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Syrian businessman Rami Makhlouf says that security forces have arrested employees of his companies

Syrian businessman Rami Makhlouf says that security forces have arrested employees of his companies

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A prominent Syrian businessman, Rami Makhlouf, said that security forces began arresting employees of his multiple companies. Makhlouf’s speech - who is the cousin of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - came in a video clip that is his second in a matter of days. In the last section, Makhlouf warned that if things continue as they are, they will lead to major problems. Makhlouf addressed his speech to Assad, saying that the companies owned by him have always been loyal to the Syrian government throughout the nine-year war in the country. So far, there has been no comment from the Syrian authorities on the video. It is reported that Western officials accuse Rami Makhlouf of supporting Assad's forces and profiting from the war in the country.
Tehran denies reports that Iranian security forces have dumped Afghan migrants in the waters of a river

Tehran denies reports that Iranian security forces have dumped Afghan migrants in the waters of a river

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The Afghan authorities announced that they are investigating reports that dozens of Afghan immigrants were tortured by Iranian security forces before they were thrown into the river where two of them died by drowning. Afghan officials said a campaign had been launched to search for the bodies of dozens of Afghan immigrants in a river in the western province of Herat But the Iranian side denied these allegations. Hundreds of Afghans cross into Iran every day in search of work. According to local media reports, about fifty migrants attempted to enter Iran illegally on Saturday before they were stopped by the border guards who allegedly assaulted the migrants and dumped them in the Harird River that runs between the two countries. Some managed to escape, but many are still miss...
Drought in Somalia: Time is Running Out

Drought in Somalia: Time is Running Out

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Baidoa, Somalia - Four-year-old Safia Adan lies in Baidoa Regional Hospital in southern Somalia with a tube through her nose. She is suffering from severe malnutrition and dehydration. At her side her worried grandmother looks up to explain that Safia first became sick after drinking water from the local well. "The water had changed colour but we still drank it," says her grandmother. "We stopped after Safia became sick. We brought her to the city because we knew you get could get good treatment here." They were lucky – seven people from their village are now confirmed dead and the hospital has seen a surge in children suffering from water-borne diseases such as cholera and diarrhoea. They are the latest victims of the on-going drought ravaging Somalia that has left more than six mi
Trisha suffer accidental in cross country skiing

Trisha suffer accidental in cross country skiing

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