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Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

WASHINGTON DC (AFP): President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the weapons could kill civilians in Yemen. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the administration would circumvent the required review by Congress…

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Battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters): The head of India’s main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up. Gandhi, 48 and the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, had been under intense pressure since results released…

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Arson attack targets mosque in Hagen, Germany

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

COLOGNE (AA): An unidentified arsonist did considerable damage to a mosque in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, but there were no casualties, the mosque’s head reported on Saturday. Omer Oral, the head of Hagen’s Great Mosque Society, told Anadolu Agency that the arson attack took place at 10.00 a.m. when the assailant set fire to a…

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