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Several rockets target Basra Airport, close to where US Consulate is located – reports

Numerous rockets were fired at Iraq’s Basra airport on Saturday morning following violent protests in the city. Officials said the sudden attack did not disrupt flights in or out of the city. A local official at Basra International Airport said three rockets were fired at the facility, AP reported on Saturday. He told the news agency that no casualties had ...

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New Israeli missiles could target places further away than Lebanon – analyst to RT

Israel is developing a new missile system, capable of striking anywhere across the Middle East. It’s not about targeting terrorists, analyst Ammar Waqqaf told RT, but about maintaining superiority. The system, developed by state-owned Israel Military Industries (IMI) will be ready in “a few years,” and will “allow precise hits…on every point in the region,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday. The ...

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Bennu beckons: Asteroid-sampling spacecraft snaps first glimpse of target (IMAGE)

After almost two years of travel, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has finally captured the first glimpse of its target, asteroid Bennu, marking the official start of its final approach phase. The probe’s PolyCam captured the first sighting of Bennu from 1.4 million miles (2.2 million kilometers) away, or almost six times the distance between Earth and the moon, on August 17. ...

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Super-hawk John Bolton and ‘Agent Butina’ connection is the Democrats’ new Russiagate target

More than eighteen months into Russiagate and with little evidence of ‘collusion’ between Donald Trump and Russia coming to light, Democrats seem to be scrambling for wins — and no one appears to be off-limits. The latest target is none other than Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton, who until this point has been widely regarded in liberal and media ...

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Not just Russians: China, North Korea, Iran may target US elections, Bolton says without proof

The upcoming 2018 US midterm elections might be targeted by Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned, while declining to provide any evidence. “I can say definitively that it’s a sufficient national security concern about Chinese meddling, Iranian meddling, and North Korean meddling that we’re taking steps to try to prevent it, so it’s ...

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Syrian defenses engage ‘hostile’ air target near Damascus – SANA

Syrian air defenses have engaged an incoming “hostile target” in the airspace west of the nation’s capital, SANA news reports. According to the report, the intrusion was detected above the area of Deir al-Asha’ir in the Damascus countryside just after midnight. There are no immediate reports of damages or casualties. After its detection to the west of Damascus, the enemy ...

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George Bush’s cardiologist likely target in fatal shooting – police

Former US President George Bush’s cardiologist may have been deliberately targeted when he was fatally shot while riding his bicycle in Texas last week, Houston’s police chief told the New York Post. Art Acevedo told the newspaper on Tuesday it was “highly probable” Dr. Hausknecht was the victim of a targeted shooting.  Read more Hausknecht, 65, was shot last Friday ...

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Trump is real target of anti-Russian sanctions proposal, says Russian MP

New anti-Russian sanctions being proposed by US senators are part of the internal political strife in Washington with the real target being Donald Trump, a senior Russian MP has told reporters. “The US senators’ initiative to toughen the anti-Russian sanctions is yet another manifestation of the anti-Russian agony. People on the Capitol Hill cannot put up with the fact that ...

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‘Israeli strikes’ target Syrian army positions near Golan Heights – state media

Published time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:50 Edited time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:58 Several missiles, allegedly launched by ‘Israeli aircraft’ have struck Syrian army positions in the Quneitra Governorate near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, state media SANA reports, citing a military source. The attack caused “limited damage” at some of the army positions in the vicinity of the towns of Hader ...

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Reaching Model 3 production target doesn't solve Tesla's problems

Tesla pulled out all the stops in the final week of June to meet CEO Elon Musk’s target of making 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans every week. However, employees say the achievement came at the expense of other production. Despite working overtime, during now-mandatory weekend shifts, workers told Reuters they were pulled from other departments, disrupting production of the Model ...

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