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One police officer killed, two injured in Bahrain town bombing
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One police officer killed, two injured in Bahrain town bombing

A bombing in a Bahrain town — which is home to a prominent Shiite cleric — has killed one police officer and wounded two.

Syria airstrike: US missile attack is a senseless and dangerous act by Donald Trump regime
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Syria airstrike: US missile attack is a senseless and dangerous act by Donald Trump regime

Be that as it may, the fact remains that America has been at war with Syria since the days of Hillary as the secretary of state.

Jallikattu ban: Why the demand for revival of a blood sport does not indicate people’s freedom
India

Jallikattu ban: Why the demand for revival of a blood sport does not indicate people’s freedom

Given, that these animal sports have their cultural and historical heritage, these protests demanding the lifting of bans against the sports are guaranteed to raise machismo and regional jingoism.

Jordan shuts down Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters in Amman
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Jordan shuts down Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters in Amman

Jordan views the Muslim Brotherhood as an illegal organisation because its licence was not renewed in accordance with a law adopted in 2014.

#JNURow: Let's blame Mummy and Daddy for aiding their anti-national offspring
India

#JNURow: Let's blame Mummy and Daddy for aiding their anti-national offspring

It boggles the mind to see these young boys and girls creating absurd chaos. And even if we put them in that fiendish category of being idealistic students, where are Mummy and Daddy when their children are badmouthing the country?

UAE's PM appoints women as ministers for happiness, tolerance in new cabinet line-up
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UAE's PM appoints women as ministers for happiness, tolerance in new cabinet line-up

UAE's Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum named eight women in his latest cabinet line-up of 29 ministers

'Sorry, but gotta do the dishes': Muslims on Twitter shoot down IS chief's call to arms
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'Sorry, but gotta do the dishes': Muslims on Twitter shoot down IS chief's call to arms

Muslims on Twitter come together to turn the tables on Islamic State's chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Boxing Day.

Ahead of national elections, weariness and hope divide Spain's residents
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Ahead of national elections, weariness and hope divide Spain's residents

There are deep divisions among voters about their country and its economic fortunes as it approaches a crucial ballot that will decide whether the government will stay conservative, head toward the center or veer sharply left.

Bus blast kills 12 in Tunisia; President Essebsi declares curfew, 30-day emergency
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Bus blast kills 12 in Tunisia; President Essebsi declares curfew, 30-day emergency

Tunisia's president declared a 30-day state of emergency across the country and imposed an overnight curfew for the capital Tuesday after an explosion struck a bus carrying members of the presidential guard, killing at least 12 people and wounding 20 others.

Azam Khan's West-baiting remarks on the Arab world being shortchanged on oil are way off the mark
World

Azam Khan's West-baiting remarks on the Arab world being shortchanged on oil are way off the mark

Azam Khan's oil market world view is dated and simplistic. Yes, the oil prices have softened lately but that is not due to any political manipulation

Maggi row: A survivor of big crises, Suresh Narayanan is right man to helm Nestle India now
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Maggi row: A survivor of big crises, Suresh Narayanan is right man to helm Nestle India now

Narayanan has taken the controversy as an opportunity to introspect and learn. But it is long road ahead

Hosni Mubarak still not in the clear over 2011 uprising, fresh trial awaits him
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Hosni Mubarak still not in the clear over 2011 uprising, fresh trial awaits him

Egypt's highest appeals court on Thursday ordered the retrial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak on charges that he failed to stop the killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

Gulf proxy war in the making: Here's all you need to know about the crisis in Yemen
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Gulf proxy war in the making: Here's all you need to know about the crisis in Yemen

The advance of the Houthis threatens to plunge the Arab world's poorest country, Yemen, into a civil war that has already drawn in its Gulf neighbours.

Govts turn up the heat on atheists' amid decline in religious belief
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Govts turn up the heat on atheists' amid decline in religious belief

Global polling over the past two years showed some 13 percent of the world's population was firmly atheist, while a further 23 percent was "not religious".

Arab Spring: Four years later, hope and democracy fail to find a footing
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Arab Spring: Four years later, hope and democracy fail to find a footing

Here's a look at how the countries of the Arab Spring have fared four years after pro-democracy uprisings swept the region:

Yemen's al Qaeda threatens US hostage in new Islamic State-like video
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Yemen's al Qaeda threatens US hostage in new Islamic State-like video

In a video post of their own, Somers' mother and brother said Somers was "only trying to do good things for the Yemeni population" and pleaded with his captors to spare him.

Syrian govt makes 'world record' for air raids; 500 killed
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Syrian govt makes 'world record' for air raids; 500 killed

The Syrian air force first launched air strikes against rebel-held areas in July 2012 when the government lost control of swathes of Aleppo city.

From hope to carnage: Activists mourn the Syrian revolution
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From hope to carnage: Activists mourn the Syrian revolution

Most of the peaceful protesters of the early days of the revolt have been killed, jailed, forced into exile or live under siege.

Syria: Govt air raids on rebel area kills 42 people, including seven children
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Syria: Govt air raids on rebel area kills 42 people, including seven children

Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held area near Damascus killed 42 people, including seven children.

Libya: Militants in Benghazi may have kidnapped 25 missing soldiers
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Libya: Militants in Benghazi may have kidnapped 25 missing soldiers

The army special forces have allied themselves with troops of former Gaddafi-era general Khalifa Haftar who has declared war on Islamists in Libya.