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Friday News Roundup - International

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) arrives with Crown Prince of Bahrain Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the State Department in Washington, DC. Crown Prince Salman also met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) arrives with Crown Prince of Bahrain Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the State Department in Washington, DC. Crown Prince Salman also met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Conflict between the U.S. and Iran intensifies, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls Iran’s aerial strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities an “act of war.”

With an election too close to call in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to change course and share power with his rival Benny Gantz.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues an apology for a photo he took in brownface in 2001. Could this affect his reelection campaign?

Did Boris Johnson unlawfully suspend Parliament? The UK Supreme Court will vote.

Following several deadly blasts in Afghanistan, the death toll rises, with more unrest expected.

The Global Climate Strike kicks off today. Millions will protest, calling for an end to the use of fossil fuels.

We’ll discuss this and more.

GUESTS

Nathan Guttman, Washington correspondent, Israeli Public TV; @nathanguttman

Rosiland Jordan, State Department/specials correspondent, Al Jazeera English Television; @RosJordanAJE

Peter Bergen, CNN national security analyst; vice president and director of the international security program at New America; author of “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists”; @peterbergencnn

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