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A revival of the Iran nuclear deal could help lower global oil prices by bringing a major producer back to market, the Irish foreign minister has said. Simon Coveney, who is playing a big role in the bid to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement, said he hoped progress could be made …

The Russian team arrived aboard the International Space Station after its launch from Kazakhstan and wore yellow and blue spacesuits – the colors of Ukraine Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev and Sergey Korsakov aboard the ISS ( Image: Pockoccmoc) Three Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station wearing the colors of the Ukrainian flag. The …

The Revolutionary Guards have threatened to strike more targets in Iraq if Baghdad “continues to allow Israel to use its territory” to launch attacks against Iran. In an interview with the Yemeni Al Masirah TV channel on Thursday, IRGC spokesman Ramezan Sharif claimed that Israel had used one of its bases in the Kurdistan region …

President Joe Biden holds an official press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 19, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Some days you can’t even catch up. President Biden has assured Russian despot Vladimir Putin that Biden’s proposed Iran nuclear deal would immunize Moscow from sanctions the administration otherwise describes …

Washington- As much of the world’s attention focuses on stalled efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal and check Tehran’s nuclear weapons ambitions, a senior US commander warns of a threat Iran’s ever-growing ballistic missile arsenal. Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie of the US Central Command told lawmakers on Tuesday that Iran now has about 3,000 …

Nantoo BanerjeeThe Russian attack on Ukraine seems to have given a wake-up call to countries in Europe and Asia to drastically increase their annual defense spending to protect themselves from possible external aggression. Given the worrying security situation in Europe, a number of countries, including Germany, Sweden, Romania, Latvia, Finland, the Netherlands and Belgium, have …

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A 62-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle two Iranian citizens into the country, U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery said. Gholamreza Hosseinpour, Fairfax, Virginia, pleaded guilty to two counts of transporting illegal aliens to the United States. As part of his plea, he admitted that on December 19, 2021, …

Citing news reports about the yet-to-be-finalized deal, which could be torpedoed by the Russian opposition, lawmakers said in a statement that Democratic President Joe Biden’s administration could reach a deal to weaken sanctions and reduce restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program. They pledged to do everything in their power to overturn a deal that does not …

Russia has asked China for military equipment to support its invasion of Ukraine, US officials say, sparking concern in the White House that Beijing could undermine Western efforts to help Ukrainian forces defend their country. US officials told the Financial Times that Russia had requested military equipment and other forms of assistance since the start …

BAGHDAD — Iran on Sunday claimed responsibility for a barrage of missiles that struck near a sprawling US consulate complex in northern Iraq, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria which killed two members of its Revolutionary Guards earlier this week. No injuries were reported in Sunday’s attack on the city of …

Wear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was underway, now declares – two …

ERBIL, Iraq, March 13 (Reuters) – Several rockets landed in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq, on Sunday, Kurdish officials said, but added there was no of confirmed casualties so far since the incident. A US official told Reuters on condition of anonymity that there were no US military casualties …

The United States is reaching out to Venezuela and Iran to boost global crude oil supplies amid sharply rising prices due to sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. We look at how these sanctions have disrupted supply and what steps the United States is taking to deal with the crisis. How important …

DUBAI: When Russian tanks entered Ukraine on February 24, alarm bells started ringing in places even far from the war zone. It turned out that many countries were heavily dependent on the two warring parties for their wheat supplies, with Arab states in the Middle East and North Africa region featuring high on the list. …

“A refinery in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, was attacked by a drone on Thursday morning but the oil supply was not affected, the Saudi press agency SPA reported early on Friday,” Reuters said after the Oil traders feared a supply shortage. The news adds: “The attack caused a small fire which was brought under control …

MIAMI (AP) — The United States quietly seized the cargo of two tankers suspected of carrying Iranian oil as part of an elaborate sanctions-busting scheme that involved forging documents and painting a ship’s deck to conceal illegal shipments. Details of the seizure, which have not previously been reported, were contained in an unsealed federal civil …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A group of Republican senators slammed President Biden at a press conference on Wednesday and sharply criticized him for working with Russia on a nuclear deal with Iran while Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashes chaos and violence. bloodshed in Ukraine. “This deal with Iran, if announced, will …

