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Saudi Arabian led jets bomb presidential office in Yemen; 6 dead

May 7 (UPI) – At least 6 people died Monday and 60 were injured when Saudi-led coalition bombs bombed the presidential office in Jemen's rebel-based capital, Sanaa, officials said. Yemen Saba, said fighters directed to the office used by the Houthi rebel administration, which usually holds a large number of employees. Strikes injured homes and vehicles and interrupted the final …

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Under Duterte, the US and the Philippines are kicking out of biggest military drills ever

About 8,000 US and Philippine soldiers kicked off common military drills on Monday, the largest held to date by Asian leader Rodrigo Duterte. Nearly 3,000 US troops and 5,000 Philippine soldiers participate in the drill, which will last for 10 days and will focus on improving common humanitarian and terrorist efforts in crisis situations, according to military officials. Exercises are …

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One who tries to bear himself with a bear is killed to death

The scooter in Parkland, Florida, convinced school superintendent Daniel Brigman that his plan for armory teachers and other Laurens County, Georgia, would need school staff to go beyond the idea phase. >> View the news report here >> Parkland's shooting survivor urges the NRA to ban the Pence century. "I've had this discussion repeatedly with different training groups over the …

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Israel's minister threatens Assad over Iranian attacks from Syria

Image copyright Getty Images Image texts Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said that Israel could give Bashar al-Assad's "end" A minister of Israel's security cabinet says it could tip Syrian President Bashar al-Assad if he allows Iranian forces to attack Israel from Syria. Yuval Steinitz warned that if Assad had "an attack, he must know that it is his end and …

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Afghanistan's poverty increases as the economy suffers

CABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan's poverty rate has deteriorated sharply over the past five years when the economy has stopped and the Taliban revolt has spread, with more than half of the population living on less than one dollar a day, a survey published on Monday shown. A car passes behind an oil price board d at Ahmad Yar Group's fuel …

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Explainer – Why does the United States move its embassy to Jerusalem?

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States opens its new embassy in Jerusalem on May 14th, a move that has pleased Israel and raging Palestinians. PHILPHOTO: A crane worker hangs an American flag next to an Israeli flag next to the US Consulate in Jerusalem on May 7, 2018. REUTERS / Ronen Zvulun / Filfoto On Monday, road signs that control …

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Why does the United States move its embassy to Jerusalem?

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States opens its new embassy in Jerusalem on May 14th, a move that has pleased Israel and raging Palestinians. On Monday there were road signs that led traffic over the city where it will be located, and next week's opening ceremony is scheduled to coincide with Israel's 70th anniversary. The initiative is run by President …

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Kenya's Odinga Says Reviving Post of Premier gets easier departments

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga promised to push for constitutional reforms to reintroduce the prime minister's role and further decentralize power. Steps he said would help solve divisions that are exacerbated by the East African people's controversial elections. "The president's system currently in Kenya is still a strong tool for exclusion." Odinga, who failed last year in his fourth presidency …

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Hezbollah Allies may vote in Lebanon in a clear increase for Iran

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Hezbollah and its political allies won just over half of the seats in Lebanese parliamentary elections, unofficial results showed, and increased an Iranian-backed movement strongly opposed Israel, emphasizing Tehran's growing regional influence. Lebanon's Hezbollah Deputy Leader Sheikh Naim Qassem throws his voice when he stands at Hezbollah's parliamentary candidate Amin Sherri at a polling station in Beirut, …

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