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June 28, 2016

The Manchester City soccer player split from Victoria’s Secret model Anara Antanes last year. (Twitter)
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The Manchester City midfielder celebrated his 29th birthday in LA with the 17 year-old budding model, days after being spotted holding hands while leaving a nightclub.
The chief executive of IAG’s Aer Lingus, Stephen Kavanagh, said on June 1 that the UK might have to renegotiate its air services agreements with other countries, including the EU, if it leaves. (File photo)
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Gulf airline chiefs have declined to comment on Britain's referendum results, but currency volatility, reduced profit growth and agreements permitting air connectivity are a major concern.

June 27, 2016

Kanye's 'Famous' video features him in bed with naked lookalikes of stars including Taylor Swift, Amber Rose, Caitlyn Jenner, Bill Cosby, George W. Bush, Donald Trump, Anna Wintour, Rihanna and Chris Brown. (
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French Montana thinks the world needs more people like 'the genius' Kanye West after the controversy surrounding his latest 'Famous' video.
Foreign-backed militants patrol in the Syrian city of Idlib. (AFP/file)
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The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman and Bill Gates. (SPA)
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Prince Muhammad Bin Salman ends his US visit by meeting Silicon Valley tech giants and announcing a new welfare initiative between the Misk Al-Khair Charity Organization and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
US company Noble Energy currently owns 36 percent of the rights in the Tamar gas reservoir. (File photo)
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The US company must reduce its stake in the reservoir by 25 percent, following the new gas agreement with the Israeli government.

June 26, 2016

Members of Taliban (AFP/file)
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“There have been operations carried out with these new authorities,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said Friday. “It’s fair to say that these strikes did target Taliban positions.”
Afghanistan has seen an increase in Daesh recruiting, particularly in eastern parts of the country. (File photo)
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A US-supported operation aims to push back pro-Daesh militants in Nangarhar province.
Mr. Robot's second season is set to premiere on July 13th on USA. (File photo)
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Fans of the 'Mr Robot' star will be happy to see more Malek as the series gets two additional episodes in season two, and a behind-the-scenes feature.

June 25, 2016

The US and UK are closely linked on international security issues. (Shutterstock)
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The US and UK defense ministers discussed the impact that the Brexit vote will have on European and international security.

June 23, 2016

Milo Yiannopoulos is one of the most popular alt right personalities (Facebook)
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Al Bawaba spoke to some alt right supporters and analyzed media reports to determine the group’s true attitudes towards Muslims.
A guard tower is seen at Guantanamo Bay military prison. (AFP/John Moore)
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Abdel Malik Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi, held for 14 years without being charged of any crime, will be resettled in Montenegro.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met Deputy crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman in Silicon Valley on Tuesday. (AFP/File)
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Under the knowledge-sharing MoU with Microsoft, the tech giant will train young Saudis in computing technology, as well as expand its systems support centre at Saudi Arabia’s royal court.
The academy educates military and civilian personnel in public administration, management logistics, strategic planning and analysis, rule of law and governance. (Wikimedia Commons)
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The US Army contract is for equipment, training, sustainment and support for the Iraqi academy which educates future military and civilian leaders.

June 22, 2016

A Syrian refugee at the Hungarian border (Armend Nimani/AFP)
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Right wing sites claimed that Syrian refugees raped a young girl.
Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner - supermodels or just entitled pretty rich girls? (AFP/File)
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'Original supermodel' Stephanie Seymour calls the it-girls ‘b*tches of the moment’ and instantly regrets it!

June 21, 2016

Alawa at a Courage in Journalism awards ceremony in May this year (Twitter @lulainlife)
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Laila Alawa was accused – wrongly – of praising 9/11.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has introduced changes to the foreign ministry, including appointing Jaberi ansari as the new deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs. (AFP/File)
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Jaberi Ansari replaces Abdul Lahyan as the deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs.
Gigi perfects her pout on the red carpet before the iHeartRadio Much Music Awards ceremony in Tornoto, Canada. (AFP/Sonia Recchia)
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The Pali model worked five different looks at the Toronto awards ceremony, as she took the stage to present several gongs.

June 20, 2016

A mourner places flowers at a memorial for the 49 victims of a mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 13, 2016. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
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In the partially redacted transcripts, gunman Omar Mateen called himself an "Islamic soldier" and threatened to detonate explosives.
The founders say they were motivated to create the app following a fatal accident of a close relative because of a pothole on the road.  (File photo)
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Created in Silicon Valley, the app has been mainly used in the United States and Saudi Arabia and allows users to exchange information on road hazards.
Qatar has already invested significantly in advanced drone technology to help secure homeland and valuable energy resources. (YouTube)
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Qatar Armed Forces’ Reconnaissance and Surveillance Centre and Texas A&M University at Qatar have partnered to research drone technology to boost homeland security .
"You look at Israel and you look at others, and they do it and they do it successfully," Trump said. (AFP/File)
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Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called for racial profiling of Muslims inside the United States to combat extremism.

