Geopolitical News, 05 Nov 2018

Accessed on 05 November 2018, 1416 UTC, Post #786.


“EIN News Editors’ Picks” for 05 November 2018.

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Comment:  Here are today’s top geopolitical news stories from the editors of EIN News/EIN Presswire.  Views expressed in this intelligence news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

EIN News Editors’ Picks

Daily update · November 5, 2018


US President Donald Trump accused Saudi Arabia of unskillful use of US weapons in Yemen, citing the August attack on a bus carrying Yemeni school children, in an interview for Axios, Sputnik reported. On August 9, an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led …

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A Russian reconnaissance warplane has been spotted flying over NATO’s biggest military exercise since the end of the Cold War. Marines on board USS Mount Whitney off the Norwegian coast, had gathered for a group photo on deck when a Tupolev TU-142 …

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The first Central American migrants from a caravan traveling through Mexico toward the United States in hopes of seeking asylum arrived in Mexico City on Sunday, taking up temporary shelter at a sports stadium. Migrants, part of a …

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The Iraqi Foreign Ministry rejected on Saturday a statement issued by the US embassy in Baghdad in which it called on Tehran to “respect the sovereignty of the Iraqi government and permit the disarming, demobilisation, and reintegration” of Shia militias. …

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The Taliban launched an attack early Monday on a newly established joint Afghan army and police checkpoint in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least 13 soldiers and policemen, according to a provincial official. Afghan reinforcements were subsequently …

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Iran stood defiant against the re-imposition of US sanctions on Monday, as President Hassan Rouhani vowed to keep selling oil during what he described as a “war situation.” “America wanted to cut to zero Iran’s oil sales … but we will …

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