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Britain’s May narrowly avoids customs union vote defeat

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly avoided a defeat in parliament over post-Brexit customs arrangements, as she struggles to drum up support and unify her divided party around her strategy for separation from the European Union (EU). May won approval from the parliament by a ...

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54 freed in Afghan raid on Taliban prison in Helmand

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – At least 54 people have been released from a prison run by Taliban in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, where militants are in control of the majority of districts. Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said on Tuesday that the prisoners were freed after ...

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Iran cuts power to Iraq to meet domestic demand

Muslim Times(Web Desk) -Iran’s energy minister says rising energy consumption amid a suffocating heat wave forced the country to cut power exports to neighboring Iraq which is grappling with an electricity crisis. Iraqi Electricity Minister Qassem al-Fahdawi visited Iran last week to persuade the country to resume supplies of 1,000 ...

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Protests against poor services continue in Iraq

Muslim Times(Web Desk) -Iraqi police say around 250 people have gathered at the main entrance to a major oilfield near the Iraqi city of Basra for a second week to protest alleged government corruption and poor public services in southern cities. Production operations at the Zubair oilfield, which is run ...

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