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US destroyer famous for ‘self-defense strikes’ on Yemen redeploys to Saudi coast as Pentagon prepares more purely defensive assets

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The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Nitze, armed with surface-to-air and Tomahawk cruise missiles, has been redeployed off the northeast coast of Saudi Arabia, as part of US effort to ‘plug the holes’ in its ally’s air defenses. Under the pretext of a “dramatic escalation of Iranian aggression,” the Pentagon announced the deployment of additional troops Read More

US destroyer famous for ‘self-defense strikes’ on Yemen redeploys to Saudi coast as Pentagon readies more reinforcements

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The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Nitze, armed with surface-to-air and Tomahawk cruise missiles, has been redeployed off the northeast coast of Saudi Arabia, as part of US effort to ‘plug the holes’ in its ally’s air defenses. Under the pretext of a “dramatic escalation of Iranian aggression,” the Pentagon announced the deployment of additional troops Read More

Car rams into mosque in France, driver arrested with stab wound (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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A car has slammed into a mosque in the eastern French city of Colmar. The driver has been detained by police after receiving a stab wound. It remains unclear whether the ramming was an attack or a suicide attempt. An automobile has crashed into the Grand Mosque of Colmar late on Saturday, damaging its gate Read More

After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders

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Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the Youth Climate Summit at United Nations HQ in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri NEW YORK (Reuters) – Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do Read More

Woman who cries crystals instead of tears baffles doctors

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An Armenian woman whose eyes weep crystal-like discharges instead of watery tears has left doctors baffled by the bizarre and painful condition, according to local reports. Satenik Karazian, 22, from the Shirak region, started experiencing symptoms two months ago. Initially, she’d thought she got some dust in her eyes at the dentist, then her family Read More

Are oil traders already looking beyond the Saudi oil crisis?

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Oil markets went for a wild ride this week in the aftermath of the drone strike on one of the world’s most important crude processing facilities. The attack led to Brent crude futures spiking by 20 percent in early Monday morning trading. Despite the severity of the supply outage (some 5.7 million bpd), Saudi Arabian Read More

Even Saudis don’t believe fiction of Iranian attacks on oil plants – Zarif

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Saudi Arabia may have joined the US in blaming Iran for last week’s attack on its oil facilities, but the kingdom’s response clearly shows it doesn’t believe it to be true, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said. “Since the Saudi regime has blamed Iran – baseless as that is – for the attacks Read More

‘We’ll respond to US plots, all the way from the Mediterranean Sea to the Indian Ocean,’ Iran warns Washington

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Tehran has promised to strongly retaliate against any potential US attacks, after both Washington and Riyadh accused the Islamic Republic of bombing Saudi oil refineries. “If the Americans think of any plots, the Iranian nation will respond from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea and to the Indian Ocean,” a top military adviser to Iran’s Read More

Driving to Colombia? New photos show Juan Guaido in car with ‘drug cartel gangster’

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A Venezuelan official has published photos that he says are further proof of ties between the country’s self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Juan Guaido and a drug cartel member, who allegedly helped him sneak into Colombia. In January, Guaido declared himself the rightful head of state in Venezuela and has since made several failed attempts to actually Read More

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws. The dismissal of the case, which sent IOOF’s shares soaring by 8%, was the second setback in as many months for regulators looking to Read More