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  1. Canadian ISIS attacks will operate out of a Kuwait airfield a but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | National Post

    Canadian warplanes that are to bomb targets in Iraq held by the Islamic State of Iraq & Al-Sham will operate from an airfield in Kuwait. However, it will be at least one week and perhaps not until near the end of October before six Canadian CF-18 Hornets from CFB Cold Lake are launched from the tiny Persian Gulf emirate, only 400 kilometres from territory held by ISIS, the ultra-radical jihadists who now rule large swaths of Iraq and Syria.

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  2. After Sanaa, Houthis eye key strait, oil fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Daily Star

    An armed Yemeni Shiite Huthi rebel mans a checkpoint erected in the capital Sanaa, on October 7, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS SANAA: Shiite rebels who breezed into Sanaa unopposed last month are now widely thought to be moving to cement their grip by snatching a strategic strait and oil fields.

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  3. 9 killed in India-Pakistan border shooting: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The China Post

    Indian and Pakistan security forces traded fire along their troubled frontier, leaving five civilians dead in Indian Kashmir and four in Pakistan, marring the Muslim festival of Eid, officials on the two sides said Monday. The two countries accused each other of provoking the firing which stoked fresh tensions between the nuclear-armed nations that have fought three wars, two over scenic Muslim-majority Kashmir.

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  4. India, Pakistan clash at Kashmir borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Indian and Pakistani security forces traded fire along their troubled frontier, leaving five civilians dead in Indian Kashmir and four in Pakistan, marring the Muslim festival of Eid, officials on the two sides said Monday. Duration: 00:34 Indian and Pakistani traders held a joint meeting to discuss and resolve their business related disputes in a bid to boost bilateral trade, after a gap of 14 months, near zero point in Jammu and Kashmir.

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  5. Plot to blow up Indian airport uncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | UPI

    A plot to attack the Kolkata, India, airport and other locations in India to coincide with a Muslim holiday was uncovered by officials. Explosions at the airport in the West Bengal capital of Kolkata, historically known as Calcutta, were planned, as well as at 24 other locations in West Bengal, to coincide with Monday's religious festival of Eid al-Fitr.

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  6. Local Muslims disturbed by Trini links to terrorists say: Isis not a way to paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    A screenshot taken from CNN.com of alleged Trinidadian ISIS fighter Abu Abdurahman al-Trinidadi. The video was produced by Isis to coincide with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations and featured several foreign Isis fighters urging others to join the fight in Iraq.

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  7. Muslims around Worcester gather to celebrate Eid-ul-AdhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Worcester News

    Worshippers gathered at the mosque on Tallow Hill and the Al-Madina Jami Masjid and Worcester Muslim Centre on Tolladine Road to taking part in the festival, which commemorates Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son to God. This festival also marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

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  8. Visitors to Heritage Village on the rise during Eid holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Peninsula

    BY RAYNALD C RIVERA DOHA: Events combining culture, fun and entertainment are attracting hundreds of visitors to Heritage Village this Eid Al Adha holidays. Fun games, circus shows, live handicraft demonstrations and folk music performances are being organised by the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage at Heritage Village as part of the Eid Al Adha programme under Qatar Tourism Authority.

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  9. Cairo Hotel Occupancy Levels Increased by More Than 41 Percentage Points to 62.0% in AugustRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Hotel News Resource

    Hotels in Cairo encouraged by strong performance results in July benefitted from a surge in hotel demand as occupancy levels increased by more than 41 percentage points to 62.0% in August, according to the latest HotStats survey of full service four and five star hotels by TRI Consulting. The upswing witnessed in August has enabled hoteliers to adopt more progressive yielding strategies as average room rates increased by 5.5% in August to US$119.35 compared to the same period last year.

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  10. Nation celebrating Eid-ul-Azha todayRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    The nation is observing and celebrating the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Azha with traditional gaiety and devotion across the country today. On this occasion, Muslims from all walks of life wear new clothes and attend an open-air prayer meetings.

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  11. Sweets, Shelling Exchanged at IB, LoCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Outlook

    It was a day of exchange of shelling and sweets between Indian and Pakistani forces today along the de facto border that divides them. Even as they traded fire in one of the worst violations of ceasefire from across the border along the IB and LoC in Jammu and Poonch sectors, the Indian and Pakistan armies maintained the tradition of exchanging sweets on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha.

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  12. Nurse infected with Ebola in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | BBC News

    The Spanish health minister has confirmed that a nurse who treated a victim of Ebola in Madrid has tested positive for the disease. She was a member of the team that treated Spanish priest Manuel Garcia Viejo, who died of the virus on 25 September.

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  13. .com | Eid celebrations low key in Kashmir after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | News24

    Police say anti-India protests erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir during celebrations marking the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha that were subdued due to flooding that devastated much of the region. Many in the disputed territory are angry over perceived neglect by India in helping the region recover after floods last month killed at least 281 people and caused about $17bn in damage.

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  14. Day in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Members of the "Colla Vella Xiquets de Valls" human tower team form a "castell" during the XXV human towers, or castells, competetion in Tarragona. Japan Ground Self-Defense Force personnel and other rescuers arrive to conduct search operations at the ash-covered Ontake Shrine near the summit of Mount Ontake in central Japan.

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  15. IDF approves concessions for Eid celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Ynetnews

    The IDF approved on Wednesday a series of concessions to the Palestinian population on the occasion of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha.

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  16. Israeli official, Palestinian PM meet on Gaza reconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah speaks during a press conference following the first cabinet meeting of the new Palestinian unity government in the West Bank city of Ramallah on June 3, 2014. A senior Israeli official met with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to discuss the rehabilitation of Gaza, among other issues.

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  17. Israeli official, P.A. prime minister meet on Gaza reconstructionRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    A senior Israeli official met with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to discuss the rehabilitation of Gaza, among other issues. Senior sources from Israel and the Palestinian Authority confirmed the Tuesday meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Ynet reported Wednesday.

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  18. Grenade attacks kill four, wound 11 in SW Pakistan: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Pakistani residents use a pickup truck to transport cosw purchased at an animal market ahead of the festival of Eid al-Adha in Karachi on September 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Asif Hassan QUETTA, Pakistan: Militants lobbed grenades at two small businesses in a southwest Pakistani city Wednesday, killing at least four and wounding 11 in what police termed ethnically-motivated attacks.

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  19. Belgian far-right party to push for ritual slaughter banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Belgium's far-right Vlaams Belang party said it will submit a bill proposing a blanket ban on ritual slaughter. The Vlaams Belang made the statement Monday in reaction to a Cabinet minister's announcement on forbidding the slaughter of animals in temporary slaughterhouses as of next year throughout most of the federal monarchy.

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  20. Steroid-fattened cows spark health fears in BD on EidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Nation

    Bangladesh sent medical teams on Tuesday to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears they have been pumped with banned steroids for fattening ahead of the Eid holiday. Some ten million cows and goats are expected to be slaughtered during the major Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha being celebrated in Bangladesh on October 6, industry officials say.

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