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U.S. Goal Is Deterrence, Not War With Iran: Shanahan

By RFE/RLTop U.S. administration officials told Congress on May 21 that Washington's response to alleged Iranian threats deterred attacks on ...


Pentagon Chief Says Iranian Threats 'Put On Hold'

The United States' response to alleged Iranian threats has "put on hold" potential attacks by Iran, acting U.S. Defense Secretary ...


Iraq Seeking To Help Calm Iran-U.S. Tensions

Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help 'end tension' amid concerns of a possible military conflict between ...


Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts

At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election on Saturday, ...


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Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...

Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...

Muslim

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After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

Iran Holds Talks with Muslim Envoys Ahead of OIC Summit

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs has sat for talks with the ambassadors of Islamic countries in ...

Uzbekistan: RFE/RL kept at arm's length

Uzbekistan has earned international plaudits by lifting its block on an array of international news websites, but censorship remains in ...

After 17 years, Gujarat riots gang-rape survivor receives justice

In the spring of 2002, 19-year-old Bilkis Bano, who was five months pregnant, fled her village, Randhikpur in eastern Gujarat, ...

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Real estate woes impacting banks in Qatar, sasy Fitch

DOHA, Qatar - The oversupply of real estate in Gulf countries which has seen a collapse in property prices, commensutate ...


Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...


150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...


After Sri Lanka attacks, anti-Muslim backlash points to new divisions

Rights groups are warning of an escalation in inter-communal violence in Sri Lanka as Muslim minorities – and hundreds of ...


UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...


US: Syria May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again

The United States says there are signs the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria may be using chemical weapons again and ...


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