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#US Amb to #Pakistan Donald Blome visits Azad Jammu Kashmir #AJK. The @usembislamabad posts some of his pictures in this #thread. /1
The #US Amb to #Pakistan Donald Blome's visit to Azad Jammu #Kashmir #AJK immediately caught attention in neighboring #India. This Indian newspaper interpreted the visit as part of larger signs of improving Washington-Islamabad relations. /2

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The #US is not alone in engaging with #Pakistan's Azad Jammu #Kashmir despite #India's objections. The #UAE🇦🇪 #EU🇪🇺 #China🇨🇳 #Türkiye🇹🇷 #SaudiArabia    have executed development projects in the region in the past, overruling Indian protests. /3

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I’ve gotten a lot of questions this week about #YevgenyPrigozhin’s public statement about his role as founder of the #WagnerGroup.The incoming is almost too much to handle so I thought I’d lay down a few thoughts here for journalists and other interested parties. 🧵 Image
1/#Prigozhin has had a kind of coming out party over the last few weeks with the buzz surrounding the release of a video showing him making a recruiting pitch to prisoners in a #Russian penal colony. The timing is, of course, curious. Image
2/We can get into the significance of the fact that the prison pictured is in the Mari El Republic in a separate thread--but suffice it to say there are a lot of stakeholders w/ overlapping interests co-located there. Image
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A happy #RoshHashana to friends celebrating the Jewish New Year. Here's a 🎞️ from #Cairo #Egypt synagogue ringing in the new year. This year's Rosh Hashanah marks the start of year 5783 in the Hebrew calendar. #ShanaTova to friends everywhere.
#Türkiye's President #Erdogan extends greetings for #RoshHashanah Holiday of Jewish community to "bring peace and welfare to all the Jews, including our Jewish citizens,” a statement said.

There is a special touch to this year's Jewish new year #RoshHashana that coincides with the 2nd anniversary of #AbrahamAccords. Synagogues from #Morocco to #Tunisia #Egypt #Bahrain #UAE #Iran #Turkey #Azerbaijan & other #Muslim nations join the occasion.

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JUST IN: Olaf Scholz (@OlafScholz), German Chancellor met Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President on Sunday, and signed an accord on energy cooperation and the country's hosting of next year's U.N. climate talks.
Scholz is on a two-day visit to the Gulf region focused mainly on securing new fossil fuel supplies and forging fresh alliances against Russia.
Germany is trying to wean itself off energy imports from Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, while avoiding an energy shortage in the coming months.
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US Forces Kidnap Four Citizens in al-#Mahra
US forces, reinforced by Saudi forces, stormed on Wednesday a number of citizens’ homes in the city of Al-Ghaidha, the capital of Al-Mahra province, eastern #Yemen.
Informed local sources confirmed to #Yemen press agency that
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the foreign forces who broke into the houses located near Al-#Ghaidha airport, which is under the control of the #American and #British forces, kidnapped more than four citizens and took them to their secret detention facilities inside the airport, without giving the
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reasons.

The sources said that these forces arrived on board military armored vehicles armed with various types of weapons without knowing their identity, including local mercenaries believed to be affiliated with #UAE.

The sources pointed out that the storming
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#YEMEN: #Mahra governor warns of UAE-Saudi occupying regimes’ plans to target Mahri community

#MAHRA, Sept. 20 (YPA) –  Ali Hussein Al-Faraj, Mahra Governor in the national salvation government, warned Monday of the plans of the UAE-Saudi occupying regimes to target the
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Mahri community, undermine the symbols of popular resistance, and thwart the revolution's project to expel the occupation.

According to Saba news agency, the Governor stressed that confronting the US-British occupation forces and their tools, and expelling them from the
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governorate has become an urgent necessity, especially after their persistence in attacking the people and the popular resistance, looting wealth and controlling its seaports.

He also stressed that the #American, #British and Emirati-Saudi ambitions in #Mahra have become
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Senior Official in #Aden Reveals #American, #European Ambitions Regarding #Yemen’s Oil.

Major general Faraj al-Bahsani, a member of Riyadh-formed “Presidential Council” has warned of any possible breakdown of security and chaos in the provinces of
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#Shabwa, #Hadramout and #Mahra, as they are oil and gas investment areas for the Americans and Europeans.
This came during his meeting with a number of security and military leaders in Hadramout province.

During the meeting, he said that the world is watching very closely
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the latest development of events in the three provinces.

Al-Bahsani pointed out that these areas are very important to the world because they are oil investments, so the regional and international powers will not abandon them.

“I tell you frankly this is what I have seen
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#YEMEN:Once Again, UAE Launches Airstrikes on Islah Positions in #Abyan.
Emirati aircraft have launched a series of airstrikes on Abyan province, in support of the #UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) in southern Yemen, Yemen press agency reported on Sunday.

