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Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rattle markets

Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rattle markets

Asked about reports Hariri was being held in the kingdom, Nauert declined to say where the meeting took place or to elaborate on Hariri's status. Fouad Siniora, a former prime minister from the Future Movement party led by Mr Hariri, issued a televised statement saying that Mr Hariri's return was "necessary for the legitimacy of Lebanon ".


Veterans Day Observances Planned In Northwest Iowa

Veterans Day Observances Planned In Northwest Iowa

Students at Spring Mills Middle School wave flags during the school's "Veteran's Assembly". On November 28th, a ceremony and banquet featuring keynote speaker Rear Admiral Steven D. "They provided us with coffee and doughnuts to supply to our guests, which is great", Melonas said. Carroll's J-ROTC gave a special salute to armed forces members of every branch.


Saudi-Iranian conflict overshadows Lebanon after PM resignation, but war unlikely

Saudi-Iranian conflict overshadows Lebanon after PM resignation, but war unlikely

Hariri resigned in a televised speech aired from Riyadh on November 4, which is seen as a message from the powerful oil-rich Sunni kingdom to its Shiite rival Iran that is backing Lebanon's Shiite militant and political group Hezbollah. Two top Lebanese government officials on Thursday accused Riyadh of holding Hariri a captive. Hariri, a dual Lebanese-Saudi citizen, has denied that he is under house arrest in Riyadh.


Freeze watch issued for Friday night as growing season nears end

Freeze watch issued for Friday night as growing season nears end

Freezing temperatures will persist for many hours. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing after sunset Friday night and through Saturday morning at around 10 a.m. Friday temperatures in the Midwest for November 10, 2017. At Dulles Airport, the record low is 16 from 1973. Record lows could fall in the Northeast on November 11, 2017.


New TPP deal essentially same as previous agreement

New TPP deal essentially same as previous agreement

Talks on pushing ahead the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal without the United States reached a critical point today as ministers from the 11 countries discussed a proposed agreement in principle. To try and counter domestic disappointment among its supporters if it signs a TPP-11 agreement with ISDS clauses, the new government has already announced how it will effectively ban sales of existing homes to non-resident foreign investors and signed a side letter with Australia agreeing ...


Israeli PM denies wrongdoing in graft affairs

Israeli PM denies wrongdoing in graft affairs

It will be his first interrogation since March and his fifth session since he was named a suspect in Case 1000 and Case 2000 late a year ago. The investigation into Netanyahu's alleged corruption continues as he faces a fifth round of questioning by police .