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Iran's Top Leader Calls US A Partner Of Israel's '' Crimes'' Against Palestinians

Ayatollah Khomeini

TEHRAN -- Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday called the United States (US) a partner of Israel's '’crimes'’against the Palestinians, Xinhua news agency reported.

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There Is A Hidden Inclination To Divide Yemen: Ahmad al-Sayyad

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are inclined towards a division of Yemen, the country's ambassador to the UN's cultural agency has told Al Jazeera.

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Turkey To Arrest 101 Soldiers Over Alleged Links To Coup Attempt

Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 101 members of the air force, including one general and several colonels, over suspected links to the organisation of a religious leader blamed for the 2016 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

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Sea Otters 'Stuck' Despite US Government Protection

Sea otters are important marine animals that balance out the underwater ecosystem.

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EU Moves To Block US Sanctions On Iran

The European Commission will launch the process of activating a law that bans European companies and courts from complying with US sanctions against Iran after Washington pulled out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

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'Bodies Ripped To Pieces': Yemenis Flee Hodeidah As Battle Rages

Tens of thousands of Yemenis are fleeing their homes as fighting intensifies near a rebel-held western coastal province, a rights group said, warning the worst humanitarian crisis in the three-year conflict is yet to come if battles engulf urban areas.

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Pakistan Kills Wanted Senior Rebel Commander

Pakistan's army announced it killed a senior member of the rebel group Laskhar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) in a raid in the province of Balochistan.

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Hawaii: Kilauea Eruption Forces Residents To Seek Shelter

Authorities warned residents on Hawaii's Big Island to take cover following an explosive volcanic eruption that sent ash shooting 9,000 metres into the sky.

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Trump Tells North Korea's Kim To Denuclearise Or Risk Overthrow

US President Donald Trump offered North Korea's Kim Jong-un guarantees of staying in power if he abandons nuclear weapons, but warned he could end up like Libya's former leader if he doesn't.

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U.S. Senate Confirms Haspel To Be First Woman CIA Director

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday to be director of the CIA, ending a bruising confirmation fight centered on her ties to the spy agency’s past use of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation techniques.

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