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Egypt is slated to sign a deal with Russia to purchase 24 advanced MiG-35 fighter jets, Israel's Channel 2 news reported Tuesday, citing official sources in Moscow and Cairo.
The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old.
The US Secretary of State has warned of further sanctions on Russia if it does not de-escalate tensions in Ukraine.
The Pentagon is sending about 600 troops to Eastern Europe in response to Russia's incursion into Ukraine, Rear Adm. John Kirby announced Tuesday.
Iran is insisting that the United States accept its decision to appoint a former terrorist as it representative to the United Nations, which held a closed-door meeting on Tuesday to address Tehran's concerns over the matter.