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News of the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq leaving Baghdad & stationing in the U.S. Consulate in Erbil, along with the decision to close the U.S. Embassy may be officially issued on Monday, according to Sky News Arabic.
Iraqi Special Division units have deployed within Baghdad's Green Zone, along with the gates and roads leading to it, according to Sky News Arabic.

Al-Hadath reporting more than one European and Arab embassy are weighing the idea of also leaving Baghdad if attacks on diplomatic missions continue.
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-Lebanon's politicians wasted a month for reforms
-[#Iran-backed] Hezbollah must end military role in Syria
-Hezbollah, allies did not make concessions to form gov
-Hezbollah can't continue as armed militias & pol party
-Hezbollah doesn't respect Lebanese people Image
-We'll provide direct assistance to Lebanese people & not pass through gov agencies
-Stakes are high for Lebanon
-Institutions can't be ineffective
-Amal & [#Iran-backed] Hezbollah prevented formation of a new gov
-I don't rule out sanctions against Lebanese officials
-Formation of Lebanese gov is the only option to move forward
-Banking & legal accountability needed to confront corruption

#Iran is using Lebanon's financial system to bypass U.S. sanctions. This is why Hezbollah insists on control over the Financial Ministry.
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According to the Goverment of Armenia : "In Stepanakert alone, more than 10 people were injured, including children and women. "
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office calls for return to ceasefire around Nagorno-Karabakh and resumption of substantive negotiations.…
Cant confirm the video wich should show Armenian soldiers with violate people in the run. I doubt that the video is real according to this source but dont know

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Sep 27—Likak, SW #Iran
Locals clashing with security forces

Incident began when traffic police fined a driver & the driver said the fine was unjust. The police attacked the driver & locals came to his rescue.

Then police began firing live rounds & tear gas on locals.
Sep 27—Likak, SW #Iran
More footage of locals clashing with security forces who are seen firing live rounds directly at civilians.

Further signs of powder keg tension in Iran as a small traffic fine erupts into a major showdown between people & the regime's security forces.
Sep 27—Likak, SW #Iran
More footage of security forces firing live rounds
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#BREAKING: Supported by #Turkey, #Azerbaijan has just started a war against #Armenia in-order to occupy #Artsakh/#NagornoKarabakh. For now, #Azerbaijan has lost a Mi-8 transport helicopter, a Mi-24 heavy attack helicopter, 3 UAVs & over 20 #Syrian mercenaries!
#BREAKING: Video recorded this morning shows the BM-30 Smerch multiple rocket launchers of #Armenia Army on their ways to the frontline in-order to attack the incoming #Azerbaijan Army forces & their #Syrian mercenaries
Civilians from the #Armenian villages near #Artsakh/#NagornoKarabakh have been under artillery attack of #Azerbaijan Army since last night: Image
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The Republic of Azerbaijan 🇦🇿 has announced the launch of a “blitz counteroffensive” across the entirety of the front with the Republic of Armenia 🇦🇲
Azerbaijani & Armenian forces remain in a state of #war since last night
#Azerbaijan #Armenia
Last night, Azerbaijani forces evacuated civilian populations from all border regions with Armenia.
Azerbaijani MOD announced that the command staff of the Azerbaijan Army decided to launch a counter-offensive operation of their troops along the entire front to
“suppress the combat activity of the armed forces of Armenia and ensure the safety of the civilian population.”
The Azerbaijani forces counteroffensive include several infantry and tank brigades, supported by large amounts of rocket and artillery units,
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Did war just breakout between Azerbaijan 🇦🇿 and Armenia 🇦🇲?

Like all-out war?

Azerbaijan confirmed that they have launched a counter-offensive operation against Armenia, action ongoing along the entire front. Artillery, tank, UAV, mechanized + air forces are currently in use in the operation

This can escalate into a regional war with Turkey 🇹🇷 & Russia 🇷🇺 Image

- Prime Minister of #Armenia 🇦🇲 confirms that #Azerbaijan 🇦🇿 has launched a missile 🚀 and aerial attack against Artsakh. States Stepanakert was attacked, and that Armenia has downed 2 helicopters 🚁 , 3 UAVs and destroyed 3 tanks.
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The U.S. Embassy in Armenia urges U.S. citizens to maintain vigilance and exercise caution due to heightened tensions and recent violence along portions of the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
The U.S. Embassy in Armenia urges U.S. citizens to avoid travel near the line of contact and the border, including the area to the east of the M4 and M16 Highways north of the Dilijan National Park and up to the border with Georgia in Tavush province.
Do not travel to the Nagorno-Karabakh region. The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to monitor local news reporting. The Embassy will continue to monitor the security situation and provide additional information as needed.…
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Four employees at the municipal clinic in Dessau-Roßlau have contracted the novel corona virus. You had previously had contact with an infected patient,
but also with other patients, as the city administration announced. The four affected employees are in quarantine at home. More hospital employees are to be tested on Sunday. The results should be available on Monday.
According to the announcement, there are currently 26 active corona cases in Dessau-Roßlau, five of those affected are being treated in hospital.
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The city of Hamburg warned of Smoke development and oreered to keep doors and windows closes via NINA.
The warehouse belonging to the garage is also completely on fire.
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For travelers from Germany, quarantine will again apply in Lithuania from Monday. On arrival in the Baltic state, newcomers and returnees have to go into a two-week quarantine.
This emerges from a list of countries with high corona infection rates published by the Ministry of Health in Vilnius on Friday evening. The quarantine obligation will therefore also be introduced for Estonia, Poland, Iceland and San Marino.
The reason for this is the high number of new infections with the coronavirus in the affected countries. There is also a registration requirement - all travelers must provide their details on arrival in Lithuania.
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In the least surprising news, Trump has chosen #AmyConeyBarrett to replace #RuthBaderGinsburg on the #SCOTUS.
Trump will make the formal #SCOTUS announcement Saturday. #AmyConeyBarrett is 40yrs younger than Ginsburg and will still be on the #SCOTUS in 2060, if she lives as long as #RBG. That is how long the Trump Supreme Court will rule.
Can folks see my tweets?
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#BREAKING: News outlets are reporting that Donald Trump will nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. If confirmed, Judge Barrett will unleash a Court majority that is hostile to basic civil rights. The impact will be felt for decades.…
Judge Barrett’s personal belief is that marriage is between a man and a woman, and has been unwilling to affirm that the Supreme Court’s decision making marriage equality the law of the land is settled law.
Her cramped so-called “originalist” view of the Constitution also threatens the civil rights of not just LGBTQ people but a host of others, including women and people of color, who have relied on the courts to make progress in the fight for equality and justice.
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#BREAKING: @CityofFresno will release the independent auditor's review of the London Wallace case "no later than the end of next week."
They talked to John Gliatta and will release excluded review as a supplement to 2nd quarter report.

