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Iraqi Troops Push Deeper into Mosul

Iraqi pressures pressed deeper into the historic heart of Mosul on Sunday in their battle to retake it from Islamic State militants, with one Baghdad leader claiming that 65 to 70 percent of the Old City had actually been freed. ...

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Marking the End of Ramadan

Festivity and also petitions as Egyptians commemorate Eid Al-fitr marking the end of the divine month ofRamadan In one of the greatest hoping outdoors backyards thousands of Egyptians collect for the occasion.

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Saudi Arabia Donates Millions to Fight Cholera in Yemen

SaudiArabia has actually contributed $667 million to UNICEF as well as the Globe Health and wellness Company to fight cholera in Yemen. Stephen O’Brien, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Good samaritan Matters, stated Saturday the variety of believed cholera situations ...

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Israeli Air Strike Hits Syria After Bombing

WASHINGTON– The Israeli Air Pressure released a strike in Syria after numerous projectiles were terminated from the war-torn nation right into the Golan Levels area Saturday, Israeli authorities stated. The air assault targeted 2 “Syrian program” storage tanks in the ...

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Bomber Blows Himself up as Saudis Foil Plot Near Mecca

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA– A self-destruction bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as authorities interrupted a plot to target the holiest website in Islam simply as the not eating month of Ramadan finishes, Saudi safety pressures stated ...

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Iranians Chant ‘Fatality to Israel,’ Burn Islamic State’s Flag at Rallies

ANKARA– Numerous countless Iranians shouted “Fatality to Israel” in across the country rallies on Friday at which they likewise melted flag of the Islamic State militant team which asserted obligation for assaults in Tehran this month, state TELEVISION reported. Iranian ...

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Russia Fires 6 Cruise Missiles on IS in Syria

MOSCOW– Russia’s Protection Ministry claims it has actually discharged cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on placements of the Islamic State team in Syria. The ministry claimed in a declaration on Friday that 2 frigates and also a submarine released ...

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On The Scene: Mosul, Iraq – June 22

VOA press reporter Heather Murdock reports from Mosul, Iraq where soldiers from the Iraqi unique pressures are evaluating the damages after dealing with, June 22, 2017.

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Egypt Census Workers Detect Another Baby Boom

CAIRO– Census workers going door to door in Egypt’s bristling communities as well as crowded communities are uncovering a brand-new nation – of greater than 20 million individuals birthed in the last years alone. Family members preparation initiatives have actually ...

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Iran Escalates Involvement in Syria With Anti-IS Missile Strike

Iran’s missile strike today versus Islamic State targets in Syria is intensifying its army involvement in Syria and also likely will enhance stress in between the U.S.-led union and also Iranian and also russian pressures lined up with the Syrian ...

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