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  • TSaudi Arabia’s ruler has approved hosting U.S. armed forces in the Kingdom, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Saturday. Citing a Defense Ministry official, it said on its official Twitter account that “based on the efforts to strengthen regional security and stability, and based on ...

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  • TThere is "no doubt" the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, President Donald Trump said Friday after Iran released a video it says disproves the claim.  "We shot it down," Trump told reporters at the White House, dismissing concerns of a broader conflict with Iran in the ...

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  • TThe flood situation has taken a danger look in different parts of Bangladesh since the beginning of monsoon forcing hundreds of thousands of people to get marooned and displaced. The situation has taken such a look as most of the rivers of the country are overflowing while some have already ...

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  • TAfrican counter-terrorism must be holistic, well-funded, underpinned by respect for human rights, and most importantly backed by strong political will to defeat terrorism, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday. Guterres addressed the official opening of the African Regional ...

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  • TPakistan on Thursday managed to garner much-needed support from three member states of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to avoid being placed on its blacklist, but black clouds are still hanging over it. Islamabad has been on the global money laundering watchdog’s radar since June 2018, ...

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  • TDozens of Tunisians protested in the Tunisian capital Tunis against the Arab summit being held on Sunday. Earlier on Sunday, the 30th Arab Summit kicked off in Tunis amid absence of almost half of the Arab leaders. The demonstration -- called by Tunisian Network to Address Normalization, a ...

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  • THong Kong and Kazakhstan on Wednesday joined the growing list of nations barring Boeing 737 MAX from flying over their airspace with immediate effect in the wake of a deadly plane crash in Ethiopia last Sunday. The Civil Aviation Department (CAD) of Hong Kong -- a semi-autonomous Chinese region -- ...

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  • TCongress' two Muslim female lawmakers on Tuesday called out Saudi Arabia and criticized the US for supplying the kingdom with weapons for its war in Yemen. "Saudi Arabia is consistently ranked among the worst human rights abusers in the world and is responsible for famine/cholera outbreak in ...

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  • TGENEVA -Turkey’s ultimate goal is to see a world free of nuclear weapons, the country’s foreign minister said on Monday.Mevlut Cavusoglu’s remarks came at the UN’s Disarmament Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland.“Disarmament, proliferation of nuclear weapons and ...

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  • TKHARTOUM Sudan - Some 310 students graduated from Turkey’s Maarif Foundation (TMV) school in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Sunday. Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Irfan Neziroglu, Turkey’s ambassador to Khartoum, said TMV is looking forward to providing more scholarships to ...

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  • TBolivia’s president called on the Lima Group to seek a solution for Venezuela on the basis of dialogue Monday. Evo Morales on Twitter requested of the group "to seek a solution through dialogue as an option to save lives and prevent war from bringing destruction to our Latin America." On ...

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  • TLifting a longstanding ban, Pakistan allowed some 1.5 million registered Afghan refugees to open accounts with the local banks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday. “I have issued instructions today that Afghan refugees who are registered can open bank accounts and from now ...

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