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NATO a ‘sacred commitment’; Trump looks at it as a burden: Biden

NATO a ‘sacred commitment’; Trump looks at it as a burden: Biden

Washington:  NATO is a “sacred commitment” for the US, President Joe Biden has said as he slammed his predecessor Donald Trump for his recent remarks encouraging Russia to attack certain nations of the 74-year-old military alliance by calling the comments “dangerous” and “un-American”. Biden said the remarks by Trump, his likely challenger in the November […]

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Israel and Hamas are making progress in cease-fire and hostage release talks, officials say

Israel and Hamas are making progress in cease-fire and hostage release talks, officials say

Cairo: Israel and Hamas are making progress toward a deal that aims to bring about a cease-fire and free hostages held in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, according to two officials with direct knowledge of the talks, as key meetings continue Tuesday between the sides in the Egyptian capital. Talks are moving forward even after Israel […]

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US Senate passes USD 95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after rare all-night session

US Senate passes USD 95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after rare all-night session

Washington: The Senate early Tuesday passed a USD 95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, pushing ahead after months of difficult negotiations and amid growing political divisions in the Republican Party over the role of the United States abroad. The vote came after a small group of Republicans opposed to the USD 60 […]

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Head of UN’s nuclear watchdog warns Iran is ‘not entirely transparent’ on its atomic program

Head of UN’s nuclear watchdog warns Iran is ‘not entirely transparent’ on its atomic program

Dubai (UAE): The head of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog warned Tuesday that Iran is “not entirely transparent” regarding its atomic program, particularly after an official who once led Tehran’s program announced the Islamic Republic has all the pieces for a weapon “in our hands”. Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, just across […]

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Israeli forces rescue 2 hostages in Gaza raid that killed at least 67 Palestinians

Israeli forces rescue 2 hostages in Gaza raid that killed at least 67 Palestinians

Rafah:  Israeli forces rescued two hostages early Monday, storming a heavily guarded apartment in the Gaza Strip and extracting the captives under fire in a dramatic raid that was a small but symbolically significant success for Israel. The operation killed at least 67 Palestinians, including women and children, according to Palestinian health officials in the […]

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Biden welcomes King of Jordan as framework for hostage deal is decided in Israel-Hamas conflict

Biden welcomes King of Jordan as framework for hostage deal is decided in Israel-Hamas conflict

Washington:  US President Joe Biden is hosting Jordan’s King Abdullah II in Washington Monday and the two leaders are expected to discuss the ongoing effort to free hostages held in Gaza, and growing concern over a possible Israeli military operation in the port city of Rafah. It is the first meeting between the allies since […]

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire missiles at ship in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, causing minor damage

Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire missiles at ship in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, causing minor damage

Dubai (UAEP):  Yemen’s Houthi rebels fired two missiles at a ship bound for a port in Iran on Monday, causing minor damage but no injuries to its crew, authorities said. The attack on the Marshall Islands-flagged, Greek-operated bulk carrier Star Iris shows just how widely the Houthis now target ships travelling through the Red Sea, […]

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Egypt threatens to suspend key peace treaty if Israel pushes into Gaza border town

Egypt threatens to suspend key peace treaty if Israel pushes into Gaza border town

Rafah:  Egypt is threatening to suspend its peace treaty with Israel if Israeli troops are sent into the densely populated Gaza border town of Rafah, and says fighting there could force the closure of the territory’s main aid supply route, two Egyptian officials and a Western diplomat said on Sunday. The threat to suspend the […]

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Russia launches 45 drones in mass barrage of Ukraine as Kyiv continues war cabinet reshuffle

Russia launches 45 drones in mass barrage of Ukraine as Kyiv continues war cabinet reshuffle

Kyiv, Feb 11 (AP) Russian forces launched 45 drones over Ukraine on Sunday in a five-and-a-half-hour barrage, officials said, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy continued the reshuffle of his war cabinet as the war enters its third year. In a statement, the Ukrainian air force said it had shot down 40 of the Iranian-made Shahed […]

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Al-Shabab claims attack in Somali capital that kills 3 Emirati troops and 1 Bahraini officer

Al-Shabab claims attack in Somali capital that kills 3 Emirati troops and 1 Bahraini officer

Dubai: The al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab claimed an attack that killed three Emirati troops and a Bahraini military officer on a training mission at a military base in the Somali capital, authorities said on Sunday. The attack on Saturday targeted the troops at the General Gordon Military Base in Mogadishu. Details about the attack and […]

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