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France rejects US allegation Hezbollah storing chemicals to make explosives in Europe

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France rejects US allegation Hezbollah storing chemicals to make explosives in EuropeFrance has rejected allegations by a senior US State Department official that the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has stored chemicals that can be used to make explosives in the European country, emphasizing that there is no evidence to substantiate such claims. “To our knowledge, there is nothing tangible to confirm such an allegation in France today,” French Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Agnes von der Muhll told reporters in Paris on Friday. “Any...
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Lebanon's Hezbollah accuses US of obstructing government formation

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US warns banks against dealings with 10 officials including Carrie Lam, Chris Tang, Teresa Cheng, and Luo Huining

The United States Department of State on Wednesday formally warned international financial institutions doing business with individuals deemed responsible for..
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US and seven other countries sign NASA’s Artemis Accords to set rules for exploring the Moon

An artistic rendering of humans exploring the Moon. | Image: NASA

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U.S. cancels visas for over 1,000 Chinese nationals [Video]

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The United States has revoked visas for more than 1,000 Chinese nationals under a May 29 presidential proclamation to suspend entry from China of students and researchers deemed security risks, a State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Gloria Tso reports.

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IMF: Nearly All Mideast Economies Hit By Pandemic Recession

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: The coronavirus pandemic has pushed nearly all Mideast nations into the throes of an economic recession this year, yet some rebound..
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Lebanon hyperinflation adds to economic crisis [Video]

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Lebanese central bank's warning that subsidies may soon end has provoked a rush to stockpile essential goods.

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Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of anti-gov’t protests [Video]

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Protesters mark the first anniversary of a non-sectarian protest movement that has rocked the political elite.

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Beirut protests: 'A year of rising and fading hopes'

The BBC's Lina Sinjab looks back at one year of protests calling for change in Beirut, Lebanon.
BBC News

Lebanon protesters' euphoria gives way to despair

The country's problems have worsened since huge crowds took to the streets a year ago.
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French teacher beheaded: Macron to attend talks on 'Islamist separatism' near Paris [Video]

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France closes Paris mosque in clampdown over teacher's beheading [Video]

France closes Paris mosque in clampdown over teacher's beheading

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Critics Question France's Response to the Beheading of a Teacher

French police carried out raids on Islamist networks suspected of encouraging extremism Monday, as the government vowed to accelerate a crackdown on..
WorldNews

Chechen teen suspected in Paris teacher's beheading as investigation continues

French police raided the homes of dozens of suspected Islamic militants three days after the beheading of a teacher who discussed caricatures of Islam's Prophet..
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Kim Kardashian feared sister Kourtney would find her dead body after Paris robbery [Video]

Kim Kardashian feared sister Kourtney would find her dead body after Paris robbery

Kim Kardashian couldn't stop worrying about how her sister Kourtney would be "traumatised for life" by finding her dead body in their Paris hotel room as she was robbed in the French capital in 2016.

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