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Your World This Week: 06 November 2015

Cii News | 23 Muharram 1437/06 November 2015 What were the big stories in your world this week? Peruse through our weekly compilation WEDNESDAY Local media in South Sudan reported that a plane crashed shortly after taking off from an airport, with figures saying that more than 40 people were …

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US Deploys F-15s To Syria, Targeting Russian Jets

By Thomas Gaist 07 November, 2015 WSWS.org The US will send a squadron of F-15C fighter jets to Turkey’s Incirlik air base, the US Defense Department (DOD) announced on Friday. The nature of the US war planes, which are specifically designed for dogfighting with other highly advanced fighter jets, indicates …

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Egypt floods tunnels on Gaza border

‘Egypt has done more damage to Gaza tunnels in a few weeks than Israel did in 2 decades’ Cairo has been pumping water into Gaza’s underground network of tunnels. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter GAZA – Mahmoud Bakeer speaks with despair about the night of the flash flood, when …

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75 Palestinians martyred so far in Intifada

Agencies | 22 Muharram 1437/05 November 2015 One month has passed since the beginning  of what some are calling a new Palestinian “Intifada” (uprising) in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, which has left scores of Palestinians dead and hundreds injured. According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, the total number …

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Water Crisis

You are paying your Zakaah, BUT are you doing it correctly? Ebrahim Moosa – Cii Radio | 21 Muharram 1437/04 November 2015 It is a universally understood principle, that every action comes with its concomitant reaction. In Islam, the concept gains further traction from Quraanic teachings such as those that …

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Russian jet with 224 people aboard crashes in Egypt’s Sinai

Saturday, 31 October 2015 12:13 Relatives of the victims of the crashed Russian airliner, react as they gather at Pulkovo airport in St.Petersburg, Russia, earlier today A Russian passenger plane with more than 200 people aboard crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, according to the Egyptian Prime Minister’s office.A …

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Water crisis: South Africans cannot continue as if its business as usual

Rashida Ntotela – Cii News | 21 Muharram 1437/04 November 2015 Despite the dreary mood over the water crises in South Africa, a spokesperson for the Department of Water and Sanitation Mr.Mlimandlela Ndamase has reassured countrymen on the prospects of water preservation noting emergency measures taken by Minister Nomvula Mokonyane …

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Water saving: Play your part

Cii News | 15 Muharram 1437/28 October 2015 An urgent appeal is made to the South African public by Rand Water and Municipalities to use water sparingly. In a public statement, Justice Mohale of Rand Water communicated that, “persistent high temperatures in Rand Water’s area of supply continue to strain …

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Taking Selfies In Iraq And Afghanistan

By William J. Astore 27 October, 2015 TomDispatch.com The United States is a peculiar sort of empire.  As a start, Americans have been in what might be called imperial denial since the Spanish-American War of 1898, if not before.  Empire — us?  We denied its existence even while our soldiers …

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Israeli self-inflicted hate…

POSTED BY JAMAL KANJ ON OCTOBER 25, 2015 Haftom Zarhum, a 29-year-old Eritrean migrant, was shot by a security guard and kicked by bystanders [AP]   Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett boasted, “I have killed lots of Arabs (Palestinians) in my life – and there is no problem with …

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