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US Launches Mideast Drone Task Force amid Iran Tensions

The US Navy’s Mideast-based 5th Fleet said on Wednesday it will launch a new task force that incorporates airborne, sailing and underwater drones after years of maritime attacks linked to ongoing tensions with Iran.Navy officials refused…
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Solidarity with Palestinians on UMSU Agenda

An informal coalition of forty students at the University of Manitoba has managed to bring forward two motions to the UMSU board of directors regarding the state of Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territories and protections for…
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Saudi Arabia Welcomes Release of Classified Documents of Sept 11 Attacks

Saudi Arabia welcomed on Wednesday the release of classified documents relating to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. Its U.S. embassy said in a statement that "any allegation that Saudi Arabia is complicit in the September 11…
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Taliban Must Allow Departures from Afghanistan, Blinken Says

The new Taliban-led Afghan government must live up to its commitments to allow safe passage for those looking to leave Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said. Speaking from Germany on Wednesday during a virtual meeting of…
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Terrorism Will Increase Under Afghanistan’s Newly Appointed Taliban Government, Experts Warn

The Taliban in Afghanistan have named a new interim government led by hardliners as the group pledges to implement a strict Islamic rule over the country of roughly 40 million. The new cabinet of the freshly restored Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan…