A prominent Sunni cleric in Iran, sometimes critical of the government, implicitly confirmed reports of the rape of a 15-year-old girl by a police commander. Molavi Abdolhamid, the religious leader of Iran’s predominantly Sunni Baloch population living in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balochistan, referred to the incident during his Friday sermon, describing it as “the …

Strong points Elon Musk’s Starlink service will be activated for free Internet access in Iran. Protests continue in Iran after the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody. Guidelines released to increase Internet services for Iranians despite US sanctions on Iran. Washington. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he would activate the company’s satellite internet …

Vehicles drive past billboards, including signs displaying pro-Russian slogans, on a street during the Russian-Ukrainian conflict in Luhansk, Ukraine, September 20. (Alexander Ermoshenko/Reuters) Ukrainian officials say residents of Russian-occupied areas ignore referendums held by Kremlin-backed local authorities, but they have acknowledged that in some cases residents are coerced into voting. The referendums, called Tuesday in …

Revolutionary Guards issue warning of unrest Reports on security forces attacked Kurdish woman dies after being detained by vice squad The Iranian government has promised an investigation into his death NEW YORK/DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday “acts of chaos” were not acceptable, in a warning to protesters who …

About 40 minutes after the interview was scheduled to start and Raisi was late, an aide told Amanpour that the president had suggested he wear a headscarf. Amanpour said she “politely declined”. Amanpour, who grew up in Iran’s capital Tehran and is fluent in Farsi, said she wears a head scarf when reporting in Iran …

Ukraine has asked Israel to share intelligence on any support Iran provides to the Russian military in the war, senior Israeli officials told Axios. Driving the news: In recent days, Russia has attacked several Ukrainian military positions with “kamikaze drones” which the Ukrainian military said were repainted Iranian Shahed-136 drones. The United States and Ukraine …

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Donald Asset and his adult children were sued on Wednesday for fraud by the New York state attorney general, who has been conducting a civil investigation into the former US president’s business practices for more than three years, according to court records. The lawsuit, filed in New York state court in Manhattan, charged …

Most scholarly commentary on the treatment of women in Islam is inconclusive. Those who are not believers are baffled by the many contradictions and implications, but are generally expected to mind their own business. Yet, from time to time, one can see what those who receive consider their rights. And how it can come from …

Security forces cracked down on protesters demonstrating across Iran following the death of a young woman in the custody of its so-called vice squad, which reportedly left five people dead. The death of Mahsa Amini, 22, a Kurdish woman from western Iran, during a visit to the capital last week sparked outrage over the government’s …

The alleged supply of military equipment by North Korea and Iran to US-sanctioned Russian companies constitutes a violation of sanctions, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the US Department said on Tuesday. of the Treasury, Elizabeth Rosenberg. WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – September 20, 2022) North Korea and Iran’s alleged supply of …

On Friday, the US Department of Education named its national schools Blue Ribbon 2022 and a local district earned the grade. New Hartford Senior High School is one of 297 schools across the country and one of only 20 in New York State to receive Blue Ribbon status, according to the U.S. Department of Education. …

TEHRAN: Iranian police on Monday called Mahsa Amini’s death an “unfortunate incident” which they do not want to see happen again, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.Amini was a 22-year-old woman who fell into a coma and died after she was arrested in Tehran by vice police last week, sparking protests across the country by …

Compared to its relatively low-key past, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State Council Summit in Samarkand was held in the crosshairs of international attention. In addition to new SCO agreements on regional engagement, talks among the eight members, including four Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan), focused on Iran’s enthronement in …

MAYVILLE — For security reasons, the district attorney prosecuting the case against the man accused of stabbing author Salman Rushdie is trying to get a restraining order to conceal the identities of witnesses during the pretrial process At the trial. The defense is asking to see evidence as soon as possible to determine why a …

Cairo – Arab media reports that an Israeli airstrike on an arms depot near Damascus airport left a number of Syrian government soldiers and pro-Iranian militia fighters dead. Syrian television reported that government anti-aircraft missiles responded to Israeli airstrikes that took place early Saturday morning in the Damascus airport area. This is the latest Israeli …

BEIRUT – An Israeli strike on Damascus International Airport and nearby military posts south of the Syrian capital has killed five soldiers, state media reported on Saturday. State news agency SANA, citing an unnamed military official, said the strikes took place after midnight on Friday, also causing “material losses”. He added that some of the …

Chinese President Xi Jinping had familiar words for his Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who was waiting for him at Samarkand airport in central Uzbekistan on Wednesday. “There is nothing better than living in friendship,” Xi said upon arrival, quoting medieval poet Alisher Navoi, whose works are deeply revered in Uzbekistan. Mirziyoyev seemed to appreciate the …

Samarkand, September 16: Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to meet Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Friday at the SCO summit in Samarkand. Following the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to meet Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Chinese state media reported. The 22nd Summit of the Council of Heads …

A group of Iranian dissidents and former hostages are set to sue the hardline regime’s president, Ebrahim Raisi, in a landmark case in federal court alleging torture and other human rights crimes. The case will be closed before Raisi travels to the United States to attend the annual UN proceedings in New York, according to …

Lawyers representing the families who lost loved ones in the downing of Flight PS752 said they filed a brief on Wednesday calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate the case as a possible war crime or crime against humanity. Families say it’s taking too long in Canada to get justice and are taking matters …

According to the Justice Department, several of these victims paid ransoms to Ahmadi, Khatibi and Nickaein following ransomware attacks they carried out. The Iranian individuals are still at large and believed to be in Iran, according to the Justice Ministry official, who also pointed out that while the individuals did not carry out attacks on …

Russian propagandists accidentally published, then deleted, an article declaring victory Russian state media accidentally published and then quickly deleted an article claiming victory in Ukraine and declaring the start of a “new era”, just two days after the invasion of the Kremlin in late February, The Atlantic said in a Monday report. report. The incident …

A July cyberattack that was attributed to Iran prompted Albania to sever all diplomatic ties with that country, setting what the White House National Security Council calls a “troubling precedent for cyberspace.” It is the first time that a country has severed diplomatic relations due to a cyberattack. The July 15 incident damaged critical infrastructure …

The country’s media claimed Queen’s death had inflated a wave of anti-monarchist sentiment around the world.Queen Elizabeth II waves from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Platinum Jubilee pageant on June 05, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)From: Pramod Thomas Iranian state publications and TV channels called the queen a war …

International atomic watchers met on Monday to discuss a standoff with Iran that has dragged on efforts to revive a landmark deal to cut the country’s nuclear program deeper into disarray. The International Atomic Energy Agency’s investigation into Iran’s past nuclear activities has taken center stage in talks to resuscitate the 2015 deal, the success …

Mossad chief David Barnea said Monday that his agency had foiled dozens of Iranian terror attacks targeting Israeli businessmen, tourists and diplomats. Barnea spoke at a lecture on terrorism at Reichman University and said the nuclear deal as it stands is based on Iranian lies. “Tehran is seeking nuclear weapons that will endanger our existence …

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid arrived in Germany on Sunday as part of a campaign to persuade Western powers to end efforts to revive a nuclear deal with Iran. Lapid is due to meet German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock on Monday. On Saturday, Germany, France and the United …

Madhya Pradesh Minister of Forestry, Kunwar Vijay Shah, is on a study trip to South Africa with some senior forestry officials. Sources said the minister’s visit is linked to the much-talked-about relocation of cheetahs from South Africa to Kuno Palpur Sanctuary located in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh. Earlier, Madhya Pradesh wildlife officials had assumed …

Published on: 09/10/2022 – 09:04Amended: 09/10/2022 – 09:02 Tehran (AFP) – Tehran has avoided any official comment on Queen Elizabeth II’s death, but some Iranians have expressed outright hostility, accusing Britain of supporting the late shah’s regime. Unlike many countries with full coverage, the Islamic Republic’s state television reported the bare minimum Thursday on the …

CNN — Efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal have again hit a snag as US officials accuse Tehran’s latest response of signaling it is not ready to return to a deal in the immediate future as it does not failed to cooperate in an investigation of traces of undeclared nuclear material. . The United …

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TIRANA, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Albania on Wednesday severed diplomatic ties with Iran and expelled its diplomats after a cyberattack in July it blamed on the Islamic Republic, a move backed by Washington as it s pledged to take action in response to the attack on …

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, or IRGCN, has unveiled a new catamaran missile corvette which is the first ship in the Iranian Navy equipped with Vertical Launch System (VLS) airframes. It’s the second catamaran-style vessel of significant size to join the IRGCN fleet, but the service says this latest addition is packed with firepower, …

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The US military said on Monday it flew a pair of nuclear-capable B-52 long-range bombers over the Middle East in a show of force, the latest such mission in the region amid tensions remain high between Washington and Tehran. The bombers took off from the Royal Air Force base in …

The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) is considering buying Russian Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets, according to its commander, Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi. It would be Iran’s largest acquisition of fighter jets in more than 30 years if allowed. “The issue is on the agenda and we hope to be able to get these …

Shaked says it’s time someone replaced Netanyahu as right-wing leader Ayelet Shaked says “it’s time” for another politician to succeed former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as leader of the right. “The time has come to replace Netanyahu as the leader of the right,” the leader of the Zionist Spirit party told the Israel Bar Association …

Viking Mississippi docked in St. Paul, Minnesota (Michelle/Twitter) Posted on September 4, 2022 at 4:10 p.m. by The Maritime Executive Viking launched its new Mississippi cruise operation, its first in the United States, on Saturday, September 3, after seven years of planning. The new river cruise ship viking mississippi embarked its first passengers at Lambert’s …

Saudi Arabia has donated $3.5 million to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or through the app. The majority ($2.5 million) will go to the IAEA’s initiative to help modernize its laboratories in Seibersdorf, Austria. The funding will …

Will the security agreement with Israel jeopardize Japan’s impartial image in the Middle East? DUBAI: Yasukazu Hamada, Japanese Minister of Defense, met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz in Tokyo on August 30 as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen defense cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the field of equipment and military technology. …

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 3 (Reuters) – Iran has equipped 51 of its towns and villages with civil defense systems to thwart any possible foreign attack, a senior defense official said on Saturday, amid escalating tensions with Israel and United States. Civil defense equipment allows Iran’s armed forces to …

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that a jury had returned a guilty verdict against DJONIBEK RAHMANKULOV for conspiracy to launder money, bank fraud and conspiracy to operate a unlicensed money transfer business. RAHMANKULOV is scheduled to be sentenced on January 5, 2023 by U.S. District Judge …

Iran sent a written response early Friday in talks on a final draft roadmap for the parties to return to its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, though the United States questioned the offer from Tehran. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said in a statement that “the text sent has a constructive approach with …

Immediately after British-American writer Salman Rushdie was stabbed in New York on August 12, a decades-old fatwa delivered by the founder of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, became the buzzword. as the prima facie cause of the attack. The 24-year-old attacker did not cite the fatwa as the reason for the knife attack, only …

BEIRUT (AP) — Forty years after Hezbollah was founded at the height of Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon, the group has grown from a motley organization into the largest and most heavily armed militant group in the Middle East. . The Iranian-armed and funded Hezbollah, which has celebrated the anniversary with ceremonies in its strongholds …

Updated August 31, 2022 11:27 a.m. ET International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors have visited some of the world’s most sensitive nuclear facilities, from North Korean reactors to Iranian uranium plants. But everything seems simple compared to what awaits them at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Since March, the factory has been occupied …

A gas flare on an oil production platform is seen next to an Iranian flag in the Gulf. Raheb Homavandi | Reuters The return of the Iran nuclear deal could be imminent – ​​and with it, the return of a lot of oil to international crude markets. Before the US resumed sanctions on Iran after …

Reuters: The United States cannot inflict a military defeat on Iran and any attack would be a huge political mistake, Russia’s top general said on Tuesday. MOSCOW, April 3 (Reuters) – The United States cannot inflict a military defeat on Iran and any attack would be a huge political mistake, Russia’s top general said on …

The success of a “meaningful reorganization” of Russian forces in Ukraine will be “key” in deciding the outcome of Kyiv’s push to drive them out of the area around Kherson, the UK Defense Ministry has said. The Defense Ministry posted its latest intelligence update on Twitter on Tuesday after Ukraine claimed on Monday it had …

Today, countries sign covenants and treaties for security, political and economic purposes. World powers like the United States, Russia and China are making alliances to contain themselves. It is a game of national interest for each country, for example the United States is pressuring Arab countries and other Muslim countries to recognize Israel. In the …