Talks bog down after Russia demands trade guarantee Sanctions against Ukraine must not affect its activities in Iran Differences remain between Iran and the United States VIENNA, March 7 (Reuters) – Iran and the United States must reach a political decision within days to avoid the collapse of indirect talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear …

A growing number of Republican US senators say the Biden administration is taking advantage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to seal the nuclear deal with Iran. Senator Bill Hagerty said on Sunday that President Joe Biden hopes the invasion of Russia “provides a distraction while he strikes another nuclear deal that gives Iran and its …

March 5, 2022 Former ZTE research director and Georgia Tech professor charged with conspiracy to illegally bring Chinese nationals to the United States ZTE, the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, will return to court on March 14 to face a new charge that it may have violated probation from its 2017 guilty plea for illegally shipping …

Putin says he wants to ‘demilitarize’ Ukraine Russia and Ukraine blame each other for evacuation problems Up to 1.5 million refugees expected by Sunday evening US Secretary of State Blinken in Poland for crisis talks NATO says ‘no’ to no-fly zones over Ukraine LVIV/KIEV, Ukraine, March 5 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has likely suffered another failed launch of a rocket carrying a satellite as it tries to reinvigorate a program criticized by the West, even as Tehran faces negotiations last-minute deal with world powers to salvage his tattered nuclear deal in Vienna. On Sunday, satellite images from Maxar Technologies …

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has urged his compatriots to maintain their resistance against Russian forces despite bombardments and encirclement efforts against major cities. Live briefing: Russia invades Ukraine Consult the RFE/RL live briefing on Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and how Kiev is fighting back and the West is reacting. The briefing presents the latest …

(Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images) Flame. At. Bob Seely is a Conservative MP from the Isle of Wight and – taking advantage of parliamentary privilege protecting members from defamation to allow full debate – Seely walked away with lawyers representing Russian government bodies and lining the pockets of Putin. Not just “businesses”. This guy appoints …

The Metropolitan Opera said on Sunday it would no longer engage with artists or other institutions that have expressed support for Russian President Vladimir V. Putin, becoming the latest cultural organization to seek to distance itself from certain Russian artists in the midst of Mr. Putin’s invasion. Ukraine. Peter Gelb, chief executive of the Met, …

PARIS — French energy companies operating in the Russian Arctic Sea. Italian luxury shops near Red Square. German car factories in southern Russia. As the United States and the European Union apply sanctions to penalize Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, European companies are preparing for the possibility that the punishment aimed at Moscow could …

TEL AVIV — On the day Russia invaded Ukraine, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett did not mention Russia once. Bennett said he prayed for peace, called for dialogue and pledged support for Ukrainian citizens. But he did not allude to Moscow’s involvement, let alone condemn it – and it was, as expected, left to Mr …

By Saleha Mohsin, Annmarie Hordern and Alberto Nardelli Bloomberg News Western nations have agreed to trigger new sanctions to further isolate Russia’s economy and financial system after initial sanctions failed to persuade President Vladimir Putin to withdraw from Ukraine. The decision by Western countries to exclude some Russian banks from the SWIFT messaging system, used …

The reactions to the war in Ukraine in the region are revealing. Several countries in the region considered to be allies of the United States have taken positions that reveal fractures between the United States and its allies in the region. Israel, the most important ally of the United States in the region, reluctantly condemned …

Two out of three orphaned children are teenagers between the ages of 10 and 17 Reuters file for information only By Prasun Sonwalkar Published: Fri 25 Feb 2022, 10:13 According to a new study that includes India, Iran and 18 other countries, the number of children believed to have experienced the death of a parent …

Oil hit highs above $100 a barrel on Thursday, but stabilized well below the day’s peak as growing prospects of an Iranian nuclear deal that would allow more oil into the global market helped dampen the rally sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The biggest downside risk to prices is “more talk than an Iran …

Moscow’s dreaded attack on Ukraine began early on February 24, with missiles fired at airports and military infrastructure in at least seven cities after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a “special” operation to ” demilitarize” his neighbor and rival. Explosions, gunshots and sirens were reported in the capital, Kiev, and its Boryspil airport, with witnesses …

