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The Times & The Sunday Times
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko Haramjihadists. On Saturday, Le Drian promised to do away with Boko Haram "barbarit
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko Haram
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
jihadists. On Saturday, Le Drian promised to do away with Boko Haram "barbarity" as he visited the Ivorian resort of Grand-Bassam, scene of a deadly March 13 attack blamed on an Al-Qaeda affiliate which killed 19. "We are determined to fight... Read more
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Zawya
Investor jailed for defrauding Dubai Economic Department of Dh8.4mLegalagainst M.R. and A.S. remains subject to appeal within 12 days. Those sentence
Investor jailed for defrauding Dubai Economic Department of Dh8.4mLegal
Zawya / Posted yesterday
against M.R. and A.S. remains subject to appeal within 12 days. Those sentenced in absentia are entitled to a retrial. By Bassam Za’za’ Legal and Court Correspondent Gulf News 2016. All rights reserved. © Copyright Zawya. All Rights... Read more
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Rappler
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko HaramSaturday, April 30, Le Drian promised to do away with Boko Haram "barbarity" as
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko Haram
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Saturday, April 30, Le Drian promised to do away with Boko Haram "barbarity" as he visited the Ivorian resort of Grand-Bassam, scene of a deadly March 13 attack blamed on an Al-Qaeda affiliate which killed 19. "We are determined to fight... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from deadto inspect the area of the hotel Etoile du Sud following an attack by gunmen fr
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from dead
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
to inspect the area of the hotel Etoile du Sud following an attack by gunmen from al Qaeda's North African branch, in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast. (Reuters File Photo) “The death of al Qaeda’s founding father in no way meant the end of his progeny,”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
France to Boost Military Presencebut comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Isl
France to Boost Military Presence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
but comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Islamist attack on the beach resort of Grand Bassam, near Abidjan, in March that left 19 people dead. Abidjan is one of three "reservoirs" of French troops in the world,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
France says it will increase forces in Ivory Coastbut comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Isl
France says it will increase forces in Ivory Coast
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
but comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Islamist attack on the beach resort of Grand Bassam, near Abidjan, in March that left 19 people dead. Abidjan is one of three “reservoirs” of French troops in the world,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
France says it will increase forces in Ivory Coastbut comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Isl
France says it will increase forces in Ivory Coast
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
but comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Islamist attack on the beach resort of Grand Bassam, near Abidjan, in March that left 19 people dead. Abidjan is one of three "reservoirs" of French troops in the world,... Read more
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The Manila Times
France says it will increase forces in Ivory Coastbut comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Isl
France says it will increase forces in Ivory Coast
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
but comes at a time of growing regional terror threats, especially after an Islamist attack on the beach resort of Grand Bassam, near Abidjan, in March that left 19 people dead. Abidjan is one of three “reservoirs” of French troops in the world,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram, Islamic State, and Underlying Concerns for the Regionvery different from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) foreign-national d
Boko Haram, Islamic State, and Underlying Concerns for the Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
very different from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) foreign-national directed violence in Ouagadougou and Grand Bassam, and are instead characterised by a higher degree of indiscriminate local civilian targeting, which may not engender... Read more
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The China Post
Papa Wemba, 'Congolese rumba king,' dies, 66, after stage collapseevery sentence," he said. The festival was held just over a month after the Isl
Papa Wemba, 'Congolese rumba king,' dies, 66, after stage collapse
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
every sentence," he said. The festival was held just over a month after the Islamist attack on the beach resort of Grand-Bassam on March 13 that left 19 people dead. Congolese music star Papa Wemba performs during the Femua music festival in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Congo music star dies after stage collapsesentence," A'Salfo said. The festival was held just over a month after the Isl
Congo music star dies after stage collapse
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
sentence," A'Salfo said. The festival was held just over a month after the Islamist attack on the beach resort of Grand-Bassam on March 13 that left 19 people dead. Papa Wemba's death 'great loss for music' Papa Wemba was born Jules Shungu... Read more
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Rappler
'King of Congolese rumba' Papa Wemba diesfestival was the first major cultural event in Ivory Coast since the Islamist a
'King of Congolese rumba' Papa Wemba dies
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
festival was the first major cultural event in Ivory Coast since the Islamist attack on the beach resort of Grand-Bassam last month that left 19 people dead. Papa Wemba won international acclaim when the fashion for African and world... Read more
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Zawya
10,000 sales jobs for young Saudis plannedSaudi Arabiathe success of the small and medium projects are the basic building blocks of t
10,000 sales jobs for young Saudis plannedSaudi Arabia
Zawya / Posted 9 days ago
the success of the small and medium projects are the basic building blocks of the world of business and finance. Ziad bin Bassam Al-Bassam, vice president of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI), said that in organizing this... Read more
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Daily Maverick
A turning point for Libya?is believed to have been involved in recent terror attacks directed at Western
A turning point for Libya?