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – Aug 28, 2022) Iran’s Defense Ministry showcased new defense industry achievements, including a strike drone and an air defense system, at the Week exhibition defense industry in Tehran, Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Sunday. The ministry unveiled a cruise drone (unmanned aerial vehicle) called Ababil, which is equipped with an …

Amid ongoing negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (plus Germany) to limit Tehran’s nuclear weapons program, a relevant question continues to be asked. It’s about whether a “bad deal” with loopholes is better or worse than a “no deal” scenario that could lead to war as Iran’s adversaries, …

Lawsuit of accused money launderer Rakmankulov has Iranian funds for DC dentist despite sanctions By Matthew Russell Lee, PatreonBBC- gbritish tutor – Honduras- ESPN SDNY COURTHOUSE, Aug. 25 – Sherzod Rasulov and three others are charged with operating an unlicensed money transfer and money laundering business. On June 8, 2021, U.S. District Court for the …

The German Foreign Office has confirmed the arrest of a German national in Iran for allegedly taking photos in “no-go areas”. The ministry declined to provide further details, but sources told RFE/RL’s Radio Farda that the 66-year-old had been in jail in Iran for more than a month. The sources added that the man was …

The recent assassination attempt on author Salman Rushdie should prompt Western countries to reevaluate their tolerant attitude towards Tehran’s subversive activities. The West has long turned a blind eye to Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East. © GIS In 1982, Salman Rushdie, a British-American author of Indian origin, published a novel called “The Satanic …

Airstrikes hit Iran-aligned militia positions in Syria’s Hama region on Thursday, killing “several casualties”, a war monitor said, blaming Israel for the attacks. “Israeli strikes targeted positions and depots of weapons and ammunition of Iran-affiliated militias,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The UK-based monitor, who has an extensive network of sources inside Syria, …

A Florida woman was today sentenced to a year and a day in prison for helping run a nationwide tax evasion scheme and trying to block the IRS from recovering a fraudulent refund she had received after filing a false tax return. According to court documents and statements made in court, Rebecca Cyphers, 65, of …

DUBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Iran on Wednesday launched exercises to test its combat and reconnaissance drones, state media reported, amid concerns about the United States over the possible supply of unmanned aircraft of Iranian manufacture to Russia for use in the war in Ukraine. The two-day war games will involve 150 drones and cover …

Comment this story Comment The US military said it carried out airstrikes in Syria on Tuesday, targeting infrastructure used by groups linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The airstrikes, in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, were carried out under the direction of President Biden after US forces reported a drone attack on one …

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Tuesday it carried out airstrikes in Syria’s Deir al-Zor against facilities used by groups affiliated with the elite Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The strikes came even as the United States sought to respond to a European Union-proposed draft deal that would bring back the 2015 …

PENSACOLA — Niceville resident Stephen Alford will serve 63 months, or just over five years, in federal prison for attempting to extort $25 million from Don Gaetz, former state senate chairman and father of Florida’s first district congressman, Matt Gaetz. The sentencing followed an afternoon hearing and came after District Court Judge Casey Rodgers ruled …

Muslim World League Secretary-General Muhammad bin Abdul Karim al-Issa says attack on acclaimed perpetrator Salman Rushdie in New York was ‘a crime that Islam does not accept’ in interview to the Saudi media Arab News. “Islam is against violence and cannot accept any method of violence. Religious and intellectual issues, including sentences that may be …

TEHRAN – A high-ranking business delegation from the Russian Republic of Tatarstan visited the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mining and Agriculture (TCCIMA) on Saturday to attend a business forum aimed at explore mutual trade expansion opportunities, the TCCIMA portal reported. Headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic …

Comment this story Comment DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The US Air Force said on Saturday it was the subject of an unprecedented “propaganda attack” by an Iraqi militant group which falsely claimed to have launched a drone attack targeting US troops on a air base in Kuwait. The statement from the Air Force’s 386th …

This interview originally aired on September 21, 2011. Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel Persepolis was an international bestseller, translated into 20 languages. Published in 2000, it recounts his life in Tehran between the ages of 6 and 14, a period which saw the overthrow of the Shah of Iran, the rise of the Islamic Revolution and …

