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The Slava-class guided missile cruiser Varyag and the Udaloy-class frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov will spend three days in TobrukRussian naval vessels have arrived in Tobruk, Libya, following a visit to Egypt, the press service of the General Command of the Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on Monday.Two Pacific Fleet ships, the Slava-class guided missile cruiser Varyag and the Udaloy-cl
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RIYADH/MINA, saudi arabia - Hundreds of visitors have died during the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca amid scorching heat, according to press reports and foreign ministries.At least 550 people have died on Hajj, diplomats told French news outlet Agence France-Presse on Tuesday. Three hundred and twenty-three of the dead were Egyptians, most of whom perished due to heat-related illness, AFP reported, citing two
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CAIRO, June 18 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that it is intensively coordinating with Saudi authorities to track down Egyptian citizens who have gone missing during the Hajj pilgrimage. In a statement, the ministry said the Egyptian embassy in Riyadh sent a consular mission to Mecca and the Holy Sites to monitor developments in the current situation and continue to search for al
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[l] at 6/18/24 3:35am
On June 13, Hamas responded to persistent needling by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken over the U.S. proposal for a pause in the Israeli massacre in Gaza. The group said it has "dealt positively... with the latest proposal and all proposals to reach a cease-fire agreement." Hamas added, by contrast, that, "while Blinken continues to talk about 'Israel's
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GAZA, June 17 (Xinhua) -- The Israeli army on Monday burned down the departure hall on the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing, rendering it out of service, Palestinian security sources said. Video clips circulated by Palestinian activists on Facebook showed the departure lounge and other facilities at the crossing were completely burnt. The Israel Defense Forces told Xinhua they are reviewing the matt
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JERUSALEM, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Israel's military said on Monday that its troops have defeated about half of the Hamas forces in Gaza's Rafah. According to a military statement, soldiers from the 162nd Division, which has been fighting in Rafah for more than 40 days, have killed about 550 militants in the city, while 22 Israeli soldiers lost their lives during the battles. Two of the four Hamas battalions
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[l] at 6/17/24 3:21pm
IDF agents warned that the militants were drilling for a hostage-grab operation, but were reportedly ignored by their superiorsThe Israel Defense Forces (IDF) warned in mid-September that Hamas was planning to invade the country and capture more than 200 hostages, Israel's Kan broadcaster reported on Monday.Three weeks before Hamas fighters attacked Israel on October 7, the IDF's intellig
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[l] at 6/17/24 12:37pm
Dubai [UAE], June 17 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has met with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Mirjana Spoljaric Egger. During the meeting, discussions were held on joint cooperation between the UAE and the International Committee of the Red Cross in the humanitarian and relief fields, as well as efforts to support the humanitarian needs of affecte
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[l] at 6/17/24 6:57am
There have been extraordinary developments in Israel in the past 24 hours. The High Court has intervened to stop an investigation into the events of 7 October; Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has disbanded his war cabinet; and his son has gone public saying his father was betrayed by not being alerted to a warning of the 7 October attacks, discussed by the IDF and Shin Bet on the night of October 6.Hostilities
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 17 (ANI): Actor Soha Ali Khan shared adorable pictures featuring her daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu and extended wishes on the auspicious occasion of Eid Al-Adha. Taking to Instagram, Soha treated fans with a glimpse of her celebration with a series of pictures. Twinning in orange with white detailing suits, the mother-daughter duo posed happily for the camera. The album included some candi
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 17 (ANI): On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, several celebrities including Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sidharth Malhotra, Sunny Deol and others took to their social media platforms to extend greetings to fans and followers celebrating the festival today. Priyanka Chopra took to Instagram stories and shared an animated Eid picture and wrote, "Eid-ul-Adha Mubarak. On EidUl Adha, wishing that your
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New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): Celebrating the spirit of Eid-Al-Adha, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi offered Namaz at Dargah Panja Sharif in the national capital on Monday. Emphasizing the importance of unity in India's diverse cultural landscape, he highlighted the idea of "Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat."After offering Namaz, Naqvi said India is a nation where people of all faiths and religions coexist, and every festival
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New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): President Draupadi Murmu extended her warm wishes to all citizens on the occasion of the festival of Eid-al Agha, with special mention to Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad. President Murmu emphasized the festival's spirit of sacrifice and devotion, encouraging everyone to share happiness with those in need. "Heartfelt greetings of Eid-ul-Adha to all countrymen, especially to
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New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): Mosques and several religious sites across the country on Monday were thronged by the devout who gathered to offer Namaz on the auspicious occasion of the holy ''Eid Al-Adha' festival. At the historic Jama Masjid in Delhi hundreds of worshippers assembled for morning prayers. Maksud Ahmed, a devotee, reflecting on the significance of the festival, stated that it signified sacrificing vice
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New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent participated in Exercise Red Flag 2024, conducted at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, of the United States Air Force, from June 4 to June 14, the Ministry of Defence said in a release on Sunday. This was the second edition of Exercise Red Flag 2024, which is an advanced aerial combat training exercise held four times a year by the US Air Force. Accordin
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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev seems intent on channeling the spirit of former Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser as a role model for de-colonization and advocacy of small nations. In the run-up to the annual UN climate conference, COP29, to be hosted by Azerbaijan, Aliyev is taking up the cause of South Pacific island states threatened by rising sea levels.It appears Aliyev hopes to use C
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ADDIS ABABA, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Scholars have called for the Nile Basin countries to join forces to fairly utilize the Nile River to meet their peoples' soaring demand for water, energy, and food. The call was made on Saturday in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, on the margins of the 3rd Annual Forum for Regional Integration and Reasonable Utilization of the Nile under the theme "Shared resources for share
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Mina, Saudi Arabia - Pilgrims performed Sunday the last major ritual of the hajj, the 'stoning of the devil', in western Saudi Arabia, as Muslims the world over celebrated the Eid al-Adha holiday.Beginning at dawn, the 1.8 million Muslims undertaking the pilgrimage this year threw seven stones at each of three concrete walls symbolizing the devil in the Mina valley, located outside Mecca, the holiest city in Isl

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