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Suspected Israeli Air Strike 'Flattens' Iranian Consulate In Damascus, Kills Top Quds Commander

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
Multiple people were killed, including a commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), in an Israeli air strike on the Iranian Consulate in Damascus on April 1, according to Syrian and Iranian officials, media, and opposition groups, prompting angry threats of retaliation by Iranian officials.
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Suspected Israeli airstrike flattens Iranian consulate in Syrian capital Damascus

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
An Israeli airstrike flattened Iran's consulate in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday and killed several people, including a senior Iranian commander, Syrian and Iranian media reported.
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Statement by Minister Blair and Minister Petitpas Taylor on the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
Today, the Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Bill Blair, and the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, issued the following statement:
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Statement by the Prime Minister on the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force:
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Joint Effort to Clear Baltimore Bridge Debris Launches Over Weekend

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
Multiple Defense Department assets teamed with state, federal and private sector agencies in Baltimore Harbor Saturday to begin removing wreckage from the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.
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Navy Resources Arrive in Baltimore to Support Key Bridge Efforts

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
The Chesapeake, a 1,000-ton lift capacity derrick barge, the Ferrell, a 200-ton lift capacity revolving crane barge, and the Oyster Bay, a 150-ton lift capacity crane barge have arrived in Baltimore Harbor. An additional 400-ton lift capacity barge is on track to arrive early next week. The barges, contracted through Naval Sea Systems Command, will support the Coast Guard-led Unified Command in its effort
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Forty-One Individuals Charged in Massive Poly-Drug Indictment Linked to Cartel

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
A total of 23 people were taken into custody following the return of a 50-count indictment alleging cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, and meth trafficking and related crimes in the Houston and Galveston areas.
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Iran's Repression Of Baha'is Amounts To 'Crime Against Humanity,' Says Rights Watchdog

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
Iran's "decades-long systematic repression" of the Baha'i community "amounts to the crime against humanity of persecution," Human Rights Watch said in a new report issued on April 1.
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Russia's veto on North Korea sanctions watchdog sparks international criticism

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
Russia faced widespread criticism following its use of veto power to effectively terminate official United Nations monitoring of sanctions on North Korea amid investigations into alleged arms transfers between Moscow and Pyongyang.
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Has China's Xi succeeded in assuring US execs of economic prospects?

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:30
As Chinese President Xi Jinping embarked on a high-profile meeting Wednesday with leaders of the biggest American businesses to woo foreign capital and confidence, China's rich are scrambling to dump assets and leave the country in an apparent vote of no confidence.
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Missiles Hit Ukraine's Dnipro After Drone Attack On Industrial Targets Deep Inside Russia

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:21
Russian forces launched a missile attack on the city of Dnipro that injured at least 18 people on April 2, hours after drones reportedly targeted industrial sites, including drone-production facilities, in Russia's Tatarstan region.
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Zelenskyy lowers military mobilization age amid soldier shortage

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:21
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday signed a bill into law that will lower the military mobilization age from 27 to 25.
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Ukrainians suffer Russia-imposed 'violence, intimidation, and coercion'

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:21
UN human rights chief Volker Türk on Tuesday called for the fighting and occupation of Ukraine to end, so the country can begin "healing the deep wounds and painful divisions" caused by Russia's invasion.
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UN calls for restraint following Iran consulate attack in Syria

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:21
A senior UN official on Tuesday urged the Security Council to work to avert further escalation in the Middle East following the deadly airstrike on the Iranian consulate in Syria's capital, Damascus.
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Security Council Hears Briefing on Situation Following Attack against Iranian Diplomatic Premises in Syria

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:21
KHALED KHIARI, Assistant Secretary-General for Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations, noted that Iran transmitted a letter to the Secretary-General and the Security Council stating that Israel has attacked its diplomatic premises in Damascus by missile strikes, killing at least five Iranian personnel, including senior military advisors and injuring others.
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DoD Releases 2024 DoD Commercial Space Integration Strategy

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:21
Today, the Department of Defense released the 2024 DoD Commercial Space Integration Strategy. In line with the National Security Strategy and the 2022 National Defense Strategy, this strategy seeks to align the Department's efforts and drive more effective integration of commercial space solutions into national security space architectures.
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Xi and Biden hold first phone call in nearly 2 years

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 07:21
U.S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping spoke in a rare phone call on Tuesday morning, according to the White House, which described the talks as a "check-in" on bilateral ties.
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