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EU condemns North Korean missile tests

BRUSSELS, The European Union Saturday condemned the recent missile tests by North Korea saying it is undermining peace and security in the Korean Peninsula.”With the launching of two short range ballistic missiles today, a fifth such test in recent wee…

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GCC chief condemns conflict in Aden

RIYADH, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdul-Latif Al-Zayani condemned the continuation of the armed conflict in Aden between the Yemenis.In a press release, Al-Zayani described the conflict as a “shameful crime that violates the …

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Trump looks forward to meeting N. Korea’s leader soon

WASHINGTON, US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he looks forward to meeting North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un in the “not too distant future.” In a tweet, Trump said that Kim had sent him a letter in which he “stated, very nicely, that he would…

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Lebanese Cabinet resumes meetings after month of delay

BEIRUT, The Lebanese Cabinet on Saturday resumed its meetings after a month-long suspension due to a security incident in Aley area of Mount Lebanon in June, which led to a political split in the country.”An unfortunate incident that took place some ti…

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Bahrain concerned over Aden violence – FM

MANAMA, The Kingdom of Bahrain Saturday voiced extreme concern over recent violence incidents in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden.The Bahraini Foreign Ministry, in a press statement, called on all parties concerned to fend off further escalations and…

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Turkey throws weight behind UN urge for Libya truce – FM

ANKARA, Turkey Saturday voiced backing for a recent UN call for a ceasefire in Libya on the occasion of the Muslim festival of Eid Al-Adha, which falls on Sunday, the Foreign Ministry said.”We support the call for a truce made by Ghassan Salam?(copyrig…