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Ilhan Omar: Freshman Dem Reps Are ‘Not Much Different’ From Tea Party Movement

Omar, elected during the last Midterm elections with other freshman representatives including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who call themselves “The Squad”, says that they have a lot in common with the Tea Party movement in terms of motivation.

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IS resists ‘final push’ by US-backed force in eastern Syria

US-backed fighters in Syria say they are meeting fierce resistance as they attack the last enclave held by Islamic State (IS) militants in the country.

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U.S.-backed Syria force announces final push against Islamic State group

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday it had begun the “final battle” to oust the Islamic State group from the last scrap of territory it holds in eastern Syria.

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Ron Paul: Trump Foreign Policy, Doing the Same Thing And Expecting A Different Result – OpEd

After a week of insisting that a meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina was going to happen, President Trump at the last minute sent out a Tweet explaining that due to a Russia/Ukraine dispute in the Sea of Azov he would no longer be willing to meet his Russian counterpart.

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Save the Children: 85,000 young children have starved to death in Yemen civil war

An estimated 85,000 children under the age of five may have starved to death in Yemen in the last three-and-a-half years as a result of the civil war there, according to Save the Children.An estimated 85,000 children under the age of five may have starved to death in Yemen in the last three-and-a-half years as a result of the civil war there, according to Save the Children.

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UK development aid money spent to support fracking in China

Over the last two years, £۲ million of UK state funding that was earmarked as developmental aid was spent to facilitate fracking at 16 plants in China, Brazil, Mexico, and India.

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Russia: 1,261 Syrian refugees returned home

Some 1,261 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country over the last 24 hours, Russia’s Centre for Refugee Reception, Distribution and Settlement reported yesterday.

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OPEC & non-OPEC States are Producing Too Much Oil to Reverse Crude Price Decline, GI Markets Survey Says

The OPEC and non-OPEC alliance of 25 countries are currently producing too much oil to reverse an oil price decline that has seen Brent crude fall by about $10 a barrel over the last month and reduce their total revenue by $500 million a day, according to 66% of respondents to a Gulf Intelligence GIQ Oil Markets Survey of 100 energy industry professionals.

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War on terror left half a million dead in 17 years, says report

War-related violence has killed 65,000 people in Pakistan in the last 17 years, including 23,000 civilians, 9,000 security personnel and 90 American contractors, says a report released on Thursday. The rest of the casualties were anti-government fighters.

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Is the Turkish lira under a speculative attack?

In the last few years, assertions pertaining to Turkey’s deteriorating relations with the West have been repeated so often by pundits and so-called Turkey experts that it seems that a boutique sector on the issue has been formed.

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Turkey’s lira crisis: How bad can it get?

Turks have over the last half decade counted the rapid depreciation of the Turkish lira on the screens outside doviz (exchange) booths with a mixture of bewilderment, alarm and ironic amusement.

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Uneasy calm descends on Syria as world powers decide country’s future

Rebel-controlled Deraa in the south of Syria has been part of a de-escalation deal for almost a year. In the last week, however, the Syrian air force has dropped leaflets on the area’s residents that read: “The men of the Syrian army are coming. Take your decision before it is too late.”

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Syrian army preparing ‘huge’ operation in Douma – newspaper

The Syrian army is preparing to launch a “huge” operation against the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta unless the Jaish al-Islam insurgent group agrees to hand over the area, a pro-Syrian government newspaper reported on Wednesday.

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Russia expects deal with major rebel group in Syria’s Ghouta

Russia’s military said Monday it expects to reach an agreement with a major Syrian rebel group to arrange its exit from the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta in another key victory for President Bashar Assad’s forces as they push to gain control of the region on the edge of Damascus.

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Britain is facing serious far-right terrorism threat, says top UK officer

Britain faces a new and significant threat from organised far-right terrorism, the UK’s most senior counter-terrorism officer said on Monday as he revealed police had foiled four plots by right-wing extremists in the last year.

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