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According to sources, #Emirati warplanes carried out intensive raids on positions of Islah militants in northern part of Mudiyah district, east of the province.

The sources said that explosions were clearly heard in conjunction with the sounds of aircraft flying.

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come after the failure of the STC forces to lift the siege imposed on them by the Islah militants in the district.

Other military sources explained that the #UAE raids were mistakenly hit the #UAE-backed “Al-Amaliqa” Forces east of the village of Imbagira on the outskirts
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#YEMEN:Al-#Qaeda launches devastating attack against southern Yemeni separatists.

by Emad Almarshahi- Sept 18, 2022

The #UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) militias suffered heavy casualties when al-Qaeda launched a new military attack in Ahwar area of #Abyan
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province on Sunday.
Local sources confirmed that dozens of the militias, all of whom were recruits of the sons of Yafa and Abyan, including a battalion commander, were killed or wounded in the attack that targeted Wadi Eumarn and Al-Ahmar areas, east of Mudiyah district
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of the province.
In a related context, the “Ansar al-Sharia” website affiliated with al-#Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula published pictures of the terrorist attack launched by the organization on a security point belonging to the Security Belt Militia in Ahwar.

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Day 4, Session 2 of the #SpaceThreatsOEWG.

Exchange of views by Member States: 🧵
Live video feed here: media.un.org/en/asset/k1g/k…
Finishing topic 3, space-to-space threats.
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#Thread

On #Egypt’s Sisi visit to #Qatar:
This visit signals a start of an era of pragmatism— a post Muslim Brotherhood era 1/
Unlike 2017, the #Muslim #Brotherhood as a group, is severely weakened, and becomes irrelevant to the relations between Qatar and Egypt.
Its fans can mock Sisi’s visit to Doha but their barks mean nothing on the ground 2/
What’s on the agenda in Doha is not just economic relations as Islamists claim, but there are several political topics on the agenda, like #Gaza, #Sudan, and most importantly #Libya 3/
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Thread: 12 September 2022: Day 201 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: #Russia is gone from #Kharkiv & "struggling to bring sufficient reserves" to reinforce #Kherson, where an "improvised floating bridge" started two weeks ago is unfinished and #Ukraine is hitting the Dnipro River crossings faster than they can be repaired
Great moving map shows the stark difference over six months, between March, when #Russia was at its height in terms of territory held in #Ukraine, and yesterday
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WATCH: Aleksandar Vucic (@avucic) President of Serbia and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (@MohamedBinZayed), President of the United Arab Emirates signed a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement between two countries in Belgrade.

🎥: @avucic
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan shared the update and wrote, "I was pleased to meet with the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, for the signing of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement between our two countries...
...which builds upon our strong bilateral ties and promises to enhance cooperation at all levels in the future" Aleksandar Vucic wrote, "Dear friend @MohamedBinZayed, thank you for the magnificent reception and friendship towards Serbia.
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Lol Kadhimi ordered a curfew?
Baghdad will be under a curfew in 28 minutes from now on.
Government is this close to the worst regime fall since Saddam's fall.
Protestors are storming the presidential palace in #Baghdad
#Iraq 🇮🇶
#BREAKING
Breach in the Presidential palace, #Baghdad
#Iraq 🇮🇶
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"..what emer­ges is a striking counter-narrative—a continuation of the self-dealing, favoritism and lack of due process that leads all the way up to the Vatican’s absolute monarch, the pope himself."

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☝️This is a follow on of this continuing scandal 👇

Among the new revelations:
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#YEMEN :#America begins implementing the plan to occupy Hadramawt and the eastern coasts

Today, Sunday, the #USA officially started implementing its plan to control the oil-rich province of #Hadhramaut and the eastern coasts of Yemen, within the framework of a previous
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plan to control the oil provinces and the strategic eastern coasts of #Yemen overlooking the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.
A military delegation from the US Naval Forces (Marines) arrived today at the coastal Brom Mayfaa district, to begin arranging for the establishment
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of a US military base in the district, to be the starting point for its military and intelligence operations in the region.
The US military delegation met with the Director General of the Prom Mayfaa Directorate, Ali Suleiman Ba Qarawan, the Director of Security of the
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America reveals its fears of a #Russian role in #Yemen and mobilizes to pay salaries.

On Saturday, the United States acknowledged its fears for the first time about a Russian role that might mix cards in Yemen, coinciding with the Biden administration intensifying its
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movement in the region in an attempt to calm Sanaa.

Special - Yemeni news:

The US envoy to #Yemen, Tim Lenderking, said that his country seeks #Russian cooperation in Yemen, reviewing what he described as common denominators to find a settlement there.

