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MOD update on the UK military presence in the Gulf

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:26
The UK has a long-standing maritime presence in the region.
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Britain to Send Third Warship to the Persian Gulf - MoD

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:26
The news comes after London earlier this month accused Tehran of attempting to seize a British tanker in the Persian Gulf, which Iran has strongly denied.
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All S-400 defense systems will be installed by April 2020: Turkey's Erdogan

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says all the Russian S-400s received by his country will be fully deployed in April 2020, and that Ankara seeks to produce the missile defense systems jointly with Moscow.
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Turkey's Erdogan: Russian S-400 Missiles To Be Deployed By April 2020

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said its Russian-made S-400 missile-defense system will be fully deployed in April 2020.
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'Severe' new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the 'severe' measure will endanger vulnerable people in need of international protection from violence or persecution.
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UNHCR: A Coordinated Regional Approach Needed to Resolve US Asylum Problem

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The U.N. refugee agency is reiterating its call for countries in the Americas to work together to develop a coordinated regional response to the growing Central American migration and asylum problem.
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Treasury Targets Al-Qa'ida in Mali

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), in concert with the Department of State, took action today targeting Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), a west African terrorist group designated in September 2018, by designating a JNIM leader as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists
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Terrorist Designation of Ali Maychou

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The U.S. Department of State (DOS), in concert with the U.S. Department of Treasury, took action today targeting Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), a West-African terrorist group designated as both a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) in September 2018.
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Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children's Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent in previous outbreaks.
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Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children's Fund UNICEF warned that the epidemic "is infecting more children" than earlier outbreaks.
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Trump administration tightens US asylum laws

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
The administration of US President Donald Trump set a new policy for immigrants applying for asylum in the United States, requiring them to first apply for asylum in a "third country" through which they had traveled on the way to the United States.
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Yemeni army forces, allies attack drone hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces says army troopers and allied fighters from Popular Committees have used a squadron of domestically-manufactured Qasef-2K (Striker-2K) combat drones to strike hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport.
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Pakistan fully reopens airspace as India tensions ease

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
Pakistan has fully reopened its airspace to civil aviation, months after it imposed restrictions following an aerial confrontation with neighboring India.
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EU imposes sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
The European Union has agreed to impose punitive measures against Turkey over its drilling operations off the coast of Cyprus, in a move censured by Ankara as "biased."
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Yemen conducts retaliatory drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's King Khalid air base

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
Yemeni armed forces have launched fresh drone strikes on King Khalid air base in Saudi Arabia's southwestern Asir Province in retaliation for the kingdom's bloody military aggression against the impoverished country.
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Pentagon Nominee Calls Conventional and Nuclear Forces Best Deterrent Against 'Russian Aggression'

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
In February US announced the start of the withdrawal process from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty under the pretext that Russia was violating the accord. Media reports, however, have suggested that Washington is hoping to strike a new agreement that would include both Russia and China.
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Plane Hangars at Saudi Arabia's Jizan Airport Attacked by Yemeni Houthis - Report

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
The Houthis launched multiple attacks against the Jizan Airport earlier this month, targeting Saudi military facilities.
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European Parliament Narrowly Approves Von Der Leyen As President

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
The European Parliament has narrowly confirmed Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission, making her the first woman to lead the continental body.
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Bulgaria Links Hacking Attack To Plans To Buy Military Jets From U.S.

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
A massive hacking attack in Bulgaria via a Russian website might be linked to Sofia's decision to buy military jets from the United States, the Balkan country's interior minister said, as the government's Security Council gathered to assess the situation.
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Kearsarge and Arlington Return to Homeport

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines serving in the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will return July 18 from a scheduled deployment.
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