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    Iran’s Revolutionary Guard to raise defensive capabilities

    Reuters . London | Updated at 06:52pm on August 22, 2018

    Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said on Wednesday that it would continue increasing the country’s defensive capabilities, and would not surrender to pressure over its...

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    Muslims celebrate Eid al-Azha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites

    United News of Bangladesh . Mina | Updated at 12:27pm on August 21, 2018

    Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Azha as over two million pilgrims carry out the final rites of the hajj in Saudi Arabia. Pilgrims walked to a...

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    Pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat

    Agence France-Presse . Mount Arafat | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    Muslim pilgrims ascended Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on Monday for the climax of the annual hajj which brings together more than two million people...

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    EU for upholding right to freedom of expression

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on August 19, 2018

    The European Union on Sunday stressed the need for upholding rights to freedom of expression and freedom of protest in Bangladesh....

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    Over two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

    Agence France-Presse . Makkah | Updated at 11:45pm on August 19, 2018

    More than two million Muslims from around the globe started the hajj pilgrimage on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s largest annual gatherings...

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    Qatar accuses Saudis of barring hajj pilgrims, Riyadh says untrue

    Reuters . Riyadh | Updated at 11:38pm on August 18, 2018

    Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s hajj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from...

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    Qatar accuses Saudis of barring hajj pilgrims, Riyadh says untrue

    Reuters . Riyadh | Updated at 02:28pm on August 18, 2018

    Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year’s haj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from...

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    Libya court sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings

    Reuters | Updated at 10:36am on August 16, 2018

    A Libyan appeals court on Wednesday sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad for killings committed in the capital, Tripoli, during a 2011 uprising,...

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    40 children killed in Yemen bus strike

    Agence France-Presse . Yemen | Updated at 01:14pm on August 14, 2018

    Forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen, the Red Cross said...

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    Reunited post-Aleppo battle, Syria medics mete out 'hope'

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:52am on August 13, 2018

    Her scarred hands wrapped in gloves, Malakeh Harbaliyya lifted an infant out of an incubator at a hospital in Syria's rural north, holding him gently...

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