Joe Biden ignores questions after statement on Russia Joe Biden, 79, has come under fire from a former GOP governor after the 46th president announced the United States would impose sanctions on Russia. The POTUS decision to introduce sanctions came just a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin, 69, said Moscow had recognized two regions …

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his Defense Ministry to send peacekeepers to the region to protect it from a possible Ukrainian attack. Russia has recognized the “sovereignty” of Luhansk and Donetsk. These two regions had declared their independence from Ukraine in 2014. Russia insisted on the implementation of the Minsk agreement which guaranteed autonomy …

WASHINGTON — The chances of a meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin were cast in doubt on February 21 after the Kremlin said talk of such a summit was “premature,” but the top diplomat Russian later said he would go to France to prepare for it. Meanwhile, Western leaders – while …

Separately, Iran’s top security official, Ali Shamkhani, said talks with European negotiators were ongoing and would continue as long as negotiations with the United States were not on the agenda as they would not be the source of “any breakthrough”. Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington have been held in Vienna since April amid fears …

On February 19, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy joined calls from Western leaders for Russia to defuse rising tensions with at least 150,000 Russian troops on Ukraine’s borders, fueling fears of an imminent invasion. Zelenskiy told the annual Munich security conference that Ukraine would defend its territory with its partners or without. His comments came after …

On February 19, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy joined calls from Western leaders for Russia to defuse rising tensions with at least 150,000 Russian troops on Ukraine’s borders, fueling fears of an imminent invasion. Zelenskiy told the annual Munich security conference that Ukraine would defend its territory with its partners or without. His comments came after …

The end of the Cold War disrupted the international order, eventually resulting in a multipolar international politics. In this fluctuating balance of power, traditional alliances have crumbled and been replaced by novel but ephemeral alliances. While many states temporarily cooperate with others on foreign and security policy, new regional initiatives follow one another. While the …

ANKARA: Iran has stepped up its long-running cyber campaign against Turkey through state-sponsored hackers, who have been targeting prominent government and private websites in the country since November 2021. Experts believe the enhanced cyberattack is a backlash against Turkey’s attempts to normalize relations with countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Israel. …

Live updates from the Russia-Ukraine conflict: Tensions between the US-led West and Vladimir Putin-led Russia persist despite Moscow’s announcement on Thursday of a further withdrawal of military forces from the Crimean Peninsula, even as Washington and its allies see with skepticism the request for troop withdrawal. State television showed columns of military equipment crossing a …

The drums of war are sounding in Europe, but there seems to be a modest surge of pragmatism across the Middle East, the arena of at least one war a decade since the defeat of fascism in World War II. Of course, the fighting continues in the civil war in Syria, the disastrous conflict in …

REDZIKOWO, Poland – Tomasz Czescik, a Polish archaeologist and television journalist, walks his dog every morning in a forest near his home here on NATO’s eastern flank, wandering along a green chain-link fence topped with barbed wire . He’s enjoying the fresh air and the morning calm – until loudspeakers on the other side of …

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Petroleum Center in Cushing, Oklahoma March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine and Britain react cautiously to Russian decision Russia and Iran note progress in reviving Iran nuclear deal API data shows US crude, fuel stocks …

WASHINGTON — Israel pressured the Biden administration to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a terrorist group, at the request of the United Arab Emirates, two officials familiar with the matter told The Times of Israel. The Iran-backed Houthis have been blamed for a series of drone and missile attacks against the United Arab Emirates and …

Iranian President Tells Irish Minister Iranian People’s Rights Must Be Respected in Vienna Negotiations Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian (right) and his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney before their meeting in Tehran. —AP By AFP Published: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 20:35 Iran said on Monday that a deal to reinstate the 2015 nuclear deal was “within …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A fire has broken out at a military base in western Iran, state-linked media reported on Monday, the latest in a series of fires and other incidents. affecting the country’s infrastructure in recent months. The fire broke out at a warehouse full of motor oil and flammable materials at a …

