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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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Gunmen attack Tunisian museum, kill seven tourists- government official

Gunmen attack Tunisian museum, kill seven tourists- government official

Mar 18, – Foreign tourists ran for shelter, covered by security forces aiming rifles into the air, live television footage showed. Gunmen attacked Tunisia’s national museum near its parliament on Wednesday, killing at least seven tourists and taking others hostage inside the building, the government said. Security forces were surrounding at least two militants in […]

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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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London hit by air traffic control computer failure

London hit by air traffic control computer failure

Dec 12, – The 35-minute shutdown caused flight delays in and out of London and flight slowdowns in other parts of Europe that officials said would linger into Saturday. The airspace over London was briefly closed Friday afternoon due to what authorities said was a computer failure at one of Britain’s two air traffic control […]

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Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

Sep 12, – The transfer took place in the dark outside of the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk under the watch of international observers. In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a cease-fire deal that […]

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U.S. Iraq air raids help Kurds and Shi’ites at expense of Sunnis

U.S. Iraq air raids help Kurds and Shi’ites at expense of Sunnis

Sep 09, – A small group of people pick through putrefying human remains laid out on plastic sheets by the side of a road in northern Iraq, searching for any trace of missing friends and relatives. Some had brought spades to help dig up the mass grave near Suleiman Beg after the town was retaken […]

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IS poses ‘immediate’ threat to Europe – US

IS poses ‘immediate’ threat to Europe – US

Sep 06, – The danger presented by jihadists potentially returning to the West to carry out attacks has prompted more cooperation between US and European intelligence agencies in a bid to track terror suspects, the officials said. Islamic State extremists fighting in Iraq and Syria pose an “immediate” threat to Europe as a significant number […]

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Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Sep 03, – U.S. officials Tuesday expressed fears that Islamist militants who allegedly stole 11 jetliners in Libya last month could carry out a 9/11-style attack in North Africa days before the 13th anniversary of the terror attack on the United States. “We found out on Sept. 11 what can happen with hijacked planes,” he […]

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Obama says will ‘degrade and destroy’ Islamic State

Obama says will ‘degrade and destroy’ Islamic State

Sep 03, – He added destroying the militant group will take time because of the power vacuum in Syria, the abundance of battle hardened fighters that grew out of al-Qaeda in the Iraqi war, and the need to build coalitions, including with local Sunni communities. The United States plans to fight Islamic State until it […]

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Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 for preparing ‘terrorist’ raids

Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 for preparing ‘terrorist’ raids

Sep 02, – Ministry spokesman Major General Mansour Turki told a news conference that 48 of those arrested were Saudis, and that many had been planning assassinations. Saudi Arabia has detained 88 people, more than half of them Saudis, on suspicion of plotting “terrorist” attacks at home and abroad, the interior ministry said on Tuesday. […]

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