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Iraqi militia leader threatens attack on U.S. interests

Baghdad, June 25 (UNI) Qais al-Khazali, leader of the Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq, a Shiite militia close to Iran, threatened Monday to attack U.S. interests in Iraq and the Middle East region if the United States supports an Israeli offensive against Lebanon's Hezbollah.

In a televised speech, al-Khazali said, "If the United States continues to support this usurping entity (Israel) in its expanded operations and attacks on Lebanon and Hezbollah, America should know that it is exposing all its interests in the region and Iraq subject to attack and danger."
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Former Malaysian PM Mahathir hospitalised over persistent coughing

18 Jul 2024 | 8:40 PM

Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (UNI) Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been hospitalised, according to his office on Thursday.

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Six more killed, over 150 injured as quota unrest intensifies in Bangladesh

Six more killed, over 150 injured as quota unrest intensifies in Bangladesh

18 Jul 2024 | 6:32 PM

Dhaka, July 18 (UNI) Six more persons were killed and more than 150 injured in widespread clashes between quota protestors and the police in Bangladesh on Thursday.

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U S Senator J D Vance accepts Republican vice presidential nomination

18 Jul 2024 | 3:13 PM

Milwaukee, United States, July 18 (UNI) J.D. Vance, a senator from the U.S. state of Ohio and author of the bestselling memoir "Hillbilly Elegy," accepted the nomination for vice president at the ongoing Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Wednesday night.

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19 schools closed amidst flooding in southern Myanmar

18 Jul 2024 | 3:04 PM

Yangon, July 18 (UNI) Nineteen schools in Pandaung township, located in southern Myanmar's Bago region, have been closed due to the rising water level of the Ayeyarwady River, state-run Myanmar Alinn Daily reported on Thursday.

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Canadian FM Joly on two-day visit to China

Canadian FM Joly on two-day visit to China

18 Jul 2024 | 2:30 PM

Beijing, July 18 (UNI) Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly will visit China from July 18 to 20 at the invitation of Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, foreign ministry spokesperson Lin Jian announced on Thursday.

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