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Three Iran security personnel killed by 'rioters': reports

Tuesday  11:05,   19 november 2019
msn

Three members of the Iranian security forces have been stabbed to death by "rioters" near Tehran, the ISNA and Fars news agencies reported late Monday. The assailants wielding knives and machetes ambushed the three -- a Revolutionary Guard and... >>>

Yemen's Houthi rebels seize Saudi Arabian ship in Red Sea

Tuesday  10:40,   19 november 2019
cnn

A Saudi Arabian tugboat was seized by Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels on Sunday, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency SPA. © MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/AFP via Getty Images A fighter loyal to Yemen's Houthi rebels holds a Kalashnikov... >>>

Oxford Union under fire after security staff dragged blind student by his ankles

Tuesday  10:40,   19 november 2019
cnn

The Oxford Union -- a university debating society with many top British politicians among its former presidents -- has been criticized for its treatment of a blind student who was "dragged by his ankles" before being escorted from the debating... >>>

Turkey issues warrants for 133 officers over coup links

Tuesday  09:40,   19 november 2019
msn

Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of 133 military officers over suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric who is blamed by Ankara for a failed coup attempt in 2016. Anadolu Agency... >>>

Four rockets fired into Israel from Syria intercepted by Iron Dome

Tuesday  09:05,   19 november 2019
foxnews

Four rockets launched from Syria into Israel early Tuesday were intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome defense system, the Israeli Defense Force said in a statement. © Gavriil Grigorov\TASS via Getty Images MOSCOW, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 30, 2019: An... >>>

Russia Seeks to Gain on New Middle East Power with Military Sales

Tuesday  07:05,   19 november 2019
newsweek

Russia is arms dealing with the likes of Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates in a region in which Moscow was increasingly being seen as the top diplomatic power.More than 1,200 firms from around the world were set to... >>>

U.S. No Longer Considers Israeli Settlements Illegal

Tuesday  05:35,   19 november 2019
online.wsj

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. no longer will consider Israeli settlements to be illegal under international law, a move that shifts decades of U.S. policy. © olivier douliery/Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesSecretary of State Mike... >>>

Protesters mark a month that shook Chile

Tuesday  04:15,   19 november 2019
msn

Stone-throwing Chilean demonstrators on Monday marked a month of furious, near daily street demonstrations that have roiled the country and signalled an overhaul of the country's social and economic model.Chanting "Chile has woken up!", around... >>>

North Korea Rebuffs Latest Trump Advance

Tuesday  03:30,   19 november 2019
online.wsj

North Korea rejected the idea of another nuclear summit that “gives us nothing,” after President Trump had urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by tweet to “act quickly, get the deal done”—and closed with, “See you soon!”... >>>

Latest Epstein accuser calls on Prince Andrew to talk to U.S. authorities

Tuesday  01:50,   19 november 2019
reuters

PEOPLE-JEFFREY EPSTEIN/LAWSUIT (UPDATE 1, TV, PIX):UPDATE 1-Latest Epstein accuser calls on Prince Andrew to talk to U.S. authoritiesNEW YORK, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A woman who accuses Jeffrey Epstein of sexually abusing her as a child on Monday said... >>>

South China Sea: Beijing warns US against 'flexing its muscles' as it sends new carrier

Tuesday  01:20,   19 november 2019
cnn

China's Defense Minister told his US counterpart that Washington must stop "flexing its muscles" in the South China Sea when the two met Monday, according to a spokesman for Beijing. © US Navy/JMSDF 190611-O-AB123-0002 SOUTH CHINA SEA (June 11,... >>>

Botswana to start issuing trophy hunting licences in December

Tuesday  00:15,   19 november 2019
msn

Botswana's president announced on Monday the government will by December start issuing trophy hunting licences after it controversially scrapped a five-year ban on the practice, and angered international conservationists. President Mokgweetsi... >>>

Avalanche hits Indian army post in Himalayas, 6 killed

Monday  23:55,   18 november 2019
msn

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An avalanche hit an Indian army post Monday on a Himalayan glacier in the disputed Kashmir region, killing four soldiers and their two civilian porters, the army said. The avalanche happened at height of more than 5,485 meters >>>

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon is highest since 2008

Monday  23:30,   18 november 2019
cbsnews

The rainforest lost 3,769 square miles of its vegetation over the last yearThe rainforest lost 3,769 square miles of its vegetation between August 2018 and July 2019, INPE said — a 30% increase from the year-to-year rate prior and an 11-year... >>>

Can Boris Johnson be hurt by the accusations of American ‘special’ friend Jennifer Arcuri?

Monday  22:55,   18 november 2019
washingtonpost

Amid U.K. election campaign, businesswoman says Johnson is treating her like a ‘fleeting one-night stand.’Jennifer Arcuri has been coy about defining her relationship with Johnson when he was London mayor and married to his second wife. Pressed... >>>