Saudi Arabia calls off Aramco initial public offering, disbands advisers - sources

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23 September 2018
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Baghdadi also highlights the value of propaganda to ISIS by praising media workers and framing their persistence online as a "battle" of its own—likening them to mujahideen
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At the end, Baghdadi disturbingly echoes killed ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani by inciting those in "Canada, Europe and elsewhere" to attack by conventional and unconventional means: knives, vehicles, bombs, etc.
Regarding when the speech may have been recorded, Baghdadi makes mention of several recent events indicating speech was recorded in recent weeks: ISIS recent defeats in Hauran, Ghouta, and Yarmouk. Arrest of American pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey. Assad pending battle of Idlib
Baghdadi's speech, "Give Glad Tidings to the Patient," is attempting to assure supporters that ISIS persists. Speech reaches out to Sunnis in Iraq and Syria, framing ISIS' past military accomplishments as proof of the group's capabilities.
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SAA source says Daesh has asked the Syrian Army to be evacuated from Taloul Al-Safa to the Al-Mayadeen countryside. They offered to release the kidnapped civilians in exchange for safe passage.
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan recently held joint training exercise, in Surxondaryo. First between the two, geared towards preventing militant infiltration.
Baghdadi's new speech, entitled, "Give Glad Tidings to the Patient," is almost 55min. His last audio message came on September 28, 2017, wherein his rallied fighters and called on supporters to mount attacks.
ISIS releases speech from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi amid reports of his status (ranging from being in a vegetative state to being killed).
Saudi Arabia calls off Aramco initial public offering, disbands advisers - sources
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NATO Drones Started Heavy Bombing on Taliban Frontlines in Wazir Tangi and Zawa Area . These Drone Attacks Started initially on 18 August upon Taliban Center in Newly Captured Position from ISKP. Yesterday Nearly 1:00 PM, Heavy NATO Bombing reported from same Area.
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Afghanistan will not attend Russia-led peace talks with the Taliban in sept - govt sources
Canada's @NationalDefence announces that @CanadianForces Major-General Dany Fortin will lead the new NATO Mission Iraq: NATO is strengthening the Iraqi forces as they work to prevent the re-emergence of ISIS and other terrorist groups.1 month ago
Canada's @NationalDefence announces that @CanadianForces Major-General Dany Fortin will lead the new NATO Mission Iraq: NATO is strengthening the Iraqi forces as they work to prevent the re-emergence of ISIS and other terrorist groups.
Russian Ministry of Defense shows off some trophies it found in Syria: American Javelin ATGMs. They displayed them at the Army-2018 military forum in Kubinka, which started yesterday.
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Gen. John Nicholson, the out-going commander in Afghanistan, insists President Trump's South Asia strategy is working.
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A Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group will plead guilty, his lawyers said Tuesday.
Deir ez-Zur: A motorbike explosion targeted SDF vehicle in the Hawaij Dheban area
While Amaliqa continues to fight on Durayhimi streets, Houthi destroyed MRAPs MaxxPro and Nimr Ajban north of the village.
Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan met with his Belarusian counterpart1 month ago
Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan met with his Belarusian counterpart
Ten Foxhound vehicles arrived this morning in Kabul ahead of an expected 440 additional UK troops being sent to support NATO's Resolute Support. The increase in troops would bring the size of the UK contribution to around 1,100. (NATO photo by Erickson Barnes)1 month ago
Ten "Foxhound" vehicles arrived this morning in Kabul ahead of an expected 440 additional UK troops being sent to support NATO's Resolute Support. The increase in troops would bring the size of the UK contribution to around 1,100. (NATO photo by Erickson Barnes)
Iran sanctions are unjust and harmful, says UN expert warning against generalized economic war
Damascus Condemns the statement of the 3 countries and considers that its aim is to justify the use of chemical weapons by militants
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov: All foreign forces in Syria are illegal and must leave
Russian Navy Project61, built in Nikolayev North,  BSF Kashin class guided missile destroyer or large anti-submarine ship, Smetlivy returned from 123days Mediterranean deployment and transited Bosphorus. 870 entered the Black Sea 13:30Z1 month ago
Russian Navy Project61, built in Nikolayev North, BSF Kashin class guided missile destroyer or large anti-submarine ship, Smetlivy returned from 123days Mediterranean deployment and transited Bosphorus. 870 entered the Black Sea 13:30Z
UAE army SOF also located in Durayhimi suburbs, some of them dressed in Yemeni clothes.
