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Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre in Southeast Asia

Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) concluded a series of roundtables in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand in collaboration with prominent entities operating within the Islamic economy framework in the three host countries. Saeed Mubarak Kharbash Al Marri, Deputy CEO of Strategy and Planning at DIEDC, headed the UAE delegation that …

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Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to more than 345

The death toll from Sunday’s devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen to 347, according to the state-run Antara news agency. The majority of people died in Kayangan, on the north side of the island, Antara reported. Another 1,447 people were injured and 165,003 were displaced by …

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Indonesian official: More than 120,000 flee Bali volcano

More than 120,000 people have fled the region around the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will soon erupt, an official said Thursday. Nyoman Parwata, an official at the disaster mitigation agency’s command post in Bali, said the number of evacuees has swelled to about …

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Bodies, debris found as AirAsia plane believed found in sea

AFP _ The hunt for a missing AirAsia passenger plane appeared at an end Tuesday as wreckage and bodies were spotted at sea off Indonesia, prompting raw scenes of emotion from sobbing relatives of the 162 people aboard. The Airbus A320-200 disappeared en route from Indonesia’s second largest city Surabaya …

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