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Kushner, who is also US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, is quoted explaining to the PA leader that a settlement freeze could lead to a breakdown of the Netanyahu-led government. Judging by the statements made after the meeting by both sides, it was had been more successful than their June meeting, which a United States source described as "tense" and "disappointing".
  • Protest Rally Held in Yemen to Condemn Saudi Airstrike in Sana'a

    Protest Rally Held in Yemen to Condemn Saudi Airstrike in Sana'a

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    The coalition airstrike hit a residential area in the south of Sana on Friday , killing at least 14 people. Aid groups said on Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition air strike on the outskirts of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, killed 39. On Friday's strike, he said: "I will review the information". The alliance controls much of northern Yemen, including Sanaa. Sources told Asharq Al-Awsat in a phone call that the leadership of the Arab Coalition to support the legitimacy of Yemen, led by ...
  • Thousands stuck on cruise ships after Hurricane Harvey

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    Hurricane Harvey continues to cause life threatening disruption in Texas and impact the cruise industry. As a result, the Carnival Freedom and Valor, each with capacity for about 2,980 passengers at double occupancy, are remaining a "safe distance" from the storm at sea and skipping a stop in Galveston scheduled for Saturday, Carnival spokeswoman Jennifer De La Cruz said.
  • Indian court bans instant divorce by Muslim men

    Indian court bans instant divorce by Muslim men

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    This verdict is an affirmation of the rights of women and gives relief to them against being subjected to discrimination by a practice that had been perverted over the years. He argued that while triple talaq was unconstitutional, it was for the government to decide whether it should be banned. More than twenty Muslim countries, including Pakistan and Bangladesh have outlawed triple talaq .
  • Trump pardons ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio, convicted of defying judge's order

    Trump pardons ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio, convicted of defying judge's order

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    Mr. Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt for continuing to illegally profile Latinos living in Arizona based on their perceived immigration status in violation of a judge's orders. " Donald Trump can ignore the rule of law, but it was our voters who removed Joe Arpaio from power". He frequently appeared on the campaign trail with Mr Trump and was among his earliest supporters - describing him as "the law-and-order candidate".
  • Typhoon Hato ravages Macau, worst storm since 1968

    Typhoon Hato ravages Macau, worst storm since 1968

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    Schools, businesses and the stock market were forced to close in Hong Kong, and flights were canceled. Aside from the fact that it wasn't typhooning at all in Shanghai this week, the 'Hai is also pretty far away from Hong Kong. Here's a list of homeless charities in Hong Kong. Nolan Ledarney, director of Crafted 852, a food website in Hong Kong, who was staying inside Galaxy's casino resort with his wife and three children, said guests had been corralled into safe areas.
  • Dera chief Ram Rahim convicted in Sadhvi rape case

    Dera chief Ram Rahim convicted in Sadhvi rape case

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    Two railway stations, in Malout and Balluana towns, had been set on fire. According to reports , the gang set two buses ablaze on Mandoli Flyover in Delhi's Nand Nagri. Tens of thousands of Singh's supporters have gathered outside the courthouse in the town of Panchkula, Haryana , since Thursday. Since then, there have been more than 200 court hearings for the allegations against Ram Rahim .
  • Iraqi forces capture Shiite shrine in Daesh-held Tal Afar

    Iraqi forces capture Shiite shrine in Daesh-held Tal Afar

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    The dead are believed to be inmates killed by the militants when they overran a prison in the area in 2014, it said. A patch of scraped earth and tire tracks show the likely killing site, according to exclusive photos obtained by the imagery intelligence firm AllSource Analysis.
  • Thailand's SC issues arrest warrant for former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra

    Thailand's SC issues arrest warrant for former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra

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    The judge said the court did not believe the excuse because no official medical verification was provided. The Supreme Court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Yingluck. Rumours of her flight were met with understanding from supporters who lingered outside the court. The government was nervous about their reaction. Little did they know then that she would choose to run away from Thai "law".
  • Trump Adviser Gary Cohn Explains Why He Is Sticking Around

    Trump Adviser Gary Cohn Explains Why He Is Sticking Around

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    Cohn went so far as to draft a resignation letter, The New York Times reported , citing two people familiar with the document. Cohn stood nearby during an impromptu Trump Tower news conference as the president insisted there were " very fine people on both sides " in Charlottesville.
  • FBI Arrests Chinese National in Connection with Massive OPM Hack

    FBI Arrests Chinese National in Connection with Massive OPM Hack

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    Sakula is similar to software hackers used in 2015 to steal the information of millions of government employees at the Office of Personnel Management. The DoJ complaint alleges Pingan was a malware broker in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and from April 2011 until January 2014, transmitted malware code that was used in attacks against multiple organizations.