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Tag Archives: US

Guard said to use northern Gulf waters near Kuwait – Iran exploits new routes to arm Yemen rebels

LONDON, Aug 1, (RTRS): Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have started using a new route across the Gulf to funnel covert arms shipments to their Houthi allies in Yemen’s civil war, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. In March, regional and Western sources told Reuters that Iran was shipping weapons …

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Time for talk on N. Korea is over: US – China tells Trump not to link trade to Pyongyang

WASHINGTON, July 31, (Agencies): The time for talk on North Korea is “over”, the United States said, spurning a UN response to Pyongyang’s latest ICBM launch in favour of bomber flights and missile defence system tests. Nikki Haley, the US envoy to the United Nations, said there was “no point” …

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Al-Nafisi and Al-Rabe’e

ABDULLAH Al-Nafisi holds many titles, including the political analyst, former MP, former academic and university professor, outstanding writer, debater and media figure. He also has a large following that hold his theories and thoughts in high esteem. He is somehow liken to the fortune tellers who are usually interviewed on …

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US durable goods posts modest gain – Weekly jobless claims rise 14,000; 4-week average falls

WASHINGTON, April 27, (RTRS): New orders for key US-made capital goods rose less than expected in March, but a second straight monthly increase in shipments suggested business investment accelerated in the first quarter amid a recovering energy sector. While other data on Thursday showed a bigger-than-expected increase in first-time applications …

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U.S. suspension of operations in Syria allowed IS to take Palmyra : Russia

MOSCOW, Dec 12 (Reuters) – The United States’ decision to suspend active operations in Syria’s Raqqa had allowed Islamic State militants to redeploy to the ancient city of Palmyra, RIA news agency quoted the Russian defence ministry as saying. Share

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US reversion not a virtue

DID the United States of America need about 300,000 deaths, more than a million disabled and injured, and 12 million displaced and refugees, in order to realize that the solution in Syria cannot be reached through military option and that the political negotiation is the only way to end the …

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Great US Presidents are turning in their graves

I HAVE been deeply disturbed by campaign speeches delivered by almost all candidates for the White House, so much so that I fear for the future of the superpower and the impact a potential isolationist America infused with the politics of hate, fear and division will have on our world. …

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‘US claim of unsafe jet intercept untrue’ – Tensions rise in S. China Sea

BEIJING, May 19, (Agencies): Beijing on Thursday rejected Pentagon accusations that a Chinese aircraft made an “unsafe” intercept of a spy plane in international air space, as tensions rise in the strategically vital South China Sea. Rivalry between China and the United States is mounting in the disputed waterway, an …

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Open letter to our American friends

I have always been a great admirer of the United States. America’s achievements in the fields of science, technology, aviation, exploration, economy and medicine have been second-to-none. A world without your country’s pioneering can-do spirit and innovation would be one minus life-changing electric light bulbs, skyscrapers, airplanes, photographic film and …

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AAW hosts US Ambassador to Kuwait – Various areas of collaboration discussed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: Chairman and CEO of Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co (AAW), Faisal Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa, today received US Ambassador to Kuwait, HE Douglas Silliman and Senior Commercial Officer, Jeff Hamilton at AAW headquarters with the presence of Deputy CEO of AAW, Khaled Faisal Al Mutawa …

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