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North Korea: Trump declares country a 'state sponsor of terrorism' and triggers further sanctions

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Donald Trump has announced he will declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror, amid rising tensions with Pyongyang’s isolated regime. The US President said the designation will impose further penalties on Kim Jong-un’s regime, saying it was a long-overdue step and part of a “maximum pressure campaign” against the North. North Korea will join Iran, Sudan and Syria on a list of countries that have “repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism”.


Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander, another fighter, killed in Syria: Iranian media

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A commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards and a lower-ranking Iranian fighter have been killed fighting Islamic State in Syria in recent days, Iranian media reported on Sunday. The Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s most powerful military force which also oversees an economic empire worth billions of dollars, have been fighting in support of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for several years. An Iranian official told the Tasnim news agency last year that more than 1,000 Iranians have been killed in Syria.


Canada concerned about returning ISIS fighters

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November 21, 2017 8:18 AM
OTTAWA (AFP) - Canada is concerned about the national security threat posed by citizens who joined the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, returning to this country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday.


Riyad Hijab quits as head of Syrian opposition's HNC

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Riyad Hijab announces his resignation ahead of a meeting in Saudi Arabia aiming to 'unify' the Syrian opposition.


Trumps Puts North Korea On List Of Countries Identified As State Sponsors Of Terror

Added: 20.11.2017 16:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Trump has added North Korea to the list of nations designated by the U.S. government as state sponsors of terror — joining Sudan, Syria and Iran. North Korea was previously on the list, but taken off in 2008 by the Bush administration during an attempted denuclearization deal.


Siege of Eastern Ghouta: A blot on world's conscience

Added: 20.11.2017 15:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

In Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta, medicine is being rationed and people are dying due to a lack of medical care.

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Trump designates North Korea as state sponsor of terrorism

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President Trump announced Monday that North Korea will join Iran, Sudan and Syria on the state sponsor of terrorism list


Trump designates North Korea as state sponsor of terrorism

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Iran, Sudan and Syria are the only other state sponsors of terrorism identified by the State Department


Syrian army, allies take back Albu Kamal from Islamic State

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The Syrian army and its allies took complete control over Albu Kamal, Islamic State's last significant town in Syria, a military news service run by Hezbollah said on Sunday. The army had declared victory over Islamic State in Albu Kamal earlier this month but the jihadists then staged a counter-attack using sleeper cells hidden in the town.


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