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Settlements in three Syrian regions shelled by militants over last 24 hours

Militants from the Idlib de-escalation zone have repeatedly shelled the inhabited localities in the Syrian regions of Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo in the past 24 hours, Major General Viktor Kupchishin, chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria, told reporters on Saturday.

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South China Sea and Taiwan among flashpoints for armed conflict in 2019, survey warns US policymakers

Armed conflict over territorial disputes in the South China Sea could be one of the major crises for US President Donald Trump’s administration in 2019, according to an annual survey that identifies top flashpoints for US policymakers to watch in the year to come.

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What the 4 major events in the past week mean for Brexit

Even by the standards of the two and a half turbulent years since the Brexit referendum, the last 7 days have been quite something. Four major events shaped the week, and will shape what happens to Brexit now and – I think – perhaps not in the ways that many of the protagonists have yet realised.

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Iraqi security prevents protesters from storming oilfield

Iraqi security forces yesterday prevented dozens of demonstrators from storming the major oilfield of West Qurna 2 in the country’s southern province of Basra.

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The Guardian journalist reveals the true reason behind Khashoggi’s death

For several weeks now, speculations on who was behind the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have become one of the major headlines of the everyday news of international media. An Iranian journalist based in London revealed new details on the motivations behind the story on Friday, saying that Khashoggi was killed because of shedding light on the financial resources of an Iranian opposition TV.

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Qatar to upgrade air base used by U.S. to fight terrorism

Qatar will spend $1.8 billion upgrading the major air base used by the United States for its ongoing military and counterterrorism operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf kingdom said Monday.

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Iran’s top envoy to China calls on Beijing to help safeguard nuclear deal

Iran has called on China to help safeguard the nuclear deal it reached with other major world powers, saying Tehran will resort to “other options” if its interests are threatened by US sanctions.

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DR Congo’s Authorities Shut Down Internet Ahead of Opposition Rallies

As a number of marches against the president of the country standing for the third term in office are expected in the major cities of the DR Congo, authorities made a decision to shut down the Internet and SMS services.

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China: US should curb demand for opioids, not blame China

A top Chinese drug enforcement official says the U.S. should cut down demand for the drugs fueling its opioid epidemic rather than stressing unsubstantiated claims that China is the major source of these chemicals.

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Australian senators must prove they are not dual nationals

All Australian senators have three weeks to prove they were not foreign nationals when elected under an agreement the major political parties reached Monday to resolve a deepening citizenship crisis that could upend the government.

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E3+2 underline their commitment to JCPOA as the other 1 is set to decertify the deal!

Although the recently published document of Donald Trump administration’s new Iran policy contains a strong willingness to put aside the nuclear deal, other major powers involved in the deal are strongly declaring their commitment to the deal.

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Ex-Clinton aide reveals how the Arpaio pardon is Trump’s way of ‘sending a signal’ to Mueller’s targets — and it’s jaw-dropping

After a late-night presidential pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio by Donald Trump, Bill Maher’s political panel ripped into the decision. However, it was Democratic strategist and CNN commentator Paul Begala that came up with the major reason Trump pardoned Arpaio: To prove he’ll do it for those involved in the Russia scandal.

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African Union to choose new leader

In a clear split, three of its four major regions – the south, the east and the largely Francophone west – are supporting their own nominees to head the bloc, making deadlock followed by horse-trading likely.

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