Monthly Archives: July 2015

Egypt and Saudi Arabia sign pact to boost military ties

Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed a pact in Cairo Thursday aimed at boosting military and economic ties between the two Arab allies. Relations have warmed since the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, with Saudi Arabia offering billions in aid to Egypt and Cairo participating in a Saudi-led bombing campaign against Iran-backed rebels in Yemen. On Thursday, a Saudi ...

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Obama in call to arms: Stop big money from quashing nuke deal

President tells supporters of accord the agreement with Tehran is not ‘the best of bad alternatives but actually a very good deal’ President Barack Obama rallied supporters of the Iran nuclear deal in a conference call Thursday evening, urging them to make their voices heard in the effort to convince Congress to ratify the agreement. According to participants in the ...

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Israel readies Iron Dome on Lebanon border as Hezbollah anticipates arms from Iran

One year after Israel’s vaunted Iron Dome defense system helped protect citizens from a rocket barrage launched from Gaza, the Jewish State has deployed the shield to the north, likely amid fears Lebanon-based Hezbollah could get an infusion of cash and weapons from Iran. In an exclusive interview with FoxNews.com, Col. Yoni Saada Marom, commander of Israel’s Active Defense Air ...

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HOW MANY TIMES CAN A MAN DECEIVE OTHERS?

WRITTEN BY KALAHAN DENG There is an old proverb which says, “If a man deceived me once, shame on him; but if he deceived me twice, then; shame on me.” There is unquestionable wisdom with this old say. Because if we look at what is going on among the Dinosaurs who call themselves the elites politicians of the new nation ...

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Baby born with half a heart gets ‘full life’

Little Marcus was born with only half a heart, a condition that once meant there was no hope but thanks to incredible surgery at Westmead, Marcus is looking forward to a full life. Watch Video on the main Source.. https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/watch/28924505/baby-born-with-half-a-heart-gets-full-life/

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Samsung Elec cautious on outlook, says mobile business environment tough

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> offered a downbeat outlook for the third quarter after April-June profit dropped on a supply shortage for one of its main smartphone models, underscoring continued headwinds for the tech giant. Samsung remained the world’s top smartphone seller in the second quarter, but investors and analysts say the South Korean firm’s inability to meet demand for ...

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Egypt says finishes work on New Suez Canal

Egypt has finished building its New Suez Canal, its overseer said on Wednesday, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sees as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit unemployment. The army led work 11 months ago on the $8-billion (£5.1 billion) canal, flanking the existing, 145-year-old waterway and part of a larger ...

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Lebanon copes with garbage crisis and sustainability

Something stinks in Lebanon. For a week, 3,000 tons of garbage per day have piled up on the streets, left to rot in the heat wave while Beirut sorts out problems with waste disposal. The trash crisis prompted demonstrations and protests, and some residents burned garbage in the cans, sending toxic fumes into the already reeking city. The government has ...

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Iraq Apathetic to U.S. Equipment Offer

The Iraqi government has accepted only a fraction of fighting vehicles the U.S. has offered to provide it, indicating leaders in Baghdad desperately holding their country together amid the Islamic State group onslaught may be trying to appease multiple masters. Amid the rise of the Islamic State group late last year, U.S. News reported the U.S. military was hoarding more ...

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