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Baghdad says it won’t tolerate ‘2nd Israel’ as 1,000s of Iraqi Kurds hold independence rally

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Crowds filled the streets of the Iraqi Kurdistan capital, rallying ahead of an independence vote this month. While some were waving the flag of Israel, which backs the Kurds’ aspirations, Baghdad says it won’t allow the creation of a “second Israel.” On Saturday, the city of Erbil saw thousands of protesters turning up at a pro-independence rally, ahead of the scheduled September 25 vote.... 

'Women have quarter of a brain’, Saudi cleric claims

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A Saudi cleric has been slated for saying that women don’t deserve to drive because they only have a quarter of a brain. Sheikh Saad Al-Hijri was also banned from performing his religious duties because of his outrageous comments. Al-Hijri made his brain-numbing remarks at a lecture aptly titled, “The evils of women driving.” Women are banned from driving altogether in the notoriously conservative... 

9 arrested after Orthodox Jews clash with police in Jerusalem over military draft

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Nine ultra-Orthodox Jews have been arrested following violent clashes with security forces in Jerusalem during protests against conscription into the armed forces. Last week, the Israeli Supreme Court annulled a law which exempted ultra-Orthodox believers from the draft. On Tuesday, Israel’s Supreme Court nullified the law that exempted ultra-Orthodox Jews from being conscripted into the armed forces,... 

US Keep Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria

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Recently, the Syrian Arab Army has achieved quite a lot in fighting against ISIS in Deir Ezzor – vast territories near the city are liberated, the Euphrates crossed, a lot of terrorists and vehicles eliminated and destroyed. Meanwhile, an offensive towards Deir Ezzor is carried out by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces aided by the International Coalition. The Kurds have captured a number... 

Iran infiltrated US military, obtained proof of ISIS collusion

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Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) operatives managed to infiltrate US military command centers and obtain documents allegedly proving collusion between Washington and ISIS terrorists in the region, a top Iranian commander claims. The claim was made by IRGC Aerospace Force Commander Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh on Friday during a TV interview. “We have documents showing the behavior of the... 

Israel’s religious military exemption law is unconstitutional, Supreme Court

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Israel’s Supreme Court has annulled a law which exempted ultra-Orthodox Jews from being conscripted into the army, drawing furious responses from community leaders and some politicians. The decision to repeal the law was made Tuesday. Eight of the nine-judge panel ruled that parts of the conscription law were “unreasonable and unconstitutional.” The measure will take effect within a year. Members... 

At Least 39 Muslims Die During Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca

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At least 39 Muslims have died since the beginning of this year’s Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, local media reported Saturday. Most of the victims, a total of 16, came to Mecca from Egypt and Algeria, the Okaz newspaper reported, citing the Saudi General Authority for Statistics. All of the deceased pilgrims were elderly people, who died of “natural causes,... 

Netanyahu Vows to Expel Africans from Tel Aviv: "We Will Return it to the Israelis"

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One Jewish woman was so happy with the announcement that she even kissed his hand live on camera! Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday visited a rundown Tel Aviv neighbourhood with a large African population and pledged to rid it of illegal “infiltrators” and return control of the suburb to Jews after the non-Jews were expelled. According to a report in the Israeli Haaretz newspaper,... 

Man sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for being atheist

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First and foremost, sorry for reporting about this only now, this actually happened all the way in April but we just recently found out about it and we considered this to be a major story so we couldn’t let it go unnoticed among our readers. Among many things described in this article, what I find fascinating is that most Muslim Arabs were cheering this on Twitter and saying that this is what... 

Netanyahu to Putin: Iran must leave Syria or "we will act"

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel is prepared to intervene in Syria to counteract the Iranian influence in the conflict. Moscow, which views Iran as key to resolving the crisis, said it will note Israeli interests. When the two leaders met in Sochi on Wednesday, Netanyahu told Putin that any peace deal in Syria must entail the full withdrawal of... 

Lack of Investigation Into US Strikes in Syria Proves Idlib Attack Was Staged

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The US strikes in Syria without investigation prove that Idlib chemical attack was staged, Syrian deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad said on Wednesday during a press briefing in Damascus. A US missile strike on a Syrian airfield three days after a chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun in April indicates that the strike was planned ahead of time and the chemical attack was staged, Syrian Deputy Foreign... 

15 Moroccan Teens Treated for Rabies After 'Loving' Local Donkey

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Fifteen Moroccan teens were treated for rabies after having sex with a local donkey. According to local officials the number contracting rabies could be much higher. Morocco World News reported: The sexually frustrated children and teenagers stayed at the Mechraa Belksiri Hospital for one week to receive rabies vaccinations after the animal transmitted the disease to them.. …Local authorities have... 

Turkey Closes Border with Syria after Completing 435 Mile Border Wall

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Liberals and controlled media all over the world who so vehemently opposed Donald Trump’s plan to build a border wall with Mexico have been totally silent about Turkey’s completion of a 435 mile-long reinforced concrete border wall with Syria—a construction which is 9 feet high, 6 feet wide, 11 inches thick, and topped with barbed wire and 120 observation towers manned by armed soldiers. The... 

16yo German girl converts to Islam, flees home and Joins ISIS, now faces Death Penalty

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The video of the capture of a runaway 16-year-old German girl who fled her home state and joined ISIS has emerged online. Locals from her hometown told RT that the teen deserves a second chance, expressing concerns over the radicalization of German youths. The footage shows the visibly scared and partly crying girl paraded through the street and the baying Iraqi soldiers holding her by the arms. Linda... 

Afghanistan is world’s biggest drug dealer

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American counternarcotics policy in Afghanistan has been senseless, as growing opium poppies remains the only source of income that keeps rural areas alive. Meanwhile millions of US dollars pumped into the country end up in the pockets of warlords experts say. A top US watchdog is urging the Trump administration to investigate potential links between the record production of opium in Afghanistan and... 
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