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Iraqi president’s party said to redeploy officials

BBC Monitoring Iraqi president's party said to redeploy officials The Iraqi president's party will redeploy officials "at different levels for different reasons", the website of independent Hawlati newspaper reported on 11 September. The report quoted a senior anonymous Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) official as saying "the PUK will make …

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Algerian papers fear more attacks, cast doubt on

BBC Monitoring  Less than 48 hours after the suicide attack which apparently targeted President Bouteflika during his visit to the eastern town of Batna, and in which 19 people were killed, a booby-trapped van was driven into the back entrance of the naval barracks in Dellys, some 80 km east …

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West Bank and Gaza: Hamas disbands journalists’ union

BBC Monitoring Text of press release by Paris-based organization Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) on 6 September Reporters Without Borders today condemned Hamas' decision on 3 September to dissolve the Gaza Strip branch of the Union of Palestinian Journalists, most of whose members are affiliated to Fatah or support it. At …

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