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
is believed to have been involved in recent terror attacks directed at Western interests in Bamako, Ouagadougou and Grand Bassam, a beach town nearCôte d’Ivoire’s main city, Abidjan. Libya, now officially regarded as a failed state by the US at... Read more
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The Star
Ruling expected on April 20 in Lebanon child kidnapping caseof International Child Abduction, which allows for children normally resident i
Ruling expected on April 20 in Lebanon child kidnapping case
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
of International Child Abduction, which allows for children normally resident in one location to be returned if taken by a relative. (Reporting by Laila Bassam in Beirut and Jane Wardell in Melanie Burton in Sydney; Editing by Raissa Kas... Read more
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13d
The Star
Syria opposition says postponement of talks is indefiniteU.S. policy which he said sought continued talks "without us obtaining anything
Syria opposition says postponement of talks is indefinite
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
U.S. policy which he said sought continued talks "without us obtaining anything real", he said. He called on international powers to supply Syrians with the means to defend themselves. (Reporting by Tom Perry/Laila Bassam; Editing by Dominic E... Read more
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New Kerala
Mali arrests one in Cote d'Ivoire beach resort attack - newkerala.com #50953April 18 : The driver of the vehicle used to transport perpetrators of an attac
Mali arrests one in Cote d'Ivoire beach resort attack - newkerala.com #50953
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
April 18 : The driver of the vehicle used to transport perpetrators of an attack at Cote d'Ivoire's beach resort of Grand Bassam has been arrested in Bamako, Mali's intelligence service said. The suspect, Alou Doumbia alias Man, is a 30-year-old... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mali arrests 3rd man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attackPeople carry the body of a victim following after gunmen went on a shooting ram
Mali arrests 3rd man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attack
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
People carry the body of a victim following after gunmen went on a shooting rampage in the Ivory Coast resort of Grand-Bassam, on 13 March, 2016. Picture: AFP. Ivory Coast,al Qaeda militants,al Qaeda stronghold,Ivory Coast attack,beach... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Mali arrests another suspect in Ivory Coast beach attacksaid Sunday that special forces arrested a man suspected of being the driver fo
Mali arrests another suspect in Ivory Coast beach attack
The Oklahoman / Posted 14 days ago
said Sunday that special forces arrested a man suspected of being the driver for the jihadis who on March 13 attacked Grand Bassam, a popular tourist destination near Abidjan. Intelligence service spokesman Modibo Naman Traore said that Alou... Read more
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Salon.com
Mali arrests another suspect in Ivory Coast beach attacksaid Sunday that special forces arrested a man suspected of being the driver fo
Mali arrests another suspect in Ivory Coast beach attack
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
said Sunday that special forces arrested a man suspected of being the driver for the jihadis who on March 13 attacked Grand Bassam, a popular tourist destination near Abidjan. Intelligence service spokesman Modibo Naman Traore said that Alou... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mali arrests another suspect in Ivory Coast beach attacksaid Sunday that special forces arrested a man suspected of being the driver fo
Mali arrests another suspect in Ivory Coast beach attack
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
said Sunday that special forces arrested a man suspected of being the driver for the jihadis who on March 13 attacked Grand Bassam, a popular tourist destination near Abidjan. Intelligence service spokesman Modibo Naman Traore said that Alou... Read more
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Reuters
Mali arrests third man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attackto inspect the area of the hotel Etoile du Sud following an attack by gunmen fr
Mali arrests third man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attack
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
to inspect the area of the hotel Etoile du Sud following an attack by gunmen from al Qaeda's North African branch, in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast, March 14, 2016. BAMAKO Authorities in Mali have arrested a third man believed to be linked to last... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mali arrests third man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attackCoast, military officials said on Sunday. Gunmen shot swimmers and sunbathers
