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    Saudi Arabia to Execute 3 Scholars after Ramadan: Report

    The trio are currently awaiting trial at the Criminal Special Court in Riyadh after being arrested in September 2017, when Saudi authorities detained dozens of prominent figures in a crackdown headed by Crown Prince

    West Asia
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    India elections: Facebook removed pages linked to Congress party ahead of polls

    Facebook Inc said on Monday it was removing 687 pages and accounts linked to India’s main opposition Congress party, just days before voting begins in a general election, because of “coordinated.

    South Asia
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    ‘Chowkidar Narendra Modi’: Indian PM alters Twitter name in pre-election campaign

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has added the prefix 'Chowkidar' (watchman) to his Twitter profile as part of a campaign ahead of national elections scheduled for next month, Indian.

    South Asia
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    Kashmir 'fake news' barrage raises fears for India elections

    A deluge of online hoaxes that hit Indian social media as the country fought aerial battles with Pakistan has heightened fears over the "fake news" war looming in India's national election.

    South Asia
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    Time For India To Fight TRP Nationalism

    Ever since the Pulwama attack they have worked up a nationalist frenzy and batted for a full scale war with Pakistan. And when India launched  strikes on Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, these channels.

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    Iran FM Zarif announces resignation on Instagram

    The office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani early Tuesday confirmed the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif but said that the president would not accept it.

    West Asia
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    6 Year Old ‘Beheaded’ in Front of Horrified Mum in Medina

    In a gruesome incident a six year old Saudi boy was beheaded outside the Prophets Mosque in the holy city of Medina while his mother watched in horror, Arab media reported Friday.

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    Iranian journalist held by FBI, denied halal food, hijab removed against her will

    PressTV journalist has been mysteriously detained for over 48 hours by the FBI after she was apprehended at St. Louis Lambert International Airport while travelling to visit family, the network has learned.

    West Asia
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    Indian Court issues notice to Govt over contentious 'snooping' order

    The Indian Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to Centre on a petition filed against its controversial order allowing ten central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt computer systems.

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    Govt. allows agencies to monitor information on any computer in India

    The Ministry of Home Affairs, India on Thursday issued an order authorising 10 Central agencies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer.

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    Facebook wants to make political ads more transparent ahead of Indian elections

    Indian advertisers wanting to run political ads on Facebook will have to confirm their identity and location to help prevent abuse of the system in the build-up to national elections.

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    New study links social media addiction to narcissism

    If you are a social media addict and are guilty of constantly posting selfies, you might want to keep the obsession in check. Because according to a recent study, excessive use of social media.

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    Saudis launch 'Boycott Amazon' to take on Post over coverage of Khashoggi murder

    Saudis have launched an online campaign to "Boycott Amazon and Souq.com" to take on the Washington Post over coverage of the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote for the paper.

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    How to check whether Facebook hackers accessed your account

    On Friday, the social network said fewer users were affected in a security breach it disclosed two weeks ago than originally estimated – nearly 30 million, down from 50 million. Also, the company.

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    Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls

    Facebook Inc on Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls, but the company’s history of privacy mishaps and the device’s price and limited functionality.

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    Saudi Rights Activist Faces Beheading

    A Saudi political prisoner is facing the very real and very grim prospect of death by beheading. What for? Participating in protests, “chanting slogans hostile to the regime” and filming protests for social media.

    West Asia
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    Pakistani author's book on Qandeel Baloch shortlisted for Indian literary prize

    The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch has been selected for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize this year. Taking to Twitter, Maher ecstatically shared the news and wrote.

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    WhatsApp limits forwarding in India after mob lynchings

    WhatsApp announced limits on Friday on the forwarding of messages by its 200 million Indian users in an effort to stop a spate of horrific lynchings and to assuage government threats of legal.

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    Viral Picture Shows Sharif Son-in-Law ‘Hiding’ in Cave

    A picture which went viral on social media showing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law retired captain Mohammad Safdar hiding in a cave in ahead of his surrender in Rawalpindi over corruption charges

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    WhatsApp 'horrified' over India lynchings, promises action

    WhatsApp said on Wednesday it was “horrified” by a spate of lynchings in India sparked by false rumours shared on its platform as the government accused the messaging service of irresponsibility.

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    With a billion users, Instagram takes on YouTube in video

    Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract "creators" like those on YouTube.

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    Quds Day: Israeli Military Barricades Gaza, Drops Warning Leaflets

    Ismail Haniyeh, the leader of the Hamas political bureau, said Thursday that Palestinian protesters will “bring down the walls” surrounding the Strip during Quds Day demonstrations on Friday.

    West Asia
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    India to Intensify Scrutiny of Citizens' Social Media, Emails

    India’s government is looking for a company to analyze social media posts to help boost nationalism and neutralize any media blitzkrieg by India’s adversaries.

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    Crane Collapses in Makkah Grand Mosque

    A crane toppled over onto a construction area in the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Sunday. In September 2015, close to 400 pilgrims were killed in a similar incident just days before the Hajj.

    West Asia

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