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Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US terrorist operation

He did not give a time period for the operation or death. "The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives Al-Qaeda of important leadership capabilities and the symbolic connection to his father, but undermines the important group's operational activities," the president said in the statement. Trump also said "Hamza bin Laden was responsible for planning and managing various terrorist …

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The Bahamas, recovering from Hurricane Dorian, meet Tropical Storm Humberto

A tropical depression that changed late Friday to Tropical Storm Humberto approached the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas early Saturday, the National Hurricane Center said. It was two weeks ago Sunday that Hurricane Dorian, at Category 5 strength, made landfall in the Bahamas and then spun on site for several days, killing more than 50. As the island nation continues to excavate from …

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Bahamas brace for bad weather as Tropical Storm Humberto nears area hit by Hurricane Dorian – latest path, track, forecast, updates

Bahamians brace for another storm There's more trouble for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas. Tropical Storm Humberto is threatening Grand Bahama Island, creating new worries for more than 2,000 people living in shelters and those trying to rebuild their homes after Hurricane Dorian . As of 8 a.m. ET, the storm was about 30 miles east-northeast of Great Abaco Island and about …

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Australia names academics held in Iran for almost a year

The news of the arrest came amid tensions between Iran and the United States and its allies, including Australia and the United Kingdom. Since US President Donald Trump's 2018 decision to abandon Iran's nuclear deal, Washington has sought to use what is known as "maximum pressure" to change Iran's behavior and limit its nuclear ambitions. Earlier this year, tensions between …

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Kylie Moore-Gilbert was named British-Australian academic held in Iran

Copyright copyright AFP A British-Australian woman detained in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East specialist at Melbourne University. She has been held for a "number of months" already, on charges that remain unclear, the Australian Government says. Dr. Moore-Gilbert is the third foreign national revealed this week to have been arrested in the country. Media reports …

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South China Sea latest: Fear of all war as US Navy sail destroyers in disputed waters | World | News

Guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer passed near the Parcac Islands claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam. They are called Xisha in Chinese and Hoang Sa in Vietnamese. In a statement, Seventh Fleet Commander Reann Mommsen said that the move "challenged the restrictions on innocent passage imposed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam and also questioned China's assertion of straight …

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Drone Strikes Spark Fires at Saudi Oil Facilities

Drone strikes caused fires that raged at two facilities of Saudi Arabia's vast state oil company, the country's interior ministry said, in what Yemen's Houthi rebels described as one of their largest-ever operations inside the kingdom. The strikes mark the latest in a series of attacks on the country's petroleum assets in recent months, as tensions rise among Iran and …

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Taliban travels to Moscow after Trump declares talks dead

A Taliban negotiating team traveled to Moscow on Friday days after President Trump Donald John TrumpBiden campaign: Castro "got the wrong facts" McCabe's lawyer presses US lawyer whether grand jury decided not to prosecute The Hill & # 39; s Report from 12:30 PM: Sights and Sounds from the Houston Debate MER called talks between Washington and the group "dead." …

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Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks

Smoke is seen following a fire at an Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, September 14, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. VIDEOS OBTAINED BY REUTERS / via REUTERS RIYADH (Reuters) – Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi …

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