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Russia transfer of rocket system to Ukraine rebels imminent- Pentagon

26 July 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday the transfer of heavy-caliber multiple-launch rocket systems from Russia to Ukrainian separatists appeared to be imminent with the arms close enough to the border they could be handed over "potentially today."

Special counsel says White House political office acted within law

26 July 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House's political office did not engage in illegal partisan activity, a federal oversight agency said following a congressional hearing to probe whether taxpayer money has been used by the Obama administration for political purposes.

Syrian air strike kills 20 rebels on Lebanese border -sources

26 July 2014

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian Air Force strike on the border with Lebanon killed around 20 Syrian rebel fighters on Friday, security sources said, in the latest spillover of violence into the area.

U.S. House votes overwhelmingly for say on Obama's Iraq decisions

26 July 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Friday for a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending U.S. troops for any "sustained combat role" in Iraq without congressional authorization.

Israel rejects Gaza ceasefire plan, wants changes - government source

26 July 2014

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet has rejected proposals for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and is seeking changes to the plans, a government source said on Friday.

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste poses for a photograph in Kibati village, near Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo August 7, 2013.  REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Al Jazeera journalist jailed in Egypt to appeal - family

26 July 2014

SYDNEY (Reuters) - One of the Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt last month for up to 10 years on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation will appeal his conviction, the family of imprisoned Australian journalist Peter Greste said on Friday.

Turkey says suspends operations in Libya embassy due to security woes

26 July 2014

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Operations at Turkey's Tripoli embassy will be suspended due to worsening security situation in Libya, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Friday, a day after Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the embassy in the capital could be evacuated.

More than 15,000 Russian troops along Ukraine border - U.S. envoy

26 July 2014

ASPEN Colorado (Reuters) - Russia has now amassed around 15,000 troops along the border with Ukraine, the U.S. ambassador to NATO said on Friday, offering a higher figure than one previously cited by the Pentagon.

Georgia says seized heroin belongs to Taliban

26 July 2014

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia's interior minister said on Friday that $400 million of heroin seized earlier this month, in the country's biggest ever drugs haul, belonged to the Taliban and was headed for Europe.

Ukrainian national (bottom) and EU flags fly outside the presidential administration building in Kiev February 22, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

26 July 2014

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.

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