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By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 2nd, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State aims this year to recapture Iraq’s second city Mosul, working with Iraqi government forces, and drive the jihadis out of Raqqa, their stronghold in northeast Syria, Arab and Western officials say. If it succe...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 29th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt received three more Rafale fighter jets from France on Thursday, the second batch of a deal signed in February 2015, said an Egyptian military spokesman. “The deal includes handing Egypt 24 Rafale warplanes and a FREMM multi-mission frigate,R...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 28th, 2016
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Berlin , Germany ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new report lists Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan as the most highly corrupt nations on Earth. Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, relying on what it calls expert opinion from around the wor...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 23rd, 2016
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that the Saudi Arabia-led anti-terror international coalition would not have combat forces. Cavusoglu said that once it was spoken about a military coalition, “operations come to every...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Tripoli,Libya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State (IS) militants on Thursday attacked Libya’s oil storage tanks in eastern Ras Lanuf oil field, media reports said. IS militants used dozens of vehicles in the attack, in which two army soldiers were killed by a car bomb, reports said, ad...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 19th, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Libya took another step on Tuesday toward cobbling together a functioning central government, but still faced significant hurdles in uniting the fractured country. The country’s U.N.-backed presidential council nominated a 32-member cabinet, the latest ...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jan 18th, 2016
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This article by: Robert Parry He is investigative reporter, broke many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. You can buy his latest book,America’s Stolen Narrative. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion o...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Jan 12th, 2016
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Sirte, Libya ( Dailymail + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State fighters in Libya have released a new video showing two fighters calling for al-Shabaab fighters to join ISIS’s new franchise in Somalia. Speaking fluently in English, one of the fighters, most likely of Somali origin, urges people i...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 12th, 2016
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This article by: Thierry Brésillon is a journalist. Translated by Charles Goulden. 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 mood in Tunis is gloomy, and t...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 7th, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 47 people were killed on Thursday when Libya’s worst bomb attack since the fall of Col.Muammar Gaddafi hit a police training center as hundreds of recruits gathered for a morning meeting. No group immediately claimed the attack in the tow...