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US, UK, France launch precision strikes on Syria

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(Washington) - The United States, France and the United Kingdom launched strikes against Syrian targets, President Donald Trump said as he addressed the nation from the White House. Trump said Britain and France had joined the United States…

US blocks Iran's envoy to UN

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(Washington) - The United States has blocked Iran's pick for envoy to the United Nations, a rare diplomatic rebuke that could stir fresh animosity at a time when Washington and Tehran have been seeking a thaw in relations. The Obama administration…

US-Russia Seal Landmark Deal on Syria Weapons

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(Geneva) - The United States and Russia unveiled an ambitious plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons by the middle of next year and left the door open to sanctions if Damascus failed to comply. The landmark deal was hailed by the West,…

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week all Set to Start

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(Abu Dhabi) - Government delegations from more than 140 countries are in the capital for the first Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Besides high-level officials from the United States, Germany, Denmark, China and India, senior representatives…
Sheikh Abdullah Urges Int'l Community to Reach Out to Palestinian people

Sheikh Abdullah Urges Int'l Community to Reach Out to Palestinian people

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed urged the international community, in particular the Security Council, the United Nations and the United States to carry out their responsibilities and put an end to the policy…
US to Become Biggest Oil Producer by 2020

US to Become Biggest Oil Producer by 2020

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The United States will become the world's largest oil producer by around 2020, temporarily overtaking Saudi Arabia, as new exploration technologies help find more resources, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has revealed. In its World Energy…
US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

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(Washington) - The United States lifted sanctions on two of Myanmar's top leaders as the Congress hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as a hero of democracy in a lavish ceremony unthinkable only months ago.The move to end the sanctions on Myanmar President…
Suu Kyi meets Clinton

Suu Kyi meets Clinton

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(Washington) - Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is on her first official visit to Washington, punctuating the remarkable thawing of tensions between the United States and Myanmar over the last year. She met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham…
Clinton vows US support for Egypt

Clinton vows US support for Egypt

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(Cairo) - The United States supports the full establishment of democratic rule in Egypt and the return of its military to an exclusively national security role, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said. Making her first visit to Egypt since…
U.S. and NATO Finalize Pacts on Ending Afghan War

U.S. and NATO Finalize Pacts on Ending Afghan War

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(Brussels) - United States and its allies in NATO finalized agreements to wind down the war in Afghanistan, paving the way for President Obama to announce at a NATO summit meeting scheduled to be held in Chicago next month that the unpopular,…