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George Floyd protests continue in US for sixth day

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2020

WASHINGTON (AA): Despite curfews in major US cities, demonstrators took to the streets for a sixth day of protests Sunday over the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Floyd, 46, died after officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck…

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Gaza mosques to reopen for prayers after closure

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2020

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Mosques in the Gaza Strip will reopen to worshippers as of Wednesday after more than two months of closure due to the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Religious Affairs said on Monday. “All mosques will reopen for prayers,” ministry undersecretary Abdel-Hadi al-Agha told a press conference in Gaza City. He…

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125 civilians killed in Syria in May: Watchdog

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2020

SYRIA (AA): A total of 125 civilians, including 26 children and six women, were killed in Syria this May, mostly as a result of bombings, a rights group said on Monday. Of these fatalities, the Syrian regime forces killed 10 civilians, including two women, while Russian forces killed one civilian, according to a report released…

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