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Iran Navy to be fitted with new radar, combat equipment

A top Iranian commander says the Navy’s vessels will be fitted with new equipment. Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said equipment, including radar and sonar systems as well as marine combat equipment will be installed on submarines, missile-launching warships, destroyers and other floating vessels. “This important move indicates the Islamic Republic ...

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MQM lawmakers submit resignations in NA, Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD: MQM MNA’s have submitted their resignations to National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq. MQM leader Farooq Sattar was the first MQM MNA to submit his resignation. Farooq Sattar while addressing the NA said, “We have decided to resign from the National Assembly, Senate and Sindh provincial assembly.” The NA speaker ...

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South Korea, US to hold joint military drills this month

South Korea and the United States will conduct a series of joint heavy-weaponry, live-fire drills, the South Korean Defense Ministry says. Four drills, involving tanks, howitzers, attack helicopters and fighter bombers, will be held this month with the participation of some 2,000 South Korean and US troops in the city ...

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Clinton relents to pressure, hands over private emails

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has relented to months of demands she turn over her private email server to the Justice Department, her spokesman confirmed. Spokesman Nick Merrill said Tuesday that the former secretary of state “pledged to cooperate with the government’s security inquiry.” “She directed her team to give ...

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Militants kill three Syrians in Idlib despite ceasefire

Militants fighting against the Syrian government have killed at least three people in the countryside of Syria’s northwestern city of Idlib despite the announcement of a ceasefire there. According to media outlets on Wednesday, Takfiri militants fired rockets on the areas of Fuaa and Kafraya, where a ceasefire had reportedly ...

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Saudi attacks on Yemen’s Sa’ada claim seven lives

At least seven people, including two women and a child, have been killed in the latest Saudi attacks on the Yemeni province of Sa’ada. Local media outlets reported on Wednesday that Saudi warplanes bombarded the district of Razih in Sa’ada, a northwestern province, at least four times, killing a man and ...

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