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Trump sends more US troops to the Middle East after Saudi Arabia: NPR

Workers fix damage in Aramco's Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia on September 20, 2019, after it was hit during the September 14 attacks by the US accusations carried out by Iran. Amr Nabil / AP hide captions switch captions Amr Nabil / AP Workers fix damage in Aramco's Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia on September 20, 2019, after …

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Estimation of youth climate strike amount: More than four million people participated, activists say

This story is part of Covering Climate Now a global collaboration with more than 250 news sites to strengthen the climate story. Friday was a truly historic day for the potential new social movement committed to sounding a global alarm about the climate crisis. Global Climate Strikes, inspired by the Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, aged 16, may become the …

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US Will Distribute Military Forces to Saudi Arabia following drone attack on oil sites

The United States is deploying military forces in the Middle East following Saturday's drone attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia that President Donald Trump's administration has blamed on Iran. "The president has approved the deployment of US forces which will be defensive and primarily focused on air and missile defense," US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said at …

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Trump will hold session on religious persecution instead of attending UN climate summit

Instead, the President is chairing his own session focused on worldwide religious persecution. It is the latest evidence of Trump's isolation on the climate issue with his fellow world leaders. During the G7 Summit in France, Trump skipped a climate change session that all other world leaders attended. This time, he's missing an event that will feature dozens of world …

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Climate protests: Marching around the world towards global warming

Media playback is not supported on your device Media texts Millions of people participate in the environmental strike led by schoolchildren around the world Millions of people around the world held a global climate strike on Friday, inspired by activist Greta Thunberg. Demonstrators across continents waved placards and sang slogans in what could be the largest demonstration ever of global …

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Rare anti-government protests erupt in Egypt

Hundreds of protesters gathered in central Cairo and other Egyptian cities late Friday, calling for government slogans and responding to an online call for a government corruption demonstration, Reuters witnesses and residents said. Protests have become rare in Egypt following a broad crackdown on dissent under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. El-Sisi took power after President Mohamed Morsi was ruled in …

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Egyptians take to the streets demanding President Sisi's removal | News

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters have marched in cities across Egypt demanding the resignation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Videos posted on social media showed demonstrators chanting "rise up, fear not, Sisi must go" and "The people demand the regime's fall" on Friday. Protests were reported in the capital Cairo, the second-largest city of Alexandria and Suez. Officers in civilian uniforms …

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Global climate change strikes today: Millions hit the streets of NYC and around the world – live updates

Huge turnout for global climate protest ahead of UN summit Millions of people skip school and work around the world to protest climate change. They demand "an end to fossil fuels." [19659003] Climate activist Greta Thunberg is one of thousands who participated in the New York City march. Thousands joined marches in New York City, Chicago, Denver and more cities …

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embarrassment in Brexit and a disputed case.

Animation by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by KILIAN FICHOU / AFP / Getty Images Together with much of the rest of British society, Brexit has shared the surviving Beatles. Ringo Starr voted for leave in 2016, describing the EU as a "shudder." He later argued "The people voted and, you know, they have to keep going." But Paul McCartney told the …

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Palestinian mistakes can lead to annexation

The Israeli election results produced a deadlock that may take a few weeks to rescue. However, regardless of whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu retains his office, he did something in the election rally that deserves attention. He made waves by declaring that he intended to annex the Jordan Valley. Instead of rejecting this idea, Benny Gantz, the other top prospect …

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