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Five killed, including gunman, 21 injured in West Texas shooting

A white male in his 30s who was known to police killed four people and wounded 21 others on Saturday in a gun rampage between the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa that started with a traffic stop and ended when he was killed by officers, authorities said.

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Al-Qaeda is enduring security threat despite Hamza bin Laden’s death, experts warn

Al-Qaeda and its affiliate groups continue to be the most persistent transnational threats to the security of the West, according to experts who spoke after the alleged death of the death of Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza.

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Boris Johnson claimed Islam set Muslim world ‘centuries behind’

UK leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson is under fire for saying Islam caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west.

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Airbnb Reverses Policy Banning Listings in Israeli Settlements in West Bank

Airbnb said Tuesday that it had reversed its decision to remove listings of properties located in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

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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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Pompeo Says U.S. To Be More Engaged In East Europe, Warns Russia Trying To Divide West

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States must be more engaged in Central and Eastern Europe as Russia tries to divide the West.

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Iran showcases massive UNDERGROUND missile factory, with new rockets & warheads galore

As Tehran unveiled its newest weapon, it also shared rare footage of a secretive underground complex where Iranian missiles are being built. It has vowed to carry on with its missile program, despite objections from the West.

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Israel kills child in West Bank, protester in Gaza

Israeli occupation forces killed a Palestinian child in the West Bank as well as a man during Great March of Return protests in Gaza on Friday.

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Iranian bank allowed to open Mumbai branch: Nitin Gadkari

India has allowed an Iranian bank to open a branch in Mumbai, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday, announcing a move seen aimed at circumventing as India builds a strategic port in the West Asian country.

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Terrorists Storm Opposition-Held Town in Syria’s Aleppo – Reports

Terrorists from the Hayat Tahrir Ash-Sham group (former Jabhat al-Nusra) have clashed with the armed opposition groups in the town of Atarib in the west of Syria’s Aleppo province, media reported on Sunday.

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Pakistan backs Iran over US nuclear deal row

As Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday vowed to further strengthen Pakistan-Iran ties, the government expressed unequivocal support for Iran’s position on its troubled nuclear deal with the West that has been abandoned by the United States and urged the other parties to the agreement to remain committed to it.

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US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The United States is ending its decades of funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees, the State Department announced today, a week after slashing bilateral US aid for projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

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European powers fear loss of influence in Balkans after London summit failure

The European Union (EU) summit on the West Balkans in London last Monday was overshadowed by the political crisis in the Conservative government over Brexit.

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At least 16 dead in central Mali ethnic clashes – government

At least 16 Fulani herders have been killed in suspected ethnic clashes in central Mali, the government and local sources said, underscoring the chronic instability blighting the West African nation ahead of elections next month.

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What’s next for the West?

The West as we knew it is over. Maybe it was only a matter of time. As Cameroonian political scientist Achille Mbembe has pointed out, “the West” may claim to make the world a better place but it only serves its own interests.

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Europe struggles to find united front over US president

It was a bit of a squeeze at the EU summit last week in Sofia’s National Palace of Culture, an imposing communist relic. Six prime ministers from the west Balkan states and their entourages filled its vast hallways and stairwells, between tetchy meetings with EU leaders and even tetchier media performances.

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