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Iran rejects new US sanctions, charging they limit diplomatic options - 06/25/2019

Washington/Tehran (dpa) - Iran's foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned the fresh US sanctions on the country that target Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and several military commanders as well...

Trump's new Iran sanctions may have modest effect - 06/25/2019

Washington (tca/dpa) - President Donald Trump's latest round of sanctions against Iran underscores his preference for using economic pressure rather than military force. But his specific targeting...

'Unprecedented' Russia-Israel-US security summit in Jerusalem - 06/24/2019

Tel Aviv - National security advisers from Israel, the United States and Russia are set to begin a two-day summit in Jerusalem on Monday, which is expected to focus on the Middle East and...

Arabs pledge financial support to Palestinians as crunch bites - 06/23/2019

Cairo -By Sanya Adel - Arab countries on Sunday said they were committed to offering 100 million dollars in monthly aid, pledged months ago in support of Palestinians who are in the grip of an acute...

Hawaii skydiving plane crash death toll rises to 11 - 06/23/2019

Los Angeles - The death toll from a plane that crashed in Hawaii while carrying a group of skydivers has increased from nine to 11, Hawaii's Department of Transportation said Saturday.  ...

White House unveils 50bn dollar proposal for Palestinian economy - 06/23/2019

Washington -By Eliyahu Kamisher, - The White House on Saturday released an economic proposal that it says could generate 50 billion dollars in investment over 10 years for the Palestinian economy....

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as next US defence secretary - 06/22/2019

Washington - US President Donald Trump intends to nominate Mark Esper, the current secretary of the Army, as the next defence secretary, the White House said Friday.   Last week Trump said Esper...

Terrorism financing watchdog extends deadline for Iranian compliance - 06/22/2019

Washington - An international task force against money-laundering and the funding of terrorism on Friday gave Iran until October to comply with United Nations conventions or face stricter financial...

Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung on Trump's Iran backdown and the EU - 06/22/2019

Berlin - With fears of a full-blown military confrontation between the US and Iran, the Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung looks at the situation, and the EU's own impasse over leadership, with despair....

Trump says Iran made a 'very big mistake' in downing drone - 06/21/2019

Tehran/Washington - US President Donald Trump warned that Tehran had made a "very big mistake" in downing a US military spy drone on Thursday, while saying he believed the shooting was unintentional....
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