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Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Apr 03, – The impoverished Arabian Peninsula state has sunk further into chaos since the coalition spearheaded by Riyadh launched Operation Decisive Storm on March 26 to try to halt the advance by Shiite Huthi rebels. Saudi-led air raids drove back rebels in the last stronghold of Yemen’s absent president Friday, while Al-Qaeda militants seized […]

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Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Apr 03, – The tentative agreement, after eight days of marathon talks in Switzerland, clears the way for negotiations on a settlement aimed at allaying Western fears that Iran was seeking to build an atomic bomb and in return lift economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on […]

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Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Mar 21, – “I believe an agreement is possible. There is nothing that cannot be resolved and the other party must make its final decision for this,” the official IRNA news agency quoted the Iranian leader as saying. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday differences remain but that all issues can be resolved in talks […]

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Iran will not be duped in nuclear deal-  Khamenei

Iran will not be duped in nuclear deal- Khamenei

Mar 12, – After the fallout from an open letter sent to Iran by Republican senators, Khamenei appeared before the Assembly of Experts, Iran’s highest clerical body, to praise Iran’s “trustworthy” team negotiating with the “deceitful” world powers. The Iranian negotiating team will not allow Tehran to be duped in any nuclear deal with world […]

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Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Nov 24, – Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran’s nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the country and the West. Aimed at ending a dangerous standoff, the agreement between Iran and the […]

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Kerry, Russian FM join Iran nuclear talks

Kerry, Russian FM join Iran nuclear talks

Nov 23, – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers of other major powers were converging Saturday to lend their weight to the Iran nuclear talks after envoys reported progress in marathon negotiations to curb the Iranian program in return for limited sanctions relief. After a third day of talks, State Department spokesperson […]

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Pakistani teen Malala inspires US school curriculum

Pakistani teen Malala inspires US school curriculum

Oct 21, –  George Washington University announced on Monday that faculty members are creating multimedia curriculum tools to accompany a book recently released by the teen, Malala Yousafzai. Several faculty members will pilot the curriculum early next year for both college and high school instruction. Free of charge, it will focus on themes such as the […]

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Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Oct 18, – Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected its freshly-acquired seat on the U.N. Security Council, saying the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts such as the Syrian civil war. The move came just hours after the kingdom was elected as one of the Council’s 10 nonpermanent members. In a statement carried by […]

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India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists

India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists

Oct 08, –  A meeting of senior officials from the home, foreign and tourism ministries, as well as intelligence officers, concluded on Monday evening with a consensus in favour of the sweeping visa reform. India is looking at issuing visas on arrival for visitors from 40 more countries, a minister has said, raising hopes it […]

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US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

US forces nab al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

Oct 06, – The Pentagon identified the al-Qaida leader as Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known by his alias Anas al-Libi. His capture would represent a significant blow to what remains of the core al-Qaida organization once led by Osama bin Laden. U.S. special forces on Saturday carried out a raid in the Libyan capital to capture […]

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