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Iraqi minister calls on Sunnis to join army's fight against ISIS

ISIS militants

The Iraqi Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Ahmed Abdullah Al-Jubouri yesterday called on the people of the Salahuddin province to join the government's forces for the purpose of restoring security and order in the province and expelling the Islamic State (ISIS) fighters.

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The wealth possessed by 40 Arab billionaires equals the budget of 11 Arab countries

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud

US magazine Forbes on Monday published a report on the world's richest people for this year, in which it pointed out that the 40 Arab billionaires on the list possess a wealth that exceeds the budgets of 11 Arab countries combined.

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Iran rejects Obama's request to suspend nuclear activities for 10 years

Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that US President Barack Obama's remarks regarding his country's nuclear programme are meant to appease the American public and to counter the propaganda of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Israeli court: Police 'must' protect Jewish settlers storming Al-Aqsa

Yehuda Glick

An Israeli court in Tel Aviv ruled on Sunday that Jewish Israeli settlers have to get police protection when they storm Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest place for Muslims.

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