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Sudan's new premier stresses negotiated settlement of Yemen conflict

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:26
Sudan's new Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, says he believes there is no military solution to the ongoing conflict in Yemen, which has been under Saudi-led aggression since March 2015.
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In retaliatory action, Yemeni fighters kill 2 Saudi soldiers in Jizan

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:26
In line with retaliatory attacks on positions of Saudi forces in the kingdom, Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees have killed two Saudi soldiers in the southern border region of Jizan.
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Pentagon chief says plans to shift US military focus to Russia, China

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:26
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has said he plans to shift the US military's focus away from the Middle East and toward countering what he characterized as "revisionist powers" of Russia and China.
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Lebanon's new government must immediately carry out reforms: Hezbollah MP

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:25
Lebanon's new government must have a plan to immediately carry out reforms in the cash-strapped country, says a lawmaker from the Hezbollah resistance movement, stressing that "chances of a solution to the crisis have not been eliminated."
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Hamas warns Israel of 'upcoming outburst of rage' over violations against al-Aqsa

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:25
The Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has warned of an "upcoming outburst of rage" against the Israeli occupying regime over its persistent violations against the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem, al-Quds, and Muslim worshipers in the complex.
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U.S., Taliban Confirm Peace Talks Resumed In Qatar

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:25
The United States and Taliban officials have announced a resumption of official negotiations for the first time since U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly halted talks three months ago to end the 18-year war.
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Netanyahu Threatens Possible Operation in Gaza Strip After Rocket Attacks on Israel

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:25
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered preparations for a possible military operation against Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip after rockets had been fired at Israel on 7 December.
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Nadler: 'Rock Solid Case' for Trump's Impeachment

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:25
The leader of the House of Representatives committee weighing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump contended Sunday that there is a "rock solid case" against the U.S. leader.
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Lebanese businessman Khatib withdraws name from premiership

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:24
Lebanese businessman Samir al-Khatib, one of the leading candidates for the position of prime minister, has withdrawn his candidacy to lead the next government, paving the way for caretaker Prime Minister Sa'ad al-Hariri to re-emerge for the job.
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In Kyiv, Crowd Lays Out 'Red Lines' For Zelenskiy Ahead Of Peace Talks

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:24
Thousands of Ukrainians gathered in downtown Kyiv on December 8 under the banner "Red Lines For Ze" and calling for a tough stance from President Volodymyr Zelenskiy when he joins the leaders of France, Germany, and Russia for peace talks in Paris on December 9.
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Analysts: Risks Are High for Paris Summit on Ukraine

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:24
Five years after Kremlin-backed separatists seized power in Ukraine's Donbas region, leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Paris December 9 in a bid to revive efforts for a peaceful resolution to a conflict that's left more than 13,000 civilians and combatants dead and 30,000 wounded.
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H-Hour For Ukraine's 'Normandy Four'

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:24
KYIV -- In some circles, it's being called a peace summit. But the "Normandy Format" meeting in Paris on December 9 seems unlikely to live up to that billing, unless closer adherence to the frequently violated cease-fire in the war in eastern Ukraine counts -- and even that may be a long shot, judging by assessments from officials, analysts, and one of the four
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IMF Agrees To Three-Year Lending Plan With Ukraine Worth $5.5 Billion

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:24
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva says the lender has reached agreement with Ukraine on a new three-year loan program worth $5.5 billion.
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Hundreds of displaced Syrians leave the al-Hol camp

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:24
Hundreds of displaced Syrian citizens are heading towards their hometowns and villages from an overcrowded desert camp in the northeast of the conflict-hit country.
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FBI Investigating Shooting at US Naval Base as Terrorism

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:23
The FBI is investigating the fatal shooting at a Naval base in Florida as an act of terrorism, a special agent said Sunday.
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Russian Defense Minister Says Relations With NATO 'Degrading Every Day'

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:23
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has suggested that relations between Moscow and NATO are "not just halted but...degrading every day," citing a falloff that began "about five years ago."
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Moscow Ready to Cooperate With NATO but Every Year Relations Deteriorate - Russian Defence Minister

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:23
Earlier this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated after he 26th Meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava that NATO wants to dominate not only the Euroatlantic region but the Middle East as well.
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Recommendations to WADA Against Russia Infringe on ROC Rights, Autonomy - ROC Head

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:23
Head of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov said that the Compliance Review Committee's (CRC) recommendations to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in relation to Russia are a direct intervention in the autonomy of the Olympic movement.
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Russia Faces New Olympics Ban In Doping Saga

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:23
Russia is facing sweeping sanctions in connection with another doping-linked scandal when the executive committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meets on December 9.
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Libyan National Army Confirms Saturday Jet Crash, Says Caused by Technical Malfunction

Globalsecurity.org - Mon, 09/12/2019 - 00:23
The Libyan National Army (LNA) has confirmed that its fighter jet crashed within the Government of National Accord's (GNA) territory after completing its combat mission and that the reason behind the crash was a technical malfunction, according to a statement by the LNA general headquarters obtained by Sputnik.
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