International Criminal Court to investigate CIA black sites in Afghanistan

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 22:42Edited time: 20 Nov, 2017 22:42 Get short URL An IKONOS satellite image of a facility near Kabul, Afghanistan © Reuters   34 The chief investigator of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, has asked for judicial permission to launch an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in…

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Aus Todesangst vor dem Iran: Libanesischer Ministerpräsident tritt zurück

5.11.2017 • 10:51 Uhr https://de.rt.com/1aen Quelle: Reuters © Mohamed Azakir Der zurückgetretene libanesische Ministerpräsident Saad al-Hariri in Beirut, Libanon, 24. Oktober 2017.   1161 Der Vater des zurückgetretenen libanesischen Ministerpräsidenten Hariri verstarb durch einen Bombenanschlag im Libanon, für welchen die Hisbollah verantwortlich gemacht wird. Hariri fürchtet, dass ihm das gleiche Schicksal droht und trat nun von…

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Bridge Tying Saudi Arabia to Africa May Need Israeli Signoff

By Jonathan Ferziger 25. Oktober 2017, 10:18 MESZ Updated on 25. Oktober 2017, 19:25 MESZ Massive project would span waterway that sparked 1967 war Israel sees Gulf of Aqaba as arena for regional cooperation Connecting Egypt to a new $500 billion Saudi city via a bridge across the Red Sea will require cooperation from Israel, analysts say. Could it…

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Iran Threatens Ballistic Missile Strikes on American Forces, Can Hit ‘All U.S. Bases’

Iran beefs up missile program as U.S. targets rocket research SHARE TWEET EMAIL Getty Images BY: Adam Kredo October 31, 2017 11:40 am A top Iranian military commander has threatened to launch ballistic missile attacks on U.S. forces in the region amid a public effort by the Islamic Republic to show off its advanced missile capabilities,…

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October 25, 2017Special Dispatch No.7148 Article In Saudi Daily Slams Hamas: It Has Founded An ‘Iranian Emirate’ In Gaza And Is Completely Subordinate To Iran’s Ayatollahs

In an October 23, 2017 article in the Saudi daily Al-Riyadh, Saudi journalist and academic Baina Al-Mulhim leveled scathing criticism at Hamas. The article was written against the backdrop of the recent rapprochement between Hamas and Iran, reflected in a visit by a high-ranking Hamas delegation to Tehran and in statements by Hamas officials stressing the…

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‘Why would Washington punish us?’ Resigning Iraqi Kurdistan leader accuses US of betrayal

Published time: 30 Oct, 2017 00:37 Get short URL Kurdish riot police officers stand in front of the Kurdistan Parliament in Erbil, Iraq October 29, 2017 © Azad Lashkari / Reuters   856 The US has failed to back the Kurds, who were their close allies in the fight against ISIS terrorists, and has allowed…

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100 years on: The Balfour Declaration explained

Arthur James Balfour is pictured visiting Jewish colonies in Palestine in 1925 [Getty Images] MORE ON PALESTINE The love story of Fadwa and Marwan Barghoutitoday Balfour 100 years on: Salvation or betrayal?yesterday FIFA will not take action on Israeli settlement teamsyesterday Did British Mandate pave way for Israeli occupation?yesterday This week, Palestinians around the world are…

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Potential showdown in eastern Syria over IS-held territory

By ZEINA KARAM and SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press next BEIRUT –  As U.S.-allied fighters hurtle down the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, a showdown could ensue between the U.S. and Russia, whose allies are racing to take over the same strategic oil-rich territory from the Islamic State group. While the two sides will likely…

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HRH the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Announces: NEOM – the Destination for the Future

NEWS PROVIDED BY Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia  Oct 24, 2017, 06:18   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, October 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NEOM incorporates the new way of life and the strategic crossroads in trade, innovation, and technology with livability at its core NEOM aspires to be the safest, most efficient, most future-oriented, and best place to live and work NEOM is…

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China Seeking Larger Economic, Military Footprint in Middle East

China Photos/Getty by KRISTINA WONG22 Oct 201777 WASHINGTON, DC – China is seeking to grow its economic and military footprint in the Middle East, an important source of energy and trade, a prominent Chinese professor said this week. Pan Guang, a professor at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, spoke at George Washington University on Wednesday…

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