Saturday, November 27

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The Federal police found tunnels, caches, weapons, missiles and explosive devices in the vicinity of Kirkuk and Hawija

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Baghdad, The Federal Police Chief Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat announced the finding of tunnels, caches, weapons, missiles and explosive devices in the vicinity of Kirkuk and Hawija."A force from the 6th Division of the Federal Police tracked down elements hiding in Samarra and destroyed three tunnels, two caches, weapons, a silencer, military and medical equipment, explosives and mobile devices. Another force from the first division found 35 detonation devices, (3) missiles, and (80) 12.7 mm bullets during the inspection of the Dhi Qar complex in Kirkuk."A force from the mechanized squad found two rockets and double bombs during the combing of the fishing area in Hawija district./ EndSource: National Iraqi News Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques receives telephone call from Crown Prince of Kuwait, who congratulated him on advent of holy month of Ramadan

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Jeddah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received a telephone call today from Kuwait's Crown Prince Shiekh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who congratulated him on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan 1439H.In reply, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques thanked the Kuwaiti Crown Prince for his noble feelings.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Brazil Accuses 11 of Trying to Start Islamic State Cell

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BRASILIA, BRAZIL Brazilian federal prosecutors have charged 11 people with planning to establish an Islamic State cell in Brazil and trying to recruit jihadists to send to Syria, according to a court filing seen by Reuters on Thursday.Police tracked the alleged Islamic State militants through their social media messages after Spain's Guardia Civil provided telephone numbers found on a Brazilian arrested in Spain for belonging to a jihadist group there.In one WhatsApp chat group, some of the Brazilian suspects discussed plans to copy last year's London Bridge attack during Carnival in Rio de Janeiro or Salvador to kill as many people as possible, the document said.Two of the Brazilians are being held in a maximum-security prison and five others, arrested since October, were freed pending ...

Protest in Paris against Iranian interference in Arab affairs

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Paris, Political and human rights activists on Tuesday organized a protest in front of the Iranian embassy in the French capital Paris against Iranian interference in Arab affairs.The activists said that the aim of the stand was to draw the attention of the French people to the blatant Iranian interference in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, describing Iran as a terrorist state trying to spread its influence and the illusion that it will rebuild the Persian Empire through the occupation of Arab and Islamic regions.They stressed the need for the end of this intervention, which finances terrorism, spreads sectarianism and cultivates strife, demanding the unity of the Arab ranks in the face of Iranian influence.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Israel at 70: Images of Victory, Violence

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JERUSALEM, Seventy years since the day of Israel's founding, wildly contrasting images of victory and violence showcased the contradictions that bedevil the Jewish state.Deadly protests flared along the Gaza border, where troops killed dozens of Palestinians, while politicians feted the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem as a symbol of ironclad alliance with Washington. And with improbably odd timing, seemingly oblivious to both, crowds gathered in liberal Tel Aviv to exult over the winner of a campy European pop contest.Nahum Barnea, Israel's leading columnist, said the events highlighted the country's fragmented nature and how even after seven decades it still cannot escape its conflict with the Arabs or its unquenchable thirst for recognition."This is a small country that typically lives onl...

Bahraini King Receives Letter from Kuwait’s Emir

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Kuwait, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received a letter from Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait.The letter discussed latest developments on the regional and international arenas and issues of common interest.The letter was handed over to Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain, by Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, during their meeting here today.Source: Saudi Press Agency