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Iraqi fighter jets target IS

Iraq’s Ministry of Defence released a video showing Iraqi aircraft conducting air strikes against IS bases and vehicles in the western sector of Mosul. A statement accompanying the video release described the air strikes as “successful”.

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Death toll in bomb attack on syrian

The death toll in a suicide car bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns has risen to at least 112. Amateur video showed several burnt out buses and vehicles in flames, as those injured fled ...

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Wildfire ravage parts of Central Florida

Multiple wildfires ravaged parts of central Florida as residents were put on high alert. In Volusia County, the flames have shut down parts of highways and caused a large traffic back-up. Fire officials say the wildfire has burnt though at ...

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Tourusm and conservation projects National Park

The breathtaking views across Simien Mountains National Parks in Ethiopia’s northern highlands. Not only is it a landscape of great beauty, it’s one of the oldest World Heritage Sites with regional and global significance for its biodiversity conservation.

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United Airlines: Passenger suffers broken nose, will file suit

CHICAGO: The man dragged off a United Airlines flight, sparking an international uproar, suffered a broken nose and concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, adding that he is planning to sue. David Dao was released from the hospital overnight and was ...

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N.Korea shows off new weapon in parade

North Korea has held a military parade showcasing a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile and other arsenal. The event on Saturday marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of founder Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of leader Kim Jong ...

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Assad claims US worked with terrorists to carry out gas

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad called claims that he used deadly sarin gas on his people a “100 percent fabrication” and insisted the US worked “hand-in-glove” with terrorists to carry out the attacks, he said in an interview published Thursday. The ...

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Officials: No need for Trump’s approval to use massive bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon officials say the U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the “mother of all bombs” didn’t need President Donald Trump’s approval. The officials say Gen. John Nicholson has standing authority to use the largest non-nuclear ...

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Afghanistan: Massive US bomb kills 36 Islamic State fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A strike by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military killed 36 Islamic State group militants and left no civilian casualties, hitting a tunnel complex in the remote mountains of eastern ...

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Scorpion stings passenger on United Airlines flight

HOUSTON: On the same day that a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines plane, a stowaway made it onto another flight. A scorpion, found on a plane flying from Houston to Calgary on Sunday, fell on a man and ...

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