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Girl held in Saudi Arabia for posting photo without hijab on Twitter

A Saudi woman in her 20s has been arrested by the police for tweeting her photo without hijab. The news has been published in local Arabic-language Al-Sharq newspaper and reported by ‘The Guardian’ of UK. The report says the girl in question is Malak-al-Shehri as mentioned by Fayaz Al-Maiman, a spokesman of Saudi police. The police officer said the girl ...

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Donald Trump delays announcement on his businesses until January

US President-elect Donald Trump has delayed until January an announcement originally set for this week on how he plans to step back from running his business empire to avoid conflicts of interest, his spokesman says. Among Trump’s holdings are hotels and golf resorts from Panama to Scotland, besides a winery and modelling agency. Legal experts say the only way he ...

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Clashes erupt as Aleppo evacuation delayed

The planned evacuation of rebel districts of Aleppo stalled on Wednesday as air strikes and heavy shelling hit the city and Iran was said to have imposed new conditions on the deal. Iran, one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s main backers in the battle for Aleppo, wanted a simultaneous evacuation of wounded from the villages of Foua and Kefraya that ...

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