2017 May

Archive for May, 2017

OIC condemns terror attack in Philippines

May 26, 2017 |

Jeddah, (IINA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the acts of terror committed in Marawi City, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Southern Philippines, which took place on Tuesday.

OIC Secretary General Yousef Al-Othaimeen said that terrorists …

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OIC condemns terror attack in Philippines

May 26, 2017 |

Jeddah, (IINA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the acts of terror committed in Marawi City, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Southern Philippines, which took place on Tuesday.

OIC Secretary General Yousef Al-Othaimeen said that terrorists …

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In Remote Iranian Province, Women Make Gains At Ballot Box

May 26, 2017 |

Iran's sprawling southeastern Sistan-Baluchistan Province is notorious for insecurity, poverty, drug trafficking, and deadly clashes between security forces and militants.

More recently, however, it made headlines this month for sweeping a record number of women onto city and village councils.…

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Opposition Cries Foul as Pakistan Cracks Down on Social Media

May 25, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN � Taha Siddiqui was relaxing in his living room with his son after work when he received a telephone call. On the other end of the line was a man claiming to be with the counterterrorism department of …

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NATO to join formally anti-ISIS coalition

May 25, 2017 |

Brussels, (IINA) - NATO will officially join the global coalition to defeat ISIS, but will not engage in combat operations, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.

Speaking to reporters at a news conference in Brussels, Stoltenberg said NATO …

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Khater Massaad fiercely denies more trumped up charges and yet another sham court verdict in Ras Al-Khaimah

May 24, 2017 | General

Responding to the recent statement from Ras Al-Khaimah claiming he has been found guilty on yet more trumped up charges, a spokesman on behalf of Dr Khater Massaad’s legal team responded:

“Dr Massaad has learned only today, through RAK’s statement

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Pakistan Says India Fired at UN Observers in Kashmir

May 24, 2017 | Aviation, General

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan says U.N. military observers visiting its side of the disputed Kashmir border came under attack Wednesday from the Indian troops, but were not hurt.

The world body has stationed its mission in the region called U.N. Military …

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Dozens of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners taken to hospital

May 24, 2017 | Energy & Power

Ramallah (IINA) - Dozens of Palestinian prisoners have been transferred to hospital after their health deteriorated due to a hunger strike, the Palestinian prisoners' committee said on Wednesday.

Sixty prisoners were transferred on Wednesday alone, the committee said, while dozens …

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Dozens of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners taken to hospital

May 24, 2017 | Energy & Power

Ramallah (IINA) - Dozens of Palestinian prisoners have been transferred to hospital after their health deteriorated due to a hunger strike, the Palestinian prisoners' committee said on Wednesday.

Sixty prisoners were transferred on Wednesday alone, the committee said, while dozens …

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Dozens of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners taken to hospital

May 24, 2017 | Energy & Power

Ramallah (IINA) - Dozens of Palestinian prisoners have been transferred to hospital after their health deteriorated due to a hunger strike, the Palestinian prisoners' committee said on Wednesday.

Sixty prisoners were transferred on Wednesday alone, the committee said, while dozens …

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Pakistan Says India Fired at UN Observers in Kashmir

May 24, 2017 | Aviation, General

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan says U.N. military observers visiting its side of the disputed Kashmir border came under attack Wednesday from the Indian troops, but were not hurt.

The world body has stationed its mission in the region called U.N. Military …

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Frontier Car Group Secures $22 Million in Funding; On Road to Revolutionize Used Automotive Sales in Global Emerging Markets

May 23, 2017 | General

Led by Balderton Capital, the Series A Round Will Grow Existing Businesses in Chile, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey

BOSTON and BERLIN, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Frontier Car Group (FCG), which builds and runs marketplaces for used automobiles in …

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