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Report: U.S. suspends counterterrorism cooperation with Yemen

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States has been forced to suspend its counterterrorism cooperation with Yemen after the Arab country's government collapsed, the Washington Post reported on late Friday, though U.S. drones are still [...]

French charity worker kidnapped in Central Africa released

BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BNO NEWS) -- A French charity worker who was abducted earlier this week in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR) has been released, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said in a statement on Friday, [...]

French charity worker kidnapped in Central Africa released

BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BNO NEWS) -- A French charity worker who was abducted earlier this week in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR) has been released, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said in a statement on Friday, [...]

Lebanese soldiers clash with jihadists near Syria border, 12 reported dead

BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- At least three Lebanese soldiers and nine jihadist militants are believed to have been killed in ongoing fighting near Lebanon's northeastern border with Syria, a local newspaper reported on Friday, though official [...]

Lebanese soldiers clash with jihadists near Syria border, 12 reported dead

BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- At least three Lebanese soldiers and nine jihadist militants are believed to have been killed in ongoing fighting near Lebanon's northeastern border with Syria, a local newspaper reported on Friday, though official [...]

Hutchison negotiating $15.3 billion deal to buy O2 UK

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The parent company of UK telecom operator Three has entered into negotiations with Spain’s Telefonica to acquire its telecommunications subsidiary, O2 UK for $15.3 billion, Hutchison Whampoa Limited said in a [...]

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed: Price of oil will never reach $100 again

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, who is one of the world's richest and influential people, said in interviews Friday that he does not believe the price of oil will ever reach $100 a barrel again, and will likely [...]

Children among 32 dead in airstrikes near Damascus – activists

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- Syrian government forces have carried out airstrikes on a rebel-held village near the capital Damascus, killing at least 32 civilians, including six children, an activist monitoring group reported on Friday, describing [...]

Children among 32 dead in airstrikes near Damascus – activists

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- Syrian government forces have carried out airstrikes on a rebel-held village near the capital Damascus, killing at least 32 civilians, including six children, an activist monitoring group reported on Friday, describing [...]

Saudi King Abdullah dead at 90, state TV announces

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Arabia's ailing King Abdullah, who was hospitalized in Riyadh on New Year's Eve, has died at the age of 90, according to a Royal Court statement read on state TV. Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister [...]