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Another wonderful day full of news!

International Politics

Overall

– The U.S. government is supporting efforts for expanding the invasion of Yemen

– A new French government report found half of Europeans heading to join the Islamic State are French

– Thanks to technology and American firms, Saudi Arabia is doing well with lobbying

– The U.S. is now refueling planes of the Saudi-led coalition every day for the latter’s fight in Yemen

– Both Iran and Pakistan said they would find a peaceful resolution to the Yemeni conflict

Middle East

– Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the next battle with the ISIS would be over the Anbar province

– As a result of rebel shelling, at least 22 people were killed in the city of Aden

– The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates said the country would only join a ground invasion of Yemen if the president approved

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.