Editor’s note: The United States has long struggled to separate Baghdad from Tehran, trying to orient Iraq more towards moderate states in the Arab world. Katherine Harvey, the author of “A self-fulfilling prophecy: the Saudi struggle for Iraqasserts that US efforts have failed in part because of Saudi Arabia’s counterproductive policies. Riyadh, she argues, has …

The White House issued its most stern warning yet about the threat to Ukraine on Friday, saying Moscow could invade any day. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan stressed there was no way to predict what Russian President Vladimir Putin might do – but history shows we should not underestimate Mr. Putin to violate the sovereignty …

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Petroleum Center in Cushing, Oklahoma March 24, 2016. Picture taken March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Washington warns of imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine Britain’s Johnson tells allies he fears for Europe’s security Saudi Arabia and …

An explosion in Quneitra on the Syrian side of the Israeli-Syrian border is seen from Israel’s Golan Heights on July 22, 2018. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images) TEL AVIV: As in the rest of the world, the Israeli defense establishment is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine and working hard to understand what a potential conflict between …

By Emily Chow BEIJING (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday as high U.S. inflation stoked concerns about aggressive interest rate hikes and investors await the outcome of U.S.-Iranian talks that could lead to a hike in world crude oil supply. Brent crude futures fell 25 cents, or 0.3%, to $91.16 a barrel at 0345 …

On December 9, 2017, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The US-led Coalition Against ISIS, together with the ground military campaigns of the Kurdish Peshmerga and the Iran-backed Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) militias, reclaimed Iraqi territory and pushed the Islamic State underground. These military …

The Euro-Atlantic region is on the brink of the biggest conflict in generations, with a Russian military buildup threatening on Ukraine’s borders and Ukraine and NATO beefing up their defenses in response. With Russian requirements seen as unrealistic by NATO, and NATO’s responses labeled as inadequate by Moscow, leaders are now – as President Nikita …

LAREDO, Texas – A 51-year-old man who resided in Iran and Laredo was sentenced to prison following his conviction for conspiracy to launder money in a scheme known as “Black Market Peso Exchange (BMPE),” the US Attorney announced. Jennifer B. Lowery. Mohsen Mohammadi-Mohammadi pleaded guilty on December 1, 2021. Today, US District Judge Marina Garcia …

“This session is crucial,” a senior administration official said, referring to the high-level talks that have resumed in Vienna. “We are really in the very last straight line.” “Nothing with Iran is ever a straight line, but we are coming to a watershed moment,” a second administration official said. The deal, which was scrapped by …

Lt. Gen. Michael Kurilla, commander of XVIII Airborne Corps, delivers remarks during the change of command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) on March 5, 2021. US Army Photo Iran is “the number one destabilizing factor” in the 21-nation region covered by US Central Command, the commanding candidate said on Tuesday. Army Lt. Gen. …

Israel will investigate allegations that police illegally used local spyware that gained notoriety abroad against its own citizens. The government will form a committee to examine a series of reports from Calcalist, a Hebrew-language business daily, that law enforcement officials used NSO Group’s Pegasus software without a court order to gain access to citizens’ phones …

Iran’s Khalij Fars single-stage ballistic missile Iran “wants some type of deal” on its nuclear program as a way to lift sanctions on the regime, but Tehran sees its ballistic missile arsenal “as their crown jewels” not to be negotiated, the official said. senior US commander in the Middle East. Thusday. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head …

One plausibility is that Iran no longer has the influence it had over the Houthis and does not currently control the narrative. But that still doesn’t explain why Iran-backed Iraqi militias should now target the Saudis. It is therefore also entirely possible that, even if on the one hand Iran engages in talks with its …

In this file photo taken May 1, 1998, a worker holds up a sign condemning the US economic embargo against the communist nation during the traditional Labor Day parade in downtown Havana. AFP PARIS — Cuba, living under a US embargo for six decades, is one of many countries to have been targeted by sanctions …

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Polish and Pakistani leaders on Sunday in a whirlwind of diplomacy on the sidelines of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Xi told President Andrzej Duda that China was seeking to further improve its relations with Poland, whose warm relations with Beijing have not gone down well with the main rival, …