ISIS have conducted 2 large attacks against Iran militias today, the first one was at the dawn, the second attack was at afternoon. The attack on Wadi AlNaqeeb in Sukhnah, dozens of government and Iran fighters killed, 3 captured including one Iranian fighters.
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Policeman critically injured after attacked by gunmen in Pulwama.
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US Navy signals reconnaissance Lockheed EP-3E Aries II
Israel agrees plans to build more than 1,000 new settlement units in the West Bank
Syria: Russia n MoD says 63,000 mil. personnel operated in Syria since Sept. 2015, as well as 91% of RuAF crews and 100 Kalibr cruise missiles were launched.
SOHR: The drones carrying out the 23rd attack on the main Russian military base in Syria, the Russian defenses target them after days of calm
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Top Palestinian official Saeb Erekat tells @kann_news: "Trump is making a mistake if he thinks that he can 'remove Jerusalem of the negotiating table' - No Jerusalem, No deal"
ISIS attack in Zuhur neighborhood of East Mosul leaves Iraqi PMF (Hashd) battalion commander from 5th PMF Brigade dead and 2 PMF injured. 2 ISIS injured.
Pro-Hadi Yemeni army fighting against Houthi in Nata district of Bayda province.
Heavy explosion near the town of Shatah in Al Ghab plain, West Hama
SAA's 11th Tank Division heavily bombarded trenches that were raised near the towns of Sukeek and Tamanah. The SAA fired several missiles and artillery shells towards the Jaysh Al-Izza in towns of Lataminah, Zakat, and Kafr Zita
Pakistan Balochistan: ISKP (Isis) claims to have ambushed 2 Pakistan Intelligence members in Mastung district. 1 was killed and 1 wounded.1 month ago
Pakistan Balochistan: ISKP (Isis) claims to have ambushed 2 Pakistan Intelligence members in Mastung district. 1 was killed and 1 wounded.
Photo: All the commanders of the all factions on the ground for the joint defense plans for Syria's Idlib
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Russian Ministry of Defense: with the help of Russia, the Syrian authorities regained control of 96.5% of the territory
Russian Ministry of Defense: with the help of Russia, the Syrian authorities regained control of 96.5% of the territory
Israel Defence Minister met with Qatar FM in Cyprus in June: @talshalev1
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Russia disagrees with Bolton's assessment that it is stuck in Syria, notes US still has forces there
Brig. Gen. Austin Renforth emphasizes that the @CJTFOIR will continue its support for the Peshmerga.
Lukashenko heads to Sochi for talks with Putin after saying that Russia treats Belarusians as vassals.
Bolton: US seeks to change Iran's behaviour not government
Bolton: US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical weapons in Idlib
Earlier, Bolton told Reuters that Russia can not bring about Iranian withdrawal from Syria
Suicide attack kills six Sunni fighters in northern Iraq: police
US National Security Advisor John Bolton: Iranian forces must leave Syria
Bolton: Iran's nuclear deal has failed
National Liberation Front: casualties among government forces in clashes in Research Military Center area West to Aleppo
Russian Navy Project 141 Kashtan class buoy tender KIL158 redeployed to the Mediterranean after 22 days: KIL-158 departed the Black Sea at 05:00Z and transited Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route to Tartus Syria.1 month ago
Russian Navy Project 141 Kashtan class buoy tender KIL158 redeployed to the Mediterranean after 22 days: KIL-158 departed the Black Sea at 05:00Z and transited Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route to Tartus Syria.
The process of storming the area of ​​Maran in Saada is made of four axes with the support of the Arab Coalition
Coalition-backed forces begins a military operation to break into the Amran district, the hometown of the Huthi rebel leader in Saada province
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Two childern were killed in shelling by Pakistani forces on Kuner province in the first day of Eid ul Azha
Senior Iran ian cleric Ahmad Khatami warned the United States that if it attacks Iran, its allies in the region, including Israel, would be targeted
US National Security Adviser John Bolton says US sanctions on Iran are having a "stronger" impact than anticipated
Egypt- ISIS claim for SVBIED attack near al-Arish Airport, North Sinai, by Abu Assad al-Muhajir (foreigner), which caused "many casualties, destroyed 3 vehiclesandbulldozer", in what authorities claimed was a dismantling of VBIED that failed, causing the explosion.
