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Iran says it will increase missile range if Europe threatens Tehran

          A long-range Qadr ballistic missile is launched in the Alborz mountain range in northern Iran on March 9, 2016. The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned Europe that if it threatens Tehran, the Guards will increase the range of missiles to more than 2,000 kilometres, the Fars news agency […]

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Turkey condemns bomb attacks in Nigeria and Iraq

          By Ahmet Sait Akcay and Zehra Ulucak ANKARA Turkey strongly condemned terror attacks in Nigeria and Iraq, which killed at least 50 and 21 people respectively on Tuesday. In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said: “We are saddened by the suicide attack perpetrated today at a mosque in Mubi […]

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Zarif calls on intl. community to end senseless war in Yemen

            I would like to draw your urgent attention to the extremely appalling situation in Yemen, caused by aggression, indiscriminate targeting of civilians and a blockade, imposing intolerable suffering on the Yemeni people and resulting in an unprecedented famine and outbreak and spread of cholera in that country. The war […]

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Saudi Arabia’s blockade in Yemen will tip the country into famine, observers warn

        Houthi rebels in civil-war torn Yemen have threatened to start attacking oil tankers and warships sailing under Saudi coalition flag, unless Riyadh lifts its naval blockade of Yemen which threatens the lives of millions in the war-torn country. The threat of a military response to the ongoing blockade was made after […]

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The Last Thing Iran Wants Is Full-On War with Saudi Arabia. Here’s Why

        By Kay Armin Serjoie / Tehran 6:49 AM EST On the day Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman jailed rival princes and gathered about his robes the trappings of power, a missile screamed toward the airport of Riyadh, the kingdom’s capital. It was shot down before it could reach the earth, […]

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Missile attack ‘an act of war’ by Iran, Saudi Foreign Minister says

Riyadh (CNN)Saudi Arabia regards the failed ballistic missile attack on Riyadh’s international airport Saturday as an act of war by Iran and will take “appropriate” measures when the time is right, the country’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir told CNN Monday. Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for firing the projectile on Saturday, which […]

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This Is What a Nuclear War Between North Korea and America Would Look Like

    But what are the military options available to the United States should it come to war? Arms control advocates note that a preventative nuclear first strike would be a gross violation of international law. “Talk of targeting North Korea with nuclear weapons is delusional and should be off the table,” Kelsey Davenport, director […]

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Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes, Including Billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal

                          By David D. Kirkpatrick Nov. 4, 2017 LONDON — Saudi Arabia announced the arrest on Saturday night of the prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, plus at least 10 other princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers. The announcement of […]

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Pentagon: only ground invasion can destroy North Korean nuclear program

        After a top Pentagon official said the only way to destroy North Korea’s nuclear weapons program would be through a ground invasion, a senior Senate Democrat urged the secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, to “stay the course” and achieve a diplomatic solution to the crisis, in spite of President Donald Trump’s […]

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Refusing visas to North Korean football team unlikely to affect Kim Jon-un’s nuclear weapons program, expert says

              By Tracey Holmes A leading sports politics expert criticises the Australian Government’s refusal to grant visas to a team of teenage football players from North Korea saying it will have no impact on the regime’s nuclear weapons program. Australia was due to host this month’s qualifying matches for […]