Prior @abc30 story:…
@CityofFresno @ABC30 The third quarter report is due out on the next three weeks, but they'll release the review to this specific case a little early.
“As with all OIR reports, documents cannot be released without a review by our legal counsel to ensure that both the rights of the complaining party and the officers involved are protected.," said city manager Wilma Quan...
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The federal government has declared the whole of the Czech Republic, Luxembourg and the Austrian state of Tyrol to be corona risk areas due to the rapidly increasing number of infections.
The risk list of the Robert Koch Institute has been updated accordingly.
Akteulle Liste (German):…

Actuell list english (PDF FILE):…
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In view of the increasing number of infections in Berlin, the capital is threatened with new contact restrictions. The Berlin Senator for Health Dilek Kalayci explained in an interview with the @rbb24.
It is conceivable that in the future only a maximum of five people or people from two households will be able to meet, Kalayci told the broadcaster. In addition, she had agreed with the representatives of the inner city districts to limit private celebrations.
There could be an upper limit of 50 people outdoors and 25 people indoors, she said. However, there will probably not be a ban on the sale of alcohol or restrictions on serving in Berlin. Overall, the health senator was concerned: "We have a very serious situation in Berlin.
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#BREAKING: Ontario introducing tougher restrictions in response to rising COVID-19 case numbers.…
New rules prohibit:

- The sale of alcohol at restaurants, bars and clubs after 11 p.m.
- Closes all strip clubs
- Requires business to comply with screening and other provincial health advice…
New regulations effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday September 26.…
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#BREAKING Stabbing attack near former offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris…
#BREAKING At least four injured in knife attack outside Charlie Hebdo's former office in Paris, two suspects at large…
French terrorism authorities investigating knife attack - 2 journalists wounded near offices of Charlie Hebdo

Witness says he saw man with axe in hand and victim covered in blood

PM says main attacker arrested, second person in custody…
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56 members of the U.S. House of Representatives call on U.S. President Donald Trump to sanction the entire financial system of #Iran's genocidal regime from the global network.
14 Iranian banks remain open and connected to the @swiftcommunity messaging network, providing #Iran's genocidal regime access to the global financial system & the ability to sidestep current sanctions & fund its nefarious activities.… Image
The Central Bank of #Iran capitalizes from these remaining un-sanctioned banks and is most likely using them as fronts for its malign activities.… ImageImage
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#BREAKING: #US will announce sanctions on several Iranian entities and officials on Thursday: #Iran envoy
#BREAKING: Elliott Abrams says the targets of US sanctions will involve the judge who sentenced #Iranian wrestler #NavidAfkari to death
#BREAKING: US special envoy for #Iran: US thinks Iran will come to the negotiating table once Nov. 3 election is over
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#BREAKING: Foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, France and Germany hold a press conference
#BREAKING: Foreign Minister of Jordan: We stress the importance of a two-state solution to the Palestinian and Israeli conflict
#BREAKING: Egyptian Foreign Minister: We affirm the importance of reaching a comprehensive solution that meets the demands of the Palestinian people

(Via @MfaEgypt)
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#BREAKING: British Minister of Health: We will provide 30 million doses of #COVID19 vaccine for the most needy cases
#BREAKING: Oman to resume international and domestic flights on October 1
#UPDATE: #Oman to resume international flights on Oct. 1 with strict measures to protect country and aviation staff from #COVID19
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On Wednesday evening, the federal government declared other regions in eleven countries of the European Union to be corona risk areas due to the increasing number of infections.
#Denmark: the #Hovedstaden region is considered a risk area.

#France: The regions of #Brittany, Center-Val de Loire and #Normandy are now also considered risk areas.

#Ireland: the #Dublin region is considered a risk area.
#Croatia: Lika-Senj County is now also considered a risk area.

#Netherlands: the province of #Utrecht is now also a risk area.

#Austria: the federal state of #Vorarlberg is now also considered a risk area.
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