Tag Archives: Asia

19Dec/16

“I leave my soul” – evacuated mother of Aleppo girl Bana Alabed

The mother of Twitter sensation seven-year-old Syrian girl Bana Alabed says she has left her soul behind after they were evacuated from their home in eastern Aleppo.

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10Dec/16

File of Palmyra – as IS militants re-enter the ancient city

File of the recent history of the ancient city of Palmyra, home to Islamic State until Syrian government forces retook the ruined area in March.
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08Dec/16

British spy chief says Islamic State plotting attacks as Russia makes ‘desert’ of Syria

In a rare speech, the head of Britain’s spy network says Islamic State are plotting attacks as Russia makes ‘desert’ of Syria.

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01Nov/16

Yemen violence causing increase in malnutrition – hospital

A hospital in Yemen’s Hodeidah — where a prison was recently hit by a deadly airstrike — says that malnutrition is also on the rise due the country’s ongoing conflict.

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08Aug/16

Iran executes nuclear scientist for spying for U.S.

Iran has executed an Iranian nuclear scientist detained in 2010 when he returned home from the U.S., after a court convicted him of spying for Washington. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading

04Oct/15

Qatar university brings maths to life with interactive exhibition

A week-long event hosted by Qatar University hopes to encourage late primary and early secondary school students to enjoy maths.

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04Oct/15

Dubai announces multi-million dollar fund to help world’s poor

The ruler of Dubai unveils a multi-million dollar initiative to help fund development and humanitarian projects around the world, with a particular focus on the Middle East.
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