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Kuwait arrests a pigeon - for smuggling ecstasy pills in its backpack

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - In a shocking incident, authorities in Kuwait arrested a pigeon after the bird was caught smuggling 200 ecstasy pills - hidden in a custom-made backpack.According to au ...

Dozens killed after attackers storm a bus filled with Coptic Christians in Egypt and open fire

CAIRO, Egypt - As many as 10 attackers stormed a bus in Egypt, carrying Coptic Christians and opened fire, killing at least 26 people, including children. Egyptian officials confirmed t ...

U.S. stands in solidarity with Egypt over Christian killings

Washington DC (US), May 27 (ANI): Expressing his solidarity over the Christian killings, U.S. President Donald Trump has said that America stands with President Al Sisi and all the Egyptian people tod ...

Gaza Strip Electricity Crisis Worsening, UN Official Says

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process warned Friday that the Gaza Strip was on the brink of a violent crisis.'In Gaza, we are walking into another crisis with our ...

Somaliland Says UAE Can Launch Attacks From New Base

A top official said Friday that forces from the United Arab Emirates could soon be flying fighter jets from a new base in the breakaway republic of Somaliland.Somaliland Foreign Minister Saad Ali Shi ...

Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya in retaliation to Christian killings

Cairo (Egypt), May 27 (ANI): Following attacks on the Coptic Christians in Egypt, government jets have attacked positions in eastern Libya.The bombings were aimed at "terrorist" outposts, Egyptian Pr ...

UN envoy warns of dire crisis as Gaza faces power cuts, gallons of raw sewage pouring into the sea

26 May 2017 -- The United Nations Middle East envoy today cautioned that unless urgent measures are taken to de-escalate the crisis now spiralling out of control in the Gaza Strip, there will be devas ...

Hamas condemns fatal attack on Copts in Egypt

Cairo - The Latest on the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt (all times local):15:30The militant Islamic group Hamas that rules Gaza is condemning the attack on a bus carrying Cop ...

Hezbollah condemns attack on Egyptian Copts

Cairo - Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has condemned the attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt saying it "is a new crime added to the criminal record of a murderers' gang. ...

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Dozens feared killed as floods and mudslides sweep through Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - At least 91 people were feared dead and 110 still remain missing after a flood and mudslides affected parts of the country. The mudslides caused by torrential rainf

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Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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