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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jul 30th, 2018
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Sochi, Russia (Irna + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The newest round of talks, aimed at restoring peace in Syria, and backed by Iran, Russia, and Turkey, began with a meeting between Russian President’s Special Envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, and the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura. The t...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jun 29th, 2017
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees entering the United States is finally scheduled to take effect later on Thursday, but in a scaled-back form that still allows in some travelers. ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 10th, 2016
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two missiles were fired Sunday at a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Red Sea from territory occupied by Iran-allied Yemeni rebels, but they missed, the Pentagon said. The attack began about 7 p.m. (noon ET) as the USS Mason was conducting routine operations in i...
By Tajuddin
In Uncategorized
Oct 4th, 2016
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia on Monday executed an Ethiopian woman convicted of killing a Saudi child, the interior ministry said. It was the 124th execution of a foreigner or Saudi this year in the kingdom, according to an AFP tally of ministry statements. Zamz...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Sep 27th, 2016
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Algiers, Algeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iran rejected on Tuesday an offer from Saudi Arabia to limit its oil output in exchange for Riyadh cutting supply, dashing market hopes the two major OPEC producers would find a compromise this week to help ease a global glut of crude. “The gap ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 17th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. will not share the full text of a recent deal with Russia on a truce in Syria, the State Department said Thursday. “It was worked out as a bilateral U.S./Russia arrangement,” according to spokesman Mark Toner. “It does deal with sensitive is...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 15th, 2016
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Kuwait ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kuwait said Sunday its border guards have arrested ten Iranian “infiltrators” trying to sneak illegally into the Gulf country. The Interior Ministry said in a statement that the ten Iranians had tried to infiltrate into the country by sea via the coastal...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Aug 14th, 2016
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This article by: Fadi Elhusseini, Ph.D. Political Counselor & Associate Research Fellow (ESRC) The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The Middle East r...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jul 21st, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared a state of emergency on Wednesday as he widened a crackdown against thousands of members of the security forces, judiciary, civil service and academia after a failed military coup. Erdogan said the state of emer...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Apr 25th, 2016
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Tehran, Iran ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South African President Jacob Zuma arrived in Iran on Sunday to strengthen political, trade and investment ties after crippling international sanctions against the Islamic Republic were lifted earlier this year, his office said. South Africa is hoping to ...