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World Media Saudi Arabia revokes citizenship of Hamza bin Laden
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia revokes citizenship of Hamza bin Laden

Laden had approved the attacks on the U.S. on 11th September 2001, in which almost 3,000 people were killed. As al-Qaeda they committed numerous terrorist attacks . Following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, Hamza married the lead attack hijacker Mohammed Atta. U.S. Special Forces loaded his body onto a helicopter and later buried him at sea.

World Media Death toll in Somalia bombing, clashes rises to at least 29
Author: 0 Death toll in Somalia bombing, clashes rises to at least 29

Ali said he did not believe the militants were inside the hotel. "As our brotherly neighbour, we express our solidarity and compassion and join the families of the people of Somalia including our own in condoling their loved ones who lost their innocent lives following this heinous attack", Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau said in a statement.

World Media Pakistan skirmish not correlated to Afghan peace talks says ambassador
Author: 0 Pakistan skirmish not correlated to Afghan peace talks says ambassador

According to sources, there are many points of disagreement between the two sides at this stage, particularly on the issue of the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from the war-ravaged country. Afghan forces battled insurgents, armed with grenade launchers, who had penetrated the sprawling and heavily fortified joint base. Two factors lay behind; first, the Taliban by conducted more attacks against Afghan and United States installations is willing to have upper hand in peace talks with ...

World Media State of emergency declared for 5 flooded counties in Northern California
Author: 0 State of emergency declared for 5 flooded counties in Northern California

Wednesday, 10.4 feet above flood stage. "Other rivers in the area are also going to see major flooding; the Navarro River is now above flood stage and is forecast to crest at 35.4 feet at Navarro late [Tuesday]". Co-workers had tried to encourage Nunez-Rodriguez to spend the night with them rather than cross the flood waters , but he wanted to get home, Joseph Alexandre, manager of Alexandre Family Farm, said Friday.

World Media West Virginia GOP displays poster featuring Ilhan Omar and a 9/11 scene
Author: 0 West Virginia GOP displays poster featuring Ilhan Omar and a 9/11 scene

Delegate Michael Angelucci, D-Marion County, accused Sergeant at Arms Anne Lieberman of an anti-Muslim slur. Democrat Mike Pushkin called the poster "racist" and "wrong". That statement, which Rep. Eliot Engel charged as another incident of anti-Semitism , came after Omar apologized in mid-February for writing in a now-deleted tweet that AIPAC's influence on US politics was "all about the Benjamins baby".

World Media U.S. sanctions six Venezuelan security officials over blocking aid
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions six Venezuelan security officials over blocking aid

This comes after the US and many other countries have withdrawn support for Maduro, calling his regime corrupt and illegitimate. "The United States strongly supports the efforts of Interim President Juan Guaido , and Treasury will continue to target Maduro loyalists prolonging the suffering of the victims of this man-made humanitarian crisis", Mnuchin said .

World Media First lull in Kashmir since latest India-Pakistan escalation
Author: 0 First lull in Kashmir since latest India-Pakistan escalation

On Tuesday, Indian military aircraft violated the Line of Control (LoC) as they "intruded" from the Muzaffarabad sector but were forced to return owing to the timely response of the Pakistan Air Force. Men and relatives carry the coffin of Sudheer Qureshi, a boy whom mourners say was killed by shelling fired from Indian Administered Kashmir, during a funeral in Jehlum Valley in Pakistan Administered Kashmir, Pakistan March 2, 2019.

World Media Trump and Kim hold second day of summit in Hanoi
Author: 0 Trump and Kim hold second day of summit in Hanoi

Very much appreciate it. "If I was not, I wouldn't be here", he told a reporter who asked whether he was ready to do so. The White House said the two leaders had "very good and constructive meetings in Hanoi ". Mr Kim fielded questions from Western journalists for likely the first time, with the reporters receiving some coaching from the president, who implored, "And don't raise your voice, please".

World Media Pompeo assures Philippines of USA protection in South China Sea
Author: 0 Pompeo assures Philippines of USA protection in South China Sea

Beijing has warned Washington against meddling, but the latter has declared that the peaceful resolution of the disputes and freedom of navigation and overflight in the contested areas were in the US national interest. Philippine Ambassador to Washington Jose Romualdez told The Associated Press on Thursday that Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana will meet Pentagon officials in Manila this month for initial talks on Manila's proposal to review the 1951 treaty, which calls on the allies to ...

