Iran welcomes Turkey-Russia deal over Idlib: Lebanon's al-Mayadeen TV

Iran welcomes Turkey-Russia deal over Idlib: Lebanon's al-Mayadeen TVBEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran welcomes an agreement between Turkey and Russia over Idlib province in northwestern Syria and was consulted before it was announced, Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen TV station reported on Tuesday, citing Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman. Under the agreement announced on Monday after a meeting between the presidents of Russia and Turkey, Russian and Turkish troops are to enforce a new demilitarized zone in the Idlib region from which “radical” rebels will be required to withdraw by the middle of next month. …


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Israel welcomes end of US funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

Israel welcomes end of US funding for UN Palestinian refugee agencyIsrael welcomed Saturday a US decision to end funding for the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), accusing the organisation which supports some five million Palestinians of perpetuating the Middle East conflict. Israel and the United States have accused the nearly 70-year-old agency of maintaining the idea that many Palestinians are refugees with a right to return to the homes from which they fled or were expelled during the 1948 war that accompanied Israel’s creation, an idea they both oppose.


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Trump says he welcomes a lawsuit from Brennan contesting his loss of a security clearance

  1. Trump says he welcomes a lawsuit from Brennan contesting his loss of a security clearance  Washington Post
  2. Trump vs. Brennan: Ex CIA Chief Stands by Claim US President Is ‘Treasonous’  Newsweek
  3. Donald Trump has put John Brennan at the top of a new ‘Enemies List’  USA TODAY
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US welcomes Afghanistan's latest ceasefire offer to Taliban

US welcomes Afghanistan's latest ceasefire offer to TalibanThe announcement by President Ashraf Ghani followed a bloody week of fighting across Afghanistan which saw the Taliban launch a massive assault against the provincial capital Ghazni. It came after a brief, unprecedented ceasefire earlier in June. “The last ceasefire in Afghanistan revealed the deep desire of the Afghan people to end the conflict, and we hope another ceasefire will move the country closer to sustainable security,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.


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