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Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record

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Dohuk, Iraq, Sharia camp (file). Photo: OCHA/Gwen McClure

July 27, 2016 — The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether a 54 degrees Celsius temperature recently recorded in Kuwait, has set the new highest temperature for Asia, as well as for the entire Eastern hemisphere.  Continue reading Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record

Gulf states declare Lebanon’s Hezbollah ‘terrorist’ group

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HEZBOLLAH. Militia members listen to a speech of their leader Hassan Nasrallah via a giant screen on August 14, 2015. File photo by EPA
They cite ‘terrorist acts and incitement’ in Syria, Yemen, and Iraq as basis for the declaration

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (Mar. 2, 2016) — Gulf monarchies on Wednesday, March 2, declared Lebanon’s Hezbollah a “terrorist” group, escalating tensions with the Shiite militant organization that is fighting in support of Syria’s regime.

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