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In the Persian Gulf, Iran’s Drones Pose Rising Threat to US

ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ– High over the Persian Gulf, an Iranian drone crosses the course of American boxer jets aligning to arrive on the USS Nimitz. The drone hums throughout the skies greater than a mile over the enormous warship ...

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More Children in Syria Being Immunized Against Killer Diseases

GENEVA– The Globe Health and wellness Company states initiatives are continuing to develop regular programs to immunize children against killer diseases in conflict-ridden Syria. Prior to the nation’s civil battle emerged in 2011, booster shot insurance coverage for children against ...

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Hezbollah, Syrian Forces Say Close to Ousting IS From Border

Lebanon-based Hezbollah and also Syrian militaries are surrounding Islamic State (IS) placements along the Lebanon-Syria border, Syrian military authorities claimed Thursday. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah informed Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TELEVISION late Thursday that while IS still holds some little locations on ...

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Syria Opposition Told to Come to Terms With Assad’s Survival

BEIRUT– As Damascus turns around armed forces losses in much of the nation’s purposefully essential west, and also international states reduced assistance for rebel pressures, mediators from Washington to Riyadh are asking agents of Syria’s opposition to come to terms ...

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All Sides in Syria Must Protect Civilians, Amnesty Warns

Legal rights team Amnesty International states hundreds of civilians are entraped in the north Syrian community of Raqqa, in exactly what it calls a “lethal maze” in the line of fire from all sides– union pressures in addition to Islamic ...

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Egypt Pins Export Hopes on New Leather Production City

CAIRO– Simply past the borders of Cairo on a desert roadway to the Suez Canal, an expansive commercial area is reviving as Egypt’s leather sector leaves its old tanning quarters for modern-day workshops of Robiki Leather City. The new facility ...

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Egypt’s Top Islamic Religious Leaders Work to Promote Moderate Vision of Islam

Al Azhar College, Egypt’s age-old seat of Islamic law, has actually been functioning to depict an even more contemporary picture of Islam to respond to the terrible variations being embraced by Islamic State, al-Qaida and also various other militant teams. ...

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Iraqis in Tal Afar Face Danger, Need Protection

GENEVA– Help firms are alerting that countless Iraqi private citizens entraped in the Islamic State-controlled city of Tal Afar face excellent danger as they attempt to get away in the middle of the federal government’s fight to take back the ...

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Mattis Visits Iraq Amid Push to Rout Islamic State, Look Toward Future

UNITED STATE Protection Assistant Jim Mattis stated Tuesday Islamic State’s “days are phoned number,” while warning that beating the militant team is not unavoidable. Mattis talked to press reporters prior to flying to Baghdad for an unannounced see to meet ...

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First Major Aid in Three Years Reaches Iraq’s West Mosul

ROME– Individuals in the western component of Iraq’s ravaged city of Mosul have actually gotten their first major shipment of aid because Islamic State militants recorded the city in 2014, the International Board of the Red Cross (ICRC) claimed Monday. ...

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