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Mail & Guardian
Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrationstook 170 people hostage, ultimately killing 21. In March, al-Qaeda gunmen opene
Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
took 170 people hostage, ultimately killing 21. In March, al-Qaeda gunmen opened fire on beachgoers at a resort in Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, killing at least 18 people and injuring 33 others. A common denominator is these attacks targeted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
France, Liberia to Cooperate On Securityits relations with perceived enemies as was the case of some countries in the s
France, Liberia to Cooperate On Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
its relations with perceived enemies as was the case of some countries in the sub-region including the attack at Grand-Bassam in Côte d'Ivoire recently. The French Ambassador to Liberia highlighted his appreciation for the splendid cooperation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
France to Strengthen Liberian Security Sectorits relations with perceived enemies as was the case of some countries in the s
France to Strengthen Liberian Security Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
its relations with perceived enemies as was the case of some countries in the sub-region including the attack at Grand-Bassam in Côte d'Ivoire recently. The French Ambassador highlighted his appreciation for the splendid cooperation that has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Calls for Enhancement of Powers for Ecowas Parliament Highlightedin the context of relative stability in the political and security situation. T
Calls for Enhancement of Powers for Ecowas Parliament Highlighted
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in the context of relative stability in the political and security situation. The numerous arrests made following the Grand Bassam attacks in Cote d' Ivoire; significantly fewer terrorists attacks by Boko Haram; implementation of the peace and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
France, Liberia in Security Tiesits relations with perceived enemies as was the case of some countries in the s
France, Liberia in Security Ties
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
its relations with perceived enemies as was the case of some countries in the sub-region, including the attack at Grand-Bassam in Côte d'Ivoire recently. The French Ambassador to Liberia highlighted his appreciation for the splendid cooperation... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How we survived: child refugees given a stage to tell their storiesBassam 12, Tamer, 11, Lubna, 16, and Farah, 11, (left to right) pose in a pictu
How we survived: child refugees given a stage to tell their stories
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Bassam 12, Tamer, 11, Lubna, 16, and Farah, 11, (left to right) pose in a picture that depicts their experiences working in the Bekaa Valley to support their families. Bassam and Tamer started selling tissues, earning around $3 (£2) a day, after a... Read more
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Zawya
Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syria after commander's deathnor will he be the last," he said. "We have a generation of leaders" ready to
Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syria after commander's death
Zawya / Posted 3 days ago
nor will he be the last," he said. "We have a generation of leaders" ready to fill the void left by those killed, he said. (Reporting by John Davison and Laila Bassam; editing by Andrew Roche) © Reuters 2016 © Copyright Zawya. All Rights Rese... Read more
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Swissinfo
Lebanese charity says unfairly hit by U.S. anti-Hezbollah lawBy Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese charity network run by a Shi'ite
Lebanese charity says unfairly hit by U.S. anti-Hezbollah law
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese charity network run by a Shi'ite Muslim cleric said it had been unfairly caught up in new U.S. financial sanctions against Hezbollah, accusing Lebanese banks of applying the restrictions too widely. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syria after commander's deathBy John Davison and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Shi'ite group Hez
Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syria after commander's death
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
By John Davison and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah on Friday vowed to strengthen its presence in war-torn Syria and send more leaders to the conflict, a week after its top military commander there was killed. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lebanon's Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syriafrom the battle. This precious blood will push us to a larger, stronger and mor
Lebanon's Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
from the battle. This precious blood will push us to a larger, stronger and more sophisticated presence," leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech broadcast live on the group's Al Manar television. (Reporting by John Davison and Laila Bas... Read more
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The Star
Lebanon's Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syriafrom the battle. This precious blood will push us to a larger, stronger and mor
Lebanon's Hezbollah vows stronger presence in Syria
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
from the battle. This precious blood will push us to a larger, stronger and more sophisticated presence," leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech broadcast live on the group's Al Manar television. (Reporting by John Davison and Laila Bas... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Lie Of Academic Free Speechas “Long live the Intifada,” “Allahu Akbar,” and “When Palestine is occupied, r
The Lie Of Academic Free Speech
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
as “Long live the Intifada,” “Allahu Akbar,” and “When Palestine is occupied, resistance is justified.” In February, Bassam Eid, a Palestinian himself and the founder of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, witnessed how nothing... Read more
