News Roundup 11/8/18

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns. [Link]
  • The State Department announces new sanctions will be imposed on Russia. The sanctions are to punish Russia over the alleged chemical weapons attack on the Skripals. [Link]
  • The US threatens to sanction any port that allows Iranian ships. [Link]
  • The US offers rewards for information on three high ranking members of the PKK. [Link]
  • Amnesty says the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will execute 12 Shia prisoners. [Link]
  • The US Syrian envoy says the US hopes that Russia will continue to allow Israel to bomb Syria. [Link]
  • Turkey demands the US completely cut ties with the Syrian Kurds. [Link]
  • The Syrian government will allow Palestinians to return to the Yarmuk refugee camp outside of Damascus. ISIS controlled Yarmuk and was defeated by Assad’s army. [Link]
  • The Iraqi military takes 30 positions inside of Syria. The Iraqi military claims the positions within 50 km of the Iraqi border. [Link]
  • Scott Horton interviews Scott Paul on the Yemen War. [Link]
  • Belgium is accused of mishandling billion in assets belonging to Gaddafi. [Link]
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Read Scott Horton's new book Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan