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Under siege in Washington, Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

Under siege in Washington, Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

Under political fire at home, US President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday on his maiden foreign trip as he struggled to shift attention from the aftermath of his firing of the director ...

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Trump visits Israel amid tight security

Trump visits Israel amid tight security

 US president Donald Trump is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories, as he continues his Middle East trip. He flies in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a ...

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North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un. The official Korean Central News Agency confirmed Monday the ...

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King Salman: Iran spearheading global terror

King Salman: Iran spearheading global terror

King Salman in his speech at the Arab-Islamic-American Summit said Trump’s effective participation in the summit reflects his keenness on enhancing cooperation and coordinate stances in various fields. “The meeting significantly shows that our 55 Arab and Islamic countries attending ...

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Fight global extremism

Fight global extremism

US president Donald Trump on Sunday urged Islamic leaders to take a stand against violence done in the name of religion, describing the struggle against extremism as a ‘battle between good and evil’. In a highly anticipated speech in Saudi ...

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Bomb wounds 20 at Bangkok military hospital: police

Bomb wounds 20 at Bangkok military hospital: police

A small bomb struck a Bangkok military hospital on Monday wounding more than 20 people, police said, three years to the day since the army seized power of the politically unstable kingdom.   Thailand remains starkly divided since the May ...

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71 militants killed in Afghan forces fresh operations

71 militants killed in Afghan forces fresh operations

Up to 71 armed militants have been killed during series of operations across the conflict-hit Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, said a statement of Interior Ministry released here on Monday.  “Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 12 Counter-Terrorism operations to clear some ...

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Violence flares at anti-Maduro motorised protests

Violence flares at anti-Maduro motorised protests

Thousands of Venezuelans in cars and motorbikes have filled roads across the country in motorised protests against president Nicolas Maduro. Riot police on motorbikes fired teargas against opposition demonstrators and blocked their motorcade in the capital, Caracas, where a bus ...

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