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Yemen rebels claim to kill Saudi soldiers in attack

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Yemen’s Houthi rebel group on Sunday claimed to have killed Saudi soldiers in an attack in the oil-rich kingdom, according to a pro-Houthi television. Al-Masirah television, citing a military source, said Houthi rebels carried out an attack in the southwestern Jizan region. Several Saudi soldiers were reportedly killed and injured in the…

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MI6 probes if Russia spoofed GPS of tanker seized by IRGC

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Guess who’s now become involved in the tanker seizure scandal unfolding in the Strait of Hormuz? If you guessed Russia, you’re right. UK media now suggest, citing unnamed security sources, that Russian covert ops may have spoofed the Stena Impero’s GPS receivers and steered it into Iranian waters. The Daily Mirror report…

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Abe’s ruling coalition favoured in elections for upper house

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk Tokyo: Japanese voters went to the polls for upper house elections on Sunday which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) was expected to win despite a sluggish economy. A total of 370 candidates are vying for 124 seats, about half of the House of Councillors. Abe’s ruling LDP has been leading…

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