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White House Economic advisor Larry Kudlow reacted to the stock market jitters following China’s decision to levy tariffs on American products in response to President Donald Trump’s tough actions on China.

Taiwan Thanks White House for Standing Up to China

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Taiwan on Sunday thanked the White House for standing up to China, after Beijing recently threatened U.S. airlines to change the way they listed Taiwan on their websites.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JUNE 29: Passengers walk in the damaged parts of the international terminal of the country's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, following yesterday's blast on June 29, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in …

Turkey Threatens to Arrest Citizens Traveling to U.S.

ANKARA – Turkey has warned its citizens against travel to the United States, saying Turks face the risk of arbitrary arrest and should take precautions if they do decide to travel, the latest tit-for-tat volley in a diplomatic feud between the NATO allies.

An aerial view shows a Taiwan Coast Guard vessel preparing for a search-and-rescue exercise off Taiping island, in the South China Sea , Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, as part of efforts to cement its claim to a key island in the strategically vital waterbody. Eight vessels and three aircraft took …

China Floods Taiwan’s Skies with Aircraft Without Notice

Taiwan convened a National Security Council meeting this week and lodged a high-level formal protest with Beijing after China opened four new civilian flight paths over the Straits of Taiwan without warning and immediately filled them with civilian airliners.

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Iraq Cuts Kurdistan Air Links with Outside World

The Iraqi government cut autonomous Kurdistan’s direct air links with the outside world indefinitely on Friday, partially isolating the northern region after it voted a massive “yes” in an independence referendum.

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Emirates Reducing U.S. Flights as Tougher Trump Security Measures Bite

The Middle East’s biggest airline says it is reducing flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by tougher U.S. security measures and attempts by the Trump administration to ban travelers from a number of Muslim-majority nations.

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Sheldon Adelson’s Flight Sets Record for Israel

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson flew 17 hours, 40 minutes nonstop in his private plane from Israel to Honolulu, Hawaii — the longest flight ever leaving from Ben Gurion International Airport.

Here is a close-up view of one of the ancient Sumerian clay tablets upon which cuneiform writings were made more than 3,800 years ago shown Nov. 29, 1952. They were unearthed near Nippur, Iraq, by Donald E. McCown of the University of Chicago during a 1951-52 expedition. This tablet is …

Iraqi Transportation Minister: Iraqis ‘Launched Spaceships 7,000 Years Ago’

At the inauguration of a new airport in southern Dhi Qar, Iraqi transportation minister Kadhem Finjan al-Hamami asserted that Sumerians, the members of an ancient Iraqi civilization, built “the first airports” and “Sumerian spaceships used to launch from here towards the other planets” 7,000 years ago.

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Egypt Confirms Russian Airliner Has Crashed In Sinai

Egypt confirmed on Saturday that a Russian passenger plan had crashed in central Sinai. A statement from the prime minister’s office said Sherif Ismail had formed a cabinet level crisis committee to deal with the crash. The jet carrying 224