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Forcing education, just like Saudization: Saudi Arabia imposes fingerprinting, biometric technology to force public school attendance

The Education Ministry has issued strict directives to education departments to draft a plan to counter absenteeism among students, especially around holiday and examination periods. S ...

08/04/2014 - 14:06 - comment 0

Maliki orders Iraqi air force to help Kurds

The Iraqi Prime Minister has requested the air force provide support to Iraq's Kurdish forces. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has ordered the air force to provide support to Kurdish troops battling militants from ...

04/08/2014 - 13:30 - comment 0

Iftar by force: Guantanamo force-feeding to continue during Ramadan

US Government says it will not stop force ... to a lawsuit it will not stop force-feeding prisoners at the military facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during ... said the military has changed force-feeding times at Guantanamo during Ramadan for years, but doing so ...

Editor's Choice - 07/07/2013 - 07:47 - comment 0

Iraqi forces enter Baiji oil refinery for first time in five months

Iraqi security forces have entered the country's largest oil refinery near the key northern town ... "The first Iraqi force, the anti-terrorism force called Mosul Battalion, entered Baiji refinery for the first time in five months," Saleh Jaber, of the Baiji refinery protection force, said on Tuesday. ...

18/11/2014 - 11:46 - comment 0

Kurdish forces push ahead with operations against ISIL in Iraq

Peshmerga forces launched a joint operation ... Kurdish Peshmerga forces, backed by the Iraqi army , are pushing ahead to recapture areas in Diyala ... a Peshmerga spokesman, said on Wednesday that Kurdish forces and Iraqi soldiers have launched a joint ...

20/11/2014 - 05:40 - comment 0

Iraqi air force hits ISIL targets north of Baghdad

air force carried out "effective strikes" in the oil-rich town of Baiji in Salahuddin Province. Iraq says its air force has hit a number of ISIL positions in Salahuddin ... on Thursday that the Iraqi air force carried out "effective strikes" in the oil-rich town of Baiji ...

07/11/2014 - 07:23 - comment 0

False alarm! Israeli forces raid Palestinian home in search of a man already in custody

Israeli forces raided a home in the town of Yatta, ... he's been for the last three years. Israeli forces raided the town of Yatta ... forces raided the home of Omar Muhammad Suleiman Awwad, searched it, and delivered a notice for his son, ...

Editor's Choice - 23/11/2014 - 17:03 - comment 0

Iraqi forces break ISIL siege of country's largest oil refinery

the refinery marks a significant achievement against ISIL, just a day after pro-government forces retook the nearby town of Beiji . Three officers confirmed that Iraqi forces reached the refinery. Security forces at the refinery have been under siege and repeated attacks since June. Iraqi forces ...

15/11/2014 - 14:15 - comment 0

Iraqi forces say two towns retaken from ISIL

Iraqi forces said on Sunday that they had retaken two ... Iraqi forces said on Sunday that they had retaken two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State ... militia and Kurdish Peshmerga forces had completely retaken Jalawla and Saadiya, about 70 miles (115 km) ...

23/11/2014 - 15:38 - comment 0

Israeli forces raid homes of synagogue attackers in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces on Wednesday night broke into the mourners’ tents of the family of Ghassan and Udayy Abu ... and face. Local sources in Sur Bahir told Ma’an that undercover Israeli forces raided the homes of the Nimir ... Nimir said Israeli forces broke into his home with police dogs and attacked all his family members ...

20/11/2014 - 10:00 - comment 0