Author Archives: Aabaha Websiteka

Arab League to hold emergency meeting Wednesday on Israeli escalation against Palestinians

  By Ahram Online | Sunday 23 Jul 2017 The Arab League’s chief says the Israeli government is ‘playing with fire’ by imposing new measures near Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem File Photo: Arab League Meetings (Photo:Reuters)   The Arab League will hold an emergency ministerial meeting on Wednesday to discuss recent Israeli escalations against Palestinians, according to an Arab ...

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No dialogue with Qatar until it revises policies: UAE minister

Reuters , Saturday 22 Jul 2017 Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates, Anwar Gargash, speaks at an event at Chatham House in London, Britain July 17, 2017 (Photo: Reuters)   The United Arab Emirates, one of four Arab countries that have imposed sanctions on Qatar, said on Saturday that Doha needed to change its policies ...

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Minneapolis protests as police chief resigns over Justine Damond shooting

Saturday 22 July 2017 Janeé Harteau has ‘lost the confidence of the people’ says mayor Betsy Hodges, who in turn faces calls to resign at chaotic media conference Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau, who has resigned. Photograph: ddp USA/REX/Shutterstock   Jared Goyette in Minneapolis, Naaman Zhou and agencies The chief of police in Minneapolis has resigned at the request of ...

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Uganda Army’s Battle Group 19 leaves Somalia

By Vision Reporter | Added 22nd July 2017 “Battle Group XIX has been operating in a very difficult area; that is in Marka district in Lower Shabelle region but have done a good job,” Brig. Muhanga said. The troops who were given a sendoff at a ceremony officiated by Brigadier Kayanja Muhanga, the Commander of the Uganda Contingent. Photo/Courtesy   ...

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Al-Jubeir: Terrorism cannot be defeated unless all countries are committed to combating it

Saudi Gazette Report | July 22, 2017 Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir   BRUSSELS – Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir stressed the necessity for Qatar to stop its support for terrorism and financing terror activities. He said that it is impossible to defeat terrorism unless all the countries are committed to combating it, Saudi Press Agency ...

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Greece-Turkey quake: Nearly 360 injured in Turkey, report says

July 21, 2017 A policeman looks at a damaged mosque on the island of Kos on July 21, 2017, following a 6.5-magnitude earthquake which struck the region.PHOTO: AFP   ANKARA (AFP) – Almost 360 people were hurt in the Turkish resort of Bodrum after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook Greece and Turkey’s Aegean coast, the Turkish health minister said Friday ...

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Bahrain arrests suspects with terror links

Saudi Gazette Report | Thursday July 20, 2017   Manama — Bahrain has launched an investigation into an illegal organization formed with the aim of stalling the law, preventing the state from exercising its responsibilities, assaulting personal freedom and harming national unity, Chief of Terror Crime Prosecution Advocate General Ahmed Al Hammadi was quoted as saying by Bahrain News Agency ...

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Clashes between herdsmen, farmers kill 33 in Nigeria

By AFP | 20 July 2017 At least 33 people were killed in clashes between cattle herders and farmers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, a police chief said   At least 33 people were killed in clashes between cattle herders and farmers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, a police chief told AFP Thursday. Two days of violence between herders and ...

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State of emergency declared in parts of South Sudan

July 18, 2017   By Ismail Akwei with DENG MACHOL – AFRICANEWS CORRESPONDENT IN SOUTH SUDAN South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has declared a three-month state emergency in the northwestern part of the country after intensified inter-ethnic clashes. The president invoked the state of emergency in a decree read on the state-run SSBC TV evening news on Monday, July 17, ...

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