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France IDs top Paris attacks figure

...destroyed a jihadi training camp and munitions dump.The Defense Ministry said 12 aircraft based in Jordan and the Persian Gulf dropped a total of 20 bombs. It called the operation the largest attack by French air power since France joined the...
Nation and World
Muslim spokesman: As boy departs, Muslims feel 'under siege'

...they would soon leave their modest home in the Dallas suburb of Irving and move to Qatar, a wealthy oil nation on the Persian Gulf. There, a foundation has offered to pay for Ahmed's high school and college education in Doha.Yaser Birjas, imam...
Nation and World
Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...senators wrote the administration asking for a freeze in the number of flights to the U.S. now allowed for three Persian Gulf airlines - Emirates, Etihad and Qatar - and discussions with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar about whether those...
Nation and World
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...natural gas in Asian markets, Thorning wrote in the paper. Shipping distances to Asia are closer than Australia and the Persian Gulf, or the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, she noted. However, western Canada is emerging as a potential competitor to Alaska...
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Man arrested after flying drone near White House

...White House on lockdown for more than an hour. President Barack Obama was away at the time, hosting a meeting with Persian Gulf leaders in the Maryland presidential retreat of Camp David.From a photograph released by the Secret Service, the...
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US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf

...will begin accompanying U.S. commercial ships during their transit through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf to ensure they encounter no interference from Iran, U.S. defense officials said Thursday.The new policy, which...
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Major piece of anti-IS strategy is stalled

...sectarian divide could cause Sunni Arab members of the coalition fighting the Islamic State - like Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf countries - to bolt.After meeting with Abadi, Dempsey told reporters Monday he was given firm assurances that the...
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Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation

...pledged America's "ironclad commitment" to anxious Persian Gulf nations Thursday to help protect their security, pointedly...fired on a Singapore-flagged commercial ship in the Persian Gulf. A U.S. official said it was an apparent attempt...
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Oil prices jump almost 5 percent as tensions mount in Yemen

...price of oil rose sharply on Thursday as mounting tensions in Yemen got traders worried that the flow of crude from the Persian Gulf region could be disrupted.Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states launched strikes on key military installations in Yemen...
Iran threatens swift retaliation on US bases if there is an attack

...U.S. warships in the Gulf. Gen. Hajizadeh told state TV that the shore-to-sea ballistic missile, called "Persian Gulf," has a range of 180 miles.The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is based in Bahrain, an island in the Gulf about 120...
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