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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 25th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Saturday Washington apologized to President Bashar Al-Assad following the U.S.-led coalition’s airstrike on Syrian regime’s military base on Sept. 17 that left dozens of soldiers dead. According t...
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 SPOTLIGHT
Sep 17th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. special forces are accompanying Turkish troops and Free Syrian Army fighters along the Turkish border near Jarabulus and Cobanbey in Syria, the Pentagon told Anadolu Agency on Friday. The move came “at the request of the government of Turkey”...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Aug 15th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a fresh attack on Islamic State (IS) forces early on Sunday as part of a campaign to capture Mosul, the militants’ de facto capital in Iraq, Kurdish officials said. The advance began after heavy shelling and air st...
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 WORLD NEWS
Aug 14th, 2016
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Former Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Rafik Hariri, a Sunni, backed by Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Hezbollah group, the biggest armed force in Lebanon, a Shiite, backed by Syria, Iran and Iraq. Beirut, Lebanon (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Donald Trump has found at least one person who ag...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 13th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The leader of Islamic State’s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon spokesman said on Friday after the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan announced the news to Reuters. The death of Hafiz Saeed Khan is ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Aug 11th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Islamic State militant in charge of the group’s oil operations in Iraq and Syria was killed on Thursday in a joint operation between the Iraqi Kurdish and U.S. Special forces, the Kurdistan Region Security Council said in a statement. Sami Jass...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 30th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. We may never know who is right, but one thing is for sure – Russia had motive, capability and form. Seen thr...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 29th, 2016
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This article by: Rami G. Khouri senior policy fellow of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views exp...