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As Barack Obama blinks on Syria, Israel, Saudis make common cause

Photo of protesters in US showing placards against possible military action against Syria Jerusalem/Riyadh: If President Barack Obama has disappointed Syrian rebels by deferring to Congress before bombing Damascus, he has also dismayed the United States’ two main allies in the ...

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NYPD targets mosques using ‘terrorism enterprise investigations’

The Islamic Cultural Center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was a target of the NYPD’s spying program, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.Mario Tama/Getty Images The New York Police Department (NYPD) has secretly labeled entire mosques asterrorist organizations, a ...

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NYPD secretly labels mosques as terror groups and spies on them

The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing. Designating an entire mosque as a terrorism ...

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Egypt: Death toll rises to 638, Morsi supporters still defiant

CAIRO: The Egyptian health ministry has raised the death toll from Wednesday’s violence that followed a crackdown on two camps housing supporters of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi to 638. Ministry spokesman Mohammed Fathallah said on Thursday that the number ...

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Egypt death toll rises to 525

(AP) / 15 August 2013 Egyptian authorities on Thursday significantly raised the death toll from clashes the previous day between police and supporters of the ousted president, saying more than 500 people died and laying bare the extent of the ...

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Israel approves more than 1,000 settlement homes

JERUSALEM (AFP): Israel’s housing minister has given final approval to construct more than 1,000 apartments in Jewish settlements, just three days before Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are to resume in Jerusalem. Sunday’s announcement said the new homes would be built in settlements in ...

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Heavy rains unleash deadly US flooding

St Louis: Torrential rains lashed the U.S. midsection on Thursday, causing flash flooding that killed a woman and a child, damaged homes and forced multiple water rescues. Up to 10 inches (254 millimeters) of rain pounded Missouri overnight. A woman died ...

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Heavy rains sweep across Pakistan, killing at least 34

KARACHI (Dawn): Heavy monsoon rains swept across Pakistan on Saturday, claiming up to 34 lives and leaving several people injured in different parts of the country. At least seven people were killed by rain-related incidents in different areas of Balochistan, ...

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Egypt offers safe passage to Mursi supporters

CAIRO: Egypt’s interior ministry on Thursday promised Muhammad Mursi’s supporters “safe exit” if they quickly leave their Cairo protest camps, as police prepared to disperse them amid international appeals for restraint. The call to disperse, which came after police commanders ...

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Egypt orders camps cleared, protesters buckle down

Cairo: Protesters holding sticks and wearing helmets and makeshift body armor stand behind mounds of sandbags, tires and brick walls. They change guards every two hours to ensure they stay alert. With Egypt’s military-backed government signaling a crackdown is imminent, supporters ...

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Deadly clashes in Egypt as Morsi held on murder suspicion

CAIRO: Egypt Friday formally detained Muhammad Mursi for allegedly abetting Palestinian militants in murdering policemen and staging prison breaks, as clashes between the deposed leader’s supporters and opponents killed two people. Mursi’s detention, under a court order for a renewable ...

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UN chief demands Mursi’s release ahead of rival Egypt rallies

UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for the release of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Mursi as his supporters and the military who toppled him sought to defuse soaring tensions ahead of rival rallies Friday. Ban demanded that Mursi and his high-level ...

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Obama hosts Iftar party at White House

Washington: US President Barack Obama has praised Muslim-Americans for their contributions in helping build the country, saying Islam has contributed to the character of America. At an Iftar hosted by him at the White House to celebrate the Islamic holy month ...

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Egypt’s army chief seeks mandate to fight violence

CAIRO: Egypt’s military chief on Wednesday called on his countrymen to hold mass demonstrations to voice their support for the army and police to deal with potential “violence and terrorism,” a move that signals a stepped up campaign against supporters ...

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