Mass grave uncovered containing dozens of Palestinians killed in 1948 war that founded Israel

By Paul Milligan  31 May 2013  Six mass graves features the remains of dozens of Palestinians killed during the Israeli-Arab war of 1948, when the Jewish state was founded have been uncovered in the Jaffa district of Tel Aviv.  An official at the Muslim cemetery there told AFP that the grisly find happened on Wednesday

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Konos students ‘Walk to Water’ for South Sudan

By THE NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD  Apr. 30, 2017 PHOTOS BY BROOK CULBERTSON Konos Academy students Ginalee Betsill, Rebekah Adams, Logan Allen and Justin Hawk walk to water. Middle school students in the Konos Juniors program at Konos Academy are experiencing literature in a life-changing way as well as raising money for a fresh water program. Inspired

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Emir of Qatar Meets Sudan’s Minister of Defence

April 30 2017  HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at his Emiri Diwan office in Doha yesterday with Sudanese Defence Minister Lt Gen Awad Mohamed Ahmed ibn Auf. During the meeting, they reviewed fraternal relations and ways to develop them. source:(http://www.gulf-times.com)

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UN chief welcomes Kazakhstan’s efforts at ending the Syrian war

By News Desk – 01/05/2017 (TASS) At a meeting with Kazakhstan’s top diplomat in New York, the UN chief expressed full support of Astana’s efforts toward reconciliation in Syria, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s press service has said. Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during his visit to the United States

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KSA, Germany Sign Several Pacts

May 1, 2017  Saudi Gazette report Jeddah — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held wide-ranging talks here on Sunday. The talks focused on bilateral relations, fields of cooperation between the two countries and further possibilities of collaboration, as well as regional and international developments. King Salman and

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Sheikh Thani hands over school for orphans in Sudan outreach

April 30 2017 Doha HE Sheikh Thani bin Hamad al-Thani has handed over Aisha bint Hamad bin Abdullah al-Attiyah School for orphans in Ad-Damir city, located some 287km north of Sudan’s capital Khartoum, to Hatim al-Waseela al-Samani, governor of River Nile State, Qatar Charity (QC) said in a press statement. The handover took place during

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Saudi Arabia’s entertainment chief outlines shake up of kingdom

30 April, 2017 Saudi Arabia could be radically transformed in the coming years if new entertainment reforms are implemented, the country’s entertainment authority has said, but warned that conservative voices will still be heeded. So dramatic are the planned changes Ahmed al-Khatib, head of theSaudi General Entertainment Authority, said places like Riyadh could be transformed

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US-backed Syria force advances against ISIS in Tabqa

May. 01, 2017  Agence France Presse BEIRUT: A U.S.-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance is advancing against ISIS in the key town of Tabqa near the militant bastion of Raq1a in northern Syria, activists said Sunday. The Syrian Democratic Forces now control “more than 70 percent of Tabqa,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights activists said. Observatory director

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Immigrants, unions march in US for rights, against Trump

May. 01, 2017  Associated Press  NEW YORK: Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump’s efforts to boost deportations. Tens of thousands of immigrants and their allies are expected to rally in cities such as New York, Chicago, Seattle

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