Attack On Salman Rushdie: Salman Rushdie, 75, was stabbed on stage in New York. Islamabad: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called Salman Rushdie’s attempted murder ‘terrible and sad’, saying while the Islamic world’s anger at the Mumbai-born author’s controversial novel ‘The Satanic Verses’ is understandable , the act was unjustifiable. , a media …

Feeling vindicated by recent evidence of an Iranian plot to kill former US national security adviser John Bolton, opponents of reviving the nuclear deal with Iran are pushing their cause. JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: Opponents of the Biden administration’s goal of reviving the nuclear deal with Iran have recently received an unexpected, albeit dangerous, boost to …

A grand jury has indicted the man who allegedly stabbed Salman Rushdie as the acclaimed author prepared to give a lecture in western New York, county prosecutors said Thursday. Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, NJ, is scheduled to appear on the charges at an afternoon hearing in Chautauqua County. Matar was arrested on August 12 …

After the recent discovery of 457 packs of charas along the coast of Gir Somnath, Junagadh and Porbandar districts, police in these three districts investigated the source of the narcotic. Although they say it may have links to the 15 Iranians who were arrested off the coast of Porbandar a week ago, investigators are still …

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) gestures as Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji (2ndL) looks on during the welcoming ceremony at the airport July 19, 2022 in Tehran, Iran. (Getty Pictures) TEL AVIV: When a shipment of Iranian-made missiles, transiting through Syria, was hit on August 14, it looked like another routine and officially uncredited strike …

Amid concerns over a captured nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the United Nations has dismissed suggestions it was behind any delay in sending international inspectors to the Zaporizhzhye facility, as concerns grow amid reports of shelling around the plant, which Ukraine and Russian occupation troops each blame. the other. Live briefing: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine …

CONCORD, NH (AP) — A judge on Monday denied a family’s attempt to sue Lebanon over allegations that the country’s security agency kidnapped and tortured a family member before he died in the States -United Amer Fakhoury, a Lebanese-American, died in the United States in August 2020 at the age of 57 after suffering from …

AMMAN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Israel hit Iranian targets on Sunday in a series of strikes near Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s home region and near major Russian Syrian bases on the Mediterranean coast, sources said. Syrian regional intelligence and military sources said. . The Syrian army said earlier that three soldiers had been killed and …

Iran’s top automaker is seeking to prioritize exports to Russia, its CEO said on Sunday, as both countries are under Western economic sanctions. Iran Khodro unveiled the latest model of its Rira crossover vehicle at its factory west of Tehran, where CEO Mehdi Khatibi announced the carmaker’s ambitions for the Russian market. “We will pay …

Dueling demonstrations swept the streets of Baghdad on Friday. In doing so, they underscored the divide between the country’s two Shia centers of power. Supporters of the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr gathered inside the heavily fortified Green Zone to demand a snap election. They clashed with protesters representing Iran-backed militias. Earlier in the week, al-Sadr gave …

Mixed reactions to author Salman Rushdie’s attack came from the Middle East as he fought for his life on a ventilator in New York. An official with the Iran-backed Lebanese armed group Hezbollah said on Saturday he had no further information about the knife attack. “We don’t know anything about it, so we won’t comment,” …

TEHRAN, IRAN – Iranians reacted with praise and concern on Saturday following the attack on novelist Salman Rushdie, the target of a decades-old fatwa by the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini calling for his death. It remains unclear why Rushdie’s attacker, identified by police as Hadi Mattar of Fairview, New Jersey, stabbed the author …

Residents clean up debris next to a crater caused by a rocket strike on a house in Kramatorsk, Donetsk … [+] region, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Shipments from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine editorial team. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues and …

Attachments The mediocrity of basic health care meets an unprecedented dramatic humanitarian situation. Johanniter therefore expands its activities to provide people with basic health care. Berlin / Kabul – August 15, 2021 was a fateful day for millions of Afghans. With the seizure of power by the Taliban, many achievements of recent years for the …

The US Justice Department has indicted a member of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for an alleged plot to kill former White House national security adviser John Bolton. The Ministry of Justice announcement charges against Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, 45, from Tehran in an August 10 press release. The charging …

