Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iraq against Middle East conflict

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RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the “official end” of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with “all strength” and said it was up to Iran to avoid war. The heightened rhetoric follows last week’s attacks
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MARACAIBO/PUNTO FIJO (Reuters) – Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past fuel containers while vehicle queue to refuel with gasoline in
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said. “A Katyusha rocket fell in the middle of the Green Zone without causing any losses,” the military said in a statement, later specifying
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, senior U.S. officials said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force
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Image copyright AFP Image caption Indonesian soldiers have been guarding the jets Seven fighter jets from a French aircraft carrier made unscheduled landings in Indonesia on Saturday because of bad weather during training. The Dassault Rafale jets touched down safely at Sultan Iskandar Muda air force base in Aceh, an Indonesian official told the AFP
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Image copyright Getty Images Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, Reuters reports. New smartphones made by the company will also lose access to Google’s app store and software such as Gmail, the news agency’s story says.. Huawei declined to comment and Google did not immediately respond
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KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday with an alliance of protest and opposition groups that is pushing for a civilian-led transition to democracy. The Transitional Military Council (TMC) had suspended the talks late on Wednesday after two outbreaks of violence around protest sites in the capital
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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church near High Wycombe, Britain May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday. In a column in the
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LONDON (Reuters) – A blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby will fly outside Britain’s parliament when the U.S. president makes a state visit next month if protesters can raise 30,000 pounds ($38,000) for advocacy groups. FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators float a blimp portraying U.S. President Donald Trump, above Parliament Square, during the
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Robert Smith has a personal net worth of $5bn A billionaire technology investor has shocked graduating students in Atlanta, Georgia, by telling them he will pay off all of their student loans. Robert F Smith, one of America’s most prominent black philanthropists, was giving an address at Morehouse College,
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