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Rocket hits Basra oil headquarter site of Exxon, Royal Dutch Shell

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Published time: 19 Jun, 2019 08:55 A rocket was fired at the headquarters of a number of global oil companies, including ExxonMobil, west of Basra, Iraq on Wednesday, injuring three Iraqi workers. Iraqi police said the rocket hit the Burjesia residential and operations headquarters, but no responsibility has been claimed for the short-range Katyusha missile Read More

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

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TOKYO (Reuters) – A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan’s northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings. Residents who were evacuated from their homes after an earthquake are seen at a gymnasium of Iwafune junior high school acting as a makeshift evacuation Read More

Pakistan army chief clears military helicopter to airlift 300kg man

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Published time: 18 Jun, 2019 11:40 Following a desperate social media plea, the Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has given the green light for a military helicopter to airlift a morbidly obese civilian to hospital for treatment. Noor Hassan, a 47-stone (330kg) obese man from Sadiqabad, Punjab cannot travel to Read More

Persian Gulf on edge as conflicting accounts of tanker attacks swirl

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By Margaret Talev, Stephen Stapczynski and Golnar Motevalli on 6/14/2019 WASHINGTON D.C., SINGAPORE and TEHRAN (Bloomberg) –The U.S. political and military standoff with Iran hardened as conflicting narratives about a pair of attacks on tankers near the Persian Gulf stoked regional tensions and raised the risk of a miscalculation. With U.S.-Iranian relations already at a Read More

Israeli settlers mount ‘price tag’ attack on West Bank village (PHOTOS)

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The West Bank village of Einbus fell victim to a Jewish settler ‘price tag’ attack Wednesday night, as vandals scrawled Hebrew graffiti on a mosque and other buildings, and slashed car tires. A number of car tires were slashed and red graffiti was sprayed on the Al-Arbaeen Shahid mosque, the village health clinic, a house Read More

Thousands evacuated as cyclone batters Indian coast

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Almost 300,000 people have been evacuated after a cyclone in the Arabian Sea battered an Indian fishing hub. Cyclone Vayu, the season’s second major storm, has moved west, skirting the coast of Gujarat. Officials took precautions after Cyclone Fani hit India’s eastern coast in May, killing 34 people in India and 15 in neighbouring Bangladesh. Read More

India evacuates hundreds of thousands as cyclone Vayu builds fury

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India evacuated hundreds of thousands of people to shelters along the coast in its western state of Gujarat as a cyclone gathering intensity over the Arabian Sea was expected to hit land on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An India Meteorological Department scientist monitors Cyclone Vayu inside his office in Ahmedabad, India, June 11, Read More

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat. An India Meteorological Department scientist monitors Cyclone Vayu inside his office in Ahmedabad, India, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave Storm Vayu, which formed Read More

From terrorist to ‘songbird’: Syrian goalie eulogized by Western media glorified 9/11 and ISIS

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The Syrian conflict continues to provide an uncomfortable window into the minds of the Western establishment, as mainstream media eulogize a dead ‘moderate rebel’ commander despite evidence of his support for Al-Qaeda and ISIS. Abdel Baset Sarout, 27, was wounded last week fighting Syrian government forces, and died on Saturday at a hospital in Turkey. Read More

Canadian Natural Resources restarts operations following wildfires

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6/10/2019 CALGARY — Canadian Natural Resources Limited has provided an update on its Pelican Lake and Woodenhouse operations. The Company has now been able to gain access to its wells and facilities in these areas, following the previously announced evacuation due to local wildfires. The Company continues to monitor the wildfire situation with local officials Read More