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US indicts former air force officer for helping Tehran,  sanctions 9 Iranians, NGO

US indicts former air force officer for helping Tehran, sanctions 9 Iranians, NGO

US indicts former air force officer for helping Tehran, sanctions 9 Iranians, NGO The US Treasury Department has slapped sanctions on nine Iranians, including members of an NGO accused of spying and members of an Iranian military unit. A former US Air Force officer has also been indicted for helping […]

40+ people killed in suicide attack on Revolutionary Guards in Iran‘s South

40+ people killed in suicide attack on Revolutionary Guards in Iran‘s South

40+ people killed in suicide attack on Revolutionary Guards in Iran‘s South A suicide attack in the Chanali area of Southeastern Iran has killed at least 41 personnel from Iran’s elite revolutionary guards and civilians on Wednesday, according to FARS news agency. 10 Iranian guards were injured in the attack […]

‘Space is not your property!’ Beijing blasts US report on China & Russia ‘weaponizing’ space

‘Space is not your property!’ Beijing blasts US report on China & Russia ‘weaponizing’ space

‘Space is not your property!’ Beijing blasts US report on China & Russia ‘weaponizing’ space A new US intelligence report portraying Moscow and Beijing as trying to bring warfare into the heavens has drawn the ire of China, which insists that space is not Washington’s “private property.” “I want to […]

European Parliament approves EU-Singapore trade deal

European Parliament approves EU-Singapore trade deal

European Parliament approves EU-Singapore trade deal The European Parliament has approved a free trade deal with Singapore that the EU hopes to use as a blueprint for further deals in southeast Asia. The deal was approved in several votes with a large majority, AP reports. It will become operational after […]

‘Get lost in a cave together’: Twitter backlash after Dorsey names Elon Musk most ‘exciting’ tweeter

‘Get lost in a cave together’: Twitter backlash after Dorsey names Elon Musk most ‘exciting’ tweeter

‘Get lost in a cave together’: Twitter backlash after Dorsey names Elon Musk most ‘exciting’ tweeter Controversy-plagued Elon Musk is Twitter’s most exciting and influential user, the platform’s CEO Jack Dorsey has said, sparking an internet riot against his peculiar choice of Twitter idol. During a hectic live-tweet interview on […]

‘F*** Palestine’, ‘I am king of the Islam race’, Tommy Robinson declares in newly emerged video

‘F*** Palestine’, ‘I am king of the Islam race’, Tommy Robinson declares in newly emerged video

‘F*** Palestine’, ‘I am king of the Islam race’, Tommy Robinson declares in newly emerged video Footage has surfaced of far-right activist Tommy Robinson bragging about “scoring” drugs anywhere in the world, including Islamic countries while “they’re all praying,” and labeling a taxi driver a “little P*ki who drives a […]

EU adds Saudi Arabia to list of nations considered hotbeds of terrorist financing

EU adds Saudi Arabia to list of nations considered hotbeds of terrorist financing

EU adds Saudi Arabia to list of nations considered hotbeds of terrorist financing The European Commission has included Saudi Arabia in a list of nations seen as threats because of their unwillingness — or inability — to crack down on terrorism financing and money laundering. The US has condemned the […]

Bulgaria freezes accounts of Venezuelan state oil firm after Washington ‘tip-off’

Bulgaria freezes accounts of Venezuelan state oil firm after Washington ‘tip-off’

Bulgaria freezes accounts of Venezuelan state oil firm after Washington ‘tip-off’ Authorities in Bulgaria have blocked transfers out of bank accounts belonging to Venezuelan state-controlled energy corporation PDVSA, according to Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov. Sofia apparently received information about transfers made by the Venezuelan oil giant, via its accounts […]

Baghdad to repatriate Iraqi Islamic State fighters held in Syria – PM Abdul Mahdi

Baghdad to repatriate Iraqi Islamic State fighters held in Syria – PM Abdul Mahdi

Baghdad to repatriate Iraqi Islamic State fighters held in Syria – PM Abdul Mahdi Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has said Baghdad will repatriate Iraqi members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) held by US-backed fighters in Syria. The PM told reporters late Tuesday that families of those fighters […]

‘Magnificent!’: Trump’s jaguar appreciation tweet gets trolled over sons’ hunting hobby

‘Magnificent!’: Trump’s jaguar appreciation tweet gets trolled over sons’ hunting hobby

‘Magnificent!’: Trump’s jaguar appreciation tweet gets trolled over sons’ hunting hobby President Donald Trump’s mysterious sharing of a tweet appreciating jaguars has prompted speculations about its meaning and trolling over his own family’s penchant for gunning down and posing with other magnificent beasts. The tweet Trump shared to his 58 […]