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Saudi Arabia are executing so many people they need EIGHT new recruits

So far in Saudi Arabia this year, 89 people have been beheaded in public and such is the appetite for capital punishment in the country, there are now adverts to recruit new executioners. 12 more words


VIDEO: Voting takes place at Fifa congress

The 209 members of Fifa are voting for their new president at a congress in Zurich.

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Who are the Iranians / Persians?

Lately, I wondered about this question more often and had to realize that hardly anyone who claims to be a Persian or Iranian, in fact is one. 58 more words


Overcoming a resilient Islamic State

Maps depict names of places seized by the Islamic State (Da’esh) and its al-Qaeda confreres: Syria’s Raqqa, Idlib and Palmyra as well as Iraq’s Mosul, Ramadi and Fallujah. 92 more words

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