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Photo as an indication Image Credit: Pixabay Abu Dhabi: Iranian Supreme Court overturned death sentence on prisoner, 10 months after detainee was hanged in western Urmia prison, human rights groups say . The prisoner, Khidir Gui Del, was hanged last September, after being convicted of drug trafficking in 2013. Human rights organizations said the death …

When it comes to national security powers, most presidential mandates stem from law, creating an avalanche of questions about the parameters of those powers delegated to the president by Congress. As a result, the US president assumes various roles, which is called presidential power. The means to achieve an equal power balance may lie in …

To her parents, it wasn’t a big surprise. When Shahrzad Mozafar was not playing ball with her sisters in their sun-bathed family garden nestled in a barren area of ​​Khuzestan Province, Iran, she was usually indoors, dreaming of the love of her life. Soccer. An avid TV game viewer – “I’ve loved coaching since I …

The recent drone attack on an air base in Jammu made clear the reality of a technology that has rocked global conflicts for years now. On January 3, 2020, an American hunter-killer drone called Reaper fired three missiles at Iranian General Qasem Soleimani’s convoy. 6,200 miles away. Then-US President Donald Trump watched in real time, …

COLIN SHINDLER: With Raisi’s election, the prospect of a nuclear-free Iran, which does not pose a threat to Israel, appears to be fading quickly LAST MONTH, diehard Ebrahim Raisi was elected President of Iran last month with a very low turnout. He was easily defeated in 2017 by outgoing President Hassan Rouhani who, like Akbar …

The Russian Defense Ministry hosted the 9th Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) from June 22-24. As some 600 defense and diplomatic nations gathered in the capital to discuss global security concerns, Russian officials took to the international stage to brag about their country’s military intervention in Syria. Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev claimed the …

Washington does not have a more canny lobbying cabinet than the Pentagon. As such, war games that predict an American rout by China should be taken with more salt than is currently available in any mines around the world. Every grim simulation of defeat is an unspoken argument for more funding. This caveat applied, even …

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden sought to assure Israel that he would not tolerate a nuclear Iran as he met incumbent Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday amid a major upheaval in Israeli politics and growing angst in Tel Aviv over the US administration’s efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. Biden noted that …

BAGHDAD – The Egyptian president arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on a first official visit by an Egyptian head of state in more than 30 years, for tripartite talks with Jordan and Iraq to deepen economic cooperation and safe. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was greeted by Iraqi President Barham Salih upon his arrival on Sunday morning. …

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria calls on international leaders to resume talks aimed at ending the 10-year Syrian conflict between opposition forces allied with the United States and the Russian-backed Syrian government. © Getty Images UN envoy calls for resumption of talks on war in Syria In his remarks to the UN Security …