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US envoy Haley to present ‘irrefutable evidence’ on Iran

US Ambassador Nikki Haley will present “irrefutable evidence” that Iran has tried to cover up violations of international obligations, the US mission said Wednesday. Haley will hold a press conference in Washington on Thursday on Iran’s “ongoing destabilizing activities in the Middle East and elsewhere in the world.” The United States and Saudi Arabia have […]

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North Korean Threat to Top Trump’s Agenda in Asia

On the eve of President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia, the White House said Thursday that the threat from Pyongyang would be at the top of his agenda in his meetings with leaders and that denuclearization of North Korea was the only acceptable outcome. If this is not achieved through pressure by economic sanctions and […]


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U.S. Marines Prep For Potential Conflict with Russia

The U.S. Marine Corps is seriously considering the prospect of a conflict with Russia in Eastern Europe and dedicating more resources to its Marine Expeditionary Force headquarters, Military Times reported Tuesday. A Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) is the largest type of Marine combat force and can include up to 25,000 Marines. In recent years, the […]


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3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017

Syria’s war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year. “More than 70 percent of the civilians were killed in regime and Russian air strikes, or in air raids of the international coalition” fighting the […]


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Venezuela Prepares for War With U.S.

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro called on his nation’s military leaders Tuesday to prepare for war against the U.S. days after the Trump administration banned Venezuelan officials from entering the nation. “We have been shamelessly threatened by the most criminal empire that ever existed and we have the obligation to prepare ourselves to guarantee peace,” said […]


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North Korea Threatens U.S. Planes After Trump Tweet

North Korea’s top diplomat warned Friday that his country reserved the right to shoot down U.S. strategic bombers that have flown historically close as a nuclear standoff between the two countries becomes increasingly critical. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho accused President Donald Trump of “clearly” declaring war on Pyongyang after the Republican leader […]


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North Korea says Trump has declared war

North Korea’s foreign minister on Monday accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war against his country and said Pyongyang was ready to defend itself by shooting down US bombers. The latest threats stoked a week-long war of words that began when the American leader threatened in his address to the United Nations General Assembly […]


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Palestinians have right to east Jerusalem as capital: Saudi king

Palestinians have the right to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, Saudi King Salman said Wednesday, echoing calls at an Islamic summit in Istanbul from which he had stayed away. “The kingdom has called for a political solution to resolve regional crises, foremost of which is the Palestinian issue and the restoration of the Palestinian […]


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Saudi King Salman decries Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has reiterated the Kingdom’s stated commitment to a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Palestinians have the right to Israeli-annexed East Jerusalem as their capital, Salman said on Wednesday in response to the US decision last week to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel […]


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Russia asks UN for green light to send arms to C. Africa

Russia has asked the UN Security Council for permission to supply light arms and ammunition to the struggling armed forces of the Central African Republic beginning next week, according to a request obtained by AFP on Tuesday. The move has raised concerns from France which has questioned Russia’s plan, notably over the storage of the […]


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US military chopper window falls on Japan school: military

A window from a US military helicopter fell onto a school sports ground in southern Japan Wednesday, the marines said, apologising for a “regrettable” incident likely to fuel opposition to their presence. There were no immediate reports of injuries from the accident that took place at 10:09am (0109 GMT) local time at an elementary school […]