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Trump dictated misleading statement on son’s meeting with Russian: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump dictated a statement, later shown to be misleading, in which his son Donald Trump Jr. said a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was not related to his father’s presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported on Monday. Trump Jr. released emails earlier in July that showed he eagerly agreed ...

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Israeli police recommend indictment of Netanyahu on corruption charges

  JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime ­Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be indicted in two corruption cases on suspicion of accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust, police recommended Tuesday, ramping up pressure on the leader who has served more than a decade in office. After more than a year of investigations, Israeli police said they believe there is sufficient evidence against the prime ...

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Israel

Trump’s new “Final Solution” to the Jewish Question

Michael Herzog – On the morning of February 10, there were news on the media outlet that caused concern among observers of the Middle East events: Israel has bombed some Syrian territories. However, this wasn’t a new matter. In recent months, Israel has bombed different areas in Syria for several times. What caused astonishment and concern was targeting of Israeli F-16 ...

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Houthis destroyed Saudi Arabia’s Patriot Air Defense system in western Yemen

Houthis destroyed Saudi Arabia’s Patriot Air Defense system in western Yemen

On February 8, an unnamed Yemeni officer told the Yemeni  the Yemeni Air Defense Force and the Missile Forces [both allied with the Houthis] conducted a joint operation and destroyed a MIM-104 Patriot PAC-3 air defense system of the Saudi-led coalition in the coastal town of Mocha in the southwestern province of Taiz. The Russian news outlet Sputnik news revealed ...

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Israel channel: Syrian army shot downed Israel fighter jet

Israel channel: Syrian army shot down Israel fighter jet

channel 14 of Israel reported that Israel’s army  launched a “large-scale attack” inside Syria on Saturday, targeting three aerial defense batteries and sites in Syria. Syrian army responded to this attack and targeted three f-16 fighter jets and one helicopter. The Israel Defense Forces said one of its military jets had crashed and downed and  two other jets crashed but returned ...

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arms sales

Dozens picket Saudi embassy in London demanding end of UK arms sales to Riyadh

Dozens of people participated in a protest against UK’s ongoing weapon sales to Saudi Arabia, involved in a war in Yemen, that took place outside the Saudi Embassy in London. The demonstration organized by the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) took place on Saturday. The campaigners expressed their outrage over UK’s continuing arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which had been leading an international coalition ...

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Mohammed Bin Salman

Activists demand UK cancel Mohammed Bin Salman visit

Theresa May should raise the issue of freedom of expression with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince when he comes to visit – even if the lecture grates Theresa May is expected to welcome Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, the country’s de facto ruler, to Downing Street in the coming weeks. The 32-year-old is now in control of a kingdom where flogging, ...

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Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart

Fidel Castro’s son, a bookish nuclear scientist, commits suicide

The 68-year-old son of Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro has killed himself in Havana, according to Cuban state media. Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart was found on Thursday morning and is said to have suffered from depression. The first-born son of the late president was nicknamed “Fidelito”, or Little Fidel, after his father. He was a nuclear physicist, trained by the ...

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Venezuela

Venezuela condemns ‘coup’ comments by US’ Rex Tillerson

Venezuela’s Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino has slammed comments made by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who mused about the possibility of an internal military coup that would topple Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Flanked by high-ranking members of Venezuela’s military, Padrino said: “Members of the armed forces radically reject such deplorable remarks that constitute a vile act of interference… When you invite the ...

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Brexit

Britons divided over Brexit, research finds

The social divide revealed by Britain’s 2016 vote to leave the European Union is not only here to stay but deepening, according to academic research published on Wednesday. Think tank The UK in a Changing Europe said Britons were unlikely to change their minds about leaving the EU, despite the political and economic uncertainty it has brought, because attitudes are ...

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