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The Ukrainian embassy in Iran said, based on preliminary information, that the plane had suffered a malfunction in the engine, adding that the crash was not “terrorist act.”
Tehran threatens to target Haifa and Dubai, UAE calls for de-escalation, Israel warns the region
Top diplomats from Britain, Italy, Germany, France as well as the European Union said in a joint statement after the meeting that “there is no military solution to the Libyan crisis… An immediate cessation of hostilities is therefore crucial.”
Deadly stampede kills 35 Iranians at Soleimani’s burial
The Al-shabaab extremist militant group has launched an attack against a US military based in Kenya. The eastern Kenya military base is being used by Kenyan and US forces. The group claimed the destruction of seven aircraft and three military vehicles in its statement claiming responsibility. The group also claimed “intense fighting” with US personnel …
Iraqi parliament passed a law to expel US troops
Pentagon to deploy roughly 3,500 more troops to the Middle East after killing Quds Force commander
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed on Friday Brigadier General Ghaani as the successor of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, after being killed by an American drone strike.
World leaders call for de-escalation and self-restraint
Australia has a long history of bushfires, which are a common occurrence there since the “Black Thursday Bushfires” in 1851.
However, protesters started to withdraw from the embassy after calls from the PMF asking them to leave the area and away from the embassy out of respect for the Iraqi government’s orders.
Turkey announced it would send troops to Libya to support GNA, Egypt opposes
The raids were initiated in the capital Ankara to capture 50 foreign nationals over alleged ties to the Islamic State (IS) militant group, the agency said.
More than 760,000 voters in the West African country are expected to cast their ballots in 3,139 polling stations in the runoff, which began at 7 a.m. local time (0700 GMT).
Burkina Faso faces a declining security situation in the northern regions as frequent militant attacks sparked a wave of panic in the country.
Al-Sisi asserts Egypt’s support for Libya’s LAAF
The Turkish president noted that his country’s goal in the Mediterranean “is not to seize the right of anyone, but rather to prevent others from seizing our right.”
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Albania and killed more than 51 people
The order was issued in a meeting with Khamenei’s top security and government officials, according to a report published by Reuters.
Opponents say the law discriminates against Muslims, undermines secular constitution
The move is believed to increase tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean
Al-Sisi, Trump, Merkel, Modi, congratulates Johnson, Cameron declares “end of Corbynism”
Trump impeachment.. What happens now?
Both the US and the Taliban outfit were close to signing a peace deal in September, but President Donald Trump suspended negotiations after a Taliban-led car bomb claimed 10 lives, including a U.S. soldier in Kabul on 5 September.
The FBI has identified the shooter as Mohammed Alshamrani, 21, a second lieutenant in the Royal Saudi Air Force who was on the base for flight training.
Ankara warns to block NATO’s defence plan for the Baltic over Syria offensive
Grossi, 58, will serve a term of four years starting from Dec. 3, succeeding Yukiya Amano, a Japanese diplomat who had held the position since 2009, and died in July well before the end of his third four-year term.
Egypt’s Observatory of Monitoring Takfiri Fatwas, Dar Al-Iftaa condemned the terrorist attack
Of the 113 female victims, 96% were wearing headscarves, study showed
Pompeo urged Iranians on Thursday to send photos and other information documenting repression amid ongoing protests