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By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Oct 22nd, 2015
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This article by: Rebecca Gordon Teaches at the University of San Francisco and is the author of Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States and the forthcoming American Nuremberg: The Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post 9/11 War Crimes (Hot Books, 2016). The content...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 8th, 2015
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Aden, Yemen ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Saudi-led alliance launched more air strikes on Yemen’s capital and more foreign troops were reported to be moving into the country as the campaign to rout Houthi forces intensified. The Houthi-run state news agency Saba said that 15 citizens were ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 9th, 2015
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Manama , Bahrain ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Bahrain announced on Monday the permanent closure of a new pan-Arab news channel owned by a Saudi billionaire that took to the air for less than 24 hours. The Alarab News Channel had vowed to practise “objective” journalism in a politically-ch...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Dec 21st, 2014
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Cairo (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met a special envoy of the emir of Qatar on Saturday, the latest step in a Saudi-brokered effort to repair relations, regional news agencies reported. Ties between Cairo and Doha deteriorated after then-army chief Sisi remo...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 15th, 2014
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Riyadh ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two American employees of a United States military contractor were shot on Tuesday, one fatally, by a recently dismissed Saudi-American colleague at a gas station in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, the Interior Ministry reported. The shooting, which appeared to be ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 8th, 2014
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London ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Human rights activists have demanded a fresh police investigation into allegations that a Bahraini prince was involved in torture after prosecutors admitted they had wrongly granted him immunity. The Crown Prosecution Service ruled two years ago that a complai...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 6th, 2014
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Copenhagen (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Danish government warned its citizens against travelling to 28 countries including Somalia. The spokesperson of the Department of Public Service better known as Borger Service in that country Ole Egberg Mikkelsen said they issued that advisory following the behead...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 25th, 2014
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New York (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, on the sidelines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly being held in New York, today met Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea, Osman Saleh Mohammed...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 12th, 2014
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Riyadh (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO ) – The White House on Friday stressed the importance that Arab and Muslim countries pledge to help defeat the Islamic State even though none of the nations appear ready to put their own boots on the ground against the terrorist organization. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, ...