Washington— A member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been charged with plotting the murder of former national security adviser John Bolton, the Justice Ministry announced on Wednesday. A charge against Shahram Poursafi, of Tehran, alleges that from October 2021 he tried to organize the murder of Bolton, probably in retaliation for the …

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called on Armenia to ‘refrain from further provocations’ days after Yerevan and Baku traded accusations over an escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh that has caused at least three dead. Speaking at a gathering of Turkish diplomats in Ankara on August 8, Cavusoglu reiterated his country’s vision of peace in …

Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russia’s oil exports halted via southern section of Druzhba pipeline EU proposes ‘final’ text to resuscitate Iran nuclear deal Recession, …

“Between friends, frequent reproaches alienate friendship,” says the venerable Confucius. This is apt to describe US policy toward the Middle East under President Joe Biden. Addressing the leaders of Arab Gulf countries in Jeddah last month, the US president said: “We are not going to walk away and leave a vacuum to be filled by …

VIENNA — Leading negotiators for renewed talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal said on Sunday they were optimistic they could reach an agreement to impose limits on Tehran’s uranium enrichment. “We are 5 minutes or 5 seconds from the finish line,” Russian Ambassador Mikhail Ulyanov told reporters outside Coburg Palace in Vienna, four …

The Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine, to give it its full name, is a small organization in comparison to Hamas, but as an Iranian proxy it is a big headache for Israel. This Islamic fundamentalist organization was founded 40 years ago in the Gaza Strip and its stated aims are the annihilation of the …

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has expressed grave concern over the bombing of Ukraine’s massive Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, saying it increases the risk of a “nuclear disaster”. Comments by Director-General Rafael Grossi on August 6 came as Kyiv and Moscow blame exchanged for the bombing of the site of Zaporizhzhya, …

A Pakistani army soldier rescues a child in flood-hit Rajanpur district in Pakistan’s Punjab province on August 2, 2022. – Heavy monsoon rains and deadly floods have hit Pakistan hard this year, especially in the province of Balochistan, on the border of Iran and Afghanistan. At least 478 people have died so far, including 136 …

In his first public appearance since signing Operation Breaking Dawn in Gaza earlier today, Prime Minister Yair Lapid said the battle “will take as long as it takes” and that the government has a policy of zero tolerance for any attempted attack from Gaza towards Israel. Speaking seconds after Islamic Jihad began firing rockets into …

Mourners carry the body of senior Islamic Jihad movement commander Tayseer al-Jabari, killed earlier in an Israeli airstrike, during his funeral in Gaza City on August 5, 2022. (Photo by AFP) Iran has strongly condemned the brutal attack of the “apartheid Israeli regime” on Gaza and the killing of defenseless people and a senior commander …

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei V. Lavrov during a meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday.Credit…Pool photo by Andrew Harnik PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia said Friday their governments were ready to negotiate over Brittney Griner and Paul N. Whelan, two American prisoners …

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced Parviz Sharifrazi, 70, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to 24 months in federal prison following his convictions for postal fraud and money laundering. The court further ordered Sharifrazi to serve one year of probation following his prison sentence. Today’s conviction stems …

Armenia has called on the international community to help end Azerbaijan’s “aggressive actions” after an outbreak of violence in which the two sides accused each other of violating a ceasefire in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia “calls on the international community to take steps to put an end to Azerbaijan’s aggressive actions and attitude …

End of July, Tehran trilateral summit brought together Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The annual Tehran summit is an offshoot of the Astana peace process, which aims to end the Syrian conflict. Moscow and Tehran – allies of the Assad regime – and Ankara, an ally …

An American flag flies in front of the U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday sought permission to confiscate an Iranian plane sold to Venezuelan owners …

By John Davison and Tom Perry BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A power struggle in Iraq between Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and Iran-aligned rivals is testing Tehran’s ability to avoid a conflict that could harm its interests and further destabilize the oil-rich country . As Sadr’s supporters camp out in parliament and his opponents demonstrate in the …

There is no easy choice for the United States in this situation. Had Pelosi canceled the visit, she would have overruled Taiwanese leaders’ wishes. A visit, said my colleague Amy Qin, who is based in Taiwan, “boosts Taiwan’s legitimacy in the international arena.” As Edward Wong, a Times correspondent who covers diplomacy from Washington, put …

