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November 2, 2018 5:57 PM Iranian MP says reimposition of U.S. sanctions to unite Iranians

DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian lawmaker said on Friday that the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Tehran will further unite the Iranian nation against the foreign threat, news website Jamaran reported. “Iranians become more united whenever Iran faces foreign threats ... political factions and Iranians from different layers of the society will confront 52

November 2, 2018 5:56 PM Netanyahu condemns killing of Saudi journalist but keeps focus on Iran

SOFIA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Friday condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but said cooperating with Riyadh against Iran was a greater priority. In his first public reaction, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Khashoggi’s death, which has caused global outrage, was “horrendous” and must be dealt 37

November 2, 2018 9:17 AM Israeli official says Khashoggi death 'despicable', but Iran greater challenge

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli official on Friday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul “despicable” but said that cementing ties with Gulf states in the struggle against Iran was Israel’s overriding concern. In his remarks to radio station 102 FM, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz did not explicitly 69

November 1, 2018 3:29 PM Turkey starts joint patrols with U.S. forces in Syria's Manbij

ISTANBUL/MANBIJ, Syria (Reuters) - Turkish and U.S. forces began joint patrols on Thursday in the Manbij region of northern Syria, which has been a source of friction between Ankara and Washington in recent years. Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar confirmed the start of the patrols in Manbij, about 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border. The two NATO allies 83

November 1, 2018 9:28 AM Turkey says 260,000 Syrians have returned to 'Euphrates Shield' operation area

ANKARA (Reuters) - A total of 260,000 Syrian nationals have returned to a swathe of land in northern Syria where Turkey carried out a cross-border operation dubbed “Euphrates Shield”, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday. Turkey launched Euphrates Shield in 2016 to drive away Islamic State militants and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from its border 79

October 30, 2018 1:30 PM Journey cassette tape prompts evacuation at North Carolina building

A suspicious package call at Duke Energy Building in Charlotte prompted a brief evacuation and street closures. It turned out to be a parcel containing a Journey cassette tape (not pictured). (FOX46 Charlotte) If anyone feared another mail bomb had been found in North Carolina on Tuesday, you can now stop believin'. Evacuations and street closures caused 103

October 30, 2018 10:15 AM Kremlin says Turkey doing its best to fulfill Idlib obligations

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey is doing its best to fulfill difficult obligations on establishing a demilitarized zone in Idlib, and Russia does not see a threat the agreement would fail, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. “We don’t see a threat so far... Unfortunately, not everything is going as it was planned,” Peskov told a conference call on Tuesday 48

October 30, 2018 8:51 AM Australia spy chief says 5G risks high, in nod to China firms' exclusion

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia must restrict foreign firms with government ties from its 5G mobile communications network because it is critical infrastructure, the head of one of the country’s intelligence agencies said, helping to explain why China’s Huawei was banned. Australia expanded its national security rules in August to exclude telecommunication 108

October 26, 2018 10:40 PM Defense Secretary Approves Sending More Troops to Mexican Border

The order doesn’t specify how many will be sent The U.S. defense secretary on Friday approved a request to deploy additional U.S. troops along the U.S.-Mexico border, fulfilling President Trump’s vow to use the American military in an expanding campaign to stop a caravan of migrants and asylum seekers. The military deployment is part of a new round of administration 57

October 25, 2018 8:19 PM Warsaw-bound plane makes emergency landing over bomb threat false alarm

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A bomb threat forced a Warsaw-bound aircraft to make an emergency landing in Romania’s capital Bucharest on Thursday but it turned out to be a false alarm, Romanian officials said. The plane, operated by low-cost carrier Wizz Air, took off from Kutaisi, Georgia. It made the emergency landing at around 1320 GMT and its 173 passengers 63