Friday, August 19, 2022

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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 1997 file photo, Khaled al-Otaiby, an official of the Saudi oil company Aramco, watches progress at a rig at the al-Howta oil field near Howta, Saudi Arabia. According to an assessment published Monday, April 1, 2019, by Moody's Investors Services, the net profits of Saudi Aramco reached $111 billion last year. (AP Photo/John Moore, File)

Iran Dismisses US Allegation It Was Behind Saudi Oil Attacks

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an o...

Saudi Arabia: Drone Attacks Knocked Out Half Its Oil Supply

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Dubai - Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting ...

British Trade Unions Reaffirm Support For Boycotting Israel

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United Kingdom - The leaders of British trade unions, which for years have expressed support for various forms of boycott against Israel, passed a motion seen as endorsing the meas...

China To Lift Punitive Tariffs On Some US Products

Beijing - China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the...

Trump Administration Assures ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign On Iran In Force

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Washington - The Trump administration assured on Thursday that its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran will continue, said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin amid mixed si...

Putin, Netanyahu Meet Before Israeli Parliamentary Election

Moscow - Ahead of Israel's early parliamentary election next week, Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin has an interest in who wins power. Putin spoke Thursday at t...
FILE - Aerialist Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope during a promotional event in midtown Manhattan, with the Empire State Building behind him, in New York City, U.S., May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid -/File Photo

Dare Devils Walk Across Rope 1,000ft Above Moscow to set a new Guinness World Record

In an attempt to break the world record for tightrope crossing between urban buildings, a group of adrenaline junkies set up a tightrope between two of Moscow's tallest towers, all...

Saudis Condemn Israeli PM’s West Bank Annexations Plans

Jerusalem - Saudi Arabia on Wednesday denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election vow to annex parts of the West Bank as a "very dangerous escalation," addin...

US Drops 40 Tons Of Bombs On ISIS-‘Infested’ Island In Iraq [VIDEO]

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Baghdad - The U.S.-led coalition says American warplanes have dropped 36,000 kilograms (40 tons) of bombs on an Island in the Tigris River "infested" with members of the Islamic St...

North Korea Confirms 2nd Test Of Multiple Rocket Launcher

Seoul, SKorea - North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un observed the test-launch of a super-large multiple rocket launcher, the latest in a series of weapons tests performed ...

UK Opposition Rages At Johnson After He Suspends Parliament

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London - Opposition politicians raged Tuesday at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's five-week suspension of Parliament before the deadline for Brexit, which drew angry and unprecedente...

Zarif Says Israel & US ‘Want’ War, After Getting Busted With Seceret Nuclear Site

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Tehran - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of “crying wolf” after Netanyahu revealed the existence of a previ...

Canadian Government Will Appeal Court Ruling Against West Bank Wines

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Montreal - The Canadian government said it would appeal a federal court ruling that wines made in the West Bank cannot be labeled a “Product of Israel.” A July 29 ruling by the ...

Iran Silent After IAEA Finds Uranium Traces At Tehran Facility

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Tehran - The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has found traces of uranium at a facility in Tehran that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called a “secret ...

Trump (Again) Says He Could Meet With Iranian President Rouhani [VIDEO]

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Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he could meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, which wasn’t the first time he has invited talks with Tehran. “...

Dorian Lashes East Canada, Then Weakens Heading Out To Sea

Toronto - The storm that already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina lashed at far-eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds for much of Sunday, knocking out po...

Computer Glitch Briefly Shows All Sephardic Applications For Spanish Citizenship As Approved

Spain - A computer glitch in the government portal of Spain caused thousands of applications for citizenship by Sephardic Jews to be reported approved even though they are still pe...

Iran Seizes Alleged Fuel-Smuggling Ship In The Gulf, Detains Crew

Iran - Iranian forces have seized a tugboat in the Persian Gulf suspected of smuggling fuel and detained its 12 crew members, Iranian state television reported on Saturday. Iran...

Poles Who Saved Jews During Holocaust Honored In Warsaw

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Warsaw - A U.S.-based Jewish foundation held an event in Warsaw on Sunday to honor Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, a number that grows smaller each year, wit...

Israeli Students Assaulted By ‘Arabic Speakers’ In Warsaw

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Warsaw - Israeli students spending a semester in Warsaw were attacked as they left a nightclub in the city. Two of the students required hospitalization after the early Saturday...