Day: August 6, 2017

Ceasefire As 9,000 Syrians Cross From Lebanon To Syria

In a positive sign this Monday, a ceasefire deal was agreed between a former al Qaeda affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra, and Hezbollah. This is according to the Lebanese militia’s statement. As part of the deal, around 9,000 Syrians, including jihadists, were set to cross from Lebanon into Syria. In return, five

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Maldives To Resume Death Penalty

Amnesty International has urged the Maldives government to reconsider ending the 60-year moratorium on the death penalty. There is growing political unrest in the Maldives and this move is seen as an attempt by the President, Abdulla Yameen, to silence dissenters and distract from the leadership’s troubles. President Yameen stated

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