News Roundup 10/3/18

by | Oct 3, 2018

News Roundup 10/3/18

by | Oct 3, 2018

  • The US Envoy to NATO threatens to destroy Russian missiles the US considers in violation of the INF Treaty. [Link] The Envoy walked back the threat on Twitter. [Link]
  • France is accusing Iran of plotting a bombing against an Iran separatists group’s rally in Frane. France has frozen some Iranian assets. [Link]
  • The French Defense Minister says the Iranian missile program is a threat to French interests in the Middle East. [Link]
  • Macedonia’s name change referendum result puts the country’s NATO bid in limbo. [Link]
  • North and South Korea begin to demine the DMZ. [Link]
  • A suicide bomber killed 13 people at an election rally in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Jihadists Syrian rebels in the Idlib Province are refusing to move out of a buffer zone created by a Turkish/Russian agreement. [Link]
  • Russia confirms the S-300 air defense system has been delivered to Syria. The US State Department Spokeswoman says the delivery is a serious escalation. [Link]
  • Assad reaches a deal with Iran for Iran to build a power plant in Syria. [Link]
  • Iran claims a missile attack in Syria killed 40 ISIS leaders. [Link]
  • The cholera outbreak in Yemen is growing as 10,000 new cases are being reported each week. [Link]
  • The US-backed government in Libya is preventing US journalists from reporting in Libya. [Link]
  • Libyan leader Haftar says he remains committed to elections in Liyba. Haftar believes instability and division in Libya are slowing the election process. [Link]

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