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U.S. mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

U.S. mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

The shooting reportedly left a worker injured as well. No official confirmation was made yet about the case. The school is around 25 minutes from the embassy but many American citizens have children studying there. Saudi Arabian schools are now closed for the summer holidays, which started before the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The school is part of GEMS Global Network of schools.



US successfully tests ICBM system

Director of the US Missile Defence Agency, Vice Admiral Jim Syring , hailed the successful test as " an incredible accomplishment for the GMD [Ground-based Midcourse Defence system] and a critical milestone for this program". The ICBM test target was launched from the Reagan Test Site on the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands , according to MDA . On Monday, Pyongyang test-fired a short-range missile that fell provocatively close to Japan.



City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

Philippine forces pressed their off. Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out milit. He warned that the use of violence by the army will only put the lives of the hostages at further risk, since the militants are "ready to die for their religion".


Surviving victim of train attack out of hospital

Surviving victim of train attack out of hospital

The white supremacist accused of stabbing two men to death on a Portland train for defending Muslim women continued spewing hate when he arrived in court . He told the TV station, "I'm healing". Fletcher told local news station KGW-TV on Tuesday that he was having a hard time processing what happened and was focusing on getting better.


Baguio dads support, trust PRRD on martial law decision

Baguio dads support, trust PRRD on martial law decision

It added that the events in Marawi that have been established, such as the clashes between the Maute group and government forces, the burning of schools and the Marawi cathedral, and the setting up of checkpoints "in no way constitute rebellion that warrants the imposition of martial law".



Pentagon: Missile defense test was a success

The test has been in the works for a while - since before North Korea's accelerated missile testing - but Pentagon officials said Pyongyang's recent flurry of tests have put into focus the importance of making sure the GMD works. The exercise aimed to check the performance of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, which has had a checkered record in previous tests.