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U.S. warns citizens against risks of travel to Saudi Arabia

Added: 21.11.2017 20:08 | 0 views | 0 comments


The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to "consider the risks" when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen. The warning comes two weeks after U.S.-allied Saudi Arabia said it had shot down a ballistic missile fired by Iran-aligned Houthis from Yemen towards the Saudi capital Riyadh. The missile, which the Houthis said was in response to Saudi-led air strikes on civilians in Yemen, was shot down near Riyadh airport without causing any casualties.

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US hits 'Taliban where it hurts' by striking drug labs

Added: 21.11.2017 20:07 | 0 views | 0 comments


The US military has launched air strikes on drug-making laboratories in Afghanistan as part a new joint strategy with Afghan forces to cut off funding for the Taliban, authorities said Monday. Ten drug labs were destroyed in a series of aerial bombardments in the poppy-rich southern province of Helmand -- a Taliban stronghold -- on Sunday night, said General John Nicholson, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan. The joint operation came days after a UN report showed opium production in Afghanistan -- a key source of funding for the Taliban's 16-year insurgency -- soared 87 percent this year as the area under poppy cultivation hit a record high.

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Sterling strikes late to extend Man City winning run

Added: 21.11.2017 18:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pep Guardiola says it does not matter who Manchester City face in the last 16 of the Champions League after they seal top spot in Group F with victory over Feyenoord.

Manchester City 1 Feyenoord 0: Sterling strikes late as top spot is clinched

Added: 21.11.2017 16:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Raheem Sterling struck a late winner as Manchester City clinched top spot in Champions League Group F after a 1-0 victory over Feyenoord at the Etihad Stadium. England international Sterling finished expertly in the 88th minute as City retained their 100 per cent record in the competition, though just a draw would have been enough […]

From: www.soccernews.com

US attacks militants in Somalia and Libya

Added: 21.11.2017 16:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier. U.S. Africa Command, which manages U.S. military operations on the continent, said the airstrike in Somalia targeted an al-Shabab camp about 125 [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

US hits 'Taliban where it hurts' by striking drug labs

Added: 21.11.2017 16:12 | 0 views | 0 comments


The US military has launched air strikes on drug-making laboratories in Afghanistan as part a new joint strategy with Afghan forces to cut off funding for the Taliban, authorities said Monday. Ten drug labs were destroyed in a series of aerial bombardments in the poppy-rich southern province of Helmand -- a Taliban stronghold -- on Sunday night, said General John Nicholson, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan. The joint operation came days after a UN report showed opium production in Afghanistan -- a key source of funding for the Taliban's 16-year insurgency -- soared 87 percent this year as the area under poppy cultivation hit a record high.

From: www.yahoo.com

US strike kills over 100 Somali militants

Added: 21.11.2017 13:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

The US military says it killed more than 100 Islamist militants in Somalia when it launched an air strike against the al-Shabab group, which is allied with al-Qaeda.

From: www.news.com.au

US hits 'Taliban where it hurts' by striking drug labs

Added: 21.11.2017 12:12 | 0 views | 0 comments


The US military has launched air strikes on drug-making laboratories in Afghanistan as part a new joint strategy with Afghan forces to cut off funding for the Taliban, authorities said Monday. Ten drug labs were destroyed in a series of aerial bombardments in the poppy-rich southern province of Helmand -- a Taliban stronghold -- on Sunday night, said General John Nicholson, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan. The joint operation came days after a UN report showed opium production in Afghanistan -- a key source of funding for the Taliban's 16-year insurgency -- soared 87 percent this year as the area under poppy cultivation hit a record high.

From: www.yahoo.com

Deadly car bombing strikes Iraq's Tuz Khurmatu

Added: 21.11.2017 9:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Security sources say attack has killed 21 people outside the capital.

Tags: Strikes, Iraq
From: www.aljazeera.com

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