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By Najwa Guled
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Jan 21st, 2020
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Washington (Diplomat.so) – On January 21, the United States identified 15 aircraft as blocked property of state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA).  Several of these aircraft have been involved in the harassment of U.S. military flights in Caribbean airspace or have been use...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 20th, 2020
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Berlin (Diplomat.so) – Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Maas discussed ongoing international efforts to support a durable ceasefire, a return to a political process, and an end of foreign interference ...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 10th, 2020
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Manda Bay, Kenya (Africom + Diplomat.so) – Senior U.S. Africa Command officials visited partner forces and U.S. troops stationed at Camp Simba and Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, Jan 9.  This visit follows the Jan. 5 attack by al-Shabaab militants at the airfield. “I immediately sent members o...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 4th, 2020
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Baghdad, Iraq (Xinhua + Diplomat.so) — Tensions soared in the Middle East after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad International Airport on Friday killed an Iranian top commander, with Iran vowing to take “tough revenge,” and the Pentagon saying it planned to send thousands more troops t...
By Najwa Guled
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Jan 3rd, 2020
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Tehran ( Irna +Diplomat.so) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei commented on the martyrdom of the great commander of the IRGC’s Quds Forces Major General Qasem Soleimani and said harsh and severe revenge is awaiting the criminals. In a message issued Friday morning...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 31st, 2019
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Baghdad (Diplomat.so) – The Islamic State (IS) said on Thursday it had appointed Sheikh Abu Ibrahim Al-Hashimi Al-Qurashi as successor to Abubakr Al-Baghdadi.Abu Hamza Al-Qurashi was also appointed spokesman for the organization. The group confirmed the death of its leader Abubakr Al-Baghdadi i...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 31st, 2019
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Bangkok (Diplomat.so) – Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy Security, and the Environment Keith Krach travels to Bangkok, Thailand, for the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) on November 4. On November 4, Under Secretary Krach will represent the U.S. Department of State at the ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 2nd, 2018
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Asmara (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Eritrean Information Ministry has called on the UN Security Council to review the sanctions imposed on Eritrea for years, in a press release issued today. This is the text of the press release In a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on 9 July this mont...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 1st, 2018
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Nairobi (DIPLOMAT.SO) – In 2013, The United Nations General Assembly designated 30 of July as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. People Trafficking and modern-day slavery is a global issue affecting most of the countries worldwide, therefore, the United Nations organize the World Day...
By Tajuddin
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations closed its peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast on Friday after 13 years during which it ushered the West African nation through a political crisis to elections and played a decisive role in the 2011 civil war. Despite a rapid pos...