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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C-R) attends the weekly cabinet meeting with Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan (L) Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure Yuval Steinitz (2nd-L), Israeli Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz (C-L) and Cabinet Secretary Tzachi Braverman (R) at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, on September 16, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Sebastian Scheiner

After Damascus raid, Israel says working to keep weapons from foes

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday his country is taking action to stop its foes from acquiring sophisticated arms, hours after Damascus said Israeli missiles targeted its airport.

Bashar al-Assad regime invites tourists to Syria

Against the run of travel warning about war-torn Syria, President Bashar al-Assad regime is wooing international tourists, urging them to visit.

Russia begins its partial withdrawal from Syria

The first group of Russian troops deployed to Syria returned home on Tuesday, the army said, beginning a partial withdrawal announced by President Vladimir Putin.

Israeli jets strike Syrian military facility in Hama

Israeli fighter jets have struck a military facility in western Syria, killing two people, according to a Syrian commander quoted by the state-run news agency SANA.

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Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.

Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.