Malaysia Airlines MH17 victims' bodies arrive in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines MH17 victims' bodies arrive in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 22 (UPI) --The first Malaysian victims' bodies arrived in Kuala Lumpur more than a month after Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine.
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WTO asked to add Arabic as group's official language

BALI, Indonesia, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Two Bahraini lawmakers urged the World Trade Organization Monday to add Arabic to the organization's list of official languages.

Amnesty appalled by Saudi beheading

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Sorcery isn't defined as a crime by the Saudi judicial system, Amnesty International said in criticizing the beheading of a woman convicted of witchcraft.

Suspect held in Ahmedabad blasts

AHMEDABAD, India, July 28 (UPI) -- Indian authorities Monday held an activist of a banned Muslim terror group in the serial blasts that killed and injured dozens in western Ahmedabad city.

Iraqi delegates prepare for business expo

BAGHDAD, March 19 (UPI) -- The head of the chamber of commerce in the northern Iraqi province of Dahuk said a Kurdish delegation will travel to Turkey for an international business expo.

Report: Women hide drugs in private parts

GAZA, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Palestinian officials said drugs are being smuggled from Egypt into Gaza by women who hide the substances in their bras or private parts.

Pakistani militants sentenced to death

QUETTA, Pakistan, March 23 (UPI) -- Two Pakistanis connected with a 2005 bombing of a Shiite shrine in southwestern Pakistan, in which 47 people died, have been sentenced to death. While Abdul Halim and Mohammad Aslam were sentenced to life in prison for the attack on the shrine in Fatehpur

Assad shakes up Syrian government

DAMASCUS, Syria, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad has named his foreign minister to replace a vice president who left the country, accusing the regime of stifling dissent.

Britain blasts Syria for Lebanon, Hariri

LONDON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw issues tough words for Syria as he heads to Lebanon which, until early 2005, was occupied by Syria for decades.

Syria receives request to interview Assad

DAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Syrian officials have not responded to a U.N. commission's request to interview President Bashir Assad about the assassination of Lebanese leader Rafik Hariri.

U.N. asks to meet Syrian president

DAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A United Nations panel investigating the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri wants to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Egypt opposition threatens to go to court

BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 9 (UPI) -- Egypt's opposition Kifaya group has threatened to take prominent members of the ruling party to the international criminal court, it was reported Thursday.

Egyptian movie star dies at 55

CAIRO, March 27 (UPI) -- One of Egypt's top movie stars, Ahmad Zaki, died Sunday at the age of 55 following a 14-month battle with cancer.

Iraq Kurds urge neighbors not to interfere

DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- An Iraqi Kurdish leader urged Iraq's neighbors against interfering with the issue of the northern city of Kirkuk, which the Kurds claim as theirs.

Jordan stops controversial TV program

AMMAN, Jordan, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Jordan's state-owned television decided Saturday to stop airing a dramatic series on Arab volunteers who fought the Soviet invasion in Afghanistan.
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Abdul Halim (Arabic: عبد الحليم‎) is a theophoric Arabic name common in the Arab and Muslim world. It can also be transliterated Abdel Halim, Abdul Haeem, Abd-al-Halim, Abdul-Halim, Abd al-Halim, Abdelhalim, and others. Often, the name is abbreviated to just Halim

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