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IDF tries its hand in MS Paint warfare to tell Iran 'where it belongs'

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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), which routinely bomb what it claims are Iranian targets on Syrian soil, have tweeted a map with drawn-on arrows to prove their point. Their chosen medium was swiftly turned against them. “Iran, you seem to be lost,” the IDF tweeted, along with a map with crude arrows pointing inside the Read More

France and Germany pledge to defend each other in new treaty

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A new treaty signed by France and Germany on Tuesday reiterates their commitment to support each other, which they have done as NATO members. Angela Merkel also supported the creation of a joint European army. “The fourth article of the treaty says we, Germany and France, are obliged to support and help each other, including Read More

Zimbabwe leader: 'Heads will roll' after protesters tortured

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Zimbabwe’s president has vowed “heads will roll” if he finds wrongdoing by security forces after a brutal crackdown on protesters in the African country. Emmerson Mnangagwa says he will investigate reports of violence against demonstrators after the country’s human rights commission said they were “systematically tortured”. Human rights groups say at least a dozen people Read More

IDF chief turned PM candidate touts body count & bombing Gaza into ‘stone age’ in campaign ad

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Former Israeli Defense Forces chief turned political candidate Benny Gantz is touting the body count he racked up leading Operation Protective Edge with a campaign that boasts about bombing parts of Gaza “back to the Stone Age.” Gantz has released a series of campaign ads for his “Hosen Le Yisrael” (Israel Resilience) party, glorifying the Read More

IDF commander turned PM candidate touts body count & bombing Gaza into ‘stone age’ in campaign ad

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Former Israeli Defense Forces chief turned political candidate Benny Gantz is touting the body count he racked up leading Operation Protective Edge with a campaign that boasts about bombing parts of Gaza “back to the Stone Age.” Gantz has released a series of campaign ads for his “Hosen Le Yisrael” (Israel Resilience) party, glorifying the Read More

Turkey prepared to take Syria’s Manbij, won’t let it turn into ‘swamp’ like N. Iraq – Erdogan

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Ankara has “almost completed” preparations for another military operation in Syria and will launch it if “promises” made by other parties about the protection of its borders are not kept, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Turkey still hopes that talks with the US, Russia and “other parties” will allow it to ensure its security Read More

Humvee car bomb kills more than 100

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The Taliban has rammed a car bomb into a military base in Afghanistan, killing more than 100 people including eight special commandos. The vehicle – an American-made armoured Humvee captured from Afghan forces – was rammed through a checkpoint at the National Directorate of Security (NDS) training centre in Maidan Shahr. After the device had Read More

Venezuela’s supreme court declares all acts of opposition-led National Assembly illegal

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Venezuela’s Supreme Court has declared all acts of the country’s National Assembly null and void, days after the opposition-held assembly declared President Nicolas Maduro’s election illegitimate. The National Assembly is a 167-seat legislature, currently headed by Juan Guaidó of the Popular Will party – a fierce opponent of Maduro, who had been taking part in Read More

Asset managers brace for more job cuts amid market turbulence

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Turmoil on financial markets is expected to deepen layoffs and accelerate acquisitions in the fund management industry. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the financial district during rainy weather in London, Britain, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo BlackRock (BLK.N), the world’s largest money manager, and industry No. 3 State Street (STT.N) Read More