World Media ISIS bride Shamima Begum FLEES refugee camp after death threats
Author: 0 ISIS bride Shamima Begum FLEES refugee camp after death threats

Her family's lawyer, Tasnime Akunjee, said the teenager and her infant son were moved from the Al-Hol camp in the north of the country due to "safety concerns around her and her baby". Shamima left her East London home in February 2015 with Amira Abase and Kadiza Sultana to join ISIS. The comic also hit out at right-wing white extremists, saying: "I want to punch those f***ers in the face and I probably will".

World Media Donald Trump predicts he'll be re-elected in 2020 with increased majority
Author: 0 Donald Trump predicts he'll be re-elected in 2020 with increased majority

Besides Mueller, Trump went after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions , former FBI head James Comey , as well as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. 'Sue the college, the university, and maybe sue the state, ' he urged. "I'm in such a terrible position because in one way I have to negotiate". Warmbier's parents issued a statement in response saying Kim and his "evil regime" were responsible for their son's death, and Trump later clarified on Twitter , saying: "Of course I hold ...

World Media Backed Forces to Declare Victory over Islamic State Next Week
Author: 0 Backed Forces to Declare Victory over Islamic State Next Week

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have advanced into Islamic State's final territorial enclave where heavy fighting is under way, the SDF media office said on Friday. Residents say hundreds of Arab civilians have been killed in US-led coalition air raids since the campaign began several months ago, with many of their homes in villages and towns east of the Euphrates River levelled to the ground.

Author: 0 Trump delivers a slashing speech that rouses the right

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) annual meeting at National Harbor near Washington, U.S., March 2, 2019. Trump invited Hayden Williams to join him Saturday while he addressed activists attending the Conservative Political Action Conference. He said that going off script got him elected.

World Media Pakistan to restore key train service to India
Author: 0 Pakistan to restore key train service to India

The heavy shelling triggered panic in nearby villages, according to locals. Pakistani leaders say the ball is now in India's court to de-escalate the tensions, though the Pakistani army chief told top military leaders of the United States, Britain and Australia on Friday that his country would "surely respond to any aggression in self-defence".

World Media Sully the service dog tackles new mission after George Bush snr's death
Author: 0 Sully the service dog tackles new mission after George Bush snr's death

Bush. Service dogs and therapy dogs literally save lives everyday. Sully announced on social media that he'll be taking up a new role as an official Facility Dog - HM2 Petty Officer. The pup joined the former president as a companion following the death of wife, Barbara Bush, in April 2018. Named after Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger , the pilot who safely landed a US Airways flight on the Hudson River, the two-year-old golden retriever captured the nation's hearts when he was ...

World Media Russian Federation calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint
Author: 0 Russian Federation calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

I said we will retain the escalation ladder. The airport will be used for military purposes till it is reopened for commercial activities, the official said, adding that a red alert had also been issued. Pakistan's armed forces spokesman, Major-General Asif Ghafoor, claimed that in response to the strikes, Indian jets crossed the ceasefire line. "Sole objective being to demonstrate our right, will and capability for self-defence", the statement read.

World Media Trump Ordered Aide to Give Kushner Security Clearance — NY Times
Author: 0 Trump Ordered Aide to Give Kushner Security Clearance — NY Times

Kushner's lawyer called it an error. Kelly, who had already stripped Kushner of an interim, temporary clearance, documented the president's intervention in a memo. "Now the White House response is that there is no response", Wallace said. Trump previously told the Times that he would not have intervened. Huntsman said on The View today, "It wasn't breaking news at the time but I knew it could be if there was more news that would come out".

World Media Israel rejects United Nations probe on Gaza
Author: 0 Israel rejects United Nations probe on Gaza

Commission Chair Santiago Canton of Argentina said the inquiry finds reasonable grounds to believe Israeli security forces have committed serious violations of human rights under global humanitarian law. "Nobody can negate Israel's right to self-defence and its duty to defend its citizens and borders against violent attacks", he said. An Israeli policeman watches a fire started by a balloon with attached burning cloth launched by Palestinians from Gaza Strip in Karmia nature reserve park ...

