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Barron Trump to play role in Republican convention

09-05-2024 WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s youngest child, Barron Trump, is to enter the political limelight with a role at July’s Republican National Convention. Delegates from across the US will formally select the party’s nominee for president at the gathering in Wisconsin, set to be Barron’s father. The 18-year-old has been named …

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US airman shot dead by police in Florida

09-05-2024 TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA: A US Air Force member was fatally shot by police who entered the wrong address, a lawyer for his family says. Senior Airman Roger Fortson, who was 23 years old and black, died after a deputy sheriff shot him while responding to a service call. Police earlier …

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Oil steadies as ceasefire eludes Hamas & Israel

09-05-2024 HOUSTON/ LONDON/ CAIRO: Oil futures ended largely unchanged on Monday as a ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel continued to elude negotiators. Both crude oil benchmarks settled 37 cents, or 0.5%, higher with Brent crude futures at $83.33 a barrel and US West Texas Intermediate crude futures (WTI) at …

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Israeli forces take control of Rafah crossing

08-05-2024 JERUSALEM/ RAFAH/ GAZA CITY: Israeli tanks have taken over the Rafah crossing in Gaza’s border with Egypt after advancing during the night as their warplanes pounded residential homes. The incursion comes after Israel said it would continue its military operation in Rafah even after Hamas said it had accepted …

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Belgian & Dutch students join Gaza protest wave

08-05-2024 BRUSSELS/ AMSTERDAM: Students in the Netherlands and Belgium occupied parts of the universities of Amsterdam and Ghent on Monday to protest against Israel’s war against Hamas, joining international student protests inspired by those on US campuses. At a campus of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in downtown Amsterdam, hundreds …

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Israel’s cabinet unanimously bans Al Jazeera

08-05-2024 JERUSALEM/ DOHA: Israel’s cabinet unanimously voted to shut down Al Jazeera in the country on Sunday, immediately ordering the closure of its offices and a ban on the company’s broadcasts. The decision was announced by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on X. Hours later, Israel’s Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi …

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