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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 21st, 2015
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Moscow , Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin used a rare visit to Moscow by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to talk up the Kremlin’s potential to help broker a political settlement to the crisis as he tried to show the West Russia has become a major player ...
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
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Feb 10th, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The list of four candidates to contest the Fifa presidency has been confirmed by the world football’s governing body. Current incumbent Sepp Blatter has been in the role since 1998, but his reign has been overshadowed in recent times by alle...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 7th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The parents of a 26-year-old woman who Islamic State extremists say has been killed in an airstrike in northern Syria have said in a statement addressed to group leaders that the claim of their daughter’s death concerned them but they were still hopeful sh...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 6th, 2015
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Raqqa , Syria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Islamic State militant group said on Friday that an American woman hostage it was holding in Syria had been killed when Jordanian fighter jets bombed a building where she was being held, the SITE monitoring group said. In Washington, U.S. officials ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 5th, 2015
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A day after President Obama’s defense pick struggled to explain the administration’s ISIS strategy, Capitol Hill lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are upping pressure on the White House to give Jordan’s military what it needs to strike back ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 5th, 2015
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Amman , jordan (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jordan’s King Abdullah II, vowed a “relentless” war against Islamic State on their own territory on Wednesday in response to a video published by the hard-line group showing a captured Jordanian air force pilot being burned alive in a c...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 4th, 2015
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Amman , Jordan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jordan executed two al-Qaeda prisoners early on Wednesday morning, after a video released Tuesday purportedly showed Islamic State militants burning a captured Jordanian pilot to death. The pilot’s gruesome death sparked outrage and anti-Islamic ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 4th, 2015
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Amman , Jordan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jordan threatened a harsh response after a video released online Tuesday purportedly shows a captured Jordanian pilot being burned to death by the Islamic State extremist group. The gruesome video comes after a week-long drama over a possible prisoner ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 3rd, 2015
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Beirut , Lebanon ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – ISIS militants released a video on Tuesday purporting to show a captive Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage, just days after the militants beheaded a Japanese journalist. Jordan’s king cut short his visit to Washington, D.C., following...