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By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 1st, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday he is “infuriated” by the purported beheading of journalist Kenji Goto by the Islamic State group and vowed to hold the terror group responsible. “I feel indignation over this immoral and heinous ...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 1st, 2015
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Raqqa , Syria ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Islamic State group posted a new video on the Internet Sunday claiming it has killed Japanese hostage Kenji Goto and showing what appears to be the beheaded body of the freelance journalist who went missing in Syria last fall. The video — the authen...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 30th, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan has issued a warning to journalists, urging them not to gather at the border town in Turkey that was thought to be a potential crossing from Syria if a prisoner swap with Isil goes ahead. It noted that Islamic State or Iraq and the Levant (Isil) militants...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 28th, 2015
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Amman , Jordan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jordan on Wednesday indicated it is willing to release a longtime prisoner if ISIS releases one of its pilots — one of the latest developments surrounding the terror group’s apparent threat to kill the pilot and a Japanese hostage. Jordan w...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 26th, 2015
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Tokyo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan’s government promised Monday to keep using diplomatic channels to secure the release of an ISIS hostage — but admitted it yet to make direct contact with his “despicable” kidnappers. The country’s foreign minister traveled to Jorda...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Nov 9th, 2014
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Cairo ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt on Sunday called for holding an urgent meeting at the Arab League at the level of permanent delegates to discuss the current crisis between Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and his Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed. “The initiative ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Nov 6th, 2014
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Amman ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Jordan on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to Israel in protest against what it described as Israeli “violations” in Jerusalem and its holy sites, the Jordanian state news agency reported. The decision to recall Walid Obeidat was taken “in pr...
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 TOP STORY
Oct 5th, 2014
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Makkah Almukaramah ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) More than 130 pilgrims from Arab states have died in Saudi Arabia during the Hajj which has begun on October 2, due to congestion among the pilgrims and age-related complications, RIA Novosti reported referring to the International Islamic News Agency. Acc...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 24th, 2014
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Amman ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Radical Muslim cleric Omar Mohamud Othman ” Abu Qatada ” has been found not guilty of terrorism offences by a court in Jordan. Judges said there was “insufficient evidence” to convict him of being involved in a thwarted plot against tour...