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Ministry: Syria accepts ceasefire deal

Muslim Times The Syrian government says it accepts the terms of a ceasefire deal announced by the United States and Russia on Monday. According to a statement released by the Syrian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, the government accepts the deal on the basis that military efforts against terrorist Daesh and ...

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China Sea deployments no different from that of US on Hawaii: Official

Muslim Times The Chinese Foreign Ministry says Beijing’s military deployments in the South China Sea are no different from that of US on Hawaii.  “China’s deploying necessary, limited defensive facilities on its own territory is not substantively different from the United States defending Hawaii,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said ...

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Police kill 12 Al-Qaeda, LeJ militants in Karachi

Muslim Times KARACHI (AFP) – Police on Monday killed at least 12 militants involved in target killings and attacks on officers in the southern port city of Karachi, an official said. Police raided a house where the militants were hiding out in Pipri district, some 50 kilometres north east of central ...

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Army Chief arrives in Qatar on one-day visit

Muslim Times DOHA (Web Desk / AP) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has arrived in Doha on one-day official visit to Qatar, the army spokesperson confirmed in a message posted on Twitter today (Monday). During his stay, the Army Chief will meet Qatari political and military ...

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Germany boosts arms sales amid Mideast conflicts

Germany increased its arms exports last year despite an earlier pledge to rein in the amount of weapons sales as deadly conflicts heighten in the Middle East, government figures show. Germany exported arms worth approximately eight billion euros (8.9 billion dollars) in 2015, double the rate recorded in 2014, the ...

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Bahrainis hold fresh mass rallies

Bahrainis have staged fresh protests across the tiny Persian Gulf island amid a wave of rallies held to mark the anniversary of the 2011 popular revolution.  A march was held in the village of Abu Saiba just outside the capital Manama, demanding the release of top Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman and other political activists. Clashes broke ...

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