Posts by The Frontier Post

Syria: Russia deploys in bases east of Euphrates River

Monitoring Desk JARABULUS: Russia, supporting Assad regime in Syria, settled in two bases in Ayn al-Arab previously emptied by the U.S. soldiers, according to local sources. Russia deployed in Sarrin and Sabit bases, located in the northern district of Ayn al-Arab, also known as Kobani, east of the Euphrates River. The bases were previously evacuated…

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Trump attacks US diplomat as she testifies in probe

WASHINGTON (Agencies): President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted an attack against the former US ambassador to Ukraine while she was in the middle of testifying in his impeachment probe, saying everything she touched went “bad.” The president’s furious response came as Marie Yovanovitch testified in the House of Representatives about her abrupt firing from her…

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White House issues memo on second Trump-Zelensky call

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The White House released Friday a memorandum it says chronicles U.S. President Donald Trump’s first telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart. The record of Trump’s April 21 telephone call with Volodymyr Zelensky is not a verbatim transcript, and the White House noted that it is based on the notes and recollections of…

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Ahwazis protest after Iran begins imposing price hikes

TEHRAN (Agencies): Several citizens across Ahwaz began protesting on Friday after Iranian authorities introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes. Videos being shared on social media showed protesters gathering in squares across the southwestern city of Ahwaz. One video showed tires being burned to block the roads while another showed a group of protesters shouting anti-regime…

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Abandoned car prompts alarm near Buckingham Palace

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British police on Friday cordoned off a main road near Buckingham Palace after detecting an abandoned car. As many as 50 police officers rushed to the scene and asked people to leave the ar-ea, according to local media reports. Police said “officers are assessing a suspicious vehicle” but later lifted the cordon…

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Muslim call for prayer recited first time in Amsterdam

Monitoring Desk AMSTERDAM: The Muslim call for prayer was recited Friday on loudspeakers for the first time in Amsterdam, according to a mosque official. The Blue Mosque had originally planned the Adhaan last Friday, but the cable of the audio system was cut by unidentified individuals. Mosque-goers and locals stood outside and recorded the emotional…

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