Mali arrests third man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
Coast, military officials said on Sunday. Gunmen shot swimmers and sunbathers before storming hotels in the town of Grand Bassam, killing 19 people 40 km (25 miles) from the commercial capital, Abidjan, on March 13. One source said Alou Doumbia... Read more
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The Star
Mali arrests third man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attackCoast, military officials said on Sunday. Gunmen shot swimmers and sunbathers
Mali arrests third man in connection with Ivory Coast beach attack
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
Coast, military officials said on Sunday. Gunmen shot swimmers and sunbathers before storming hotels in the town of Grand Bassam, killing 19 people 40 km (25 miles) from the commercial capital, Abidjan, on March 13. One source said Alou Doumbia... Read more
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Aljazeera
How to cooperate against terrorism?another wave of terror attacks in the French capital. Also, just before al-Qae
How to cooperate against terrorism?
Aljazeera / Posted 16 days ago
another wave of terror attacks in the French capital. Also, just before al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's attack in Grand Bassam, Moroccan services had warned their Ivorian colleagues of a possible imminent attack against beaches in the Ivory... Read more
16d
AllAfrica.com
Ghana Bolsters Security Amid Warnings of Attackreferred to the confessions of a suspect who was interrogated by Ivorian author
Ghana Bolsters Security Amid Warnings of Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
referred to the confessions of a suspect who was interrogated by Ivorian authorities after an attack last month on Grand-Bassam, a popular tourist destination, that killed dozens. It ordered immigration agents on the northern border with Burkina... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tight Security @ Hotels, Malls ... As TB Joshua's Prophesy Enters Day 2alert, which follows the confession of a Malian terrorist, currently under inte
Tight Security @ Hotels, Malls ... As TB Joshua's Prophesy Enters Day 2
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
alert, which follows the confession of a Malian terrorist, currently under interrogation for his involvement in the Grand Bassam attacks in Cote D'Ivoire, read in part: " "Intelligence gathered by the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS)... Read more
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Aljazeera
Ghana bolsters security amid warnings of attackreferred to the confessions of a suspect who was interrogated by Ivorian author
Ghana bolsters security amid warnings of attack
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
referred to the confessions of a suspect who was interrogated by Ivorian authorities after an attack last month on Grand-Bassam, a popular tourist destination, that killed dozens. It ordered immigration agents on the northern border with Burkina... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mahama's Intervention in the Terrorism Alert, Is TimelyA soldier in neighboring Cote d'Ivoire patrols the Grand Bassam beach resort fo
President Mahama's Intervention in the Terrorism Alert, Is Timely
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
A soldier in neighboring Cote d'Ivoire patrols the Grand Bassam beach resort following a terrorist attack on the facility. President John Dramani Mahama was reported in the Ghanaian media yesterday to have pummeled the National Security Council for... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
Africa and the Jihadist Threatof places in Europe and Africa that have suffered from jihadist terrorism is ra
Africa and the Jihadist Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
of places in Europe and Africa that have suffered from jihadist terrorism is rapidly growing: the seaside town of Grand-Bassam in Côte d'Ivoire, nightspots in Paris, and transport hubs in Brussels, to name just a few. In Europe, recent... Read more
17d
New Kerala
‘We need improvement,’ on humanitarian access, says UN envoy for Syria - newkerala.com #49624on Thursday, more than 80 per cent of the people are poor, living on less than
‘We need improvement,’ on humanitarian access, says UN envoy for Syria - newkerala.com #49624
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
on Thursday, more than 80 per cent of the people are poor, living on less than $2 a day. Thats why the needs are huge. And because of the length of this crisis, their ability to cope has also been highly eroded, he added. Photo: UNICEF/Bassam Khab... Read more
17d
Al-Ahram Weekly
LECTURESBridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 Thurs 14, 5.30pm: “The 4th of
LECTURES
