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Hard-Liners in Iran See No Drawback to Bellicose Strategy

Wednesday  01:25,   18 september 2019
nytimes

President Trump appeared to be softening toward Iran. He had broken with his administration’s leading advocate of confrontation, signaled a willingness to meet personally with his Iranian counterpart, and reportedly considered relaxing some... >>>

To Find Clues in Saudi Oil Attacks, U.S. Examines Missile and Drone Parts

Wednesday  01:05,   18 september 2019
nytimes

American investigators are examining missile circuit boards recovered after strikes against Saudi oil facilities to determine the trajectory of the attack — and whether it originated from Iran — as the Trump administration debates how, and whether,... >>>

Russia holds 80 North Koreans on 'poaching' boats

Wednesday  00:26,   18 september 2019
bbc

Three Russian border guards were reportedly wounded in a clash before the vessels were... >>>

Trump admin weighing retaliatory action against Iran after Saudi oil attack

Wednesday  00:26,   18 september 2019
nbcnews

In a national security meeting on Monday, U.S. military leaders provided President Donald Trump with a menu of possible actions against Iran. But the president, seeking a narrowly focused response that wouldn't draw the U.S. into broader military... >>>

A coalition of the few: U.S. and Saudi Arabia stand alone against Iran

Tuesday  23:25,   17 september 2019
politico

President Donald Trump hasn't yet blamed Iran outright for the latest attacks, which an Iranian-backed rebel group has claimed as its... >>>

Russia and Poland are sniping at each other on Twitter over who actually invaded Poland in WWII

Tuesday  23:10,   17 september 2019
businessinsider

Sure, the invasion of Poland happened 80 years ago, but that doesn't mean Russia and Poland can't still fight about it on... >>>

Trump says he'd 'prefer' not to meet with Iran's leader

Tuesday  22:35,   17 september 2019
thehill

President Trump on Tuesday said he would prefer not to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly next week. © Getty Images Trump says he'd 'prefer' not to meet with Iran's leader "I never rule >>>

Oil output will be fully back online by end of September, Aramco IPO on track, Saudis say

Tuesday  22:10,   17 september 2019
cnbc

Saudi oil production will be fully back online by end of September, the kingdom’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman told media during a press conference in Jeddah on Tuesday, sending oil prices down by nearly 6% just a day after their... >>>

Banksy's painting of UK Parliament as chimpanzees to go up for auction

Tuesday  21:00,   17 september 2019
abcnews.go

The Banksy painting depicting members of UK Parliament as chimpanzees will go up for... >>>

World's migrant population now at 272 million, UN report finds

Tuesday  20:40,   17 september 2019
msn

Europe and North America have absorbed the largest share of the world's 272 million migrants, a population that has grown by 23 percent over the past decade, according to a UN report published Tuesday. The report found that there were 82 million... >>>

US Army identifies Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday  20:15,   17 september 2019
msn

A 41-year-old Green Beret who was on his fourth combat deployment has been killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan. U.S. Army Special Operations Command spokesman Loren Bymer at North Carolina's Fort Bragg said in a statement that Sgt. 1st Class... >>>

ISIS suspects in dangerously packed Syrian prison say they're Americans

Tuesday  20:05,   17 september 2019
cbsnews

Militia running the facility says if prisoners aren't taken back by their home countries, they'll need help preventing a potentially dangerous... >>>

As Amazon Smolders, Indonesia Fires Choke the Other Side of the World

Tuesday  19:11,   17 september 2019
nytimes

Brazil has captured global attention over deliberately set fires that are burning the Amazon rainforest, often called the earth’s lungs. Now Indonesia is compounding the concern with blazes to clear forest on the other side of the world. Hundreds of >>>

Eight injured after Hong Kong train derails at rush hour

Tuesday  18:17,   17 september 2019
reuters

Eight injured after Hong Kong train derails at rush... >>>

Professor, prisoner expected to face off in Tunisia runoff

Tuesday  17:53,   17 september 2019
msn

Official results in Tunisia's presidential election were expected Tuesday to confirm a duel in the second round between law professor Kais Saied and imprisoned media mogul Nabil Karoui. With almost 90 percent of ballots counted, Saied was set to... >>>