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-07-15 13:04Return to Mosul a distant dream for many displacedOn Monday, the Iraqi authorities announced victory over the jihadists of the Islamic State group.But the unprecedented destruction in the country's second city and the unstable security situation will delay the return home of hundreds of thousands of people who fled.
-07-14 19:28Egypt beach resort attack kills two foreignersThe governor of Red Sea province, where the resort of Hurghada is located, said two "foreign residents" of the city were killed in the attack, a cabinet statement said.Although the attacker's motives were unclear, the stabbing will come as a blow to Egypt which has been trying to woo back tourists after years of unrest and deadly attacks.
-07-14 13:01Israeli forces detain Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric after attackThe grand mufti of Jerusalem Muhammad Ahmad Hussein, the city's highest Islamic authority, had earlier gathered in the Old City with others and condemned the closure of the Al-Aqsa mosque for prayers after the attack.Israeli police said they had no comment.
-07-13 19:53Egypt churches suspend activities for security reasonsConferences and church-organised trips will be suspended for three weeks after security services warned of more attempted attacks, said the Reverend Andrea Zaki, head of the Egyptian Evangelical Church."We are talking about conferences and travel for religious events, for three weeks, because we have information in cooperation with the responsible agencies that attempts to attack have been detected," he told AFP.
-07-13 15:09Tillerson leaves Gulf with no end in sight to Qatar crisisTillerson met Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani for the second time in 48 hours, together with a Kuwaiti mediator, on the final leg of his trip.He then held talks with the Qatari foreign minister and the Kuwaiti team before heading back to Washington. In a possible indication of little headway to report, all sides left the meeting without saying a word to waiting reporters.
-07-13 11:04EU to crack down on terror art trafficking"Money is the life blood of war for the terrorists who attack our continent or who fight in Iraq and Syria," EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said."For our own security, we must at all costs cut off their sources of funds, starting with the traffic in antiquities stolen in these countries."
-07-13 10:39Rights group praises overdue Saudi reform on girl sportsThe education ministry on Tuesday said state schools for girls would offer physical education from the next academic year providing they had the facilities."This overdue reform is absolutely crucial for Saudi girls, who have been denied their basic human right to health through exercise, joining teams, and the long-term health, economic, and education benefits of sports," Human Rights Watch's Minky Worden said.
-07-10 09:57Iraqi forces fight to clear last jihadists from MosulIraqi forces engaged in "heavy" fighting with the Islamic State group on Monday as they battled to clear the last jihadist-held pockets in Mosul's Old City, a senior commander said.Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Mosul on Sunday to hail his forces for securing victory in the city but said he was holding off on making a formal announcement of victory until the last IS resistance was eliminated.
-07-10 07:09Austria bars Turkish economy minister over rally plansAustria said Monday it had barred Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci from entering the country to attend a rally marking the anniversary of last year's failed coup attempt in Turkey."He has been barred because his visit was not planned as part of a bilateral exchange, but was about his public appearance at an event marking the coup attempt," foreign ministry spokesman Thomas Schnoell told AFP.
-07-09 20:45Quiet as southern Syria ceasefire begins ahead of talksA monitor said clashes and shelling had halted in the three southern provinces covered by the truce, Daraa, Quneitra, and Sweida, as it went into effect at noon local time.The ceasefire deal was announced Friday by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and comes as Syrian government and opposition delegations are due to attend a new round of talks in Geneva from Monday.