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 Thurs 14, 5.30pm: “The 4th of March Incident,”a lecture by Egyptologist Bassam Al-Shamaa. Sat 16, 5pm: “Raising Awareness About the Rights of those with Special Abilities,”a seminar by Ahmed... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Mahama disappointed over terror alert leakamong citizens and described it as “unfortunate”.. A Malian terrorist said to
Mahama disappointed over terror alert leak
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 18 days ago
among citizens and described it as “unfortunate”.. A Malian terrorist said to be the brain behind the attack on the Grand Bassam resort in Ivory Coast who was being interrogated by Ivorian security officials is said to have confessed that there... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malian 'Terrorist' Confirms Planned Terror Attack in Ghanacountry is real, following the confessions of a Malian terrorist who is being i
Malian 'Terrorist' Confirms Planned Terror Attack in Ghana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
country is real, following the confessions of a Malian terrorist who is being interrogated as the brain behind the Grand Bassam attacks in Cote D'Ivoire. The suspect is being investigated by the Ivorian security agencies for terrorism. In a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Assad holds parliamentary election as Syrian peace talks resumeBy John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrians voted in a parli
Assad holds parliamentary election as Syrian peace talks resume
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
By John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrians voted in a parliamentary election in government-held areas of the country on Wednesday in what they called a show of support for President Bashar al-Assad, while his opponents and Western... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syrians vote for parliament denounced by Assad's enemiesBy John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrians voted in a parli
Syrians vote for parliament denounced by Assad's enemies
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
By John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrians voted in a parliamentary election in government-held areas of the country on Wednesday in what they called a show of support for President Bashar al-Assad, while his opponents and Western... Read more
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Finance Asia
Why JP Morgan embarked on its private banking trimas the base level to start rolling out more expensive investment services for t
Why JP Morgan embarked on its private banking trim
Finance Asia / Posted 19 days ago
as the base level to start rolling out more expensive investment services for their clients. Citi Private Bank’s Asia head Bassam Salam noted in 2013 that “the challenge many newcomers are facing in Asia in terms of profitability is that they’re... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
With Peace and Stability Gains, Côte d'Ivoire 'On the Rights Track' - UN Peacekeeping Chiefand displaced more than 2,000 people, mainly women, children and elderly. Sinc
With Peace and Stability Gains, Côte d'Ivoire 'On the Rights Track' - UN Peacekeeping Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
and displaced more than 2,000 people, mainly women, children and elderly. Since the terrorist attacks of 13 March in Grand Bassam, claimed by al-Mourabitoun group affiliated with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the Government has taken... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syrians vote for parliament as diplomacy strugglesBy John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrians voted in a parli
Syrians vote for parliament as diplomacy struggles
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
By John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrians voted in a parliamentary election in government-held areas of the country on Wednesday in what voters called a show of support for President Bashar al-Assad, who is holding the poll in... Read more
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Zawya
Syrians vote for parliament as diplomacy strugglesSyriadivides Syria into patchwork of areas (Adds that this first time Assad votes f
Syrians vote for parliament as diplomacy strugglesSyria
Zawya / Posted 19 days ago
divides Syria into patchwork of areas (Adds that this first time Assad votes for parliament) By John Davison and Laila Bassam DAMASCUS, April 13 (Reuters) - Syrians voted in a parliamentary election in government-held areas of the country on... Read more
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Zawya
MENA energy investments to reach $900 billionOil & Gasis unlikely to recede in the immediate future, and investors will be wary of sp
MENA energy investments to reach $900 billionOil & Gas
Zawya / Posted 19 days ago
is unlikely to recede in the immediate future, and investors will be wary of spill-over effects in neighboring countries. Bassam Fattouh, an energy sector specialist and adviser to APICORP, added: "2015 was unsettling for the MENA region at a time... Read more
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New Kerala