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Lenderking's statements coincided with an unprecedented US movement in the #Yemen file.

The #Biden administration's national security advisor, Jake Sullivan, joined the US envoy's tour in the Gulf. The White House said in a statement that Sullivan had contacted the
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Saudi-backed leadership in #Yemen dismisses officials over #Shabwah clashes
The clashes represent a major conflict between the two main coalition members, as Saudi and #Emirati proxies fight among themselves
By News Desk - August 12 2022

The head of the Saudi-backed
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Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) in #Yemen, Rashid Al-Alimi, announced on 11 August that a number of leaders and commanders have been dismissed as a result of the clashes in #Shabwah province's capital city, #Ataq, which left dozens killed including several civilians.
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The clashes were fought between the #UAE's Giants Brigade mercenary group and forces loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood's (MB) official branch in Yemen, the Saudi-backed Islah Party, persisting until the dawn of 10 August and culminating in the Giant Brigade's capturing
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#YEMEN
The leadership of the authority in #Sanaa continues to offer offers and opportunities to the Islah party to join it, after the recent defeats it suffered in Shabwa.

Where the Deputy Foreign Minister in the Sana’a government, Hussein Al-Azzi, wrote in his tweet on
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the Twitter platform today, Friday: “If the Islah leadership, represented by Al-Yadoumi and Al-Ansi, submits a request to us to seek the help of a website and is published on their official website, we will be ready to set fires from all four sides.”
He stressed that the
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#UAE's bombing of the Islah militia or any Yemeni will remain our permanent denunciation, regardless of the dispute.

The leader of Ansar Allah, the governor of Dhamar, Muhammad al-Bakhiti, had called in a similar tweet earlier, the Islah party to seize a last chance to
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A whistle-blower who worked for the media cell has come forward to accuse ousted ex-PM #ImranKhan of overseeing the largest anti-military+anti-state disinformation campaign #Pakistan has seen. 🇵🇰 DefMin @KhawajaMAsif accuses Khan of attempt to incite mutiny within Army.
A media cell whistle-blower emerges from within @PTIofficial to accuse ousted ex-PM @ImranKhanPTI of masterminding the largest anti-military and anti-state disinformation campaign #Pakistan has seen that surpasses in many ways anything the country saw from hostile states.
#UAE-headquartered and #Karachi-based TV news network @ARYNEWSOFFICIAL makes history by allying with ousted ex-PM @ImranKhanPTI in promoting mutiny within #PakistanArmy. This spotlights the special relationship between Khan and channel owner @Salman_ARY.
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Thread: 26 July 2022: Day 153 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: #Russia launched missiles at Odesa Port on 24 July. Russia sees anti-ship missiles as "a key threat" constraining the Black Sea Fleet and undermining the overall invasion plan, by making a landing at Odesa something "Russia cannot realistically attempt". Image
The funny thing is that this narrative from #Russia's state television - that Sunak was rejected as Prime Minister in #Britain (as hopefully he will be) because of racism - will be the write-up of events in The New York Times, too.
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Significant statement from caretaker PM @yairlapid: "Two-state solution is a strong guarantee for a democratic state of #Israel with a #Jewish majority."
Interesting moment during the @JoeBiden-@yairlapid presser in #Jerusalem when #Saudi news outlet @AlArabiya correspondent asked @POTUS what the #US is offering #Gulf states on #Iran's malign activity in region, and Lapid on where #Israel disagreed with Washington on Iran policy.
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The exchange of compliments between US President #JoeBiden and occupation officials continues. Yesterday, Israeli PM Yair Lapid praised Biden's Zionism, and today Thursday, Israeli President Isaac Herzog awarded #Biden a "medal of honor" for his support of Israel.
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This support is reinforced today as the US and occupation administrations sign the Jerusalem Declaration confirming their commitment to confront the Iranian nuclear threat.
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Biden also supports extending the terms of the 2016 Memorandum of Understanding, which provided Israel with the largest financial/military support in #American history, amounting to $38 billion.
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Prime Minister @narendramodi 's departure statement ahead of his visit to #Germany and #UAE (26-28 June 2022):
"I will be visiting Schloss Elmau, Germany, at the invitation of Chancellor of Germany, HE Mr Olaf Scholz, for the G7 Summit under the German Presidency."
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"In an effort to strengthen international collaboration on important global issues impacting humanity, Germany has also invited other democracies such as Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa to the G7 Summit."
~ PM Modi
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"During the sessions of the Summit, I will be exchanging views with the G7 countries, G7 partner countries and guest International Organisations on environment, energy, climate, food security, health, counter-terrorism, gender equality and democracy."
~ PM Modi
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