Civil rights groups slam US President Donald Trump’s new travelling restrictions

Volunteer lawyers set up a table to help arriving passengers with the reinstatement by the US Supreme Court of portions of President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries, at Los Angeles International Airport, California, US, June 29, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Civil rights groups in the United States have slammed […]

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Saudi-led blockade against Doha amounts to ‘bloodless declaration of war’: Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiya

Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah (file photo) Qatar says the Saudi-led blockade against Doha is a “bloodless declaration of war,” a day after the Persian Gulf Arab country rejected as “unreasonable” the demands presented by Saudi Arabia and its allies to end the unprecedented diplomatic row with the emirate. Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah […]

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Israeli aircraft bombs Syrian army positions in occupied Golan Heights

A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights shows smoke billowing from the Syrian side of the border on June 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) An Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle has reportedly targeted Syrian army positions in Golan Heights after a projectile allegedly fired from Syria landed in the occupied territory. Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Manar television network […]

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Takfiri Daesh terrorist group pull out of Syria’s Aleppo Province

This file photo shows Daesh terrorists at an undisclosed location in Syria’s embattled northern province of Raqqah. Members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have withdrawn from Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo as government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, are making territorial gain against the extremists and other foreign-sponsored militants in […]

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US President Donald Trump sending federal troops to help fight ‘crime and killings in Chicago’

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson arrives at a news conference in Chicago, Illinois, the US, on September 21, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump has decided to send federal troops to Chicago to help fight street violence and drug trafficking. “We are foundationally changing the way we fight crime in Chicago,” Chicago police […]

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