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Iran claims it hacked and controlled US drones, shows footage from missions as proof

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A senior Iranian commander claimed his country has managed to take control of several US drones. As proof of Tehran’s claim, it has released some footage, apparently taken from the drones’ cameras. “Seven to eight drones that had constant flights over Syria and Iraq were brought under our control and their intel was monitored by Read More

Oil off 2019 highs as U.S. crude stocks build, output hits record

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell below 2019 highs on Thursday after U.S. government data showed a fifth weekly build in crude inventories and record production, while concerns about slowing global economic growth weighed. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Read More

Oil eases from 2019 highs ahead of U.S. inventory data

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices eased off 2019 highs on Thursday ahead of U.S. government data that was expected to show a fifth weekly build in crude inventories, while concerns about slowing global economic growth weighed. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. Read More

Oil hovers near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices hovered around 2019 highs on Thursday, bolstered by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran, but were capped by slowing growth in the global economy. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo U.S. Read More

Man accused of UK terror plot charged with planning Germany attack

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A man accused of plotting a terrorist bomb attack in the UK has appeared in court charged with inciting an atrocity in Germany. Fatah Mohammed Abdullah, 33, was arrested in December last year after he allegedly bought “explosive pre-cursors” online. Last week, he was charged with inciting two people to commit a terror attack in Read More

Egyptian YouTuber ignites internet firestorm after leaving Islam, denouncing ‘racism’ in it

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Social media fallout has followed Shady Srour’s Facebook post where the Egyptian YouTube star announced he was leaving Islam, citing how the “racism and cruelty” of its adherents had almost led him to suicide. “I left Islam because of racism and cruelty in the hearts of people who are supposed to believe in God but Read More

Internet ‘part of western establishment now’: London ex-mayor on Facebook blocking RT-linked pages

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Amid a new media Cold War, the US and its allies are increasingly treating the internet as a tool to suppress any dissenting voices, former mayor of London Ken Livingstone said after Facebook blocked several RT-linked pages. The world has been plunged in another Cold War, one increasingly waged in the media field with the Read More

Munich brawl: Pence clashes with Merkel and Mogherini over Iran deal, Russian pipeline

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US Vice President Mike Pence went full throttle in Munich as he rolled out a list of Washington’s demands to the EU, clashing with Germany’s Angela Merkel and Brussels’ Federica Mogherini on Iran and Russia. EU nations must “stop undermining US sanctions” against Iran, Pence told the audience at the annual Munich Security Conference on Read More