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25th August 2016 - Reuters

U.S. ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots after an Iranian fast-attack craft approached two U.S. ships in the northern Gulf, a U.S. defense official said on Thursday, in the most serious of a number of incidents in the same area this week.

25th August 2016 - BBC

Turkey warns Syrian Kurds to withdraw east of Euphrates

On Wednesday, Turkish forces helped Syrian rebels take the border town of Jarablus from so-called Islamic State.

25th August 2016 - The New York Times

Saudis and Extremism: ‘Both the Arsonists and the Firefighters’

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump don’t agree on much, but Saudi Arabia may be an exception. She has deplored Saudi Arabia’s support for “radical schools and mosques around the world that have set too many young people on a path towards extremism.”