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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 17th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Egyptian court on Saturday approved a freeze on the assets of five prominent human rights activists and three non-governmental organizations, the latest twist in a five-year-old case in which the NGOs are accused of receiving foreign funds to sow chaos...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 30th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. We may never know who is right, but one thing is for sure – Russia had motive, capability and form. Seen thr...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jul 30th, 2016
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This article by: Kieran Cooke is a former foreign correspondent for both the BBC and the Financial Times, and continues to contribute to the BBC and a wide range of international newspapers and radio networks. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opini...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jul 29th, 2016
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This article by: Rami G. Khouri senior policy fellow of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views exp...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jul 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), sometimes referred to euphemistically as Female Genital Cutting (FGC) or Female Circumcision is not prohibited yet by law in Somalia. Somalis are still practice FGM/ Infibulation or what is known in the Somali language ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Apr 22nd, 2016
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Kalamata,Greece ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An Ethiopian and a Somali say they were on two boats heading to Italy from Libya when one of the vessels sank. The UN refugee agency says up to 500 people may have drowned in the tragedy. Visibly shaken from their ordeal, the two men – 25-year-o...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Mar 11th, 2016
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Cairo,Egypt (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egyptian former foreign minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit was appointed Thursday as the new secretary-general of the Arab League. In an emergency meeting in Cairo, the Arab League council unanimously agreed to appoint Abul-Gheit as the new chief to replace outgoing ...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Mar 11th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia, which plans to become a top regional electricity exporter, will soon launch a new 2,000 megawatt hydropower dam, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday. Under a new 2015-2020 development plan, Addis Ababa wants to raise ou...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Feb 28th, 2016
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This article by: Graham E. Fuller is a former senior CIA official, author of numerous books on the Muslim World; his latest book is Breaking Faith: A novel of espionage and an American’s crisis of conscience in Pakistan. (Amazon, Kindle) grahamefuller.com The content of this [report/study/article/pub...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Feb 26th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt’s president admitted for the first time Thursday that the crash of a Russian passenger plane in the volatile Sinai Peninsula last October was an act of “terrorism.” Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said the attack was intended to damage Egypt’s tourism indust...