New Delhi: Within a week, the outlawed Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) struck Pakistani security forces twice in Balochistan – in Panjgur and Noshki districts on Wednesday and at a checkpoint in Kech on January 25. The BLA has led an insurgency since 2000 and has been classified as a terrorist group by Pakistan, the United …

On January 10, 2022, Mohsen Rezaei, Iranian Vice President for Economic Affairs, attended the inauguration autocratic Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega as guest of honour. Rezaei is a wanted man on an Argentine arrest warrant for involvement in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. With strong …

The drone attack by a little-known armed group in Iraq against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week has raised questions about Baghdad’s involvement in regional tensions between Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi-led coalition. Alwiyat al-Waad al-Haq (AWH), or the True Promise Brigades, claimed responsibility for the strike against the United Arab …

Once enjoying near-unrivaled power, widespread national legitimacy and an aura of untouchability, Iraq’s paramilitary Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) are on a downward trajectory. The PMF is still resilient and retains considerable formal and informal coercive and economic power. However, in 2022 it will face growing challenges to its legitimacy, structure and influence. These stem from …

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s prime minister admitted on Tuesday that its Iron Dome defense system was too expensive and that the country is accelerating the deployment of laser technology to help protect it from rocket attacks. Naftali Bennett told a security conference that the next generation of technology — a “laser wall” — will …

Iran said cameras at the site were damaged in what it called an Israeli “sabotage” operation. Vienna: Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has halted production at one of its nuclear facilities attacked last June and transferred work to another site, the watchdog said on Monday. . This decision responded to …

Yemen’s Houthis threaten further attacks on UAE Israeli president continues visit to Expo Dubai The United Arab Emirates prides itself on being a safe haven for business Attacks mark escalation of conflict in Yemen DUBAI, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-aligned …

UNITED NATIONS: UN experts say in a new report that nearly 2,000 children recruited by Yemen’s Houthi militia died on the battlefield between January 2020 and May 2021, and Iran-backed rebels continue to organize camps and courses encouraging young people to fight. In the report to the UN Security Council released on Saturday, experts said …

By ISABEL DEBRE, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s iconic president traveled to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the first official visit by the country’s head of state, the latest sign of deepening ties between the two nations as tensions mount in the region. The United Arab Emirates and Israel …

TEHRAN — Naftali Bennett, the prime minister of the illegitimate regime of Israel, said the “kill Iran with 1,000 stab wounds” theory is similar to what happened in the former Soviet Union. However, the man is largely mistaken, even delirious. In an interview with the Israeli daily Ynet, Bennett said: “…but Iran itself, which is …

Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Zahra Ershadi, delivered a speech during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, held on Thursday in New York. In her remarks, the Iranian envoy said that the current situation in Hasakah in Syria is a consequence of …

WASHINGTON — A British man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in the District of Columbia to violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and Iran’s transaction and sanctions regulations. At the same time, an indictment was unsealed charging four individuals with the same offense, as well as related offences. According to his …

WASHINGTON- As the United States warns that Iran is only weeks away from developing the capability to make a nuclear weapon, Washington experts disagree on the likelihood of Iran rushing to build such a weapon and how the United States and its allies should manage this risk. . “[Iran] is getting to the point where …

EXPERT POINT OF VIEW — This week, US Central Command (CENTCOM) issued a statement confirming that “US Forces at Al Dhafra Air Base near Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) engaged two incoming missile threats with multiple Patriot interceptors coinciding with UAE Armed Forces efforts at small am of Jan. 24, 2022. Combined …

If there’s one problem that keeps repeating itself over and over (and over again), it’s third-party risks. Over the past ten years, we have witnessed an explosion in the fight against corruption around the world. And with this focus on enforcement, it was inevitable that third-party risk would become one of the main areas of …

WASHINGTON — The United States on Monday condemned missile attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels against targets in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, calling the incidents a “troublesome escalation” in the conflict. Missiles were intercepted with US help over the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Monday, while others fired …

