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US jets destroy anti-ISIS coalition base in Syria after withdrawal

Two Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) F-15 jets destroyed a base that was the headquarters of the anti-ISIS coalition in northern Syria on Wednesday after it had been vacated, according to a military official. OIR Spokesman Col. Myles Caggins III said the fighter jets “successfully conducted a pre-planned precision airstrike at the Lafarge

Malaysia to launch new car in 2021

Car to be produced locally with some technical support from Daihatsu Motor, official says Malaysia said Friday it will launch a locally manufactured car in 2021. The announcement came as the country’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad drove visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo in a

US service member dies in non-combat incident in Afghanistan

The NATO Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan announced Friday that an American solider died in Afghanistan in a non-combat related incident. The incident occurred Thursday and is currently under investigation, the statement reads, but no additional details were provided. The service member’s identity will be withheld

EU court throws out Hamas appeal over terror listing

A top EU court on Friday threw out an appeal by the Hamas terrorist organization against its listing by the bloc as a terrorist organization, AFP reports. The General Court of the EU rejected a bid by Hamas to end a freeze on assets

Libya Force Arrests Gang that Tortured Sudanese Migrants

An armed group loyal to the Tripoli-based national unity government said Wednesday it had arrested a six-member gang accused of kidnapping and torturing eight Sudanese migrants near the northern city of Sirte. The gang, made up of “five Libyans and one Palestinian… had tortured

Royal Jordanian to start flying to Copenhagen in early June

AMMAN – Royal Jordanian will launch a new direct service to Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, as of June 3, 2018. The three weekly flights will give RJ a strong presence in the Scandinavian market. This addition is in line with RJ’s turnaround plan that includes, among others,

NATO ‘acknowledges’ Turkey’s terror concern

Turkey is among the NATO members “most affected by terror attacks” and NATO fully recognizes the threat posed to it, Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller has told the local Hürriyet News in Ankara. “Turkey has really suffered from terrorism in recent years and has