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House voted to block Trump's Saudi arms sales

Congress and President Trump Donald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concern over the top negotiator's band: report House unravels with the rise of "Les Enfants Terrible" Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist MER is on its way to a second veto settlement over Saudi Arabia after Parliament approved three resolutions …

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Israeli forces arrest "travel agencies" accused of operating Hamas money laundering

Israel's Defense Forces (IDF) announced on Wednesday that they had arrested three Hamas operations which were travel agents to run a money laundering, which transferred "illegal terrorist funds from Gaza to the West Bank". [19659002] "Meet the West Bank-based Al-Haramain" travel agency, "IDF tweeted." Instead of booking hotels, Al-Haramain has actually pushed a ring in Hamas money laundering [sic] which …

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Italian police and FBI raid Mafia in Sicily with ties to Gambino family

Italian police working with the FBI cracked down on a Palermo area Mafia clan with ties to the US-based Gambino organized crime family in New York. Authorities said that around 200 officers – including FBI agents – swept across Sicily and the New York area Wednesday, arresting 18 suspects in Italy and one in the United States. Suspect Rosario Gambino, …

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WHO explains Ebola outbreak in Congo An international health situation: NPR

The World Health Organization says more than 1,650 people have died from the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Al-hadji Kudra Maliro / AP hide caption change caption Al-hadji Kudra Maliro / AP The World Health Organization says more than 1,650 people have died from the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Al-hadji Kudra …

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As China's review grows, some American schools release Confucius Institutes: NPR

In this 2011 photo, Hu Jintao, then China's President, visits the Confucius Institute at Walter Payton College Preparatory High School in Chicago. China established more than 100 Confucius Institutes, providing language and culture programs at American schools. But at least 13 universities have lost the program because of a law that raises concerns about Chinese espionage. Chris Walker / AP …

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ICJ orders Pakistan to allow India access to 'spy' Jadhav | India News

Islamabad, Pakistan – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to allow India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, and Indian citizen convicted of espionage in Pakistan. The judgment, delivered by ICJ President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, at a packed court at The Hague on Wednesday, however, rejected India's demand that Jadhav's conviction be dismissed at a military court. The …

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From Iraq to Yemen, the drones increase US alarms over Iranian plans

GENEVA / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The increased use of drones from Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is increasing alarm in Washington. FILE PHOTO: A projectile and a drone launched in Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthis is shown in a Saudi Arabian base, Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia on June 21, 2019. REUTERS / Stephen …

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Sudan's government generals, protest leaders sign power-sharing agreements | News

Sudan's government generals and an alliance of opposition groups signed an agreement on Wednesday that creates a transitional organ after weeks of negotiations and deadly protests. The deal aims to break the political stalemate that has seized the country since re-election of President Omar al-Bashir in April. The two pages signed the document after intensive deliberations in the capital Khartoum, …

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Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib questioned the Americans' loyalty to Israel

During the weekend, President Trump released a series of tweets that I agreed on racist because they lumped together four non-white congress women whom he said would return to their countries, even though three of them were born in the United States and everyone was a citizen. But since the congress women who are subjects of Trump's tweet are critically …

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