Source: MENA January 24, 2022 Experts react: Iran-backed Houthis have launched a drone attack in Abu Dhabi. What challenges await the region? Through Atlantic Council On January 24, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) intercepted two ballistic missiles targeting its capital, Abu Dhabi. It was the second assault claimed by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the …

CAIRO — Yemen’s seven-year war escalated again on Friday when airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition on northern Yemen killed at least 70 people and shut down internet across the country, according to international aid groups and the rebels who control the area. Capping a week in which rebel drones struck as far away as …

Tehran: Iran is in talks with Russia on building two new units at its only nuclear power plant, the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency said on Friday. “Negotiations are underway between Tehran and Moscow to build the second and third units of the Bushehr power station,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Iranian Atomic Energy …

Iran Source January 20, 2022 • 10:24 a.m. ET Under Ebrahim Raisi, Iran and Turkey could enter a new phase of bilateral relations Through Hossein Aghaïe Joobani Relations between Iran and Turkey have been characterized by recurring patterns of friendship and enmity over the past two decades. Despite diverging foreign policy priorities and conflicting interests, …

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office The former top U.S. Treasury official who leaked tens of thousands of records exposing illicit finance investigations around the world will not be released from federal prison sooner, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. Natalie Mayflower Sour Edwards, a 43-year-old former senior adviser to the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), claimed …

A criminal complaint has been unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn accusing Kambiz Attar Kashani, a dual citizen of the United States and Iran, of conspiracy to illegally export American goods, technology and services to users end users in Iran, including the Iranian government, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA). Kashani …

Fox News host says Trump needs to ‘learn to lose’ The sprawling effort to bring the January 6 rioters to justice has reached a new milestone with prosecutors bringing charges of “seditious conspiracy” against the leader of the Oath Keepers, a self-proclaimed militia that has joined the insurgency. Elmer Stewart Rhodes was arrested and charged …

The US president can do more than talk to persuade Putin to allow humanitarian aid to Syria. The new year began with news of Iranian-backed forces bombarding US positions in Syria and Iraq. While some interpret these as Tehran’s response to the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani in early 2020, the development was expected: Iran …

Photo submitted General Wesley K. Clark (retired) David and Barbara Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History of Arkansas in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host its first Pryor Center Presents lecture of the new year on Monday, January 24, with “The End of the Post-Cold War: America in Crisis,” given by …

How and Why to Maintain Channels Now Dear Editor: At the Palm Coast City Council business meeting on Dec. 7, saltwater canals were again brought up in public comment. On some of the recent occasions when this issue has been raised, one of the incumbent advisers has repeatedly referred to the issue of maintenance as …

The Biden administration is preparing for the end of Iran nuclear deal talks by stepping up criticism of former President Donald Trump and blaming him for the current situation. In recent days, State Department spokesperson Ned Price and White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki have attacked Trump for pulling the United States out of the 2015 …

BAGHDAD — Iran-linked Shia armed groups operating in Iraq have recently stepped up their messaging against, and possibly their attacks on, forces operating in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) amid accusations that which they have too close relations with the United States. Iran-linked ‘muqawama’ (resistance) factions are also unhappy with the close ties between …

BEIRUT – In 2021 alone, Iranian naval forces and the Revolutionary Guards added the destroyer Alvand, four Martoob al-Sabehat Type 15 submarines and 110 combat boats. And a senior official says there’s more to come. Iran has ambitious plans to build a 6,000-ton destroyer and giant submarines, Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari, who heads the Maritime …

UN experts say weapons seized in the Arabian Sea confirm Tehran is exporting weapons to Yemen, the Wall Street Journal reports. The United Nations has discovered that thousands of weapons recently seized in the Arabian Sea likely came from a single port in Iran, proof that Tehran exports weapons to Yemen and elsewhere, The Wall …

Iran on Saturday announced sanctions against 51 Americans for the US strike that killed the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds force, General Qasem Soleimani. Iran’s Foreign Ministry cited Americans for “glorifying terrorism” and violating “basic human rights” as they announced sanctions against healers on the second anniversary of the January 2020 strike …

DUBAI: Iran on Saturday imposed sanctions on dozens of other Americans, many of whom are in the US military, for the 2020 murder of General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike. Iran’s foreign ministry said the 51 Americans had been targeted for what it called “terrorism” and human rights violations. The move allows Iranian authorities …

