’s six-month rotating presidency. From July 1, Austria will hold the rotating presidency of the EU. It will give Austria an important ...

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UN hopes Yemen talks could begin next month

(News Desk) – United Nations envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths has expressed hope that a new round of peace talks between major warring sides of the country could begin next month amid an escalation of fighting in the Red Sea port of Hudaydah. “I’d like to get the parties together ...

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PM Abadi orders immediate execution of Daesh terrorists

(AFP) – Iraq’s prime minister on Thursday ordered the immediate execution of all convicted Daesh terrorists on death row a day after remnants of the Takfiri terrorist group killed eight captives near capital Baghdad. Haider al-Abadi ordered “the immediate punishment of terrorists condemned to death whose sentences have passed the ...

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