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Egypt shuts down 200 restaurants, cafes, stores for violating curfew hours in Giza
Egypt

Egypt shuts down 200 restaurants, cafes, stores for violating curfew hours in Giza

Giza authorities have closed and imposed fines on around 200 cafes, restaurants, commercial stores and cafeterias for violating rules set…
Saudi Arabia detains 298 public officials in new corruption probes
Middle East

Saudi Arabia detains 298 public officials in new corruption probes

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the detention of hundreds of government officials, including military and security officers,…
Exclusive: ‘Shock and awe’ has failed in Philippines drug war, enforcement chief says
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Exclusive: ‘Shock and awe’ has failed in Philippines drug war, enforcement chief says

MANILA (Reuters) — Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the blood-soaked war on drugs in the Philippines –…
Pompeo angry over death of US citizen jailed in Egypt
Egypt

Pompeo angry over death of US citizen jailed in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “expressed outrage” to Egypt’s president last Sunday at the death of…
Video: Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown
Middle East

Video: Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian police and security forces fired both live ammunition and tear gas to disperse…
Amnesty says at least 208 killed in Iran protests, crackdown
Middle East

Amnesty says at least 208 killed in Iran protests, crackdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — At least 208 people in Iran have been killed amid protests over sharply rising…
Iraqi forces kill three protesters, cleric warns of crisis
Middle East

Iraqi forces kill three protesters, cleric warns of crisis

BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Iraqi security forces killed three protesters in Baghdad on Friday and forcibly dispersed protesters blocking the country’s…
Kashmir families allege brutality by Indian forces
World

Kashmir families allege brutality by Indian forces

Burhan Nazir Parrey, 16, had a gaping wound in his shoulder the size of a cricket ball, the latest victim…
Kashmir trims its big fat weddings after Indian lockdown
World

Kashmir trims its big fat weddings after Indian lockdown

After a year-long countdown, Arshi Nisar’s wedding plans are in tatters, with the Kashmiri bride-to-be fearing for her guests’ safety…
Kashmir families demand answers for ‘unaccounted for’ deaths
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Kashmir families demand answers for ‘unaccounted for’ deaths

Rafiq Shagu’s wife died shortly after Friday prayers in India’s Muslim-majority Kashmir when tear gas smashed through a window in…
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