June 19, 2016

A woman writes a note on a cross at a memorial for each of the 49 victims of the Pulse Nightclub, next to the Orlando Regional Medical Center, June 17, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
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The show of support from church leaders, including denominations that reject homosexuality and same-sex marriage, raised hopes that the shooting could mark a turning point for acceptance of the gay community in religious circles.
230 of Iran's 250 planes need to be replaced. (Twitter)
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Iran's purchase of 100 Boeing passenger planes now awaits US government approval.
iOS 10 opens up incredible opportunities to developers with Siri, Maps, Phone and Messages. (Pinterest)
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Apple showcases Messages, a new Home app, Photos, Music and news, plus opens Siri, Maps, Phone and Messages to developers.
Boeing was pipped by European rival Airbus who signed a preliminary agreement in January to sell Iran 118 aircraft valued at $27 billion. (Wikimedia Commons)
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As Iran anticipates is biggest aviation deal in history with Boeing, finalization rests upon financing the purchase in light of Iran's continued difficulties in accessing the dollar.
The New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues skate in front of a dasher board advertising the betting website DraftKings at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2015 in New York City. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images/AFP
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Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state.

June 17, 2016

Demonstrators at a gay pride march in Istanbul. (AFP/File)
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Istanbul banned the upcoming gay pride march for 'security concerns,' but many activists are criticizing the decision.

June 16, 2016

Afghan border policemen take their positions following clashes with Pakistani forces on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan in eastern Nangarhar province on June 15, 2016. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
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Each NATO country is to pledge $5 billion each to train, equip, and pay Afghan security forces.
Syrian men look at the damage on June 13, 2016, following reported air strikes the previous night on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Mashhad in the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP/Ameer al-Halbi)
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More than 3,000 Arab and Kurdish fighters are leading the operation to retake the 60-mile strip of land on the border.

June 15, 2016

Zayn revealed that his Met Ball look was based on a character called Jax who had metal arms. (Instagram/Zayn Malik)
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Zayn Malik reveals that his edgy Met Gala outfit was inspired by the late musician Prince.
A Kurdish YPG fighter overlooks the destroyed city of Kobani. (AFP/File)
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The Syrian regime claims German and French special forces are fighting militants in Kobani without coordinating with Assad's troops.
Microsoft will benefit from LinkedIn’s ‘Sponsored Content’ space by enhancing its business to business marketing offering. (File photo)
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Microsoft's $26B acquisition of the professional networking site will allow it to provide end-to-end service and boost ad revenues through access to regional data.
A file photo of Daesh supporters waving flags. (AFP/File)
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The reports come a week following reports published by the Iraqi Al-Sumariya television about the injury of Baghdadi by an air strike conducted by the U.S.-led coalition. However, the coalition could not confirm the reports.
Israeli Merkava tanks drive near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014. (AFP/File)
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In a speech, Rice was critical of Israeli reluctance to endorse a two-state solution regarding Palestine.
US President Barack Obama speaks during the United State of Women Summit at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, June 14, 2016. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
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President Obama hit back in a speech against rhetoric he said 'singles out immigrants and suggests entire religious communities are implicit in violence.'
Investment-friendly government policies and overall ease of doing business has made the US more attractive to global sovereign investors, says an industry expert. (File photo)
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The US continues to attract global sovereign capital, especially from the Middle East, but allocations to emerging Asian markets are also on the rise.
In Muslim circles, LGBT people constantly need to explain to family members skeptical about Western ideals that their gender or sexual identity will not compromise their cultural values, he said. (AFP/Janek Skarzynski)
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Shepherd said LGBT Muslims already have to balance their identities and how they present themselves in different contexts, but people viewing their religion and sexual identity as "at odds" will increase.
People light candles at a memorial gathering for those killed in Orlando at the Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo on June 14, 2016. (AFP/Erika Santelices)
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Police are trying to determine whether Noor Salman knew of Omar Mateeen's plan to go through with the shooting.
A mass grave for the people killed at Wounded Knee Creek in South Dakota in 1890. (credit: US Library of Congress/Public Domain)
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The media and President Obama called the Orlando shooting the worst attack to ever take place on American soil. But historians would beg to differ.