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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suicide bomber kills 20 in Yemen


August 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many injured when an Al Qaeda suicide bomber blew himself up at a gathering of pro-government tribesmen in Yemen's ... Read more...

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Abducted Saudi diplomat in Yemen makes fresh appeal


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 2 (IANS) A Saudi diplomat, kidnapped by Yemen-based Al Qaeda wing three months ago, has made a fresh appeal to the Saudi king to ensure his release ... Read more...

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UAE to provide $136mn food aid for Yemen


June 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide food aid worth 500 million dirhams (about $136 million) to the Yemeni people.This follows President Khalifa bin ... Read more...

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Osama’s widow wishes asylum in Britain


April 19th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's youngest widow wishes to spend her life in Britain with her five children and meet the Royal Family, The ... Read more...

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UAE hails Yemen’s efforts for reforms


March 25th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has welcomed Yemen's current efforts to attain security, stability and build a unified state in which law and social justice can ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber hits Yemen’s presidential palace


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Aden, Feb 25 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up a car outside the presidential palace in Yemen's Hadramout province Saturday, killing at least 20 Republican Guards and injuring dozens of ... Read more...

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Zambia u-turn on football friendly with Gabon


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 22 (IANS) The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has u-turned on its decision to play a friendly game with Gabon, saying players needed to be given time to ... Read more...

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US: ‘Iran preparing suicide bomb boats’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US officials say Iran has prepared suicide boats to fight foreign forces on the Gulf. Tehran has threatened the United States and other Western nations from operating ... Read more...

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Pentagon to send floating base to Middle East: Report


January 28th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The Pentagon is going to send a large floating base to the Middle East, The Washington Post said.The plan comes amid rising tensions with Iran, Al ... Read more...

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Dubai to host 5th Gulf film fest


January 5th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 4 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the 5th edition of the Gulf Film Festival April 10-16.Films from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Yemen and Iraq will ... Read more...

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British woman’s Indian hubby cannot enter country: Court


December 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) A British woman's Indian husband of 37 years has been barred by a court from entering the country because he cannot speak English.A law that requires ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda holding US aid worker hostage in Pakistan


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the extremist group's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said Thursday in a statement seen by US website monitors.He ... Read more...

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White House confirms US drones in Ethiopia


October 29th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The White House on Friday confirmed the existence of US drones in Ethiopia, but said they are not conducting strike missions."The UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) are ... Read more...

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US issues worldwide alert after Al-Awlaki’s killing


October 2nd, 2011 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Department of State has warned US citizens worldwide about possible retaliation attacks after the death of a radical US-born cleric in Yemen.Anwar al-Awlaki, along ... Read more...

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21 Arab films at Baghdad fest


September 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS/WAM) Twenty-one films from the Gulf countries will be screened at the 3rd Baghdad International Film Festival (BIFF) Oct 3-6, it was announced Wednesday.The UAE, Bahrain, Oman, ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Vietnamese ship


September 18th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 18 (IANS) Somali pirates have released a hijacked Vietnam-owned bulk carrier with 24 crew members on board, a regional maritime official said.The MV Hoang Son Sun, which was ... Read more...

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US doubts Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri has fled Pakistan


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US intelligence officials doubt reports that Al Qaida's new leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has fled Pakistan and gone to either Yemen or Somalia."We have no information to ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda weakened, but likely to live on: UN official


September 9th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A decade after it launched the 9/11 attacks in the US, terror outfit Al Qaeda may be weakened, but it is still very much a ... Read more...

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Nayeemuddin still sore with Bhutia


August 24th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell from international football was soured Wednesday with Dronacharya awardee coach Syed Nayeemuddin alleging that the star player didn't pull ... Read more...

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UAE breeds world’s first Arabian cobra in captivity


August 7th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE emirate of Sharjah has bred the world's first Arabian cobra in captivity, it was announced Sunday.Nineteen eggs of a cobra were placed by ... Read more...

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Arab League headquarters in Cairo attacked


August 5th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 5 (IANS) The headquarters of the Arab League - which had supported the move to impose a non-flying zone over Libya - was attacked in Cairo. Molotov cocktails ... Read more...

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UN seeks $4 bn aid fund


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS/WAM) The UN needs $4.3 billion in the next six months to carry out humanitarian work, the world body says.Valerie Amos, the UN under secretary general ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri hiding in Pakistan: Panetta


July 9th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 9 (IANS) Ayman al-Zawahri, who was named the successor to slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has been living in Pakistan's tribal areas, a media report said ... Read more...

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11 die in Yemeni army, Al Qaeda clashes


June 27th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 27 (IANS) At least 11 people, inluding six Al Qaeda militants, were killed and 35 injured in clashes between the army forces and Al Qaeda militants in Yemen's ... Read more...

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Several suspects arrested over Saleh assassination bid


June 14th, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 14 (IANS) Security authorities in Yemen have arrested several people as suspects in connection with June 3 assassination bid against President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the ruling party's media ... Read more...

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US asks embassy officials in Yemen to evacuate


May 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS/AKI) The US has ordered all "non-essential" personnel and their families at the embassy in Yemen to leave the country as violence increased amid protesters' calls for ... Read more...

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US hasn’t requested access to Osama’s family: Islamabad


May 11th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The US has not requested Pakistan for access to the family of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was gunned by US forces in Abbottabad, ... Read more...

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Osama had just moved to bedroom when raid took place: Wife


May 7th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Osama bin Laden had just moved to his bedroom when US commandos stormed his hideout in Abbottabad, the Al Qaeda leader's wife has told investigators.Amal al-Sadah ... Read more...

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GCC foreign ministers to discuss Yemen in Abu Dhabi


April 20th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates will host a meeting Wednesday of the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to discuss the situation in Yemen.The ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands protest in Yemen against President Saleh


April 18th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 17 (IANS) Tens of thousands of protesters Sunday took to streets in nine Yemeni provinces to demonstrate against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's speech April 15, during which ... Read more...

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Oil soar on Libya violence


April 1st, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 1 (IANS) Crude oil prices Thursday settled near $107 a barrel after Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's troops recaptured the oil producing towns of Ras Lanuf and Brega ... Read more...

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