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  1. US warships deployed to YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    U.S. warships are being deployed to Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran and suspected of trafficking arms to Houthi rebels, U.S. officials tell CNN. The move is also meant to reassure allies in the region, the officials said.

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  2. Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran EmbassyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The U.S. Navy, meanwhile, has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt toward the waters off Yemen to join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the rebels, U.S. officials said. After the coalition airstrikes, mushroom clouds rose over the mountainous outskirts of Sanaa, where the arms depots are situated.

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  3. Iran summons Saudi diplomat as rocket lands near Tehran embassy in YemenRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia's charge d'affaires in Tehran, the deputy foreign minister for African and Arab affaires said. Hossein Amir Abdullahian said that the move followed a rocket strike near the Iranian Embassy in Sana'a, Yemen.

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  4. Iran says Saudi airstrike hit near its embassy in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Iranian state TV says an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has hit close to the Iranian Embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, shattering windows but causing no casualties or injuries. The report says Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned the kingdom's envoy to Tehran to protest over the bombing on Monday.

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  5. Obama: Climate Change Is Greatest Threat To PlanetRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sweetness & Light

    US President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change poses the world's biggest single threat. "Today, there's no greater threat to our planet than climate change," Obama said in his weekly address, which had an environmental theme to mark Earth Day on April 22. Not Iran getting the bomb? Not ISIS taking over the Middle East? No, 'climate change' is the greatest threat facing our planet.

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  6. Action on Karabakh issue? Not this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Trend

    If the presidents of the two countries co-chairing the OSCE Minsk Group are going to visit the South Caucasus region, observers might expect some action on the settlement of the conflict. But, alas, not this time.

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  7. Iran's Nuclear Power A 'Myth' Created By United States: Supreme LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the United States had created a "myth" about Iran having nuclear power. He said that Israel along with the U.S. which posed the real threat to security in the Middle East.

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  8. Inspection of Iranian military sites should not even be imagined: IRGCRead the original story

    Sunday | Tehran Times

    The second-in-command of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says Tehran would never permit inspection of its military sites by foreigners. "Not only will we not grant foreigners the permission to inspect our military sites, we will not even give them permission to think about such a subject," Brigadier General Hossein Salami told a live television program on Saturday.

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  9. Australian FM defends wearing headscarf during Iran tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times of Israel

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop holds a press conference with her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif following a meeting in Tehran on April 18, 2015. Some commentators are criticizing Bishop's headscarf as acquiescing to Iranian modesty laws, against Western values.

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  10. Iranian Army Chief: 'US planes visiting Islamic State controlled airports'Read the original story

    Saturday | Jerusalem Post

    In the latest accusation leveled at the United States by high ranking Iranian officials, the Iranian Chief of Staff on Saturday claimed that his country holds evidence showing that the Islamic State group has been the beneficiary of American material support. According to Iranian state media, while attending Iran's annual Army Day parade, where Tehran unveiled its Bavar 373 air defense missile system, the Iranian equivalent of the Russian S-300 surface-to-air missile, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi insisted that Iranian Intelligence has "received reports the the US planes visit ISIL [Islamic State controlled] airports."

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  11. Polish editor: "Russia uses Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict for its own benefit"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Al+ Armenia

    "ResPublica Nowa" intellectual magazine have been published in Warsaw, capital of Poland, for already 45 years. Here articles on the social life, services, Polish politicians are printed.

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  12. Conversation: Tensions Mount In Russian-Turkish RelationsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Groong

    CONVERSATION: TENSIONS MOUNT IN RUSSIAN-TURKISH RELATIONS Stratfor April 16 2015 Media Center, Video Video Transcript Reva Bhalla: Hello my name is Reva Bhalla and today I'm joined by Eurasia Analyst Lili Bayer to discuss the increasing friction we've noticed between two major Eurasian players, Russia and Turkey. So Lili today we learned that the Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu is going to be headed to Washington on the 18th.

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  13. Challenges Facing the Implementation of UNSC Resolution 2216 on YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Switched

    The UN Security Council that drafted a political strategy for Yemen and gave international legitimacy to the military operations of the Arab coalition was issued as a result of the exceptional diplomatic efforts of the ambassadors of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Jordanian presidency of the UN Security Council represented by Jordan's envoy Dina Kawar. Saudi's ambassador to the UN Abdallah al-Mouallimi, who led the negotiations with patience and perseverance, said resolution 2216 was a historical achievement for establishing that if the Arab countries become determined and adopt a unified position, the countries of the world will comply with and respect it.

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  14. Discovering Iran: from Caspian Sea to Persian GulfRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Tehran Times

    "Foreigners! Welcome to Tehran! You may also line up here," announces a smiling airport official dressed in a long, black chador who is pointing to a newly opened immigration booth. A throng of young Dutch, Polish and German travelers pick up their rucksacks and peel off from the back of our queue and rush towards the new one.

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  15. Sitting down with Kishwar RizviRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Yale Herald

    Associate Professor Kishwar Rizvi is a scholar of Islamic art and architecture and associate professor in Yale's Department of the History of Art. A trained architect, Rizvi's writings and research interests range from the imperial art of Safavid Iran to discussions of gender and religion in the modern Middle East.

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  16. Illegal tourism trend in occupied lands disturbs BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Today.Az

    Baku is deeply concerned over the illegal touristic activities which have been carried out by Armenia in the occupied Azerbaijani territories since it directly infringes on international law. Since the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent regions are recognized as part of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity, any kind of tourist activities in those regions should only take place provisioning the express authorization of Baku.

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  17. Azerbaijan to take part in privatization of Serbian companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Today.Az

    Following a high level diplomatic visit of Serbian delegation to Azerbaijan on April 13-15, it appears both countries have a real opportunity to improve on their bilateral economic relations. Alexander Vucic, the Serbian prime minister made the remarks while summing up his visit to Azerbaijan, Serbia's national information agency TANJUG reported.

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  18. The Iran Deal: Oppose, Obstruct, Delay . . . DefeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Weekly Standard

    She was undoubtedly preparing diligently for several hours of arduous mixing and mingling with "everyday Americans." We don't know whether she had time that morning to take a look at the Wall Street Journal , with its report that "the Kremlin has formally lifted its own ban on the delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran, setting the legal groundwork for the possible Russian sale of a powerful air-defense system to Tehran."

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  19. israel independence day | When El Al flew to Tehran - and other historical tidbitsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Iran and Israel enjoyed mostly good relations until the Islamic revolution that overthrew the shah in 1979. Iran recognized Israel in 1950, becoming the second Muslim-majority country to do so .

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  20. Al Qaida taking advantage of Yemen turmoil, U.S. defense chiefs sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | McClatchy

    At a Pentagon news conference, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, toed a thin line between defending Saudi Arabia as a longtime ally and recognizing that its three-week-long bombing campaign in Yemen has created opportunities for al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, known as AQAP, the terror group's Yemen-based affiliate.

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