There is a chance for change in the Middle East and Britain can play a vital role | Alistair Burt

  There is a chance for change in the Middle East and Britain can play a vital role | Alistair Burt The UK should use its reach to help encourage a rare opportunity for improvement in relationsEven from the standards of the Middle East it was a week that is remarkable. You need to deal with what presents itself in the area -- there is little point in rehearsing justification for any actions by reference to preceding action. Everyone has their own history.The rights and wrongs of this killing of the Iranian general Qassem Suleimani will long be debated, so they're pointless to pursue here. It was always going to be more about what occurred next. The consequences could have been propelling the region towards outright conflict as something different. But the combination of a symbolic retaliation, followed by the shooting down of a passenger airliner that is scheduled -- and now the entrance of such -- provides an opportunity few could sensibly have predicted. Keep on reading...      

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Global stock market rout continues, ASX set to sink for third-straight session

  Global stock market rout continues, ASX set to sink for third-straight session Concerns about the spread of Coronavirus and also the impact on economic development see stocks tumble and buyers flood into bonds. The Australian share market eyes at the open.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci tells public to be prepared for coronavirus, but still ‘do the things you always do’

  Dr. Anthony Fauci tells public to be prepared for coronavirus, but still 'do the things you always do' National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director Dr. Anthony Fauci joined"Special Report" Tuesday to supply an update on the coronavirus outbreak following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that it expects the novel virus to start spreading in the U.S. at the community level. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com  

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Fire Crews Battling A String Of ‘Suspicious’ East Bay Fires; 1 Person In Custody

  Fire Crews Battling A String Of ‘Suspicious’ East Bay Fires; 1 Person In Custody   Alameda County firefighters were battling a series of fires Saturday night near the Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Park on the east edge of Union City.  

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Brutal crackdown of Iran protesters points to increasing divide, leadership losing grip: ‘The regime is afraid’

  Brutal crackdown of Iran protesters points to increasing divide, leadership losing grip: 'The regime is afraid' Frustration and anger have yet again gripped streets across Iran this week, in another spate of deadly protests and the increasing divide between citizens and the country’s religious regime. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com

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Trump tells Iranian protesters that he stands with them and warns Tehran: ‘The world is watching’

  Trump tells Iranian protesters that he stands with them and warns Tehran: 'The world is watching' Trump, in Twitter messages Composed in Farsi and English, called to allow human rights groups to report facts and warned the government that the  

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