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Libyan Government of National Accord Accuses Haftar Forces of School Shelling

The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), which controls the western parts of Libya, has accused the Libyan National Army (LNA) that is headed by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar of shelling a school in southern Tripoli.

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Iran to unveil 114 achievements in field of nuclear technology

As many as 114 achievements in the field of nuclear technology will be unveiled on Tuesday during a ceremony marking Iran’s National Nuclear Technology Day, Mehr News reported.

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Pro-Haftar Forces Regain Control Over Checkpoint to West of Tripoli – Source

The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has recaptured the so-called Checkpoint 27 to the west of Tripoli as part of its offensive to take the city, controlled by the rival Government of National Accord (GNA), a high-ranked military source told Sputnik on Saturday.

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US adviser John Bolton promises India support after Kashmir attack

US National Security Adviser John Bolton spoke to his Indian counterpart promising support to bring those responsible for a deadly car bombing in disputed Kashmir to justice, the Indian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday (Feb 16).

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The Competitive Co-Existence Strategy For Managing US-China Relations – Analysis

The latest US National Defense Authorization Act mandates that President Donald J. Trump submit to Congress by 1 March 2019, a whole-of-Government strategy for dealing with China.

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S. Korea scraps plans for new strategic command to counter N. Korean WMD threats

The South Korean military has withdrawn plans to establish a new strategic command to counter nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, the country’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed on Tuesday.

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Bolton, Pompeo stir up trouble in Washington

US. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton seem to be pursuing former President Barack Obama’s Syria policy, ignoring President Donald Trump’s orders

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Trump advisor in Turkey for talks on Syria pullout

The White House’s National Security advisor will meet with Ankara officials on Tuesday to discuss the surprise withdrawal of US troops from Syria, as the Turkish president hailed the pullout as “the right call”.

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Venezuela’s assembly rejects Nicolas Maduro’s legitimacy as president

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled but toothless National Assembly declared Nicolas Maduro’s presidency illegitimate on Saturday, calling on the military to support efforts to “restore democracy.”

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Philippines: Major 6.9 Earthquake Rattles Mindanao

A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled the southern Philippines island of Mindanao. The coasts of the Philippines and Indonesia are under threat of a possible tsunami effecting warnings from multiple agencies including the U.S.-based National Weather Service.

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US SecDef James Mattis’ Resignation Letter

On December 21, 2018, US Secretary of Defense General James Norman Mattis resigned. His announcement came a day after President Donald Trump said he was withdrawing troops from Syria(without consulting his national security team or allies). Mattis felt strongly that the U.S

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The Inside Story Behind Trump’s "Shocking" Withdrawal From Syria

In a report that essentially confirms what Secretary Mattis only insinuated in his letter of resignation, the Associated Press offered an account sourced from anonymous US and Turkish officials that appears to confirm all of President Trump’s hawkish critics’ worst fears about his landmark decision to withdraw US forces from Syria: Namely, that it was made seemingly on a whim, without consulting his national security team, during a phone call with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Pakistan desires expansion of brotherly ties with Iran: NA speaker

Pakistan’s National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser said that Pakistan attached immense importance to its fraternal relations with Iran and wanted to further cement the existing relations through enhanced parliamentary cooperation between the legislatures of both the countries.

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Iran To Launch New Cloud Seeding Project

The director of Iran’s National Cloud Seeding Research Center said a new cloud seeding project will begin in more than 10 provinces using planes, drones and ground-based generators.

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Utah mayor killed in "insider attack" in Afghanistan, officials say

The mayor of a Utah city was killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard, the town’s temporary mayor Brent Chugg confirmed to CBS Salt Lake City affiliate KUTV. North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor died Saturday in an apparent “insider attack” in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

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New US sanctions will not make Cuba change its politicies — official

New restrictive measures against Cuba announced by US National Security Advisor John Bolton will not make Havana give up its policies on the international arena, the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s Director General for US Affairs Carlos Fernandez de Cassio told reporters on Friday.

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