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US warns Iraq of sanctions, if it buys Russian military equipment

The US has warned Iraq against purchasing Russian military equipment, following the visit late last month of Iraqi Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein, to Moscow.Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, R. Clarke Cooper, speaking…
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Curb violence against journalists, UNSC urged

KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading media outlets have called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to take serious actions to check violence against journalists in Afghanistan. In a letter to the influential UN body on November 18, Afghanistan’s…
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Yemen is teetering on the edge of total destruction

by : Arhama siddiga , MIDDLE EAST MONITOR Yemen has long been a hotbed of unrest. Years of conflict concurrent with a battle of egos has broken down the most resource rich country in the Middle East into the poorest. The violent playground…
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Iraq amends law giving Palestinian residents same rights as nationals

The Iraqi parliament has approved a legal amendment to the law on foreigners giving Palestinians who have resided in Iraq for a minimum of ten years the same rights as Iraqi nationals, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported. source : MIDDLE…
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US Congress passes defense bill despite Trump veto threat

The US Senate overwhelmingly passed a sweeping defense budget bill Friday with a veto-proof majority, defying President Donald Trump who has threatened to block the legislation six weeks from leaving office. source : AL ARABIYA
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War profiteers: Danish pension funds accused of financing war in Yemen

New research by Oxfam IBIS revealed that Denmark’s 16 pension funds have together invested almost 3 billion Danish kroner ($500 million) in foreign arms manufacturers supplying weapons to countries like Saudi Arabia and the UAE. source…
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US Confirms Airstrike on Afghan Taliban Amid Peace Talks

The U.S. military in Afghanistan said Friday that it had carried out an overnight airstrike against Taliban insurgents in defense of government security forces. U.S. military spokesman Colonel Sonny Leggett tweeted that the action in southern…
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US moving ahead with $1bn arms sale to Morocco

The Trump administration is moving ahead with a $1bn weapons sale to Morocco, Reuters News Agency reported on Friday, a day after the United States announced that Morocco had agreed to normalise diplomatic ties with Israel. source : ALJAZEERA…
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That’s enough in history

On this day, 2018, seven mass graves in former ISIS (backed and funded by USA) area discovered containing hundreds of bodies, some tortured, near Albu Kamal, eastern Syria
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The Taliban are megarich – here’s where they get the money they use to wage war in Afghanistan

by : Hanif Sufizada , THE CONVERSATION The Taliban militants of Afghanistan have grown richer and more powerful since their fundamentalist Islamic regime was toppled by U.S. forces in 2001. In the fiscal year that ended in March 2020, the…