With peace and stability gains, Côte d'Ivoire 'on the rights track' – UN peacekeeping chief - newkerala.com #48675and displaced more than 2,000 people, mainly women, children and elderly. Sinc
With peace and stability gains, Côte d'Ivoire 'on the rights track' – UN peacekeeping chief - newkerala.com #48675
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
and displaced more than 2,000 people, mainly women, children and elderly. Since the terrorist attacks of 13 March in Grand Bassam, claimed by al-Mourabitoun group affiliated with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the Government has taken... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Victim of child abuse seeks civil recourse after alleged abusers’ deathstatute of limitations for child abuse allegations against the dead so that vic
Victim of child abuse seeks civil recourse after alleged abusers’ death
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
statute of limitations for child abuse allegations against the dead so that victims can seek damages from their estates. Bassam Haddad, who said he is 43 and married with two boys, told members of the Judiciary Committee he was abused as a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iran, France concerned at Syria violence with talks set to resumePresident Francois Hollande last month, however, said the idea was provocative
Iran, France concerned at Syria violence with talks set to resume
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
President Francois Hollande last month, however, said the idea was provocative and "totally unrealistic". (Additional reporting by Tom Miles in Geneva, and Samia Nakhoul and Laila Bassam. Writing by Tom Perry, editing by Pe... Read more
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Reuters
Iran, France concerned at Syria violence with talks set to resumePresident Francois Hollande last month, however, said the idea was provocative
Iran, France concerned at Syria violence with talks set to resume
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
President Francois Hollande last month, however, said the idea was provocative and "totally unrealistic". (Additional reporting by Tom Miles in Geneva, and Samia Nakhoul and Laila Bassam. Writing by Tom Perry, editing by Pe... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iran, France concerned at Syria violence with talks set to resumePresident Francois Hollande last month, however, said the idea was provocative
Iran, France concerned at Syria violence with talks set to resume
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
President Francois Hollande last month, however, said the idea was provocative and "totally unrealistic". (Additional reporting by Tom Miles in Geneva, and Samia Nakhoul and Laila Bassam. Writing by Tom Perry, editing by Pe... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bomb kills Palestinian official in Lebanon's Sidonregularly been the scene of violent disputes between rival factions. One man wa
Bomb kills Palestinian official in Lebanon's Sidon
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
regularly been the scene of violent disputes between rival factions. One man was killed and others injured earlier this month when one such dispute escalated into gunbattles. (Reporting by Laila Bassam and Angus McDowall; Editing by Alison Willi... Read more
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The Star
Blast kills Palestinian official in Lebanon's Sidonregularly been the scene of violent disputes between rival factions. One man wa
Blast kills Palestinian official in Lebanon's Sidon
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
regularly been the scene of violent disputes between rival factions. One man was killed and others injured earlier this month when one such dispute escalated into gunbattles. (Reporting by Laila Bassam and Angus McDowall; Editing by Alison Willi... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Blast kills Palestinian official in Lebanon's Sidonresponsible for the Palestinian camp of Mieh Mieh in Sidon. A photograph of the
Blast kills Palestinian official in Lebanon's Sidon
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
responsible for the Palestinian camp of Mieh Mieh in Sidon. A photograph of the blast site near a Palestinian refugee camp showed a man's body lying next to a burning vehicle. (Reporting by Laila Bassam and Angus McDowall; Editing by Alison Willia... Read more
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21d
King Fut
Wadi Degla Loan two Egyptian youngsters to LierseLeft-back Ismail Abdelrahman Youssef and right-back Moustafa Bassam Walid, Both
Wadi Degla Loan two Egyptian youngsters to Lierse
King Fut / Posted 21 days ago
Left-back Ismail Abdelrahman Youssef and right-back Moustafa Bassam Walid, Both 18, join Lierse SK on loan from Wadi Degla FC on loan until the end of the season. Both players had already signed their contracts with Lierse in the January transfer... Read more
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