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Afghanistan Flood Death Toll Rises To 315, Officials Say

ISLAMABAD — Afghan officials said Sunday that the death toll from Friday’s flash floods in the northern Baghlan province had risen to at least 315, with more than 1,600 people injured. The refugee ministry announced the latest casualties through social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. It said more than 2,600 homes had been “completely and partially destroyed” in the […]

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Israel Advances Deeper On Rafah; US Says There’s No Plan To Protect Civilians 

Israeli forces advanced deeper on Gaza’s southern city of Rafah on Sunday even as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Israel has not given the United States a credible plan to protect the more than one million Palestinian civilians sheltering there or a plan for what happens when the seven-month war eventually ends. About 300,000 of the 1.3 million […]

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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Give Israel The Means To End The War

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Sunday compared Israel’s war against Hamas to the U.S. decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan in World War II during an interview on NBC News’ “Meet the Press.” “When we were faced with destruction as a nation after Pearl Harbor, fighting the Germans and the Japanese, we decided to end the war by the […]

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U.S. Strikes Houthi Missiles In Yemen 

The U.S. military said it carried out a “self-defense” strike late Sunday against cruise missiles in an area of Yemen controlled by Houthi militants. U.S. Central Command said the strike hit four anti-ship missiles that were being readied to launch at ships in the Red Sea. A CENTCOM statement said the missiles “presented an imminent threat to U.S. Navy ships […]

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IMF Sounds Warning In Sudden Fall In Interest Rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning against a sudden reduction in interest rates in various countries. IMF Chief Economist Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas says while inflation is easing, central banks around the world must critically assess the state of affairs.  “Monetary tightening worked through two additional channels. First, the rapid pace of tightening convinced people and companies that high inflation would […]

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Iran Executes Four Convicted Of Israeli Bomb Plot

The defendants were accused of plotting a bomb attack on a factory making military equipment. Iran has executed four men it says were linked to an Israeli intelligence operation. The death sentences were carried out on Monday after the Supreme Court rejected appeals, according to Iranian state media. The quartet was accused of planning a bomb attack ordered by Israel’s […]

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Austria Latest To Suspend Funding For Palestinian Aid, Despite UN Chief Urging Resumption Of Support

Austria on Monday became the latest country to suspend additional funding for the U.N.’s Palestinian relief agency, a day after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged countries to resume funding to help displaced people in Gaza who are desperately in need of assistance. Austria’s foreign ministry issued a statement calling on the agency, known as UNRWA, and the United Nations to […]

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3 US Troops Killed, 34 Wounded In Drone Attack In Jordan

Three U.S. troops were killed and at least another 34 wounded Saturday night in a drone attack on their living quarters in northeast Jordan near the Syrian border, the U.S. Central Command reported. These are believed to be the first American military deaths from hostile fire during the nearly four-month-long war between Israel and Hamas militants. U.S. President Joe Biden […]

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Why Biden Won’t Be On The ballot In New Hampshire 

All eyes are on Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary — but President Biden won’t be on the Granite State’s Democratic ballot, even as he runs for a second term in 2024.  His absence comes amid controversy between state and national Democrats over New Hampshire’s place in the party’s presidential nominating calendar, driven by a national Democratic desire to diversify the early voting […]

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‘Let’s Talk About It’: EU’s Borrell Presses Israel On Two-State Solution

EU foreign policy chief says Israel’s plan to destroy Hamas in Gaza is not working as bloc’s foreign ministers meet. The European Union’s foreign policy chief has insisted on a two-state solution in the Israel-Palestine conflict, saying Israel’s plan to destroy the Palestinian group Hamas in Gaza is not working. Ahead of talks with Israeli and Palestinian top diplomats, Josep […]