Drone Strike Kills Militant Linked to Charlie Hebdo Attack – U.S.

WASHINGTON, Dec 9 – A U.S. drone strike in Syria has killed an Daesh militant linked to the Jan. 7 2015 attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, defense officials said on Friday. Boubaker el Hakim was killed late last month in Raqqa, the Daesh’s defacto capital in Syria, the officials said, adding he

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Kuwait Oil, Gas Workers End 3-Day Strike: Union

DUBAI, April 20 – Kuwaiti oil and gas workers have ended a three-day strike that had temporarily cut the OPEC member’s crude production by nearly half, the trade union said in a statement posted on its Twitter account. “In honor of his highness the Emir … we have decided the following. First, the cancellation of

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Most Flights of Pakistan’s Strike-Hit National Carrier Grounded

ISLAMABAD, Feb 3  – Most flights by Pakistan’s ailing national airline were grounded on Wednesday, a company spokesman said, as striking employees disrupted operations to protest against a government privatization plan. The strike is the latest in a months-long series of protests against the plan to sell off part of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), among

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