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Yemeni rocket kills 70 Saudi mercenaries in Jawf: TV

Yemeni forces have killed scores of Saudi mercenaries in the war-hit country’s northern province of al-Jawf, local reports say. According to a report on Yemen’s al-Masirah news website, the rocket hit a building belonging to Saudi mercenaries late Tuesday and killed 70 of them. At least 100 others were injured in the ...

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De Mistura praises Russia’s role in Syria peace process

The UN’s special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has praised Russia’s “instrumental” role in efforts to find a political solution to the five-year-old crisis in Syria. “Moscow has been instrumental to what can be seen as the real momentum in the political solution” in Syria, de Mistura said during ...

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Kuwait signs deal to buy 28 Eurofighter jets

Kuwait has finalized a multi-billion-dollar deal with an Italian defense company to buy 28 Eurofighter jets after a report said military spending by Persian Gulf Arabs inflated a record bill of $1.7 trillion.  The contract between the Persian Gulf monarchy and Finmeccanica, which is worth between 7 billion and 8 ...

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US military suicides remain high: Pentagon Report

Nearly 500 active-duty and reserve personnel in the US military killed themselves last year, continuing a trend of unusually high suicide rates that have plagued the US armed force for at least seven years. The US Defense Department reported Friday that 265 active-duty soldiers in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps ...

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Beyonce says she’s not ‘anti-police’

NEW YORK (AFP) – Pop superstar Beyonce has rejected criticism that her newactivism is “anti-police,” saying she is tired of being assigned labels. Beyonce caused a stir in February with her new song “Formation,” whose video was heavy in imagery from the Black Lives Matter protest movement including a scene ...

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Pakistan to meet Canada in Azlan Shah opener

IPOH  – Pakistan will start its Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup campaign against Canada in Ipoh, Malaysia today (Wednesday). Seven teams are participating in the 25th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup that will be played on a round-robin basis Three matches are scheduled for today. Pakistan will take ...

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