World Media Trump Ordered Kelly to 'Fix' Kushner Security Clearance
Author: 0 Trump Ordered Kelly to 'Fix' Kushner Security Clearance

Cummings then warned that the letter will be the final time he requests voluntary cooperation with the investigation. If the White House doesn't respond, Cummings could issue subpoenas for documents and interviews . New York Democrat Adriano Espaillat introduced a bill in the House on Friday in a response to the Times story that amends the so-called Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.

World Media Pakistan closes airspace amid tension with India
Author: 0 Pakistan closes airspace amid tension with India

The objective of this strike, according to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan was to demonstrate Pakistan's "right, will and capability for self-defence". "After such announcement the Indian pilot will be free to go back to India", said Mr Soofi. The NCA is the apex civilian-led command headed by the prime minister to oversee the policy formulation, exercises, deployment, research and development, employment and operational command and control of the country's nuclear arsenals.

World Media Michael Cohen Tells Congress Trump Committed Multiple Criminal Acts
Author: 0 Michael Cohen Tells Congress Trump Committed Multiple Criminal Acts

Rep . Rashida Tlaib , a Democrat from MI, who is black, called the display racist and insensitive - using Patton as a "prop ". "To your point, it's like, 'This is my black friend.'" She added, "Mark my words, if you do have black friends - and I do, we have great conversations - not one would tell you, 'Go have a black person stand up behind you and make that point'".

World Media Canada begins process of extraditing Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to US
Author: 0 Canada begins process of extraditing Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to US

Legal experts had predicted Ottawa would give the go-ahead, given the close judicial relationship between Canada and the US. Nonetheless, he ordered Diab to be handed over, saying Canada's extradition law left him no choice. "Meng could appeal those decisions so that whole process could take a year or two or longer". Meng, the daughter of Huawei's founder, is accused of lying to banks about the company's dealings with Iran in violation of US trade sanctions.

World Media Spain to guarantee British residents' rights in event of no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 Spain to guarantee British residents' rights in event of no-deal Brexit

Britain agreed to settle a claim with Eurotunnel over the government's preparations for a no-deal Brexit in order to ensure that vital goods would still be able to flow into the country, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said. Net migration from the European Union has fallen consistently since Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016. Standing by Macron's side on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the other half of Europe's power couple, sounded a shade more ...

World Media Top House Democrat: Hannity should testify under oath about hush-money scheme
Author: 0 Top House Democrat: Hannity should testify under oath about hush-money scheme

Cohen as said he would be back to testify in US Congress on 6 March in connection to alleged illegal activity directed by Trump during his campaign and while in office. Still, Trump was apparently pleased with Cohen's answer to that question. In other tweets Friday, Trump suggested Democrats were using Cohen to investigate his business dealings and finances because a two-year investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign "has fallen apart".

World Media Labour suspend MP Chris WIlliamson over antisemitism row
Author: 0 Labour suspend MP Chris WIlliamson over antisemitism row

But shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon indicated Labour would not be throwing its weight behind a second referendum just yet. Prime Minister Theresa May also said this week that MPs would be allowed to vote on blocking a no-deal Brexit and extending Article 50 if her Withdrawal Agreement loses at a "meaningful" vote on March 12.

World Media President Trump says USA is working to get aid into Venezuela
Author: 0 President Trump says USA is working to get aid into Venezuela

The U.N. Security Council has scheduled votes on rival resolutions on Venezuela. The strongest criticism was the FANB's ongoing support for the legitimate president, Nicolas Maduro. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershining and Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza have confirmed at their meeting in Geneva the unacceptability of any attempts to interfere into Venezuela's internal affairs, and said that USA actions toward Venezuela constitute a violation of global law.

World Media Pakistan 'to free Indian pilot on Friday'
Author: 0 Pakistan 'to free Indian pilot on Friday'

The Indian side remained unconvinced about Khan's sincerity, pointing out that his "peace gesture" was not voluntary but was prompted by global pressure following Islamabad's failure to use Abhinandan as leverage for de-escalation by India within 48 hours.