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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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Omani man tests positive for MERS in Thailand

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The 71-year-old arrived in Thailand on Friday with a fever which doctors in Oman could not treat

BANGKOK, Thailand (Jan. 24, 2016) — Thai health officials are trying to trace dozens of people who may have come into contact with an elderly Omani man who tested positive for Middle East Continue reading Omani man tests positive for MERS in Thailand