February 22, 2018

Review Category : People

U.S. calls for U.N. action against Iran over Yemen missile

U.S. calls for U.N. action against Iran over Yemen missileBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States accused Iran on Tuesday of supplying Yemen's Houthi rebels with a missile that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July and called for the United Nations to hold Tehran accountable for violating two U.N. Security Council resolutions. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said information released by Saudi Arabia showed the missile fired in July was an Iranian Qiam, which she described as "a type of weapon that had not been present in Yemen before the conflict." Saudi-led forces, which back the government in neighboring Yemen, have been targeting the Iran-allied Houthis in a more than two-year war.


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How to Get Younger Kids Excited About Being Frugal

How to Get Younger Kids Excited About Being FrugalIt is easy for parents to fall into the trap of keeping their kids far away from the financial realities of family life. This gives children the impression that things just "appear" at home and that their parents have an inexhaustible supply of money with which to buy these things (if they think about it at all). The problem, of course, is that this approach never really teaches your children how to be careful with their money and cognizant of its value.


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Zimbabwe's Mugabe widens purge, clearing wife's succession path

Zimbabwe's Mugabe widens purge, clearing wife's succession pathBy MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's sacking of his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa was part of a wider purge, state media said on Tuesday, in a clear out analysts say is meant to neutralize any resistance to the political rise of his wife, Grace. Mugabe sacked his long-time ally Mnangagwa on Monday for showing "traits of disloyalty", abruptly removing a favorite to succeed the 93-year-old leader and boosting the likelihood of Grace Mugabe becoming his next deputy and potential successor. State television ZBC said the purge went beyond removing Mnangagwa, 75, as half of the ruling ZANU-PF's national provincial executives separately met and passed resolutions expelling supporters of the former vice president on Monday.


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Zimbabwe's Mugabe widens purge, clearing wife's succession path

Zimbabwe's Mugabe widens purge, clearing wife's succession pathBy MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's sacking of his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa was part of a wider purge, state media said on Tuesday, in a clear out analysts say is meant to neutralise any resistance to the political rise of his wife, Grace. Mugabe sacked his long-time ally Mnangagwa on Monday for showing "traits of disloyalty", abruptly removing a favourite to succeed the 93-year-old leader and boosting the likelihood of Grace Mugabe becoming his next deputy and potential successor. State televsion ZBC said the purge went beyond removing Mnangagwa, 75, as half of the ruling ZANU-PF's national provincial executives separately met and passed resolutions expelling supporters of the former vice president on Monday.


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Saudi crown prince calls Iran supply of rockets 'military aggression'

Saudi crown prince calls Iran supply of rockets 'military aggression'Saudi Arabia's crown prince said Iran's supply of rockets to militias in Yemen is an act of "direct military aggression" that could be an act of war, state media reported on Tuesday. Prince Mohammed bin Salman's comments were published after Saudi air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile that Saudi Arabia said was fired toward Riyadh on Saturday by the Iran-allied Houthi militia, which controls large parts of neighboring Yemen.


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