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  1. Media Availability With Secretary Carter in Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | U.S. Department of Defense

    What I'd do is just give you right as we leave Jeddah, a readout on the meetings I had with the king and the minister of defense just now. This is, first of all, a -- I expressed this as did my Saudi counterparts, a longstanding and old relationship with new challenges.

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  2. Raytheon SM-6 intercepts ballistic missile target ...Read the original story

    18 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Raytheon Co's Standard Missile-6 intercepted and destroyed a short-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii last week, the Pentagon said on Monday, paving the way for the SM-6 to be deployed on U.S. Navy Aegis ships next year. The test was one of four successful tests completed last week by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Pacific Command and the crew of the USS John Paul Jones, a Navy destroyer, which showed the ability of SM-6 and SM-2 missiles to destroy enemy cruise and ballistic missiles.

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  3. On Kerry visit, Arab nations express support for Iran nuclear agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Persian Gulf Arab states on Monday publicly endorsed the Iran nuclear deal during a visit by Secretary of State John F. Kerry, who said the United States would step up arms sales and intelligence-sharing to counter Iran's "destabilizing activities" in the region through dialogue" with Iran, said Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah, speaking for the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, which he heads. "We are confident that all the efforts that have been exerted make this region very secure, very stable."

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  4. Aegis Goes Four-for-Four in Weeklong Missile Test SeriesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The Multi-mission Warfare tests, conducted aboard USS JOHN PAUL JONES , began on July 28 and ended The latest iteration of the Aegis configuration for destroyers, called Baseline 9.C1, also includes the most current generation of ballistic missile defense programming, known as CU. The MMW events were designed to verify performance of recent BMD upgrades.

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  5. Kerry Discusses Ballistic Missile Defense with Gulf Cooperation CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Kerry met with wary foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council, six Sunni-ruled Arab nations concerned about Shiite Iran's assertiveness in the region, Monday in Doha. Speaking after the meeting, Kerry said the U.S. will expedite arms transfers and offer special forces training and work with the nations to combat terror groups in Syria and Iraq.

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  6. Gulf Arabs welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference following a meeting with foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 in Doha. Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah on Monday backed the deal on Iran's nuclear programme as the best available option, after talks in Doha with US Secretary of State John Kerry.

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  7. Near East: Press Availability With Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Bin Mohammed al-AttiyahRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | State Department

    ATTIYAH: In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful. I would like to welcome His Excellency, the Secretary of State of the United States of America.

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  8. Missile Defense Agency, Raytheon demonstrate SM-6's new anti-ballistic missile defense capabilityRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The successful U.S. Missile Defense Agency test proved a modified SM-6 can eliminate threat ballistic missiles in their final seconds of flight. "SM-6 is the only missile in the world that can do both anti-air warfare and ballistic missile defense from sea," said Dr. , president of Raytheon Missile Systems.

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  9. Hidahl announces for District 1Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Village Life

    John Hidahl, an El Dorado Hills community service veteran, has announced his intention to run for the District 1 seat on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors next June. In a prepared statement, the candidate said his four decades in the aerospace industry as a program manager and chief systems engineer provided valuable private sector experience that will help him improve "the financial stability and effectiveness of county government."

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  10. Kerry: US, Gulf states plan to counter detabilising actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The United States and Gulf Arab allies are preparing to counter destabilizing actions in the Gulf, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday after talks with Gulf states on a nuclear deal between their regional rival Iran and world powers. Kerry also told a news conference that he and fellow foreign ministers from the six energy-exporting countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council agreed that once fully implemented, the accord would contribute to the region's security.

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  11. Kerry pushes Iran nuke deal with wary Arabs in QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry after their meeting at the foreign ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.

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  12. MICT to Host Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Financial ...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2015, on Friday, August 14, 2015 prior to the opening of the market. Management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. EDT that day.

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  13. We want Iran cooperation, not meddling, Gulf Arabs tell KerryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani before their meeting at the Diwan Palace in Doha, August 3, 2015. Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry before their meeting at the Diwan Palace in Doha, August 3, 2015.

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  14. Kerry in Qatar to ease nuke deal worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    US Secretary of State John Kerry began talks with Gulf states in Qatar on Monday, seeking to convince them of the merits of last month's nuclear deal with Iran and to discuss the battle against Islamic State militants and the war in Syria. Most Gulf Arab states are worried that Iran's July 14 accord with the United States and other powers will hasten detente between Tehran and Washington and embolden Tehran to support paramilitary allies in the region.

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  15. Experts, politicians speak in favor of preserving US-Russian INF treatyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PR Log

    Range Nuclear Forces treaty signed by Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan on December 8, 1987, remains questionable as tensions between the two nuclear powers remain. Both sides still have unresolved concerns towards each other over the document.

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  16. Final Declaration from the Kyoto International Conference on Space and PeaceRead the original story

    Yesterday | War Is A Crime

    The United Nations was established in 1946 after the Second World War to "Save the succeeding generations from the scourge of wars, which twice in our life time has brought untold sorrow to humankind". The UN visualized establishing a New International Order.

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  17. Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Cairo and DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | State Department

    MODERATOR: Thanks so much, and thanks, everyone, for joining us on what is a beautiful Friday morning. Anyway, as per usual, we're doing a backgrounder call to preview the Secretary's trip to Cairo and to Doha, and we're very fortunate to have with us today [Senior State Department Official One] to talk us through some of the details of the Secretary's trip.

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  18. Is Turkey -- Again -- Looking Seriously At Chinese Air Defense?Read the original story

    Saturday | EurasiaNet

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited China and negotiated over a controversial deal with Beijing to buy sophisticated air defense systems. The visit is yet another twist in the long-running drama of Turkey's multi billion-dollar air defense deal, which has become a litmus test of sorts for its geopolitical leanings.

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  19. Remarks at Retirement Ceremony for Admiral WinnefeldRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Fifty-one years ago today, the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise and two other Navy ships embarked on a 65-day, 30,000-mile voyage circumnavigating the globe - the first by an all-nuclear-powered surface fleet. It was memorialized in an iconic photo of the Enterprise 's flight deck, with an array of fighter jets fore and aft flanking the crew, who stood in formation spelling out, "E=MC2."

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  20. Media Availability With Secretary Carter in Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | U.S. Department of Defense

    What I'd do is just give you right as we leave Jeddah, a readout on the meetings I had with the king and the minister of defense just now. This is, first of all, a -- I expressed this as did my Saudi counterparts, a longstanding and old relationship with new challenges.

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