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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 30th, 2017
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Beirut, Lebanon (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said. The army said seven soldiers were wounded ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jun 30th, 2017
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pressed Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul’s Old City on Friday, while in Syria the militant group launched a counter-attack against an alliance of militias trying to oust it from its de facto capital of Raqqa. In ...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jun 29th, 2017
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This article by: Dennis J Bernstein Is a host of “Flashpoints” on the Pacifica radio network and the author ofSpecial Ed: Voices from a Hidden Classroom. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in ...
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 Local News
Oct 16th, 2016
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Washington (Bostonglobe + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Obama administration has intensified a clandestine war in Somalia over the past year, using Special Operations troops, airstrikes, private contractors, and African allies in an escalating campaign against militants in the anarchic nation. Hundreds of...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Oct 14th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday approved a law ratifying Moscow’s deal with Syria to deploy its forces in the country indefinitely, in a move seen as firming their long-term presence. The agreement — signed between Moscow and Damascus ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 14th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The 193-member United Nations General Assembly unanimously appointed former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres on Thursday as the ninth secretary-general of the world body for five years beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Guterres, 67, will replace Ban Ki-moon, ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 11th, 2016
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Tuban, Indonesia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Law enforcers have reiterated their call for Indonesia’s anti-terror laws to be strengthened, warning of the threat posed by nationals who joined Daesh in Syria. The chief of the National Counter Terrorism Agency said Tuesday that around 500 In...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Oct 10th, 2016
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Damascus, Syria (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Tension has recently hit a new high between Moscow and Washington over the situation in Syria, which prompted the Russian leadership to send clear messages to the U.S. that the double-dealing and duplicity are no longer tolerable, analysts say. The Russi...