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German coalition parties vow to stay together but have ‘a lot to do&#...

11 November, 2019 5:33 pm 5:33 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners said on Wednesday they would keep working together after welcoming a report which they said showed how much the government had achieved but also how much it still had to do. The review of the government’s legislative achievements started a process that could ultimately … Read More


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US building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

09 September, 2019 10:07 pm 10:07 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. Iran has warned US President Donald Trump against being dragged into a war in the Middle East and said it would meet any offensive action with a crushing … Read More


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Pompeo says attack was ‘act of war’ on Saudi Arabia, seeks coal...

09 September, 2019 10:52 pm 10:52 pm

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – The United States wants to build a coalition of European and Arab partners to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described on Wednesday as “an act of war” against the world’s top oil exporter. “This is an attack of a scale we’ve … Read More


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Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, kills dozens

09 September, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex, killing scores of people, Yemen’s Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday. The Sunni Muslim coalition, which has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthis for over four years in Yemen, said it destroyed a site storing … Read More


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Iran issues fresh alert against international naval coalition in the Gulf

07 July, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

TEHRAN (Web Desk) – Senior Iranian officials have warned against any attempt to form an international coalition to protect shipping in the Gulf, with its first vice president saying the move will only bring insecurity to the region. The alert response comes after Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands and France backed UK’s proposal for a European … Read More


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US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters: General Joseph

07 July, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – A senior general has said the US wants to create an international military coalition to safeguard waters around Iran and Yemen. Marine General Joseph Dunford said he wanted to “ensure freedom of navigation” in the region, which provides essential trade routes. Last month the US blamed Iranian-backed fighters for attacks on … Read More


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Sudan’s military council, opp reach power-sharing agreement

07 July, 2019 6:04 pm 6:04 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, in a deal that brought thousands of people onto the streets to celebrate. The deal has revived hopes for a peaceful transition of power in a nation plagued … Read More