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Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

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RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for low-cost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry. Smoke is seen following a fire at Aramco facility in the eastern Read More

Bombing at Afghan president’s campaign rally kills 24 people

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At least 24 people have been killed and at least 30 injured after a suicide bomber targeted a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The attacker rammed a motorbike packed with explosives into the entrance of the venue in the city of Charakar, and officials have confirmed that Mr Ghani was unharmed. Hours after Read More

Dozens killed after explosion hits president’s re-election rally in north Afghanistan

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At least 24 people have been killed and dozens more were wounded after an IED attached to a security vehicle exploded near a campaign rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, potentially signaling an attempt on his life. The bombing occurred on Tuesday afternoon in Afghanistan’s northern city of Charikar as President Ghani began addressing Read More

Oil slips as market assesses fallout from Saudi attack

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices slid on Tuesday, although the market remains on tenterhooks over the threat of a military response to attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities that halved the kingdom’s output and prompted a price spike not seen in decades. Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August 21, Read More

Dozens killed as explosion hits near Afghanistan’s President campaign rally in country’s north

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Published time: 17 Sep, 2019 08:33 Edited time: 17 Sep, 2019 09:00 Follow RT on At least 24 people were killed and dozens more wounded after an IED attached to a security vehicle exploded near a campaign rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, potentially marking an attempt on his life. The bombing occurred on Read More

Referendum on Netanyahu & settlement annexations: Israel goes to polls in historic snap election

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Having already secured Washington’s backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing Read More

Oil declines as market assesses attacks on Saudi facilities

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil dropped on Tuesday although the market remains on tenterhooks over the threat of a military response to attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities that cut the kingdom’s output in half and sent prices soaring by the most in decades. Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., August Read More

Oil falls but prices still elevated after attacks on Saudi facilities

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil fell more than 1% on Tuesday as the market hung on tenterhooks over the threat of a military response to attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities that cut the kingdom’s output in half and sent prices soaring by the most in decades. Oil pump jacks work at sunset near Midland, Read More

Referendum on Netanyahu & settlement annexations: Israel goes to polls in historic snap elections

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Having already secured Washington’s backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing Read More

Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict. Iran has rejected U.S. charges Read More