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U.S. to push for coalition to fight Islamic State: Kerry

The U.S. will reportedly use NATO summit to push for coalition to beat back Islamic State militants, as President Obama continues to come under criticism for not forming a plan yet against the militants in Syria.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Peninsula

Surge in illegal nurseries as fees shoot up

DOHA: Illegal nurseries seem to be flourishing in the country cashing in on the high fees charged by the few licensed facilities.

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Related Topix: Qatar Travel, Travel, Doha, Qatar Travel

Windsor Beacon

NATO summit 'most important' since fall of Berlin Wall

It feels as if the world is facing an unprecedented number of global security crises, NATO's former Supreme Allied Commander said ahead of a key gathering for the 28-nation military alliance that will see heads of state including President Obama travel to Wales this week.

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The New Zealand Herald

Filipino troops pull 'greatest escape' from Syria

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops still in the hands of the al-Qaida-linked insurgents.

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Yahoo!

Filipino troops pull 'greatest escape' from Syria

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops still in the hands of the al-Qaida-linked insurgents.

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The Wichita Eagle

Look at soldiers for hire shows a strong depth of reporting

Soldiers for hire have long existed. But the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the transformation of mercenaries "from covert and infamous to acceptable and indispensable," Hagedorn writes.

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Related Topix: Travel, Iraq Travel, Iraq, World News, Entertainment

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Independent

McDonald's frozen out of Russia over 'health' risks

Critics have questioned why investigations have come after the relationship between the US and Russia soured over the crisis in Ukraine Oliver Poole is an award-winning Foreign Correspondent for the Evening Standard and Independent titles.

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The Peninsula

Haj pilgrims urged to get vaccinated early

DOHA: Pilgrims going for Haj this year are being asked to take all the necessary vaccinations about two weeks before they embark on the journey to allow the vaccination to become effective.

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Related Topix: Qatar Travel, Travel, World News, Qatar, Middle East, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Washington Post

Iraqis displaced by violence take over schools

On a recent evening, ten families from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul moved into their new home, a one-story building with tile floors and a sunny courtyard in a poor Shiite neighborhood of east Baghdad.

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Times of Oman

Global icons excited to address Omani youths

Industry leaders, thought gurus and extraordinary minds from across the world are happy to get a chance to discover the beautiful country Oman.

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Related Topix: Oman, World News, Middle East, Travel, Oman Travel, Muscat, Oman Travel

Jewish Chronicle

Letter From Tel Aviv: Embracing a very French revolution

"What IS she wearing?" Two Israeli girls, mouths open, heads craned, are sitting by the side of a deluxe swimming pool in Tel Aviv.

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AME Info

Iran the top electricity generator in Middle East

Job Objective: Provide the necessary administrative support to the department by working closely with the Head of Department.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 08/29/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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Times of Oman

US sends arms to bolster Lebanon after militants' incursion

A forklift moves a shipment of weapons that was delivered by a US air force plane on Friday at a Lebanese military base at Beirut International Airport.

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The Straits Times

US defence chief Chuck Hagel to visit Georgia, Turkey after Nato summit

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel will travel to Georgia and Turkey after attending a Nato summit in Cardiff next week, as escalating conflicts in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq dominate his agenda.

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The Baltimore Sun

U.S. sends arms to bolster Lebanon army after Islamist incursion

The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army after Islamist insurgents seized a border town for several days this month, U.S. officials said on Friday.

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Albany Times Union

Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

In this June 6, 2014 file picture persons walk with shopping bags in Hamburg, Germany.

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Daily Times

PIA begins pre-Hajj operation : August 29, 2014,

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines' Pre-Hajj operation 2014 commenced on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Obama now taking correct steps against Islamic State

Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister.

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Navy Times

Obama calls on other nations to fight Islamic State

President Obama on Thursday shunted aside speculation that he will soon expand the U.S. bombing campaign against Islamic extremists into Syria, saying the military mission for now will remain focused on Iraq.

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