Today is Saturday January 8, the eighth day of 2022. There are 357 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On January 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, in his State of the Union Address, declared an “unconditional war on poverty in America.” To this date : In 1815, the last major engagement …

Iran says it is ready to hold talks with countries whose citizens were killed when the IRGC shot down a civilian plane. Tehran, Iran – Iran said it was ready to hold bilateral talks with all countries whose citizens were among 176 victims when an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) air defense battery downed the …

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said last year’s deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC by supporters of then-President Donald Trump had many lessons for Americans. “On January # 6, the world got a glimpse of what the United States has been trying to export to other countries for decades. Chaos was …

Two drones loaded with explosives were shot down by Iraqi air defenses as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, which houses US forces, west of Baghdad, an official said. the US-led international military coalition. In recent weeks, US officials had warned that they expected attacks on US forces in Iraq and Syria to increase, …

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States-led coalition in Syria has struck several short-range rocket launch sites believed to be intended for attacks on a facility used by US troops in eastern Syria, announced Tuesday officials. The strikes on the launch sites were apparently carried out by US forces, but a statement released by the coalition …

TEHRAN – Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani has been described as a very humble, polite and pious individual. He was admired in Iran and beyond. As more and more images slowly emerged from the battlefields in Iraq and Syria where he spent the last years of his life as a military advisor in the fight against …

MISSOURI / WASHINGTON: If 2020 was the year when cracks began to appear in the ranks of the Assad clan in power in Syria, 2021 was the year of determined attempts by the rulers to tighten their grip and reclaim their legitimacy. Although several states have recently attempted to bring the regime back into the …

Thousands of people gathered in the Iraqi capital to mark the second anniversary of the murder of a revered Iranian commander and his Iraqi lieutenant in a drone attack by the United States. Chanting “Death to America,” protesters filled a Baghdad square to honor Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, who led the Quds Force, the foreign …

The commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said the enemies were in decline and aware of Iran’s military might on the battlefield. Major General Hossein Salami made the remarks Thursday at a ceremony in the city of Qom to commemorate Iranian counterterrorism General Qassem Soleimani and his companions, who were assassinated in a …

Here is a summary of the news in the world. Germany, France, Britain and US discuss Ukraine crisis and Iran nuclear talks Foreign ministers of Germany, France, Great Britain and the United States discussed the situation on the Ukrainian border and the next formats for dialogue with Russia, the German foreign ministry said on Wednesday …

The United States faces at least two potential national security crises that could explode in the near term. First, he must try to avoid a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine in what would be Moscow’s most daring attempt to reshape the post-Cold War order. And unless the talks bear fruit soon, Iran could cross the …

OPINION: Operating on the absurd policy that everything former President Donald Trump has done should be undone, the Biden administration has resumed indirect talks with Iran to return to the dire framework of the 2015 nuclear deal. By sending the worst possible negotiator, Bob Malley, to Vienna, President Biden promised the American people that the …

GOLD, COLO. –A truck driver sentenced to 110 years in an explosive crash that killed four people in suburban Denver came close on Monday to a potential reduction in his prison sentence. Judge Bruce Jones has scheduled a January 13 hearing to reconsider Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ sentence following widespread outrage over the harshness of his sentence …

FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rise in trade after muted holiday NEW YORK (AP) – Shares rise in muted trading on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holidays. The S&P 500 rose 1.1% in afternoon trading, led by more gains at big tech companies like Apple and Nvidia. The benchmark index broke its last record. …

The first six rounds of diplomacy this spring, Malley told me, have made “real progress.” In June, he presented a nuclear package that included an end to most of Trump’s sanctions. “The collective feeling of everyone – obviously the Europeans, the Russians and the Chinese, but also the Iranian delegation at the time – was …

TEHRAN – Mohammad Eslami, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), told Sputnik that his country can produce nuclear fuel in his country and will soon start using it at the nuclear power plant in Bushehr. The construction of power units at the Bushehr nuclear power plant is the largest Russian-Iranian joint …