Islamic State's Amaq news agency posts video featuring teenage executors of terror attacks in Grozny and Shali pledging ISIS allegiance. Footage appears to corroborate Chechen Information Minister's claim that youngest attacker was around 11 years old
Twitter: Working with our industry peers today, we have suspended 284 accounts from Twitter for engaging in coordinated manipulation. Based on our existing analysis, it appears many of these accounts originated from Iran.
Kadyrov arrives in Mecca, greets Saudi crown prince on Eid al-Adha —SPA1 month ago
Kadyrov arrives in Mecca, greets Saudi crown prince on Eid al-Adha —SPA
Saudi army M-60 tank and pro-Hadi forces in Baqim district of Saada province.
Department of State:This afternoon, @SecPompeo met with Qatar's Foreign Minister @mba_althani_ at the State Department.
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Khamenei: Divine testing is not for God to know us; the testing is in fact a step towards the destination. When we are tested,— if we successfully pass through the tribulation— we will achieve a new status, a new life and a new stage. 2010-11-17 EidMubarak
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Khamenei: There is, in EidAlAdha, a great hidden appreciation of Prophet Abraham for the sacrifice he made on this day. Sometimes, above sacrificing one's own life, is sacrificing the loved ones. This sacrifice is a symbol for believers who want to walk on the path of Truth and elevation.
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Khamenei: In all cases where we are tested, there is sacrifice and offering. To be tested is to pass through a tribulation. A tribulation is placed ahead of a person or a people; if they overcome it, they can reach the destination; and if they fail, they will drop behind.
HTS members have fortified their positions in Northern Hama.
The SAA today downed several DIY drones launched by the rebels in Latakia countryside
Morocco : as part of a Eid Al-Adha amnesty the king has ordered the release of several political prisoners of the Hirak movement
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The @CONIFAOfficial announced on 19 August that NagornoKarabakh would host its 2019 European Football Cup. It promised to specify soon the exact June dates and other details of the tournament, which will be held in capital Stepanakert.
Egypt Sinai: Isis claims to have damaged an Egyptian Army Hummer with an IED near al-Rafah.
Turkish war jets bombarding Khwakurk mount in Bradost region near Erbil.
Photo alleged to be of the helicopter remains which werr recovered after the crash. The site was SW of Mosul.
Armoured,balistic security  towers put on some highways and roads in the south eastern regions in Turkey1 month ago
Armoured,balistic security towers put on some highways and roads in the south eastern regions in Turkey
Pro-Hadi forced field commander Ahmed Al-Musabi was killed by Houthi in Bayda. He participated in anti-Houthi operation in Bayhan (Shabwa) in January.
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One suspected terrorist has been gunned down by the security forces in an encounter, which broke out in Handwara town of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district
Amaliqa continues fighting against Houthi inside Durayhimi.
US embassy attack: Turkish security forces on Tuesday have confirmed that the suspects in the assault on the US Embassy in Ankara were drunk at the time of the attack. The pair were suspected of being involved in a U.S. Embassy drive-by shooting on Monday.1 month ago
US embassy attack: Turkish security forces on Tuesday have confirmed that the suspects in the assault on the US Embassy in Ankara were drunk at the time of the attack. The pair were suspected of being involved in a U.S. Embassy drive-by shooting on Monday.
Hezen Antî Teror in Raqqa during Eid ul-Adha
Ministry of Defense of Russia: The Baltic Fleet's patrol ship Yaroslav the Wise went into the Mediterranean Sea, having passed the Suez Canal1 month ago
Ministry of Defense of Russia: The Baltic Fleet's patrol ship "Yaroslav the Wise" went into the Mediterranean Sea, having passed the Suez Canal
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Putin discussed the situation in Syria with the King of Jordan
Powerful explosion reported in the city center of Afrin No details known yet.
Second day of protests by workers of Iran National Steel Industrial group in front of the Bank Melli Iran in Ahvaz, over non-payment of over 5 months of wages.
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