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    Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a fascinating city of contrasts – a unique blend of old and new, ideally situated on a hilly area between the desert and the ...
  • RAQQA, Syria: A year after a US-backed alliance of Syrian fighters drove the Daesh group from the northern city of Raqqa, traumatized civilians still live in fear of near-daily bombings.“Every day we wake up to the sound of an explosion,” said resident Khaled Al-Darwish.“We’re scared to send our children to ...
  • RIO DE JANEIRO: More than three decades after the end of military dictatorship, army men look to be on the threshold of returning to power in Brazil, this time through elections in a crime-ridden country whose official motto is “Order and Progress.” The comfortable favorite in an October 28 presidential ...
  • RIO DE JANEIRO: More than three decades after the end of military dictatorship, army men look to be on the threshold of returning to power in Brazil, this time through elections in a crime-ridden country whose official motto is “Order and Progress.” The comfortable favorite in an October 28 presidential ...
  • WASHINGTON: Canada may have legalized recreational marijuana Wednesday, but executives of the country’s booming pot industry need to be aware that they are not exactly welcome south of the border in the United States.As the world’s first major economy fully legalized cannabis, officials of US Customs and Border Protection warned ...
  • BAGHDAD: Iraq’s prime minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Wednesday he would present a new cabinet to parliament for approval next week.Abdul Mahdi was named by Iraq’s new President Barham Salih last month, and has until the beginning of November to form a government. The election of Salih, a Kurd, ...
  • KHARTOUM: Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir on Wednesday appointed a peace envoy to South Sudan, mired in conflict since it won independence from its northern neighbor in 2011.Former ambassador to Juba, Jamal Al-Sheikh, was put in charge of “following the implementation” of the peace deal signed last month by warring South ...
  • RIO DE JANEIRO: More than three decades after the end of military dictatorship, army men look to be on the threshold of returning to power in Brazil, this time through elections in a crime-ridden country whose official motto is “Order and Progress.” The comfortable favorite in an October 28 presidential ...
  • KABUL, Afghanistan: The Taliban have warned teachers and students not to participate in Afghanistan’s upcoming parliamentary elections and not to allow schools to be used as polling centers.The insurgents said in a statement Wednesday that they will target the Oct. 20 elections, which they view as illegitimate, but that they ...
  • SRINAGAR, India: Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in the main city of disputed Kashmir on Wednesday shortly after a gunbattle raged between militants and government forces.The gunbattle began early Wednesday after troops cordoned off a neighborhood in Srinagar on a tip that some rebels were present in a civilian home, ...
  • BAGHDAD: Iraq’s prime minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Wednesday he would present a new cabinet to parliament for approval next week.Abdul Mahdi was named by Iraq’s new President Barham Salih last month, and has until the beginning of November to form a government. The election of Salih, a Kurd, ...

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