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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 16th, 2016
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Saudi-led coalition declared responsibility of deadly hotel bombing in Yemen, blaming miscommunication and promising revision of airstrike procedures and compensation of victims, Saudi Press Agency reported. The announcement came as part of the ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. military launched cruise missile strikes on Thursday to knock out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, retaliating after failed missile attacks this week on a U.S. Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said...
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
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Sanaa, Yemen ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Yemen’s powerful ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, a key ally of the country’s dominant Houthi movement, called for an escalation of attacks against their common enemy Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Saleh, a politician who retains influence over Yemen...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 30th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations has appointed its first special envoy for Somali refugees to ensure they receive protection, following accusations by a rights group that Kenya has been forcing them out of the world’s largest refugee camp in a...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 23rd, 2016
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Aden, Yemen (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A commander of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch was killed Thursday in a U.S. drone strike in the country’s central province of al-Baydha, a security official told Xinhua. The U.S. drone attack killed Abdullah Sanaani and his bodyguard, who were travell...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 15th, 2016
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Aden, Yemen, (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Yemeni army on Sunday stormed a key city in southern province of Abyan near Aden from different directions, following intense battles against al-Qaida terrorist group, a military source told Xinhua. The newly-trained army forces backed by Saudi-led warplane...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2016
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Sanaa, Yemen (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Yemen’s parliament unanimously ratified Saturday the “Higher Political Council” to unilaterally rule the country, lifting the power and legitimacy of the internationally recognized exiled president and his government, the Houthi rebels-con...
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...