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Israel: Don't let Qatar host the 2022 FIFA World Cup

British Jewish Chronicle reported on August 29, 2014 that the Zionist regime has given green light to start an anti-Qatar campaign against country’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup. 619 more words

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Islamist gains in Syria alarm some Assad allies

By Mariam Karouny

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A mounting death toll in President Bashar al-Assad’s armed forces is causing alarm among some government loyalists who are worried about Islamic State’s territorial gains and are turning their anger on the authorities in Damascus. 901 more words

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U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on more than 25 people and companies it accused of violating sanctions against Iran, including shipping firms, airlines, and six Iranian banks. 329 more words

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France's new economy minister causes a storm on his first day — by suggesting they ditch the 35-hour work week

Francois Hollande’s economy minister caused a storm on his first day in office Friday by casting doubt on a central pillar of French Socialism: the 35-hour working week. 201 more words


UN Accuses Both Sides: 'Islamic State', Syrian Government Commit Crimes Of Humanity

According to UN investigators, the Islamic State has committed crimes against humanity, including attacks on civilians and regular public executions.  

The independent United Nations commission on Syrian war crimes said in a report released Wednesday that “Islamic State” (I.S. 303 more words

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VIDEO: Displaced and desperate: Syrians seek refuge

The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era”, with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes. 14 more words