Grain bins storing corn, wheat, sunflower and soybeans in Boryspil, Ukraine in May. Credit…Nicole Tung for The New York Times BRUSSELS – The grain deal reached by Russia and Ukraine has many moving parts, which officials did not even think possible before mid-June, not least because the war continues and the trust between the parts …

The Newz Radar Notwithstanding the announcement by the government of Himachal Pradesh on providing a 6% subsidy on cartons, apple growers have decided to go ahead with their Secretariat gherao scheduled for August 5 in Shimla. Sanyukt Kisan Manch (SKM) member Sunil Chauhan said the Jai Ram Thakur government had only accepted four of the …

Cameron Khansarinia is the political director of the National Union for Democracy in Iran. Kaveh Shahrooz is a lawyer and senior researcher at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute of Canada. On July 14, the Swedish justice system dealt a blow to international justice by sentencing Hamid Nouri, an Iranian prison official implicated in the massacre of political …

US authorities have accused a Russian national of recruiting political groups in the United States to sow discord, spread pro-Moscow propaganda and interfere with US elections. The Justice Ministry said on July 29 that Aleksandr Viktorovich Ionov had been named in an indictment accusing him of working on behalf of the Russian government and in …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An Iranian resistance group has urged European leaders to stop engaging with the current regime as Tehran threatens military action against its rivals – even on foreign soil. The Fars News Agency, which is affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), published an article on July …

BEIRUT: In recent weeks in Lebanon, there has been a series of violent attacks and other crimes committed by Lebanese against Syrian refugees and vice versa. The attacks have led to an increase in discriminatory rhetoric targeting Syrian refugees in Lebanon, while popular support for their repatriation to Syria has also grown as the situation …

US authorities have accused a Russian national of recruiting political groups in the United States to sow discord, spread pro-Moscow propaganda and interfere with US elections. The Justice Ministry said on July 29 that Aleksandr Viktorovich Ionov had been named in an indictment accusing him of working on behalf of the Russian government and in …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Iranian government agents have shot and buried more than 1,000 dogs at an animal shelter, according to reports. Government-affiliated agents reportedly raided the Gandak dog shelter and shot all the animals inside, including dogs that had been neutered and vaccinated. Officers then used fire engines to wash …

Ukrainian forces have stepped up their counteroffensive to regain lost territory in the south, as Russia launched deadly strikes in central Ukraine and near the capital as Moscow faces a growing personnel shortage in the East. The Ukrainian military said its planes hit five Russian strongholds around the city of Kherson and another nearby town …

The most interesting aspect of Colorado House’s most interesting primary race last month is that the winning candidate is an abolitionist. Media accounts of his candidacy and victory dutifully mentioned this self-proclaimed attribute, and some clarified that the abolition in question pertained to police and criminal justice. But given that the candidate, Elisabeth Epps, is …

Two Iranian airlines halted flights to Syria after an Israeli airstrike on June 10 temporarily closed Damascus airport, sources told Iran International. Western intelligence sources said Caspian Air and Qeshm Fars Air have both stopped flying to Syria and the only Iranian airline sending planes is Mahan Air, which was sanctioned by the United States …

BAGHDAD — Hundreds of Iraqi protesters violated Baghdad’s parliament on Wednesday by chanting anti-Iranian curses during a protest against a candidate for prime minister by Iran-backed parties. The majority of the protesters were supporters of the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. The protesters, all men, were seen marching across tables in parliament, leafing through files, …

Addressing a UNSC meeting in New York on Tuesday, Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Zahra Ershadi, urged the Security Council to uphold its obligation under Charter to maintain international peace and security while the Israeli regime continues to commit the most systematic and flagrant violation. children’s rights in the Middle East. …

Wheat prices rose sharply on July 25 after Russian missiles hit the Ukrainian port of Odessa over the weekend, despite Kremlin claims the strike targeted military installations and would not affect grain exports . Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on July 25 that the two Kalibr missiles that landed near a pumping station in the …

On July 14, Hamid Noori, a former Iranian official, was sentenced to life in prison by a Swedish court for war crimes related to the mass executions of political prisoners in Iran in 1988. Noori was arrested in November 2019 after getting off a flight arriving at Stockholm airport from Iran. The Swedish police took …