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Qatar hosts 2nd largest number of global terrorists: Yousef Al Otaiba Washington - “Qatar hosts the second-largest number of designated terrorists in the world,” Iran comes first, Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE’s ambassador to the United States said during the Atlantic ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 07:37 PM Heavy rains kill five in India's financial hub Mumbai - At least five people were killed as heavy monsoon rain deluged Indias financial capital Mumbai, causing transport chaos and forcing schools and many offices to close on Wednesday. The ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 06:37 PM Egypt expresses 'worry' after North Korea fires missile over Japan Wednesday 30-08-2017 04:51 PM US will not allow N.Korea lawlessness to continue: UN envoy New York - The United States will not allow North Koreas lawlessness to continue and it is time for Pyongyang to recognize the "danger they are putting themselves in" as the world is united against ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 04:47 PM Israeli Knesset members enter Aqsa compound after Two-Year ban Ramallah - Israeli Knesset members stormed into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Tuesday for the first time in two years, amid claims that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 04:37 PM Egypt, Japan FMs discuss strengthening bilateral relations Cairo - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a phone call on Wednesday from his Japanese counterpart Tarō Kōno on fostering cooperation between the two countries, said Foreign Ministry ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 03:16 PM 64 dead in clashes between Syria regime and IS Wednesday 30-08-2017 01:41 PM UN chief calls for lifting of Gaza blockade in face of humanitarian crisis Wednesday 30-08-2017 01:18 PM Flooding kills 18 people in southern Yemen: officials Aden (Yemen) - At least 18 people have been killed in southern Yemen in flooding caused by heavy rains, the government-run news agency Saba reported on Wednesday. Monsoon rains on Tuesday ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 12:35 PM Arab Organization for Agricultural Development signs cooperation protocol with Egypt Cairo - The Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) seeks to sign a cooperation protocol with the Egyptian ministries of agriculture and irrigation to realize sustainable development, ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 12:06 PM Pope Tawadros arrives in Australia Sydney - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese arrived on Wednesday in Australia, the second leg of his papal tour which has already taken him to Japan. Egyptian ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 11:41 AM El-Sisi promises Egypt's support for BRICS mechanism Beijing - Egypt is willing to further contribute to cooperation within the BRICS framework, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told Chinese media before his trip to China for BRICS summit. ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 11:19 AM North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch Seoul - North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has promised more missile flights over Japan, insisting his nuclear-armed nation’s provocative launch was a mere “curtain-raiser,” in the face of UN ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 10:52 AM At least 2 killed in blast near Afghan MP's house in Jalalabad Nangarhar [Afghanistan] - At least two people were killed in an explosion near the residence of an Afghan parliamentarian in the countrys eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, media reported, ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 10:49 AM More than 2 million pilgrims start the Hajj in Mecca Riyadh - Saudi Arabia started Wednesday the Hajj pilgrimage in 2017, with more than 2 million pilgrims, including 1.8 million foreigners, expected to participate. Hajj is the most important ... Wednesday 30-08-2017 10:43 AM