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Rebel-Held Zone of Syria’s Aleppo Braces for Renewed Bombardment

By Ellen Francis and Angus McDowall BEIRUT, Nov 4 – Syrian rebels and civilians showed no sign of leaving the besieged opposition-held sector of Aleppo on Friday, despite a Russian deadline to resume bombing Syria’s largest city at nightfall after a 17-day pause. The rebels’ own shelling of residential parts of government-held western Aleppo has

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Kuwaiti Court Upholds Death Sentence in Mosque Bombing

KUWAIT, Dec 13 (Reuters) – A Kuwaiti appeals court upheld one death sentence and overturned another in the case of an Islamist suicide bombing at a mosque in June, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Qabas reported on Sunday. A criminal court in September had sentenced seven defendants to death in the case. Eight other suspects had been given

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