Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

Why Saudi Arabia and six other countries have cut ties with Qatar!

THE Middle East was plunged into the biggest diplomatic crisis in years yesterday after Saudi Arabia and six other countries cut relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism. The crisis was likely to have wideranging consequences for Qatar and its citizens as well as the Middle East and Western interests. Qatar hosts the largest US air base in the ...

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Over 121, 000 affected by drought in Jaffna!

Over 121, 000 persons from 33, 000 families in the Jaffna district have been severely affected by the prevailing drought situation, Jaffna District Secretary N. Vedanayagam said. According to the District Secretary, Kayts, Maradankaini, Karainagar, Sangilipaai, and Chelanai are among the places which have been severely affected by the drought. There are severe water shortages in Punkuduthivu and Mandathivu in ...

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