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Al Manar
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About 1 hour ago

Venezuela Resumes Direct China Oil Deliveries Despite US Sanctions

Venezuela has reportedly resumed direct oil shipments to China after brutal US sanctions against the Central American nation forced the trade to go underground for more than a year. Two China-flagged very large crude carriers (VLCC) with the capacity to transport some nearly 2 million barrels of crude each loaded Venezuelan heavy crude at the Jose terminal in recent days, Reuters reported Friday citing internal documents from Venezuela’s state oil company, Petroleos ...
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About 3 hours ago

Venezuela jails six Americans on corruption charges

TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) – A Venezuelan judge sentenced six former oil executives of US refiner Citgo to prison on Thursday on charges of corruption.
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Al Ahed News
Al Ahed News
About 4 hours ago

Funeral Worker Reportedly Fired After Taking Selfie with Maradona Lying in Coffin

Latin America :The photo, which the man shared on Twitter, shows him giving a thumbs up next to Maradona’s body.
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 5 hours ago

CIA Officer Killed in Somalia: US Media

A CIA officer was killed in combat in Somalia in recent days, US media said Thursday without releasing details of how the agent died. The veteran officer was a member of the CIA's Special Activities Center, a paramilitary branch that carries out some of the US intelligence agency's most dangerous tasks, The New York Times said. The officer died of injuries sustained during an operation last week, according to CNN. The CIA ...
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About 6 hours ago

Venezuela calls for alliance of nations against US sanctions

TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (MNA) – Venezuelan Envoy to the United Nations called for forming an alliance in order to counter adverse effects of US unilateral sanctions.
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 7 hours ago

Trump Says He Will Leave Office if Biden Victory Confirmed

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will depart the White House if the Electoral College certifies Democrat Joe Biden as the winner in the 2020 presidential election. He added, though, if the Electoral College votes for Biden, it will be a 'mistake'. When asked whether he will vacate the presidential residence on Inauguration Day, 20 January 2021, if Biden is certified as the winner, Trump told reporters, 'Certainly I will. And ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 1 day ago

Biden Urged to Extend US-Russia Arms Treaty for Full 5 Years Without Conditions

Arms control advocates have urged US president-elect Joe Biden to save the last major nuclear arms control treaty between the US and Russia, which is going to be expired soon and put the world at risk of another catastrophic nuclear arms race. Biden needs to take an immediate decision after taking office in January, whether to extend the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty — New START— that is scheduled to expire ...
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Al Ahed News
Al Ahed News
About 1 day ago

Football Legend Maradona Dead At 60

Latin America :The life of the divine footballing talent that was Diego Armando Maradona has been marked by wild highs and lows.
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 1 day ago

Biden to Unveil Economic Team Next Week As Transition Moves Ahead

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will announce his economic team and other key nominees next week, officials for his transition team said on Wednesday, after formal recognition of his election win this week allowed a transition to move forward. Biden communications director Kate Bedingfield told reporters on a call that the transition team was encouraged by the 'professional and welcoming response' of civil servants who they were getting in touch with to enable ...
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