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DW
Ahmed Naji: Egypt, justice and fiction |to English, said the novel had two main protagonists. The main character is Cai
Ahmed Naji: Egypt, justice and fiction |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
to English, said the novel had two main protagonists. The main character is Cairo, and the other is a young Egyptian named Bassam. "He leads a frustrating life in a metropolis in which it is impossible for him to laugh or express himself.... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Al-Qaeda affiliates threaten peaceful cities in West AfricaCafe in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, killing 28. And in March, gun
Al-Qaeda affiliates threaten peaceful cities in West Africa
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Cafe in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, killing 28. And in March, gunmen went on a shooting rampage in Grand Bassam, a popular beach town in Ivory Coast, leaving 19 dead. Most of the militants who carried out those two attacks were... Read more
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Variety
Doha Film Institute, Backer of six Cannes Pics, Announces New Grants Recipientsprofessor travels back and forth through time in an attempt to save his only so
Doha Film Institute, Backer of six Cannes Pics, Announces New Grants Recipients
Variety / Posted 11 days ago
professor travels back and forth through time in an attempt to save his only son and reclaim the past Screwdriver – Bassam Jarbawi (Palestine/Qatar) Logline: Driven to psychosis by the torture he underwent in an Israeli prison, an... Read more
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Zawya
INSIGHT-For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syriacontinuing in the path you chose, in confronting Israel and in confronting the
INSIGHT-For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syria
Zawya / Posted 11 days ago
continuing in the path you chose, in confronting Israel and in confronting the takfiris". (Additional reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by Samia Nakhoul and Janet McBride) ((babak.dehghanpisheh@thomsonreuters.com;)) Keywords: MIDEAST... Read more
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Reuters
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syriaon Friday, deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continui
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syria
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
on Friday, deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continuing in the path you chose, in confronting Israel and in confronting the takfiris". (Additional reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by Samia Nakhoul and Jane... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syriaon Friday, deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continui
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
on Friday, deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continuing in the path you chose, in confronting Israel and in confronting the takfiris". (Additional reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by Samia Nakhoul and Jane... Read more
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The Star
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syriaon Friday, deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continui
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syria
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
on Friday, deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continuing in the path you chose, in confronting Israel and in confronting the takfiris". (Additional reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by Samia Nakhoul and Jane... Read more
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Swissinfo
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syriadeputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continuing in the p
For Iran and Hezbollah, a costly week in Syria
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said: "Oh martyr we are continuing in the path you chose, in confronting Israel and in confronting the takfiris". (Additional reporting by Laila Bassam; Editing by Samia Nakhoul and Janet McBride) reuters_tic... Read more
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Swissinfo
Top Hezbollah commander killed in Damascus blastBy Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah's top military comm
Top Hezbollah commander killed in Damascus blast
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
By Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah's top military commander Mustafa Badreddine has been killed in a blast at a base near Damascus airport, the Lebanese Shi'ite group said on Friday, one of the biggest blows to its leadership... Read more
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12d
Swissinfo
Top Hezbollah commander killed in Syria blastBy Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah's top military comm
Top Hezbollah commander killed in Syria blast
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
By Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah's top military commander Mustafa Badreddine has been killed in a blast at a base near Damascus airport, the Lebanese Shi'ite group said on Friday, one of the biggest blows to its leadership... Read more
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Swissinfo
Top Hezbollah commander killed in SyriaBy Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Top Hezbollah commander Musta
Top Hezbollah commander killed in Syria
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
By Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Top Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine has been killed in an attack in Syria, the Lebanese Shi'ite group said on Friday, the biggest blow to the Iranian-backed organisation since its military... Read more
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13d
J Weekly
opinions | A Palestinian ‘Voice for Peace’? Yes!two peoples” as the only way toward a viable economic future for both peoples.
opinions | A Palestinian ‘Voice for Peace’? Yes!
J Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
two peoples” as the only way toward a viable economic future for both peoples. In Beit Sahour, near Bethlehem, we met with Bassam Aramin and Rami Elhanan from the Parents Circle Family Forum, a joint Palestinian-Israeli organization of over 600... Read more
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DW
Alice Schwarzer: 'The perpetrators on NYE in Cologne were Islamists' |- New Year's Eve Night in Cologne) is a compilation of texts by internationally
Alice Schwarzer: 'The perpetrators on NYE in Cologne were Islamists' |
DW / Posted 13 days ago
- New Year's Eve Night in Cologne) is a compilation of texts by internationally renowned authors including Kamel Daoud, Bassam Tibi and Necla Kelek on the background and consequences of the sex assaults in Cologne on New Year's Eve 2015.DW... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Judge refuses attempt to force alleged hacker Lauri Love to hand over passwordsconfiscate a machine they could force people to prove that their intellectual p
Judge refuses attempt to force alleged hacker Lauri Love to hand over passwords
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
confiscate a machine they could force people to prove that their intellectual property is on the computer," said Mustafa Al-Bassam, a friend of Love's and former member of the hacking collective LulzSec. This could have involved forcing people to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Middlesbrough vs Brighton LIVE: Follow the £200m promotion deciderdid it? PICTURES: A red flag day at the Riverside If you still have some ques
Middlesbrough vs Brighton LIVE: Follow the £200m promotion decider
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
did it? PICTURES: A red flag day at the Riverside If you still have some questions about this afternoon's game Tom Bassam: Middlesbrough vs Brighton at the Riverside has become a play-off final for automatic promotion to the Barclays... Read more
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Zawya
Hezbollah says Saudi Arabia causing collapse of Syria trucesmercenaries ... and making more religious and sectarian incitement," Nasrallah
Hezbollah says Saudi Arabia causing collapse of Syria truces
Zawya / Posted 18 days ago
mercenaries ... and making more religious and sectarian incitement," Nasrallah said. (Reporting by John Davison and Laila Bassam; Editing by Louise Ireland) ((John.Davison@thomsonreuters.com;)) Keywords: MIDEAST CRISIS/HEZBOLLAH SAUDI ©... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Makes New Appointments Affecting Several Ministries and AgenciesCum Societies Liberia: President Sirleaf in Abidjan for Adf Meeting - Paid Sol
President Sirleaf Makes New Appointments Affecting Several Ministries and Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Cum Societies Liberia: President Sirleaf in Abidjan for Adf Meeting - Paid Solidarity Visit to Coastal Resort of Grand Bassam Liberia: President Sirleaf Departs for Cote d'Ivoire to Participate in African Development Fund's 1st Replenishment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Strange Ship Presence Requires Speedy Investigationtaking a different dimension as evidenced by the recent terroristic attacks in
Strange Ship Presence Requires Speedy Investigation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
taking a different dimension as evidenced by the recent terroristic attacks in the Burkinabe Capital, Ouagadougou and Grand Bassam, near the Ivorien Capital Abidjan. As the national security apparatus conduct the investigation, we must all exercise... Read more
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Ventura County Star
For Ventura County vapers, e-cigarettes meant goodbye to smokevaping. Miranda Lipson, who's almost 20, also quit smoking via vaping. "It re
For Ventura County vapers, e-cigarettes meant goodbye to smoke
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
vaping. Miranda Lipson, who's almost 20, also quit smoking via vaping. "It really helps," she said. Store manager Ali Bassam said the new state laws probably won't have a major impact on the business. "We mostly have a lot of adults," he... Read more
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King Fut
Zamalek beat El-Gaish in first game post McLeish’s sackingled by general coach Mohamed Helmy, claimed a 2-1 win over El-Gaish in gameweek
Zamalek beat El-Gaish in first game post McLeish’s sacking
King Fut / Posted 21 days ago
led by general coach Mohamed Helmy, claimed a 2-1 win over El-Gaish in gameweek 26 of the league. El-Gaish XI: Mohamed Bassam, Assem Salah, Essam Sobhy, Mahmoud El-Badry, Ahmed Oka, Mahmoud Hamdy, Ahmed Shedid, Frank Ngonga, Mohamed Rizk,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It's High Time Africa Seriously Addressed the Extremist Threatof places in Europe and Africa that have suffered from jihadist terrorism is ra
It's High Time Africa Seriously Addressed the Extremist Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 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
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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 24 days ago
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 24 days ago
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 24 days ago
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 24 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. (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 25 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 25 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 25 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 25 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 26 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 30 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 30 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 a month 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 1 months 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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